Bavaria Holidays

Bavaria is the romanticized version of Europe you've been dreaming about. Chockablock with rolling hills, soaring mountaintops, dense forests, and Disney-like castles like the one that inspired Cinderella (Neuschwanstein), its landscape alone is straight out of a fairy tale. But what most people come to Bavaria for has nothing to do with nature: ... Read more
it's beer. The region's biggest city, Munich, is world-famous for the biggest beer festival in the world: Oktoberfest, where lederhosen and milk maidens of yesteryear are as ubiquitous as a frothy beer "boot." But don't neglect the rest of the area; once your hangover has passed, spend some time in the charming, medieval town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, or the sobering Nazi history in Nuremberg. And if you can help it, don't miss the memorable and fantastic Christmas markets in the tiny villages of the region.

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Things to see and do in Bavaria

  • Marienplatz
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  • Neuschwanstein Castle
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  • Englischer Garten
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  • Viktualienmarkt
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    Shopping, Outdoors, Farmers Market
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Bavaria attracts visitors to its stunning mountains and dreamy forests year-round. In the winter, sparkling snow atop dizzying peaks lures skiers to the Bavarian Alps, while the lazier days of summer are better ... Read more
spent at a beer garden since European visitors tend to flood the Alps in July and August. Spring and autumn yields perfect weather for a hike in the mountains or the Bavarian Forest; spring also means Spargelzeit, or asparagus season. There are a few down times of the year: particularly November and post-New Year’s January when many places close down or locals take off for vacation.

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Manchester

i have been here many times and love it. the christmas markets are well worth seeing

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Brampton

Hi Amanda!! can be a very good idea if you check some travel company I know this can be you'r destination they have very good tradition in christmas but I only spoke by some documentaries If you go have a great time ther

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London

Bavaria 2012 - trip Allgau - Oberstaufen - Wasserborg

Oberstaufen is a stunningly picturesque town located in Bavaria's Allgäu region. Having spent a few days in lovely Munich I was intrigued to get to know what Bavaria is like outside the big city. I was recommended by a “Münchener” (inhabitants from Munich) to spend a few days in Oberstaufen as it is only a 2 hour train ride away from Munich with no transfer required. What a brilliant idea! I quickly met other people at the hotel I stayed at who took me to beautiful Lindau located at Lake Constance (bordering Germany, Switzerland and Austria). Oberstaufen is surrounded by breathtaking scenery including lovely lakes, pristine forests, rolling hills and stunning mountains.
I didn’t book my hotel in advance as I wanted to have a look around town first to see which hotel would best meet my wish to stay in a centrally located & traditional Bavarian hotel. Unfortunately my first choice option - Hotel Löwen - was fully booked. The very friendly staff at reception got me a room at Löwen’s sister Hotel Bayerischer Hof (www.bayer-hof.de), located right next door to Hotel Löwen and just as charming and traditional as its smaller sister Löwen.
What I liked most about Oberstaufen? It’s a small picturesque Bavarian town yet has lots of excellent high end fashion shops, lovely restaurants, pubs and bars...party, party and trust me you will not stay alone….

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Tarzana

Fairytales Castles, Story books cities architecture, amazing picturesque landshaft

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Longmont

Bavaria is the best old school Germany. Munich is a heady mix of old fashioned and high tech. The Romantic Road sports an array of fairytale castles. Bavarian cuisine is an assortment of game, beer and pretzels. Oktoberfest is the largest carnival in the world.

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Traunstein

Bavaria with region „CHIEMGAU. Bavaria's Smile.“

The region Chiemgau is called Bavaria’s smile due to its mountains and lakes, culture and nature as well as the friendliness and vitality of the people. This region lies in the Southeast of Germany only one hour away from Munich and thirty minutes away from Salzburg, where the Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born.

Hiker and biker get their money’s worth in the fresh mountain air. In Chiemgau mountain lovers can either enjoy a leisure stroll up to a catered alp or a tough hike to Chiemgau highest mountain »Sonntagshorn«, which peak rises up to nearly 2,000 meters. The region offers a variety of walking tours with different grades. After the hike smart alp maids offer self-made, organic meals and drinks. The region offers a extensive bike trail net and different theme trails such as Mozart-Trail or Pope-Benedict-Trail.

In the old-established and traditional breweries the Bavarian pub culture is still lived and cultivated. Guests and locals alike celebrate the Bavarian way of life in charming restaurants and beer gardens. The beers of Chiemgau belong to the best beers in the world due to their high standard of quality. Numerous awards honor the long-established art of brewing in this area.
The arguably most beautiful golf courses can be found in Chiemgau before the mountain setting of the Bavarian Alps. In short distance golf fans find appropriate courses for beginners and professionals. All in all seven golf courses can be found around the biggest Bavarian lake »Chiemsee«. The first and only cross-border 18-hole golf course in Europe - lying partly in Germany and Austria - can be found in »Reit im Winkl«.

Besides, the region Chiemgau offers a wide cultural spectrum. Musical festivals with international artist perform during the »Chiemgauer Music Spring Festival«. On lake Chiemsee the isle Herrenchiemsee with its castle is not only a historic site but also offers music programmes and fairy tale stories for children.

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Los Angeles

Most beautiful !

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Valletta

Local tradition clothes worn as week end s best

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Ada

Amazing!

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Saskatoon

Beautiful

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