Give kids variety on their special day. Outdoor activities, museums or indoor playgrounds – all over Bavaria, there are exciting destinations that are ideal for a very different kind of birthday celebration.
Bayreuth's wealth of sights makes it a great place to visit.
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.
Spring is around the corner – what are you waiting for? We explain when the right time is for an outing.
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.
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.
A couple of skis, shoes and sticks. That's all you need for cross-country skiing. You can find the most beautiful cross-country skiing routes in Bavaria here.
Travelling alone? Solo travellers can experience nature and enjoy the quiet on these hiking trips.
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.
Follow the trail of the Blue Rider group by rail through Upper Bavaria and visit the workshops of the famous artists Marc, Kandinsky, etc.
Jogging routes around the railway stations offer a lot of variety.
Some routes are simply too far. A great compromise – travel out by train and then explore and enjoy the scenery by foot.
Architectural highlights that feature more than pretty walls and sophisticated floor plans – six trip tips (not just) for architecture aficionados.
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!
The film industry also knows that Bavaria has got lots of beautiful places. Fancy a film location tour?
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.
Waiting for the train and your belly starts rumbling? No problem. The food is a lot better around Bavarian stations than you might think.
India? Bavaria! You don't have to travel to the other side of the globe if you want to go on a yoga break. There is also plenty on offer for beginners and experts in yoga hotels in Bavaria.
Your next train doesn't leave for another hour? Perfect! Short visits to these stations in Bavaria can be an experience.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Without a doubt – King Ludwig's fairy-tale castle, Neuschwanstein, is a must-see. But Bavaria has plenty more to offer.
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.
Get to know a completely different side of Bavaria and have a change of perspective – from up in the air.