The path to sustainability is a voyage of discovery on which you are warmly invited - with its medley of protected nature, innovative flair and a cosmopolitan approach, Germany as a travel destination has the best ingredients for exceptional and sustainable holiday experiences that are helping to protect our climate and the environment.
Experience nature sustainably: embrace Germany's unique landscapes!
Three UNESCO natural World Heritage Sites, 16 UNESCO biosphere reserves, 16 national parks and 104 nature parks protect and preserve Germany's unique natural landscapes. Islands and coasts, towering mountains and thick forests, as well as thousands of lakes and rivers, can all be explored easily and without a harmful environmental footprint along countless great hiking routes and cycle paths. Relaxation and sustainability are guaranteed thanks to the climate-neutral journey by train and your prolonged stays in certified eco-friendly accommodation.
Find true relaxation in the countryside close to your heart. Embrace German Nature!
Germany's natural landscapes are all so rewarding
Join us on a very unique journey – fly across the sea, over coasts and islands, above gorges, mountains and valleys! Let us take you on an adventure into Germany's green diversity. Why not see for yourself?
Together we care – sustainable holidays
12 Wow-Factor Nature Experiences for Kids
Swing out of your hammocks. The German forests and fields are waiting to be conquered. With these 12 tips, you'll give your kids experiences to remember.
Pure deceleration: Holidays on a houseboat
Houseboat holidays are a new, delightfully relaxing trend as a holiday destination in Germany. Extensive lake districts and romantic rivers invite you to relaxing holidays on the water.
The latest trend: travelling out into the countryside by train.
Germany is a paradise for nature lovers. Public transport is a convenient and sustainable way to discover the forest, meadows, mountains and lakes. Time for four insider tips.
The World of German Animals: More than Fox and Deer
Brown hares, wild boar, foxes, squirrels, bats - anyone who thinks that Germany doesn't have exciting wildlife is sorely mistaken. Recently even pine martens, elk and bison have returned to Germany.
Pure Nature: 12 Relaxing Places Close To German Cities
Where do the locals who live in German cities go to relax? These are some of the green oases close to the city where you can relax and enjoy yourself.
Pure summer feeling: sunny spots in Germany
Are you looking for guaranteed sunshine? You won't find that anywhere. But there are certain places that enjoy more sunshine than others. Find out more about top sunny spots in Germany.
Coast, beach and sea breeze - Germany's islands
Despite the enormous diversity of Germany's islands, they all have one thing in common: they inspire happiness in their visitors. Tranquil havens of natural beauty, family-friendly holiday destinations or places to experience great food and drink and life with a maritime twist.
The rhythm of nature: soak in the sounds of the forest and the sea!
The whisper of the wind through the leaves, and the crash of waves by the sea. Birdsong and buzzing bees. The sounds of nature are a blessing for the soul. Close your eyes and listen to her. Check out the audio files here.
Listen to the sound of rivers and lakes
Listen to the sound of the mountains
Listen to the sound of the forest
Listen to the sound of the sea
Ambassadors of Nature
They love and protect Germany's natural landscapes, are on first-name terms with the seals, and navigate as confidently on the sea, rivers, lakes and in the mountains as they would be in their own living rooms. Meet your ambassadors of nature here.
Rich diversity: from Germany's coasts to its rivers, forests, and mountains
Two seas, many moors, lakes, rivers, forests and mountains: Germany's landscapes are uniquely diverse. Discover natural oases and places of adventure on a sustainable holiday in Germany.