The best of Bavaria

Our favourites: The most beautiful excursion destinations in Bavaria

Crystal-clear mountain lakes, pristine forests, impressive peaks, picturesque old towns - all this is what makes Bavaria with its sights. You can reach all the most beautiful places in Bavaria on a day trip by train. Let us inspire you and choose where you want to go first.

By train to the Bavarian highlights

The entire state - from the Allgäu Alps to the Spessart - is united by two things: the lifestyle and the railway. So the easiest way to discover Bavaria and its most beautiful places is to take a trip by train. How about a hike through the Partnachklamm gorge or a discovery tour around the Großer Alpsee lake in the Allgäu region? Bavaria is more than just beautiful scenery. Here, tradition is still alive, you are welcomed with warm charm and fed with "gschmackigen Schmankerln" (tasty delicacies). We have tracked down the best restaurants, huts and food trucks for you.

Sights for the whole family

There is a lot to discover in Bavaria. So it's worth taking a day trip with friends or family every now and then to get to know the most beautiful corners of Bavaria. There is something for every taste in the wide range of sights. Where are you going first?

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