Submitted by fonsamersfoort on Wed, 2014/08/06 – 08:25

Travel advice
Status: Exercise Vigilance.
More information about this advice, visit National Government.

Best time
May, June, July, August and September are the best months to travel to Germany. In these months you have the best chance of good weather. Want to avoid the mass tourism, avoid the months of July and August.

German is the official language in Germany.

Travel documents
You must have a valid identity card or passport.
A visa is not required.

Immunization (vaccination)
You do not need vaccinations to visit Germany.

Money and Money
Germany is paid by the euro (EUR).

Traffic and route
In Germany you have to drive on the right side of the road.
In Germany in designated environmental zones required to have an environmental badge for your vehicle. More information about these environmental badge is available at ANWB. You can request your badge online via or pick them up at one of the ANWB shops (do not forget to bring your registration certificate!).

In Germany the same plugs and sockets are used as in the Netherlands.

Tap water
The water from the tap is safe to drink.

News and newspapers
The latest news related to Germany can be found on google news.
A summary of the newspapers from Germany, visit Abyznewslinks.

Websites in Germany ending in .de.
Official websites of Germany: and

Photos and Videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures from Germany.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos from Germany.

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The national holiday of Germany falls on October 3 (German Unity Day).
All other holidays in Germany can be found at

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected natural areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Germany can be found on Protected Planet.
An overview of the World Heritage Sites in Germany can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube,,, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.