Header Images: Berlin: art at East Side Gallery © GNTB, Hans Peter Merten - Black Forest: Bollenhut pompom hat © Schwarzwald Tourismus, Nieselt - Bavaria: Traditional cowbells © BAYERN TOURISMUS Marketing GmbH - Berlin: Brandenburg Gate © Lehnartz - Schleswig Holstein: German sailors drinking liqueur coffee and eiergrog © TASH, I. Wandmacher - Rothenburg ob der Tauber: Plönlein square and White Tower © Rothenburg Tourismus Service, Willi Pfitzinger


English is widely spoken and understood in Germany, it is taught in all schools.



It is however always useful to know at least a little of the language when visiting,

so here are some useful words and phrases to use when visiting Germany.

If you want to improve your German language Skills the Goethe Institute 

offers various courses