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Apartment for 2 people in Europe, with garden and sauna as well as jacuzzi
1 review
Upper Palatinate
$287per night
Apartment for 4 people in Lohberg, with garden and view, child-friendly
7 reviews
Lohberg, Upper Palatinate
$51per night
Vacation village for 3 people in Arrach, with garden, with pets
3 pers., 1 bedrooms, 1.3mi to skiing
17 reviews
Arrach, Upper Palatinate
$56per night
Vacation house for 6 people in Zandt, with garden and view
162 reviews
Zandt, Upper Palatinate
$45per night
Vacation house for 6 people in Zandt, with garden, with pets
119 reviews
Zandt, Upper Palatinate
$34per night
Vacation house for 2 people in Miltach, with garden, with pets
40 reviews
Miltach, Upper Palatinate
$62per night
Country house for 5 people in Neunburg vorm Wald, with pets
1 review
Neunburg vorm Wald, Upper Palatinate
$57per night
Chalet for 5 people in Stamsried, with garden and sauna
30 reviews
Stamsried, Upper Palatinate
$55per night
Apartment for 4 people in Waldmünchen, with garden
14 reviews
Waldmünchen, Upper Palatinate
$40per night
Vacation house for 6 people in Waidhaus, with garden
10 reviews
Waidhaus, Upper Palatinate
$65per night
Apartment for 4 people in Hirschau, with garden
30 reviews
Hirschau, Upper Palatinate
$58per night
Large vacation house for 4 people in Bärnau, with garden
4 pers., 1 bedrooms
Bärnau, Upper Palatinate
$120per night
Apartment for 1 people in Europe
1 pers., 2.7mi to skiing
120 reviews
Upper Palatinate
$26per night
Apartment for 2 people in Moosbach
2 pers., 1 bedrooms
8 reviews
Moosbach, Upper Palatinate
$37per night
Apartment for 5 people in Europe, with terrace
5 pers., 3 bedrooms
19 reviews
Upper Palatinate
$97per night
Apartment for 4 people in Nittenau, with garden, with pets
12 reviews
Nittenau, Upper Palatinate
$56per night
Apartment for 3 people in Pyrbaum, with garden
3 pers., 1 bedrooms, 2.1mi to skiing
10 reviews
Pyrbaum, Upper Palatinate
$80per night
Apartment for 2 people in Nittenau, with garden
67 reviews
Nittenau, Upper Palatinate
$47per night
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Highlights in Upper Palatinate

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

Most popular in Upper Palatinate

Internet 478
Pet allowed 333
Balcony/Terrace 475
TV 564
Garden 385
Parking 536
Washing machine 329
Sauna 105
Heating 362

Popular Destinations in Upper Palatinate

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.