It is Fasching time in Germany! This is the German word for carnival which they also sometimes called as Karneval nor the th Season. This is one of the best times of the year to visit Germany and witness its carnival celebration. The Faschingszug (carnival parade), the street celebrations and the Faschingball (carnival costume ball) will surely entertain you. Carnival in Germany usually begins on November 11 at 11:11 am and ends on Ash Wednesday.
Be sure to book your cheap Flights to Germany to Germany as early as you can. There are always affordable and cheap airlines you can find online. If you are coming from any European countries, you can try Ryanair, Easyjet, Air Berlin or Tuifly. These are only some of the cheap carriers flying to any airports in Germany.
Let's have fun and visit the top cities that celebrate the best carnival in Germany.
Cologne- The Carnival in Cologne is well-known for its very long tradition that dated back to the 14th century. Thousands of people in Cologne are helping hand in hand to maintain this tradition. Within the carnival period there are a lot of parties and carnival celebrations that are taking place. One of the best things to experience in Cologne is to witness the Faschingszug on Rosenmontag or the Rose Monday parade.
Mainz- The Mainz Carnival known in German as The Mainzer Fastnacht or Meenzer Fassenacht, is one of the oldest carnival in Germany. The Mainz carnival has an unusual emphasis on political and literary humor and commentary. This is always shown live on a German television. If you happen to watch it live on TV or be there yourself, you will surely have a lot of fun. As usual the various celebrations and parades with all those colourful costumes and masquerades are also the highlight of the carnival in Mainz.
Düsseldorf- Like any other towns and cities in Germany, the carnival in Düsseldorf also begins on the 11th of November at 11:11 am and last until Ash Wednesday. Once you visit the carnival in this metropolis, you can witness people dancing, singing, shouting, laughing and simply celebrating. The highlight of the celebration is the Rosenmontagszug or Carnival Monday Procession on February 20, 2012 at 12:30 p.m. in Düsseldorf city centre. You will witness here a big parade with decorated floats and people wearing costumes with various colours, designs and motives marching on their foot through the whole city centre.