I took a day trip to Cologne, the fourth largest city in Germany, to see all that it had to offer and I wasn't disappointed! This is a charming, residential city with a few great highlights.
I chose the best time to visit Germany because two of the biggest festivals in Europe happen in the fall: Bad Durkheim & Oktoberfest. Here's everything you need to know before you go.
Germany is filled with castles, whether they be castle ruins or fully-preserved. However, in southern Germany you can find two of the greatest castles in Europe.
If you ever find yourself in the area, there is a wonderful excursion just 45 minutes outside of Salzburg, Austria. Here are three places to go on a day trip from Salzburg.