Germany For Dummies

Germany For Dummies

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From the Bavarian Alps to the Rhine, from Berlin to the Black Forest, Germany is packed with beer gardens, castles, timeless villages, great culture, and much more. There's plenty to do, but where do you start? This fun and handy guide covers everything you need to know to plan the perfect Teutonic trip, including: Five great itineraries for whatever you're into - All the best shopping and nightlife in Berlin - A handy guide to German food - Ten great German museums - A guide to Germany's fairy-tale Bavarian castles - Year-round events, from Oktoberfest to the Berlin Film Festival Like every For Dummies travel guide, Germany For Dummies includes: Down-to-earth trip-planning advice - What you shouldn't miss and what you can skip - The best restaurants and hotels for every budget - Lots of detailed mapsshow more

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  • Paperback | 476 pages
  • 157.48 x 233.68 x 33.02mm | 580.6g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 0764554786
  • 9780764554780

Table of contents

Introduction; Part I: Getting Started; Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Germany; Chapter 2: Deciding When and Where to Go; Chapter 3: Presenting Five Great Itineraries; Chapter 4: Planning Your Budget; Chapter 5: Planning Ahead for Special Needs or Interests; Part II: Ironing Out the Details; Chapter 6: Getting to Germany; Chapter 7: Getting around Germany; Chapter 8: Booking Your Room; Chapter 9: Managing Your Money; Chapter 10: Tying Up the Loose Ends; Part III: Berlin and Eastern Germany; Chapter 11: Settling into Berlin; Chapter 12: Exploring Berlin; Chapter 13: Dresden, Leipzig, and Weimar: Jewels of the East; Part IV: Munich and Southern Germany; Chapter 14: Munich: Capital of Gemutlichkeit; Chapter 15: Bavaria: The German Alps and Fairy-Tale Castles; Chapter 16: The Bodensee and the Black Forest: Scenic Southwest Delights; Part V: Western Germany; Chapter 17: Cologne: Wine and the Romance of the Rhine; Chapter 18: Frankfurt am Main: Apple Wine and Euros; Chapter 19: Heidelberg and Nuremberg: Castles and Kaisers; Part VI: Northern Germany; Chapter 20: Hamburg and Lubeck: Hanseatic Cities of the North; Part VII: The Part of Tens; Chapter 21: Ten (Zehn) German Lessons; Chapter 22: Ten of the Best German Hotels; Chapter 23: Ten Great German Museums; Appendix: Quick Concierge; Worksheets; Indexshow more

About Olson Donald

Novelist, playwright, and travel writer, Donald Olson is the author of London For Dummies and England For Dummies, which won the Lowell Thomas Travel Writing Award for Best Guidebook in 2002. He has contributed travel stories to the New York Times, National Geographic Books, and many other national publications, and has written guidebooks to Berlin, Italy, Oregon, and the Pacific Northwest. His plays have been seen in Europe and the United States. Bantam London published his novel The Confessions of Aubrey Beardsley. Kensington Books will publish his latest novel, My Three Husbands, in 2003 under the pen name Swan more

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