Travel guide to Eastern Germany

Facts

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Local name
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Brandenburg, Thüringen, Sachsen-Anhalt and Sachsen.
Inhabitants
9.044.200

Travel preparation

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Best time to visit

You can go to former East Germany all year, but it is most charming in summers, though.

Local conditions

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Time zone

When it is 12.00 in England, it is 13.00 in former East Germany.

Culture and entertainment

There are plenty of opportunities to experience music festival and the so-called "festival games", which are large performances with resemblance to musicals. Furthermore, you can visit the old Hanseatic towns, which have many newly renovated buildings in Gothic style.

Accommodation / Hotel

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Most cities in this region have several accommodation opportunities in all price ranges and of all standards. Book your hotel in Eastern Germany here

Local transport

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Taxi

It is easy to get a taxi in major cities. They all go by taximeter.

Other transport

Trains connect most cities. If there is not a train, there is often a bus instead.
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