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There are plenty of places to see and visit in Germany. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Germany is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions in Germany

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    Basteibrücke

    Hiking Highlight

    The classic! Best early in the morning. During the day and especially on the weekend, crowds are here !! But you have to have seen, beautiful views. Easy to reach, also with stroller or wheelchair.

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    Schwedenlöcher

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    The Schwedenlöcher are a particularly exciting section and my personal highlight in Saxon Switzerland. This section got its name in the Thirty Years War when farmers from the village of …

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    Brockengipfel

    Hiking Highlight

    The view from the Brocken in good weather is incredible, but unfortunately the summit is very often in the fog. By the way, thicker clothing is also important up here …

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    Markus
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    Grimberger Sichel

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Get on your bike at the Jahrhunderthalle in Bochum, cycle on the Erzbahn route to the Zoom Erlebniswelt in Gelsenkirchen and then continue on the tour through the Emscherbruch up …

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    Glienicker Brücke

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Glienicke Bridge was built in 1907 as a connection between Berlin and Potsdam. The building and the surrounding castles and parks have been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since …

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    From here you have a great view over Königswinter and the Rhine. To rest and recharge your batteries ideally. There are restaurants and also the possibility to have a snack.

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    Schrammsteinaussicht

    Hiking Highlight

    The fact that the Schrammsteine ​​count because of the great panoramic views to the highlights in Saxon Switzerland, it can be crowded here in summer, of course. In winter, however, …

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    Basteiaussicht

    Hiking Highlight

    One of the most popular views of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains, so the whole area in the main season and in good weather but also quite "crowded"

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    The absolute highlight in Saxon Switzerland.

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    A piece above the Basteibrücke there is this great vantage point on the Elbe and mountains. Directly at your feet you can see the famous sandstone cliffs and on the horizon rise the table mountains south of the Elbe.

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    Drachenschlucht

    Hiking Highlight

    At its narrowest points Passage through the Drachenschlucht is only 70 cm wide, right and left towering mossy rock faces up to 10 m above the gurgling Marienbach. Over millions …

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    12

    Wannsee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Wannsee is located in the district Steglitz-Zehlendorf of Berlin, which lies in the extreme southwest of the city. All around you will find many paths and trails that can be incorporated perfectly into a Berlin Gravel Tour.

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    Externsteine

    Hiking Highlight

    One of the highlights on the Hermannsweg through the Teutoburg Forest is definitely the imposing Externsteine. They are among the most important natural and cultural monuments in the entire Teutoburg …

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    Partnachklamm

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    If in the summer fog billows just above the water and in winter the icicles from the walls, the magic of this place is almost tangible. 80 feet deep, the …

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    Baldeneysee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Baldeneysee near Essen Werden is not only beautiful, but also full of history. On the opposite slope is Villa Hügel, once the home of the Krupp family. On it …

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    The railway line built at the beginning of the 20th century connected the Rhine-Herne Canal with the blast furnaces of the Bochum association and served to supply iron ore. Today, …

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    Ruhrtalfähre

    Bike Touring Highlight

    If you drive along the river, a ferry is a great way to take a break! There are not many of them at the Ruhr, this one is a highlight. …

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    Höllentalklamm

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Anyone who follows the Hammersbach on its way through the gorge on footbridges, tunnels and bridges will experience a spectacle of nature at any time. Towered over by 150-meter-high cliffs, …

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    Uracher Wasserfall

    Hiking Highlight

    The Urach waterfall is one of the absolute highlights of the Swabian Jura and, with a total drop of 37 meters, is one of the highest waterfalls in Germany outside …

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    Himmelsleiter

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    If you have the time and, above all, the courage, you should not miss the ascent through the ladder ladder. A long and narrow staircase leads up through a narrowing …

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