This guide covers all of Germany in detail, from Berlin to Dresden, the Black Forest to Hamburg, Cologne, Munich and Bavaria. How to get special discounts (some 20 for train and bus travel alone), with tips for saving on gas, on hotels, on museums – insights only an insider would know. The best shopping, the foods and wines – what to look for and where to find it. All the places to stay described in detail, from guesthouses and hostels to the most luxurious hotels. Germany has the world’s largest Gothic church at Cologne and more medieval castles than any country in the world. Hundreds of small towns are barely changed from the Middle Ages. The author guides us through all of the best castles, churches, museums and other historic sites. Rhine cruises, wine tours, concerts, theater, town and country walks, canoeing and kayaking, cycling – it’s all here.