6 Reasons to Visit Germany This Summer

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When we think of Autumn we think of beautiful fall foliage. Watching the leaves change color can be a magnificent sight but eventually we all need to get off the Autostrad and out of our cars and discover the other amazing experiences Germany offers during the Autumn months. Here are 6 experiences that make getting out of your Audi R8 worth it. 

1. Celebrate the Festival of Lights with Hotel de Rome in Berlin

Each year in October, Berlin turns into a city full of light art as it celebrates the world famous ‘Festival of Lights’. From October 5th to the 14th, national and international artists will present their brilliant light installations on the city’s famous landmarks, monuments and buildings, highlighting the cultural beauty of Berlin with their own artistic creations.

2. Explore 250 years of Opera history at the newly designed historical theatre, the Berlin State Opera

Guests at Hotel de Rome in Berlin can look forward to excellent sounds and impressive performances in the newly designed historical theatre building, the Staatsoper Unter den Linden.

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3. Have an authentic Oktoberfest experience in Munich

From September 22nd until October 7th 2018, Oktoberfest will take over the city of Munich, with millions of visitors arriving from all over the world.

4. Hop on a private helicopter ride over autumn-coloured Bavaria

With its fairy-tale castles and carpets of forests, Bavaria looks even more astonishing from the air.

5. Celebrate Frankfurt’s rich and colourful history at its Old Town Festival with the reveal of the newly renovated Dom Römer quarter

Frankfurt is celebrating the completion of the new Dom Römer quarter during its Old Town Festival from September 28th to the 30th, revealing the 35 buildings in the city's historic centre between the Römer City Hall and the Emperors' Cathedral, which have been carefully rebuilt in their traditional style. Visitors can admire the fascinating mix of old and new, retrace the steps of the kings and emperors on the Krönungsweg, the old Coronation Path and be a part of the grand opening of Frankfurt's new historic city centre.

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6. Be part of the largest and most important book fair in the world at Frankfurt’s 70th Frankfurter Buchmesse in October

The city renowned as the birthplace of Germany’s most celebrated poet, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, will once again become the world’s capital of ideas during the Frankfurter Buchmesse, taking place from the 10th to the 14th of October. The book fair is the most important international marketplace for content, as well as a key trendsetter for society and a major cultural festival. This year’s theme country is Georgia, focusing on the 33 characters of the unique Georgian alphabet and the stories and authors that harness the special expressiveness of the language.

 



 
TravelClaire Blumenthal