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Highlights Upper Palatinate

  • Diverse landscapes
  • Family-friendly leisure activities
  • Multifaceted hiking trails

Best Vacation Rentals in Upper Palatinate

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Teunz, Upper Palatinate
Vacation Rental • 1507 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
THE UNIQUE STORY, AS TOLD BY THE HOMEOWNERThe wooden log house - a unique vacation experienceVilla Bavaria is a place to feel good. The unique wooden log house, built from sustainable materials, radiates a special warmth and provides a healthy, ecological and organic living climate. "Guests who enter the house still notice the scent of wood that has lingered in the walls since construction," says the Hauer family. A special element in the house is the Swedish stove in the living room. Especially in the cold autumn and winter months, the crackling fire creates a cozy atmosphere. When it's wa...
from $233 / night
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Tännesberg, Upper Palatinate
Vacation Rental • 969 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
4.7
(22 reviews)
This is a cosy semi-detached holiday home in the state-approved health resort of Tännesberg, in the Upper Palatinate Forest in bavaria, Germany. It can accommodate upto 5 people, has 2 bedrooms, offers free WiFi and is pet-friendly. A geological nature trail and the long-distance Goldsteig hiking trail run right past the village where this home os lcoated. The nearby Upper Palatinate Lakeland offer some great tea sports facilities as well as a panoramic view of the world's largest adventure area. Very close to Tännesberg is a natural bath, high rope course and a fruit trail. Other areas of...
from $56 / night
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Neukirchen Beim Heiligen Blut, Upper Palatinate
Vacation Rental • 861 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
Spandlberg is located in the Upper Bavarian Forest Nature Park, not far from the Marian pilgrimage site of Neukirchen near the Holy Blood. The resort is located in beautiful natural surroundings at the foot of the Hohe Bogen (1079m) - here the Bavarian Forest merges into the Bohemian Forest. The border crossing is only 3 km away from the farm. The flat is lovingly furnished in a rustic style, with mostly natural wood furniture. The agro-tourist farm is a grassroots operation in a beautiful and quaint location. The family atmosphere and cosy barbecue evenings will help ensure that you spend ...
from $71 / night

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Vacation rental prices Upper Palatinate

$112for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
$123 annual average
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Vacation rentals availability Upper Palatinate

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Vacation rentals in the Oberpfalz

Apartments and apartments in urban location

The varied landscape and the large number of villages make it possible for holidaymakers to rent an urban holiday apartment in the Upper Palatinate or one with a rural character. In the cities of the Upper Palatinate you benefit from the good transport connections, you can reach supermarkets and restaurants within walking distance and are flexible in your daily schedule. The holiday resorts of the Upper Palatinate include Regensburg in the south, Neumarkt in the Upper Palatinate in the west or Weiden in the Upper Palatinate in a central location.

Charming vacation rentals in natural surroundings

A large part of the region is characterised by a rural settlement in which you will find a charming vacation rental in the Upper Palatinate. The natural environment of low mountain ranges and lakes is perfect for an active or recreational holiday. In particular, the eastern region around the Bohemian Forest offers idyllic residential locations such as Arrach. To the north you can spend your holiday in Furth im Wald or in a central location in Zandt.

St. Kassians Square in Regensburg
St. Kassians Square in Regensburg

Holiday in the Upper Palatinate

Location and orientation

Bavarian holiday region

In the far east of Bavaria the administrative district and the holiday region Upper Palatinate runs along the state border with the Czech Republic. The western border forms Neumarkt about 40 kilometres east of Nuremberg. The southernmost point ends with the village Neufahrn and in the north Marktredwitz forms the border. The region, which covers 9,691.03 km², has about 1 million inhabitants. The most populous cities are Regensburg, Weiden, Amberg and Neumarkt.

Mountains, forests, nature reserves

The Upper Palatinate combines cultural highlights of the cities with a wonderful landscape of low mountain ranges, lakes, forests and wide nature reserves. Among the numerous highlights are the Stiftland, the Künische Gebirge, the Naabtal, the Oberpfälzer Wald, the Oberpfälzer Seenland, the Lauterachtal or the Steinwald.

Raft in the Upper Palatinate
Raft in the Upper Palatinate

Travelers and Activities

Upper Palatinate for families

The popular holiday region offers families in particular a multi-faceted programme of excursions in the middle of nature. No matter where your apartment is located in the Upper Palatinate, you will find varied leisure activities everywhere. Some highlights are the "Wild- und Freizeitpark Höllohe" in Teublitz, the summer toboggan run "Freizeithugl" in Mitterteich, the adventure park "Wasser- Fisch- Natur" in Wackersdorf or the dragon museum in Furth im Wald.

Upper Palatinate for hikers

The varied nature of the Upper Palatinate enables hikers to take part in 74 official tours. Among the special features of the region are a multitude of challenging trails that require physical fitness. These include the 204-kilometre "Altmühltal Panoramaweg", which overcomes 5300 metres in altitude and leads from Gunzenhausen to Kelheim. An easy tour is the 12th stage of the "Jurasteig", which measures 26.8 kilometres and 658 metres in altitude. The trail leads from Dietfurt to Riedenburg.

During the Cold War, the Upper Palatinate was a strategic military base for the US army due to its proximity to the Czech Republic and the GDR.

Top travel tips

Walhalla Memorial

In Donaustauf east of Regensburg there is the Walhalla Memorial, named after Walhall, the Hall of the Fallen in Nordic Mythology and one of the most important German national monuments. Already in the 19th century, under King Ludwig I, the magnificent temple served as a memorial site to visit the busts of the honoured persons in rooms lined with marble. Also the old town of Regensburg with the cathedral and the stone bridge is definitely worth a visit.

Upper Palatinate Open-Air Museum

In Neusath-Perschen, the Upper Palatinate Open-Air Museum presents the everyday life and work of the Upper Palatinate people 300 years ago. In 50 reconstructed houses you will gain insights into the living, working and building of the ancestors. In addition, typical farm animals of the time live here, such as geese, goats, pigs and horses.

Bayernwald Zoo

The only zoo in the Upper Palatinate is located in Lohberg. It is home to 400 animals of 100 species. Visitors can see lynxes, beavers, donkeys, otters and red deer. The complex also includes a wolf enclosure, a petting zoo, nature trails and aquariums.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Upper Palatinate

What is the average price for vacation rentals in Upper Palatinate?

Last year, rentals in Upper Palatinate had an annual average cost of around $109 per night.

During which months are vacation rentals cheaper in Upper Palatinate?

]If you are looking to get the most out of your money, the cheapest months to visit Upper Palatinate are June ($103 the average per night for accommodation), May ($104), and September ($104).

When are vacation rentals more expensive in Upper Palatinate?

Last year, the month that offered the highest average prices in Upper Palatinate was February, with an average price of $119 per night. This was followed by January, with an average of $118, and then December, with $114.

Is Upper Palatinate a good location for a last-minute getaway?

We recommend you to book in advance in Upper Palatinate as only 48% of the properties are free throughout the year, following the data observed in the previous year.

When are more vacation rentals available?

The months that offer the most accommodation options are, on average, April (with an availability of 72%), May (64%), and June (64%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.

When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in Upper Palatinate?

The months with the lowest properties available in Upper Palatinate are, in order, August, September, and July with respective average availability figures of 12%, 31%, and 37%, based on the previous year.

Are there many vacation rentals in Upper Palatinate?

Holidu has around 1,100 properties in Upper Palatinate, provided by 26 different partners.

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