Experiencing Germany in All its Splendor. Germany is surrounded by no less than nine countries that you can always cross over to visit. At its extreme north on the Jutland peninsula, Germany is bounded by Denmark. East and west of the peninsula, the Baltic Sea and North Sea coasts complete the northern border respectively. The eastern most frontier adjoins Poland, while to the west, Germany borders the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. Beyond these borders, there is also France at the southwestern border, Switzerland and Austria at the southern border, and the Czech Republic on the southeastern border.