4 ideas for extraordinary stag and hen dos by rail

Your best friend is tying the knot soon? Your oldest mate is getting hitched shortly? It goes without saying that you have to organise them a party. 

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Your best friend is tying the knot soon? Your oldest mate is getting hitched shortly? It goes without saying that you have to organise them a party. A simple night in the pub is out – unusual stag and hen dos are getting more and more popular. And if everyone travels by train, this answers the age-old question of who has to stay sober during all the fun.

Zwei Personen beim Canyoning

Canyoning in the Upper Allgäu

If you're looking for adventure, then canyoning in the Starzlach Gorge is just the thing for you! You can abseil, jump into water pools and slide to your heart's content.
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A stag or hen do for action lovers – brave men and strong women will be in their element when canyoning – don a wetsuit and use a climbing rope to climb down through gorges, mountain streams and waterfalls. Nervousness in front of the altar will be a piece of cake for anyone who has passed this test of courage.

Leere Bierflaschen aufgereiht auf einer Auffüllmaschine

Brewery tour through Upper Franconia

This hike will take you around multiple Franconian breweries, where you will also get to know the culture and scenic attractions in the region.
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A cool beer is always on the cards in Bavaria. Great if you are wanting to toast the upcoming wedding at a hen or stag do. Upper Franconia has the highest density of breweries in Bavaria. You can walk from brewery to brewery on 54 different routes here and, in doing so, quench your thirst for a fresh draught beer. Alternative event for beer lovers who aren't so keen on walking – the BierSchmecker® Tour of eight traditional breweries in the major Franconian town of Bamberg. Right then, cheers!

Blick von oben auf unterschiedliche Pralinen

Sheer bliss at the Ludwigsstadt chocolatier

Learn from the best! At Confiserie Lauenstein you can look over chocolatiers’ shoulders, as they work at making pralines, and can also have a go yourself.
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Willy Wonka and his chocolate factory are unfortunately just a work of fiction. But this trip tip for chocoholics is real – a stag or hen do in a chocolate praline factory. At the Confiserie Lauenstein chocolatier, you don't just have the opportunity to watch the professionals at work, but also create your own chocolate masterpieces. Snacking is obviously allowed. Unless you follow the motto of "you can whet your appetite outside but you eat at home" – and you share the sweet temptations with your loved one at home ... 

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Bamberger Bergbier (mountain beer) trail
Nearest station: Bamberg Geyerswörthstraße 5
96047 Bamberg
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