‘Feel Good’ this Eid with Germany’s abundance of sustainable destinations, food offerings and cultural experiences
Germany is gearing up to welcome vaccinated GCC nationals and residents looking to celebrate Eid Al Adha through sustainable travel, numerous food offerings, and some of the most beautiful cultural experiences in the region.
“Germany’s inclusive spirit has fostered an increase in cultural dining hotspots across the country, with our world-class restaurants and cafes popular with locals and visitors alike, inclusive of halal offerings,” said Yamina Sofo, Director Sales & Marketing at the German Tourism National Office. “The country’s longstanding ties with Muslim communities at home and abroad have also seen a number of cultural and historical sites emerge. It truly is an exceptional place for travellers to celebrate Eid Al Adha this year.”
Travellers can visit an array of exceptional cultural experience including the world-renowned Blue Mosque. With over 6,200 museums across the country, visitors can spend the holiday roaming around the culturally rich infrastructures Germany has to offer. The Germanisches National Museum is largest museum of art and culture in the country. Explore the one-stop shop of German history through paintings, sculptures, and crafts alike. For an all-in-one halal food destination, Berlin’s Sonnenallee, colloquially known as ‘Arab Street’ has become a popular destination for halal and Levantine cuisine options. The street features a plethora of diverse cafes, bakeries and Arab stores.
Those who are seeking the serene nature of Germany can spend the holiday at one of the many beautiful landscapes. Rakotzbrücke Bridge in Gablenz, Saxony which is a popular destination for international visitors due to its peaceful natural landscapes ideal for walks. Those looking to explore further away from the city lights can enjoy an eight-hour hike that includes the breath-taking views Germany’s highest alpine lake, Lake Schrecksee, and the surrounding Bavarian Alps. Baden-Baden’s Geroldsaue Wasserfall is a must see when in Germany. The recreational trailhead forest features a breath-taking meadow of colourful flowers, ferns, and fauna.
Germany began welcoming European Medicines Agency (EMA) approved, fully vaccinated travellers on 25 June, reigniting summer travel and aligning with the launch of the ‘Feel Good’ campaign. Spotlighting the country’s sustainability offerings and provides travellers the tools and information to reduce their carbon footprint, while still visiting the natural landscapes, urban attractions, and historical sites that Germany is popular for.
With direct flights from the GCC to Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Hamburg and Munich, the country is easily accessible for those looking to spend the long weekend in Europe.
For more information, head to www.germany.travel.