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Don't delay discovering Germany's wild landscapes
Posted on 19/10/2017 , Modified on 23/10/2017

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Jasmund National Park may be Germany's smallest national park but it is far from insignificant. Located in the far northeast of the country, the park boasts chalk cliffs which reach heights of up to 177 meters - we can guarantee you will feel very small in comparison. Additionally, on the park's plateau you'll find a 700 year-old beech forest.

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  • Jasmund National Park
    Jasmund National Park

    Jasmund National Park may be Germany's smallest national park but it is far from insignificant. Located in the far northeast of the country, the park boasts chalk cliffs which reach heights of up to 177 meters - we can guarantee you will feel very small in comparison. Additionally, on the park's plateau you'll find a 700 year-old beech forest.

  • Berchtesgaden National Park
    Berchtesgaden National Park

    Berchtesgaden is Germany's only alpine national park. Mount Watzmann is the park's highest peak reaching 2,713 meters above sea level. It's the perfect destination for those who like long hikes and treks taking place over several days. You will undoubtedly be met by many physical challenges on your travels through Berchtesgaden National Park, but rest assured the gorgeous setting will make it all worth it.

  • Saxon Switzerland National Park
    Saxon Switzerland National Park

    Welcome to what seems like a completely different world! Saxon Switzerland National Park looks like it's been plucked straight out of a fantasy film. With its 1,106-strong rock formation rising up towards the sky, you will be in complete awe of this location. Mountaineering addicts will be in their element as the site is home to 21,000 climbing routes. But be careful, you have to be of a pretty decent standard to rub shoulders with these rocks.

  • Lake Constance
    Lake Constance

    Lake Constance can by no means be described as an 'off-the-map' location. Each year the lake is visited by numerous tourists all wanting to enjoy a relaxing holiday among the beauty of this natural setting, hence all around the lake you will find various luxury establishments. Lake Constance is the third largest lake in Europe and as such it can take several days to thoroughly discover all it has to offer.

  • The Wadden Sea
    The Wadden Sea

    The Wadden Sea is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and spans three countries; Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands. Interestingly, there are many protected species which inhabit the sea's waters. You can visit the area simply to enjoy the plethora of water sports on offer or just to walk around, observing the flora and fauna.

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This sample of German landscapes is irrefutable evidence that the country is additionally a natural setting, where you can easily recharge your batteries and "go green". So forget the hustle and bustle of the big cities, all you need to do is travel a little outside of Berlin to gain a completely different perspective on Germany.

Back in your school days, when Germany came up in text books, it was always concerning the case of Germany within Europe, the Second World War, the Berlin Wall and economic growth. Whilst is is true that Germany has a rich history full of twists and turns, it also has a singular culture which makes its reputation surpass its borders.

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