Germany is located in central Europe and covers 360,000 sq. kms. The land area divides into four main regions: the fertile North German Plain, the Mid-German Highlands, the South German Uplands and the Bavarian Alps and Plateau. The north east consists of farms and forest and the central uplands support vineyards. The Bavarian Alps have Germany's highest peak.

The climate is mainly temperate with prevailing west winds. Eastern and southern winters are colder with clear weather and high snowfall. Summer temperatures reach 20°C but minus temperatures are common in January.

Pre-travel Preparation Will Help Protect Your Health While You Are Away

Pre-travel preparation will help keep you safe and healthy while you are away. Please consult the Travel Doctor-TMVC before you travel overseas. We will provide specific recommendations tailored to your itinerary. Our doctors will assess and advise you on your risks, and recommend appropriate vaccination and medication to minimise your risk of becoming seriously unwell on your trip.

Common Medical Conditions

It is recommended to carry a traveller’s medical kit for the self-treatment of common traveller’s ailments such as respiratory or gastric infections.

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