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Germany for Dummies (For Dummies Travel: Germany)by Donald Olson
Synopses & Reviews
From the Bavarian Alps to the Rhine, from Berlin to the Black Forest, Germany is packed with beer gardens, castles, art, culture, and a hopping nightlife. Take it all in with this handy guide to your perfect Teutonic adventure:
Like every For Dummies travel guide, Germany For Dummies, Third Edition includes:
Explore Germany the "Wunderbar" way
From bustling Berlin to elegant, fun-loving Munich . . . the Bavarian Alps to the Rhine Valley . . . beer halls to symphony halls . . . imposing cathedrals to fairy-tale castles . . . historical sights to nightlife, this friendly guide gives you the scoop on modern Germany. Auf Wiedersehen!
About the Author
Novelist, playwright, and travel writer Donald Olson is the author of the award-winning England For Dummies, London For Dummies, Frommer’s Best Day Trips from London, and Frommer’s Vancouver & Victoria. Under the pen name Swan Adamson he has written the novels My Three Husbands — now translated into four languages — and Confessions of a Pregnant Princess (both published by Kensington, New York), as well as Memoirs Are Made of This (Hodder Headline, London). Donald Olson’s travel stories have appeared in the New York Times, National Geographic Books, and many other publications.
Table of Contents
Part I: Introducing Germany.
Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Germany.
Chapter 2: Digging Deeper into Germany.
Chapter 3: Deciding Where and When to Go.
Chapter 4: Following an Itinerary: Four Great Options.
Part II: Planning Your Trip to Germany.
Chapter 5: Managing Your Money.
Chapter 6: Getting to Germany.
Chapter 7: Getting Around Germany.
Chapter 8: Booking Your Accommodations.
Chapter 9: Catering to Special Needs or Interests.
Chapter 10: Taking Care of the Remaining Details.
Part III: Northern and Eastern Germany.
Chapter 11: Settling Into Berlin.
Chapter 12: Exploring Berlin.
Chapter 13: Hamburg, Bremen, and Lübeck: Hanseatic Cities of the North.
Chapter 14: Dresden, Leipzig, and Weimar: Jewels of the East.
Part IV: Southern and Western Germany.
Chapter 15: Munich: Capital of Gemütlichkeit.
Chapter 16: Going Beyond Munich: The Romantic Road and Daytrips in Bavaria.
Chapter 17: The Bodensee and the Black Forest: Scenic Southwest Delights.
Chapter 18: Heidelberg, Stuttgart, and Nuremberg: Castles and Kaisers.
Chapter 19: Cologne and the Romance of the Rhine.
Chapter 20: Frankfurt am Main: Apple Wine and Euros.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 21: Ten (Zehn) (or so) German Lessons.
Chapter 22: Ten of the Best German Hotels.
Chapter 23: Ten Things to Know About German Wine.
Appendix: Quick Concierge.
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