Visit Deutschland, land of lederhosen, pretzels, pilsners, cathedrals, castles, bratwursts and biergartens.
Discover the home of the oldest brewery in the world; where brewing first became an art form; where the Bavarian Alps form a stunning backdrop for the Neuschwanstein castle, the edifice that inspired Walt Disney to create the animated, fairytale version of Snow White’s castle.
Traveling the world with your family is like sharing a box filled with presents. The box is the world itself and the presents are the bonds that form through the experiences we share, and the perspective, patience, understanding, and tolerance we gain from expanding our horizons and seeing how other people live. There is no greater gift.
In various destinations around the world, we have highlighted examples of exceptional accommodations that set new standards for aesthetics and responsible tourism. These properties reflect our own company values by emphasizing community involvement and the preservation of cultural heritage, protection of natural resources, and sustainability, both in practice and design. They also combine outstanding comfort and service, natural beauty, and functionality. Where you stay along the way can greatly enhance any journey. Options abound, but these are some of our favorites.
The original vision of King Ludwig I, this legendary hotel has graced central Munich for 175 years. A happy marriage of luxurious grandeur and contemporary motifs create the warm, inviting ambiance, and the distinctive guest rooms were designed by renowned architects. With a guest list that has included Brigitte Bardot, Martin Scorsese, Claudia Schiffer, and Sir Sean Connery; the spectacular, rooftop Blue Spa; and Michelin-starred restaurant, this Munich masterpiece is a world unto itself.
Sophisticated 5-star luxury, steps away from the Brandenburg Gate, is the hallmark of this Berlin classic. Elegant antiques adorn the guest rooms, and 13 different types of suites offer gorgeous views of the city. Among the hotel’s three restaurants, Lorenz Adlon Esszimmer offers a memorable meal boasting 2 Michelin stars, and the indulgent treatments at the Adlon Spa sprawl across three luxurious levels.
In the heart of Germany’s resort mecca, this majestic hotel graces the shores of Lake Constance. The former Dominican monastery inspires praise for the elegant simplicity of its 100 rooms, the views from the lakeside terrace, the Insel Spa and Finnish sauna, and the Zeppelin Bar, et in the old vestry of the church—and birthplace of the dirigible’s founder, Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin.