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Experience the 2024 European Championships with DB Regio Bayern

The European Championship is just around the corner and the anticipation of the German national team's matches is high. But the European Championship is more than just soccer - it's a celebration of cultures. With DB Regio Bayern, you have the opportunity to experience a piece of the cultures of the teams that Germany will face in the group stage - and all of that without leaving Bavaria!


Under the motto 'Europe's soccer nations as guests in Bavaria', we would like to offer you the opportunity to experience the unique cultures of the countries that Germany will face in the group stage in a very special way. We take you comfortably by train to places in Bavaria that reflect the charm and character of these countries.

Experience a piece of Scotland in Bavaria on a cycle tour in Burghausen, whose majestic appearance is reminiscent of Scottish castles. Take it easy at the Obermain Therme in Bad Staffelstein, whose soothing hot springs are reminiscent of the famous baths of Hungary. Or immerse yourself in the nature of Franconian Switzerland, whose impressive landscapes capture the alpine ambience of Switzerland.

And if you're lucky enough to have gotten a hold of tickets for one of the matches in Munich, why not travel by train in a relaxed and environmentally friendly way? Here are five reasons why you should travel to the European Championships with DB Regio Bayern:

Europe in Bavaria

While the German national team has exciting encounters on the pitch, we invite you to discover the cultural richness of the teams Germany will face in the group stage - without having to leave Bavaria!

The German team's first matches in the group stage are:
Germany will face Scotland on Friday, June 14, 2024 at 21:00 in Munich
Germany will face Hungary on Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at 18:00 in Stuttgart
Germany will play Switzerland on Sunday, June 23, 2024 at 21:00 in Frankfurt am Main

Let's have a look at what makes these three nations so special and which places you can visit in Bavaria to experience a piece of their culture.

Experience Scottish castle romance in Bavaria: Burghausen

Why wander far away when good things are so close? Anyone who admires the impressive castles and palaces of Scotland will be surprised to learn that Bavaria has its own piece of Scotland to offer. Burghausen, with the longest castle complex in the world, is in no way inferior to the Scottish castles. With its impressive architecture and breathtaking views, the castle in Burghausen is reminiscent of the majestic castles in the heart of Scotland. Visit Burghausen and let yourself be transported to Scotland!

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Hungarian thermal fun in Bad Staffelstein

Let's continue with Hungary, a country known for its rich culture, culinary delights and, in particular, its thermal baths. The capital Budapest is often referred to as the "city of baths", as it was built on a large number of hot springs.

You can also enjoy soothing thermal water relaxation in Bavaria. The Obermain Therme in Bad Staffelstein, with the warmest and strongest thermal brine water in Bavaria, is in no way inferior to the famous thermal baths in Budapest. Enjoy a break from everyday life and let yourself be pampered in the Obermain Therme, just as if you were in a Hungarian thermal bath. With DB Regio Bayern, that vacation feeling and a relaxing break is just a train ride away.

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Swiss Alpine flair in Franconian Switzerland: Pottenstein

Now we turn to Switzerland, a country known worldwide for its breathtaking alpine landscapes, clean air and high living standards. The beauty of Switzerland attracts millions of visitors every year.

You can also find places in Bavaria that are reminiscent of Switzerland's idyllic landscapes. Pottenstein in Franconian Switzerland is one such place. With its impressive rock formations, deep valleys and green hills, Pottenstein offers a picturesque backdrop that is reminiscent of the Swiss Alpine landscape. Here you can enjoy nature and experience adventure, be it hiking and climbing or exploring caves.

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With DB Regio Bayern, you can get to know the exciting diversity of the European soccer nations and enjoy the European Championships in Bavaria to the full. Discover a piece of Europe in Bavaria and be inspired by the atmosphere of the European Championships!

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