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Mountains, rivers, lakes and vast landscapes. Discover the diversity of Upper Bavaria and convince yourself that there is more to discover than just beer in this region. Make excursions to the surrounding villages and enjoy cities like Munich. With Holidu you will still find the perfect accommodation today.
Things to know about Upper Bavaria
Holidays in Upper Bavaria
Situated in the southeast of the Free State of Bavaria, Upper Bavaria borders Austria in the south and east. In the northeast it is joined by Lower Bavaria and in the west by Swabia. It is located over 17.530 km² between the Berchtesgadener Land and Garmisch-Partenkirchen, as well as the Alps and the Danube. In the middle is the state capital Munich. White blue colours, mountains and gently rolling landscapes characterise the landscape, as do numerous lakes, rivers and healing springs. Experience the special way of life of Upper Bavaria at a cosy get-together, preferably after sporting activity in the varied landscape.
Whether in winter at one of the many Christmas markets or in summer in the beer garden, cheerful conviviality is the lifeblood of Upper Bavaria and you are cordially invited. Weißbier and Weißwurst are just as much a part of this as traditional curling in winter. In the north of Upper Bavaria you will also find the largest hop-growing area in the world - the Holledau. Visit the wonderful Upper Bavaria. You will find holiday apartments and vacation rentals with Holidu, so convince yourself of the offers and book right now!
Sport and leisure in Upper Bavaria
The centre of the region is undoubtedly Munich. The third largest city in Germany offers visitors just about everything a heart desires. In addition to Frauenkirche, Marienplatz and Schloss Nymphenburg, there are numerous museums such as the Deutsches Museum, which you should have seen. The main attraction for guests from all over the world is of course the Munich Hofbräuhaus or the Olympic Park with its numerous sports facilities for young and old. On the other hand, things are more tranquil in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Kreuth and Gmund am Tegernsee. Guests in search of relaxation from the stress of everyday life,
a lot of tradition and customs are just right here. Germany's ski centre Garmisch-Partenkirchen, or Gmund, situated on the unbelievably idyllic Tegernsee lake, are always worth a trip away from the hustle and bustle of the Bavarian capital. Bad Wiessee is also situated at the Tegernsee and is dedicated to the recreation and health of its guests. Especially the Alps, which can be easily reached by car, train or long-distance bus, offer great and unique possibilities. Go hiking there or ride your mountain bike for new tours.
Did you know that Bairisch is older than Hochdeutsch?
Top 5 travel tips for Bavaria - Experience the diversity of the region
1. Plan a trip to Dachau. This city offers you besides other sights and a beautiful old town the possibility to learn more about German history. Because of the concentration camp memorial site, Dachau is the central place of remembrance in Europe.
2. Climb the highest mountain in Germany! The 2966 meter high Zugspitze! If you do not want to walk up, a rack railway also leads to the Zugspitzplatt. You are guaranteed to be rewarded with unique views and can then settle down for a well-earned break.
3. Visit also the island Frauenchiemsee at the Chiemsee. With 11 hectares and only 300 inhabitants it is one of the most beautiful spots in Upper Bavaria. You can reach the island by boat from Gstadt. The monastery of the island is still inhabited today.
Another highlight in Upper Bavaria is Linderhof Castle, about 14 kilometres west of Oberammergau. Here lies the castle of Ludwig II. Here you can take a look back into the past and understand what it was like back then. The park also features a Venus grotto and other unique exhibits.
Another architectural highlight is the Chapel of Grace in Altötting - the Marian pilgrimage site. The reason for this is the Black Mother of God in the chapel. The octagonal baptistery is one of the oldest central buildings in Germany. Visit this place yourself and convince yourself.
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