Germany is the most populous country in the EU, and one of the major political powers on the continent. It consists of sixteen states, with its capital city being Berlin. There is plenty to see and do in the country, with each state offering something different to visitors.

Germany is one of the easiest destinations to reach from the UK, and also acts as a gateway to a lot of the rest of Europe when travelling overland. Trains to the country involve only one change when travelling from the UK.