Germany, as we have seen, is the undisputed home of the Christmas markets and leaves it open to be inserted into the top ten places to go for a relaxing Christmas vacation. But you can certainly reduce the historical and architectural heritage to the German sun both home to the famous markets. If you want to program a rewarding travel experience in Germany I suggest you browse the guide UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Germany where history comes alive, where you will find major attractions divided between the Church and monasteries, Old town centers, castles and palaces, Culture industrial, nature, landscapes and gardens.
From A for Aachen (whose cathedral was for 600 years, from 936 to 1531, the church of coronation for 30 German kings) to the W for Würzburg (where there is the residence of the prince-bishops that in the years 1752/53 Giovanni Battista Tiepolo created the world’s largest ceiling fresco) you will have a whole alphabet of choices to plan your trip going from a castle to a palace, from a palace to a park full of sand dunes. If you do not know where to start there are eight routes already prepared just waiting to be covered.