Sunshine, snow and crisp, cold weather – the beginning of February is when winter in Destination Germany really comes into its own. In good snow conditions, German's low-lying mountain ranges such as the Sauerland in North Rhine-Westphalia and the Black Forest in Baden-Württemberg are ideal for downhill and cross-country skiing. In the Bavarian Alps, where the Berchtesgardener Land region is reporting 200cm of snow, there are also plenty of opportunities to go skiing and tobogganing.
The sunshine and cold weather in Germany are perfect for active pursuits in the great outdoors. As well as current weather information, the interactive map at www.germany.travel shows a multitude of fantastic travel destinations and also selected walking trails.