National Parks in Germany

It is a pity that tourists visiting Germany are always on the lookout for something special but fail to view its green heart. Ask any tourist about what they saw in that country and they will tell you about its amazing architecture, its churches, its festivals, and its autobahns, but few well tell you about its national parks. This is because many tourists are ignorant about the national parks of Germany. It is high time that you checked out the untouched greenery and the wild side of Germany. It is not without reason that Germany is known as the lung of Europe too… it boasts of fourteen national parks that offers tourists much more to do. It would be impossible to highlight all of them in such a short space, but here are the leaders.

Bavarian Alps landscape in Germany

Bavarian Alps landscape in Germany

The laws of Mother Nature prevail in the Bavarian Forest National Park, which, being the first founded national park of Germany is also its most visited one. Tourists will be interested by the fact that this park is the largest contagious zone of protected forests of central Europe. If you are interested in experiencing nature as it is intended to, then pay a visit to this park, which shares its northern borders with the Bohemian Forest of the Czech Republic. There are lots to do in the Bavarian National Forest Park and you should share the happiness along with the other members of your family. Accommodation is no problem with a number of hotels and holiday flats available.

Situated in the southeastern corner of Germany, Berchtesgaden National Park offers you a view of paradise on earth. Look around and you can see the locale dominated by the Watzman, which is the second highest mountain of Germany. There are lots of things to do for tourists in this park. If they so want, they can cycle along a number of well-marked trails. Take some time and check out the locality. You will be amazed to see how people of this region preserve their culture and harmonize with nature. You will also be amazed to see the traditional dresses of the locals.

One of the most popular of national parks in Germany is the Jasmund National Park. Famous for its chalk cliffs as well as its lakes, this park is visited by millions of tourists throughout the year. Tourists can perform various activities over here, which will keep them busy throughout the day. Some of the most popular of them being cycling, horse riding, cruising, and hiking. This is one of the best place to visit during a summer day along with your family members.

The other national parks of Germany are listed below:

  • Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park
  • Hamburg Wadden Sea National Park
  • Lower Saxony Wadden Sea National Park
  • Vorpommern Lagoon Area National Park
  • Müritz National Park
  • Lower Oder Valley National Park
  • Harz National Park
  • Kellerwald-Edersee National Park (a part of Kellerwald)
  • Hainich National Park
  • Eifel National Park
  • Saxon Switzerland National Park

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