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Germany in July
Written by Shrinidhi H on May 29, 2022 Share on

Germany in July – Weather, Best 5 Places to Visit and Important festivals!

In July, summer in Germany is in full swing, luring visitors with warm sunlight and exciting activities. This is a wonderful time to plan a city vacation, but those who wish to avoid the crowds should look for smaller cities and lesser-known attractions, especially those near beaches and lakes, both of which are plentiful. We have curated a list of the best places to visit, Weather conditions and some of the important festivals to experience in Germany in July on your Germany packages.

Weather in Germany in July

July is the perfect summer season to spend as much time outdoors as possible with the locals, with bright sunshine and long hours of sunshine. A good example: This month’s sunrises before 5:30 am and sets after 9 pm.

Temperatures usually peak in mid-July, and this month and August are the warmest months of the year. Especially in the south, where humidity causes heat. Berlin, the capital of the country, has an average daily maximum temperature of 24 ° C and a minimum daily temperature of 15 ° C. Frankfurt is generally the warmest city in Germany, with an average daily maximum temperature of 26 ° C and an average daily minimum temperature of 16 ° C. The cities of the Bavarian Alps feel a little cool, especially near Zugspitze, Germany’s highest peak, but the coastal areas of northern Germany benefit from the cool breeze.

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In the early morning and late night, layer one or two breathable summer clothing and pack plenty of sunscreen for sightseeing and outdoor adventures. Short rain showers are common in July, followed by sunlight, so it’s okay to pack a light raincoat or umbrella.

Best 5 places to visit in Germany in July

1. Marienplatz

Perhaps Munich’s most beautiful and popular attraction, Marienplatz is in the heart of this historic city. There are many attractions here, including the New City Hall, clock tower and historic buildings. Especially if you want to hear the carillon, 11 am or 12 pm is the best time. Also, see a reenactment of historic Bavarian events by 32 life-sized figures.

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2. Sanssouci Palace

Next to the list of great places to visit in Germany is Sanssouci Park and Palace. The park covers a large area and shows the rich designation of orchards as well as flower gardens. The park is unique with over 3000 fruit trees. The area is covered with pruned hedges and well-maintained lawns. In addition to the natural buildings, many park buildings add to the beauty of the place, such as the Picture Gallery, Chinese House and Roman Bath Complex.

Germany in July
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3. Insel Mainau

Mainau, also known as the Flower Island of Lake Constance, is one of Germany’s most beautiful and unique attractions. With a total area of ​​110 hectares, it is completely covered with brightly coloured flowers, and the sweet scent enhances the enthusiasm of the place. The combination of beautiful parks and gardens with tropical and subtropical vegetation adds to the beauty of the place. It’s an experience in itself. There, visit an 18th-century castle known for its magnificent white walls that rise like a defensive tower.

Insel Mainau
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4. Neuschwanstein Castle

Germany is known worldwide for its abundant castles and the architecture that surrounds them. Neuschwanstein Castle is considered to be the legacy of the popular King Ludwig II of Germany. Standing on a hill in the German Alps, this castle is a testament to all the fairy tales you have heard here. The scenery around the castle is so beautiful that you can’t miss it. Towering over the beautiful and picturesque town of Hohenschwangau, the town is known worldwide for its magnificent drawbridges and turrets that further enhance the beauty of the castle.

Neuschwanstein Castle
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Also Read: 9 Most Beautiful Castles In Germany to Visit For a Spectacular Experience

5. Berlin Zoological Garden

If you are looking for a place to visit with your child in Germany, you can add the Berlin Zoo to the list. It is one of Germany’s oldest and most well-known zoos. The zoo, which covers an area of ​​about 86.5 hectares, was opened to the public in 1844. In addition to zoos and aquariums, animal feeding here has attracted the attention of visitors. The Berlin Zoo is one of the most popular zoos in Europe and should be on your list.

Berlin Zoological Garden
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Also Read: 10 Best National Parks in Germany: Experience Natural Wonders!

Important Festivals in Germany in July

Freiburg wine tasting, Freiburg

This annual gathering takes place in Freiburg at the end of July, celebrating wine from the Black Forest vineyards. 

Munich Opera Festival, Munich

In the Bavarian capital dating back to the 19th century,  live opera, chorus and ballet can be enjoyed at the city’s premier venues until July. If you don’t have a ticket, look for a free live feed displayed in a large square called Max Joseph Platz. 

Classic Open Air Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin

The capital hosts a series of music showing opera, classical and modern performances in the open air of the historic  Gendarmenmarkt. 

Classic Open Air, Nuremberg

If that’s not enough music, enjoy a free classical music concert in the beautiful Luitpoldhain (Luitpoldhain) park in Nuremberg in July and August. 

Kinderzechem, Dinkelsbühl

Held in mid-July, this family-friendly festival celebrates the history of the town of Dinkelsbühl during the Thirty Years War with traditional dances and parades. This is a great stopover for anyone navigating a romantic path.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Germany in July

What is Germany famous for?  

Beer and cars make Germany the most popular country in the world as well as in Europe. You can also see about 300 types of bread that you can’t find anywhere else in the world. 

Which city in Germany has the best weather? 

The finest cities in Germany are Mainz, Berlin, Firth, Magdeburg, Frankfurt am Main, Offenbach Ammain and Karlsruhe. Germany has several fun places to offer great experiences at different times of the year.

Is Berlin expensive to travel to?

The cost per day to visit Berlin. Berlin is by far the cheapest capital in Western Europe, making it a great place for backpackers and those looking for bargains on a tight budget. Berlin has world-class museums, cheap food, crazy nightlife and affordable accommodation.

Is Leipzig worth a visit?

A day trip to Leipzig is worth it. Leipzig is known for its university. I’ve never seen a university that is mostly made of glass. The history of the city is also very important, especially during the GDR. 

Is it safe to travel to Germany? 

Germany is a very safe country. Crime rates are much lower than in Southern European countries and the law is strict. It is ranked 14th in the ranking of the safest countries in the world. Minor crimes such as pickpockets have become a serious problem in tourist destinations and public transportation.

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