Not all ice cream is created equal. Thanks to its proximity to Italy, Bavaria has become a centre for ice cream culture. Very special refreshments await you in these Bavarian ice cream parlours.
True&12 in Munich always serve twelve different flavours of ice-cream. Sometimes, if you're lucky, you can even watch from behind a glass pane as the owner makes the ice cream in the back of the shop.
It's a rare occasion when you won't see queues outside of Stenz ice cream parlour in Regensburg old town. The ice cream is completely home-made and can be served with numerous toppings. And the flavours are extremely varied.
The Bayreuth ice cream paradise "Opera" is just an eight-minute walk from the station. The café still uses traditional Italian ice cream churning methods.
In 2011, GelatOK in Landshut received the International "Gold Cup" Award for its hazelnut ice cream at the International Gelato Exhibition MIG.
Ice cream café "Das Eis im Glück", located in the Johannis quarter of Nuremberg, was once a shop that sold lottery tickets. These days, however, it is scrumptious scoops of ice cream that are handed to you from across the counter – in both unusual as well as the usual flavours.
Ice cream café "Dall'Asta" in Ulm is the perfect place for a refreshing break. After all, it's only a five-minute walk from Ulm main station.
Where tradition meets modernity: Ice cream café "Benito" in Würzburg has been around for 84 years, and is currently being run by the fourth generation in the family.