Did you know that there are 95 million native German speakers and 175-200 million German speakers worldwide? Impressive, right? Which means that while travelling around the world German speaking people will have no problem communicating with foreigners in most of these places. However, to make it easier for you, in this week’s blog we will talk about the top 5 countries to visit in Europe if you speak German!
Number 5: Sweden
Sweden – country of lakes, mountains, forest and wonderful winter. What is even more wonderful is that 18.66% of Swedish population are able to speak German! So why not to pack your stuff and got to see country of almost 100 000 lakes and swim in them in summer or skate on them in winter. Nevertheless, who wouldn’t like to try out a relaxing Swedish sauna or even go to the north of Sweden and see the mesmerising Northern lights!
Number 4: Slovenia
Slovenia is a relatively small country with an enormous variety of landscapes, food and culture. 27.29% of Slovenians are able to speak German! The country offers different outdoor experience since Slovenians can be proud of their nature. Food lovers will be obsessed with amazing choices of great food and you can do it while enjoying beautiful views of the well known Bled lake. There is no reason to not visit Slovenia!
Number 3: The Netherlands
The third top country to visit if you speak German is the country of dreamy canals and diversified culture – The Netherlands. Probably, it is not a surprise, that 28.26% of Dutch people speak German! The Netherlands has to offer amazing renaissance castles and modern architecture buildings. Or just to lie down under the red trees at the Hoge Veluwe National Park.
Is that a sound of you packing your luggage to visit The Netherlands? 😉
Number 2: Denmark
Did you know that 30.5% of people in Denmark can speak German? In Denmark you can bike everywhere and enjoy the stunning scenery, modern architecture and the castles where once stood the vikings.
Why not to visit Denmark and see for yourself why Danish nation is happiest in the World!
Number 1: Luxembourg
Yes! One of the smallest countries in Europe can speak the best German! Half of Luxembourgers are able to speak German. Even though the country is very small, it can offer any aspiring adventurer incredible scenery and natural beauty. The country is full of wonderful castles, countryside that you can walk in, plenty of historical places to discover and of course the Luxembourg city itself! Oh, and did you know that Luxembourg is the only Grand Duchy in the World!
Which of these countries would you like to visit? Or maybe you would like to find a job there? Let us know in the comments below!
Thank you for hanging out with Europe Language Café and see you in our next blog!
Top 5 Countries To Visit In Europe If You Speak German