Steeped in tradition – discover arts and crafts in Bavaria

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.

Wood carving course in Oberammergau

The work of Oberammergau wood carvers was admired as far back as the 16th century. Today, you can take a wood carving course there.

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Learn to weave at the Lichtenfels Korbmarkt (basket market)

The little town situated on the Upper Main river is the wicker capital of Germany. If you would like to weave your own basket, you can learn from the local artisans.  

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Visit the Glasmuseum Passau glass museum

The Bavarian Forest is a region known for glass blowing, and Passau was the centre of this trade for centuries. The glass museum is proof of this.

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German Toy Museum in Sonnenberg

Visiting the town on the southern border of the Thuringian Forest is bound to make your children’s eyes light up! There is much to see at the German Toy Museum in Sonneberg!

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Trips

A knight's playground: for the little lords and ladies of the...
A medieval playground: On a day out to the "King's nook"...
Your 12-stop ticket to ice cream bliss: The "True&12" ice-...
True&12 in Munich always serve twelve different flavours...
Franconian Switzerland – an El Dorado for climbers
Franconian Switzerland is a paradise for climbing enthusiasts...
The Bamberger Marionettentheater (Bamberg puppet theatre)
The Bamberger Marionettentheater (Bamberg puppet theatre)...
Sunday brunch on the Danube
You can enjoy a wonderful Sunday buffet while gliding gently...
Cabin "Tegelberghaus"
A cabin for the heart: Cabin "Tegelberghaus" offers splendid...
Augsburg's Marionette Theatre
Introduction (only shown in the preview): Spitalgasse 15 in...
Meditation hike through the Ammergau Alps
"What you wish to kindle in others must burn within...
Brewery tour through Upper Franconia
This hike will take you around multiple Franconian breweries,...
Fünf-Seidla-Steig®: hike through the homeland of Franconia's s...
Forests and fields, great beer and irresistible food:...
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