Welcome to Germany

Pariser Platz in Berlin Enlarge image (© picture-alliance/ZB) You would like information about Germany? Maybe you are planning a holiday or would like to stay in Germany for longer to go to school, to study or work - if so, you are in the right place to find out more!

Berchtesgaden mit Kehlsteinhaus, Salzbergwerk und Nationalpark

Germany – always worth a visit!

Planning a trip to Germany and looking to inform yourself before you go? The German National Tourist Board uses its website to provide extensive and well‑presented information about towns and cities, culture, events, leisure activities and business trips. Discover Destination Germany through the multimedia prism of www.germany.travel.

16 Federal States

Germany consists of 16 Federal States or "Länder" as they are called in German.

Each "Land" is very much unique and charming in its own way. Here you can find out more about each and everyone of them.

Spürhund des Zolls bei der Arbeit

Customs Regulations

Answers on import and export regulations can be found here.

Antragsformular Schengenvisum

Visa Requirements

Information on visa procedures for Germany and other Schengen States can be found here.

Welcome to Germany

Historic Town Hall in Bamberg

Bildergalerie Deutschland

DW - New Multimedia Project "Along the Rhine"

The Niederwalddenkmal monument located in the Niederwald Landscape park, near Rüdesheim am Rhein

DW's new multimedia project puts spotlight on the Rhine: With a variety of videos, picture galleries and reports, Deutsche Welle's multimedia project "Along the Rhine" invites users to an interactive tour along Germany’s longest river.