Travelling to Germany

Schild Deutschland im Kranz der EU-Sterne

Environmental zones in major German cities

Environmental Zones are designated by the sign 'Umweltzone', and can only be entered by vehicles meeting the standards of Pollutant Classes 2 to 4 according to EU exhaust standards. Drivers entering such a zone with a car, bus or lorry will be required to carry a low-emission sticker on their front windshield.

Altstadt von Goslar

Quick facts about Germany

State System Democratic parliamentary federal democracy since 1949 Administration 16 federal states Capital City Berlin, about 3.4 million inhabitants National Flag Three horizontal stripes in black, ...

Travelling Germany with Deutsche Bahn

ICE- Züge der Deutschen Bahn

Find the best offer, timetables, routes and book a seat for yourself, your family and your pets!

German Customs

Germany and Europe

Whether you are travelling, ordering goods online, returning to Germany after an au-pair assignment, or planning to employ a household assistant - find all relevant legal information on the website of the Geman Zoll.