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Dip into our inspiring eBrochure and get your first impressions about the sheer diversity of Germany as a travel destination. The eBrochure is available in 29 different languages for Windows PC, Macintosh Computers and Linux PC.

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Green Accommodation

Stately Home & Grounds in Dresden near Pillnitz, Saxony; Copyright GNTO, photo by Aubert
Environmentally friendly lodging is available throughout Germany. From the beaches of the Island of Ruegen on Germany's coast in the north to Bavaria's Alpine peaks in the south, you will find a great variety of ecological accommodation including castles, guesthouses and camp grounds. Viabono, one of Germany's most established organizations involved in sustainable tourism, certifies tourist establishments based on their environmentally friendly performance. Click here to find a list of all Viabono-certified hotels and guesthouses.

Many campsites have improved their environmental performance by implementing energy saving systems and a more efficient waste and water management. Complete eco-camping redesigns offer you a more pleasant and relaxing stay.
Eco-friendly Hotel in Germany certified by Viabono; Copyright Viabono GmbH
If you like to experience the countryside then a stay at a local farmhouse is a must. Be part of German rural life and see how an organic farm works. Kids will be delighted to have a hands-on experience with the animals during holidays on the farm.

Accommodation Labels

Look out for certificates and labels that indicate an eco-friendly establishment when chosing your accommodation. The following two lables are samples that indicate an environmentally friendly behavior.