It's time to get off the sofa and enjoy some exciting activities in Bavaria's winter wonderland. Grab the kids and discover the magic, fun and adventure of these beautiful snowy landscapes.
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.
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.
Breathtaking moments, landscapes and experiences that live long in the memory.
Calling all DIY fans: these destinations let you get as inventive as you want.
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.
Summer in the Bavarian capital. Between nature and city life.
Think museum visits are tedious? No way, there's plenty of exciting things to see in Bavaria. You can find the six most unusual destinations here.
Some routes are simply too far. A great compromise – travel out by train and then explore and enjoy the scenery by foot.
From bathing in a thermal spring to chilling out in the sauna, Bavaria has over 40 thermal baths where you can relax.
Rain, cold or just don’t feel like going outside? Your next indoor adventure is only a train ride away.
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.
Travelling alone? Solo travellers can experience nature and enjoy the quiet on these hiking trips.
When the mercury rises, the only thing that can help is a cool dip. From lakes and outdoor swimming pools to more active options like surfing and stand-up paddling, Bavaria has something to help everyone cool down.
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.
Not all ice cream is created equal. Very special refreshments await you in these Bavarian ice cream parlours.
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.
The journey is the destination – these Bavarian railway routes will make your journey an experience.
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.
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.
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.
Architectural highlights that feature more than pretty walls and sophisticated floor plans – six trip tips (not just) for architecture aficionados.
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.
Jogging routes around the railway stations offer a lot of variety.
Follow the trail of the Blue Rider group by rail through Upper Bavaria and visit the workshops of the famous artists Marc, Kandinsky, etc.