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Explore Germany by car, Top 7 Places to Drive in Germany

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

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Driving in Germany can be a delight: the scenery is beautiful and the roads are well maintained. And it is true that there are no speed limits on many sections of German autobahns. Here are the top 7 destinations in Germany for tourists exploring by car.

1. Munich

The gateway to some of the most stunning landscape in the world, the Bavarian capital of Munich is host to the world's largest Oktoberfest. The self-drive adventures are virtually limitless from Munich on a journey through the awe-inspiring Bavarian Alps, or to the area's storybook villages & castles are all within an easy days drive.

Luxury Rental Cars2. Frankfurt

Located along Germany's acclaimed Fairy Tale Road, Wine Route and one of the oldest touring roads in the world the Romantic Road, it's no surprise North American travelers choose Frankfurt as a top self-drive destination!

3. Berlin

A global city of politics, media, culture and science, Berlin is home to some of the world's most fascinating historic attractions, culturally significant monuments, and modern amenities.

4. Dusseldorf

Recognized as the center of German advertising and fashion, Dusseldorf has a lively energy that offers an exciting nightlife, fun carnivals, shopping, and trade fairs. From Dusseldorf, travelers can easily drive to explore Belgium and the Netherlands as well as other locations along the Rhine River.

5. Hamburg

This charming port town and Germany's second largest city, Hamburg offers travelers much to do & see and its location makes it the perfect launching off point for a European road trip.

6. Stuttgart

Stuttgart is a top-notch European city filled with amazing architecture, culture, dining, and art. It's also home to the Cannstatter Volksfest an ideal spot to enjoy traditional German Oktoberfest celebrations with less tourist traffic.

7. Nuremberg

The city is known for malty red-beer and a maze of sandstone cellars, Nuremberg's now revived urban center is perfectly situated between Frankfurt & Munich, making it an easily accessible driving destination.

The selection is based on the Auto Europe pickup location of reservations from late 2016 and early 2017 in combination with a review of global travel data. DYK?: 13 Little Known Facts about Europe: Sound Smart with Your Friends

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