58 Parks in Germany that you should visit - With photos & details

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58 Parks to explore in Germany

Country with the largest population in Europe. Stretches from the North and the Baltic Sea in the north to the Alps in the south. It is traversed by some of Europe's major rivers such as the Rhine, Danube and Elbe.

Aasee LakeAasee, Münster, Germany

It is a 40.2-hectare lake located in Münster with a length of 2.3 km. The lake is surrounded by a huge green space, making it the largest recreational area in the city of Munster.

Alster LakesAlster Lakes, 20148 Hamburg, Germany

Alster Lakes are two artificial lakes in Hamburg, and the lakes are surrounded by trees and green gardens that offer stunning views that give you a place to relax away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The lake is also famous for its water sports activities, and it is an ideal place for cycling.

Alternativer Bärenpark WorbisDuderstädter Allee 49, 37339 Leinefelde-Worbis, Germany

The Alternative Bear Park Worbis is an open-air facility on the outskirts of Leinefelde-Worbis in Eichsfeld , Thuringia , where bears , wolves and various other animal species live. The park was created in 1996 on the initiative of the “Aktion Bärenhilfswerk” on the site of the former communal zoo. The alternative bear park in Worbis sees itself as an animal, nature and species protection project.

Augustusburg and Falkenlust PalacesParkplatz, Max-Ernst-Allee, 50321 Brühl, Germany

The Augustusburg and Falkenlust Palaces were built at the beginning of the 18th century in Brühl. It is a UNESCO cultural World Heritage Site since 1984. It was used as a building for guests of the state by the German President till 1994, as it is not far from Bonn, which was the capital of the Federal Republic of Germany at that time.

Azalea and Rhododendron Park KromlauAltes Schloß 11, 02953 Gablenz, Germany

Azalea and Rhododendron Park Kromlau is a 200-acre English landscape park, located in the municipality of Gablenz, Saxony, Germany. The park features many ponds and lakes, and it is popular for "the Devil's Bridge" which is a short walk bridge designed to create a circle when it is reflected in the water beneath it.

Babelsberg ParkPark Babelsberg 10, 14482 Potsdam, Germany

This 114-hectare park is located in the north-east of Potsdam, bordering on the Tiefen See lake on the River Havel. It was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1990. The park was created in rolling terrain sloping down towards the lake.

Bentheim CastleSchloßstraße, 48455 Bad Bentheim, Germany

Bentheim Castle is an early medieval hill castle from the 11th century. The castle hosts a museum and surrounded by beautiful parks that will give you a historical and relaxing experience. It is located in Bad Bentheim, Lower Saxony, Germany.

Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe34131 Kassel, Germany

This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a landscape park in Kassel city. The park area is 2.4 square kilometers, and it is the largest European hill slope park and second-largest worldwide. Construction of the park started in 1689 and took about 150 years. The park is open to the public and it stretches up to the Karlsberg mountain with the Hercules monument on the summit at 526.2 meters (1,726 ft).

Berlin Wall MemorialBernauer Str. 111, 13355 Berlin, Germany

Commemorates the division of Berlin by the Berlin Wall and the deaths that occurred there. The monument includes a Chapel of Reconciliation, the Berlin Wall Documentation Centre, and a 60-meter (200 ft) section of the former border as it was when the Wall fell, a window of remembrance and a visitor center.

BostalseeBostalsee, 66625 Nohfelden, Germany

It is a water reservoir in the municipality of Nohfelden in the northern Saarland state. It was constructed in 1979, and its dam has a length of 500 meters. The lake is almost exclusively used for entertainment activities.

Cecilienhof PalaceIm Neuen Garten, 14469 Potsdam, Germany

Cecilienhof Palace is located in Potsdam, Germany, built in 1917 in an English Tudor manor house's layout. Cecilienhof was the last palace established by the House of Hohenzollern that ruled the Prussia Kingdom and the German Empire until World War I. Cecilienhof Palace was the location of the Potsdam Conference in 1945, in which the leaders of the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom and the United States made important decisions affecting the shape of post World War II Europe and Asia.

Charlottenburg PalaceSpandauer Damm 10-22, 14059 Berlin, Germany

The palace was built at the end of the 17th century and was greatly expanded during the 18th century. It includes much lavish internal decoration in baroque and rococo styles.

The Düben Heath Nature Park, which covers large parts of the self-titled Düben Heath, was the first nature park in Germany as a result of a citizens' initiative and not from a government office. Around 1990, to prevent further spread and development of mining in the neighborhood, the first citizens' initiatives were set up to protect and preserve nature in the area. The park is covered by a very varied, rolling heathland formed as a result of the Saale glaciation.

EilenriedeEilenriede, 30625 Hanover, Germany

Eilenriede is a big forest with an area of 1,600-acres. It is the largest urban forest in Germany and among the largest in Europe, the forest offers a peaceful time, also leisure activities such as playgrounds, hiking, and horseback riding.

ElbauenparkTessenowstraße 7, 39114 Magdeburg, Germany

The Elbauenpark is a family and leisure park in the northeast of Magdeburg.  The park area is about 100 hectares and consists of the parts Kleiner Anger and Großer Anger, which are separated by the busy Herrenkrugstraße but connected by a pedestrian bridge. The park has a total of four combined entrances and exits and three exits. According to Stern magazine, the Elbauenpark is the best leisure attraction in Saxony-Anhalt.

English GardenMunich, Germany

A large public park at the center of Munich. It is one of the largest urban public parks in the world.

Erlebnis-Zoo HannoverAdenauerallee 1, 30175 Hannover, Germany

Hannover Zoo is the fifth oldest zoo in Germany, established in 1865. The zoo attracts over 1,000,000 visitors per annum, and it is home to more than 3,000 animals in 237 species. The zoo gardens has a great and enjoyable atmosphere, with many activities.

Franco-german gardenHirtenwies 44, 66117 Saarbrücken, Germany

This 50-hectare park provides wide choices for visitors to relax and enjoy. It has a beautiful lake, and it offers an ideal opportunity for a great walk. There is also a wide selection of cafés and restaurants in the area, offering everything from snacks, coffee, and cake to small meals and three-course dinners.

The Friedehorst Park is a green area in the Bremen district which covers around 9 hectares. Here is the highest natural point in the state of Bremen with a height of 32.5 m above sea ​​level. The publicly accessible park belongs to the Evangelical Church in Bremen.  One of the beautiful locations where you can spend some nice time with your family in the middle of the city.

German Museum of Caricature and DrawingsGeorgengarten, 30167 Hannover, Germany

The Wilhelm Busch Museum showcases all aspects of the life of the famous poet and designer Wilhelm Bush. The museum was founded in 1937, it displays the largest art collection for Wilhelm Bush as well as comic art and caricatures.