Explore, learn and experiment: these five museums are where to go for a real hands-on experience.
Ulm and Neu-Ulm form a twin town covering both sides of the Danube. Together, their modern museums and picturesque fisherman's quarter attract a lot of visitors – but there's one particular sight that's head and shoulders above the rest.
Far and wide there's no sea in sight – and yet you still want to feel as if you were at a beach paradise? No problem in Bavaria. You can take a dip in these rivers and lakes.
There is only one thing that helps on hot days: jumping in cold water. Whether you enjoy sports such as stand-up paddling, a little bit of action while surfing, spending some leisurely time by the lake or simply in the lido – Bavaria’s got you covered.
On a sunny day there's nothing better than sitting in a beer garden with a cool beer and a snack. And the best thing – you can leave the car behind when visiting these six spots. Cheers!
Summer, sun and sunshine – is there a better time for a spontaneous trip with the entire family? Whether you want to go wild, have an adventure or take a refreshing dip – these seven destinations with children in Bavaria will be sure to make their faces light up.
Not all ice cream is created equal. Very special refreshments await you in these Bavarian ice cream parlours.
Bayreuth's wealth of sights makes it a great place to visit.
Quick trip to Bamberg: spend the day sightseeing in the old town, and spend the evening sampling local cuisine.
What do the Töppler tower house, Meisengeige café-cinema and Lili Chapeau theatre all have in common? They might not be big, but what they offer visitors is more than impressive.
Immerse yourself in a journey back in time and discover the traces of medieval history which can still be found in many places in Bavaria, even today.
From Munich to the peaks of Upper Bavaria – entirely free of weekend traffic, but lots of relaxing before and after the journey. Anything is possible with the train. Our hikes begin and end at different stations in the area. The trails, which vary in difficulty, are recommended by experienced hikers: we have made the selection together with a team from the mountaineering magazine, Bergsteiger.
Relaxation is so close. You can read about four thermal baths for relaxing wellness in Bavaria; all of them can be reached conveniently by rail.
Travelling alone? Solo travellers can experience nature and enjoy the quiet on these hiking trips.
Spring is around the corner – what are you waiting for? We explain when the right time is for an outing.
These five methods are an extremely pleasant way to reach the peak – breathtaking views are included.
Architectural highlights that feature more than pretty walls and sophisticated floor plans – six trip tips (not just) for architecture aficionados.
Follow the trail of the Blue Rider group by rail through Upper Bavaria and visit the workshops of the famous artists Marc, Kandinsky, etc.
With these tips, you can do something good for yourself in just a few steps.
Be warned – these trip tips may not be to vegetarians' tastes. Because it's all about sausages here – whether they're fried, smoked or boiled, there's something for everyone. A culinary journey from north to south.
Take a trip to the water by rail. You don't need a coastline to enjoy a day by the water.
Your next train doesn't leave for another hour? Perfect! Short visits to these stations in Bavaria can be an experience.
You don't have to make it all the way to Santiago de Compostela – these legs of the Bavarian pilgrimage route are perfect for a day's hike.
Whether you're looking for an unusual souvenir or are wanting to let your creative juices flow and design something yourself – these four places are renowned for their arts and crafts tradition – and can be reached conveniently by rail.
Once upon a time – there was a train that transported you to the kingdom of princesses, goblins and wizards. It's not a fairytale; it's reality. These excursion tips will enchant both children and adults – and might even give you goosebumps.
Pigs, sheep and cows? Forget it! There are some really unusual creatures in Bavaria. You can find out where here.
Whether you're just killing time until your train, want to relax for a short while or would like to treat yourself to a couple of hours of time-out – there's a lot of choice around Bavaria's stations.
Click! Trip tips for particularly beautiful Bavarian photo locations.
The journey is the destination – these Bavarian railway routes will make your journey an experience.
Travelling to the camp site by rail? No problem. Since you don't need to bring a tent or a caravan with you when visiting these camp sites. The best thing is that there's something for everyone on this list – from camping novices to experienced outdoor fans.
Time for a change of perspective – because Bavaria has plenty to offer under the surface as well.
The real Bavaria is more than simply dancing on the tables at Oktoberfest and men in lederhosen. Real Bavarians therefore shouldn't miss out on the chance to experience these six traditions.
Next stop: architectural highlight. These Bavarian stations are more than just a starting point for your journey – they are worth a visit in themselves.
Dive in! There are more than enough options.