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.
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.
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.
The university town of Würzburg lies in the heart of Bavaria's wine-growing region and offers a blend of historical charm and modern appeal.
Without a doubt – King Ludwig's fairy-tale castle, Neuschwanstein, is a must-see. But Bavaria has plenty more to offer.
Some routes are simply too far. A great compromise – travel out by train and then explore and enjoy the scenery by foot.
Rain, cold or just don’t feel like going outside? Your next indoor adventure is only a train ride away.
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.
When it comes to climbing and bouldering, concentration plays an important role alongside strength and technique. This is why these types of sports are ideal for freeing the mind. Bavaria offers a selection of activities for those with a head for heights.
Travelling alone? Solo travellers can experience nature and enjoy the quiet on these hiking trips.
Fancy cooling off? You don't have to go to the sea to do that. Bavaria has plenty to offer in terms of refreshing places to visit.
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.
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.
These five methods are an extremely pleasant way to reach the peak – breathtaking views are included.
The film industry also knows that Bavaria has got lots of beautiful places. Fancy a film location tour?
Architectural highlights that feature more than pretty walls and sophisticated floor plans – six trip tips (not just) for architecture aficionados.
Waiting for the train and your belly starts rumbling? No problem. The food is a lot better around Bavarian stations than you might think.
Jogging routes around the railway stations offer a lot of variety.
Pigs, sheep and cows? Forget it! There are some really unusual creatures in Bavaria. You can find out where here.
Leave your daily stresses behind you and relax in a rustic cabin.
Not scared of heights? Then please read on. Here are five trip tips for those who have set their sights high when travelling by rail.
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.
Between the Alps and the limes (the limits of the Roman Empire) – the history of Ancient Rome comes to life in these corners of Bavaria.
These four Bavarian theatres are anything but ordinary – and are very easy to reach by train.
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.
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.