It has been snowing for days here in the KMC area, time for some winter weather tips:
Bundle up! German winters are cold, with temperatures often dropping below zero, which in turn results in some great winter sport and skiing areas in Germany, especially in higher German regions such as the Bavarian Alps. Other parts of Germany are often blessed with a white Christmas as well, but there is no guarantee for snow: German winters can be unpredictable, and you should always be prepared for rain. The average temperatures for the winter months are: December: Average low 27° F, average high 41° F, January: Average low 23° F, average high 40° F, and February: Average low 25° F, average high 41° F.
Germany’s Christmas Markets:
Christmas markets are a wonderful part of the German holidays and a great way to get into the Christmas spirit. Every German city celebrates the season with at least one Christmas market, usually from the last weekend of November and until Christmas Day.
New Year in Germany:
Germans celebrate New Year on the eve of January 31st. Join the locals who spill into the streets at midnight, bring some champagne, marvel at the many fireworks in the night sky, or shoot of your own rockets – you can buy fireworks
Winter Sports and Skiing in Germany:
Looking for some action-filled vacation? From the Alps, to the Black Forest, Germany offers many winter sport areas, whether you are into downhill skiing, cross country skiing, or snowboarding.