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   Germany is synonymous with many things, beer, food, sausage, hiking, castles, and parties. However, Germany is more than beer and bratwurst. There is an art and music scene in Berlin, beautiful forests in the west, cathedrals and castles, picturesque cities and beautiful scenery in the Alps of the south. Germany is a large country with a lot to offer visitors with a very affordable price.


    Accommodations in Germany are quite cheap compared to its Euro-zone neighbors. Hostels & Dorms range from 10-30 EUR per night. A private room costs about 50 EUR per night and budget hotel prices start in the same range.


   The museums costs from 1-16 EUR. Bicycle tours and river cruises can cost 24-40 EUR. Most of the tours of the city are between 12-25 EUR. Renting a bike costs about 18 EUR per day.


   Food in Germany is cheap. You can eat at outside vendors for around 2-4 EUR (sausage and bratwurst). Fast food will cost around 7 EUR. Beer usually costs 5 EUR for a pint. If you eat in a Beer Hall, a traditional German meal, plus a beer will cost about 14 EUR. Turkish, Middle Eastern and Asian food can be found for as little as 5 EUR. A weeks worth of groceries will cost about 35-65 EUR.


   Trains are very expensive in Germany. Berlin to Munich can costs more than 180 EUR. Most other Intercity trains costs from 40-70 EUR for a second class ticket. It is much cheaper to take a slow bus or train to a destination overnight, and then you save on accommodations. City transit systems costs about 1-3 EUR for a single ticket.

Free Tours

   Big cities in Germany usually have free tours. These are a good way to see the city, learn about the history and get your bearings without spending a lot of money.

Drink cheap beer

   Beer in Germany is very strong and very cheap. Drink the local beer and you will save yourself a lot of money. After all, Germany is known for drinking beer.

Book your train trip early

   Trains in Germany are expensive, but you can get savings of about 40-50% off standard fares if you book at least a week in advance. These tickets have limited availability so be flexible with your travel plans.

Ride share

   If you are flexible in your schedule, use the ride sharing service and get going with local people between cities. You save money and get to spend time with local people. Drivers are confirmed and it is completely safe.

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