1. Romantic mountain idyll

Bavaria’s most beautiful Scenes delivers the Berchtesgadener Land at the border to Austria. Here is the romantic Königssee is included in the steep slopes of the Berchtesgaden Alps slopes. Behind the lake, the Watzmann – not rises the highest mountain of Bavaria, but the most beautiful, as the Locals say. A Must is the journey with a Bötli, on which a trumpeter is the well-known Echo sound. Of course, the area is also a hiker’s Paradise. Anyone who wants to, can walk in four stages to the Königssee.

2. Wine-Paradise

The francs claim that their home in the North-West of Bavaria is the most beautiful spot on earth. Maybe. A detour mainfranken, with its cute villages and its culinary culture is definitely worth it. Lifeline is the Main, on the Slopes of the famous Franconian wine is thriving, where you in the summer to countless Wine festivals pays homage to. In addition to culinary delights, the surrounding Region offers Hiking trails and Bicycle tours along the Main bike path as well as a healthy Dose of culture: In the village of Sommerhausen Germany’s smallest theatre is located in a medieval tower, and würzburg’s Baroque residence, has brought it Unesco world heritage site.

3. Bavaria’s most Beautiful

Munich may be the most famous city of the free state, is the most beautiful but Regensburg. The formerly free Imperial city on the Danube was in the 14. Century, the richest town in southern Germany – the historical old town (Unesco world heritage) with its patrician houses, churches and towers is evidence of this. You should not miss also the stone bridge from the year 1135, at the time the only bridge over the Danube between Ulm and Vienna. A touch of Florence in the middle of Bavaria.

Bavaria’s blue-and-white Emblem is the most well-known emblem of Germany. The coat of arms dates back to the 13th century. Century and was acquired by the noble family of Wittelsbach, the over 700 years in Bavaria, ruled from their predecessors. The great state coat of arms with the two characteristic Golden lion combines the coat of arms of the individual areas of Land.

4. Meal!

in Bavaria, the legendary Gourmet Export is the white sausage. The cooked sausage is made of veal and pork bacon. It is seasoned with salt (not pickling salt, hence the white color), pepper, Mace, lemon powder and parsley. Traditionally the white sausage was eaten only in the morning, since it spoiled quickly. This sweet mustard and a wheat beer fit. By the way: a True Munich “zuzeln” the sausage. The Frying is gepult with the teeth of the shell.

5. History and good food

A journey in the life of the past, the Frankish open land Museum promises to be in the city of Bad Windsheim. On the 45-hectare site of 100 farms from the Region have been established. Show presentations and demonstrate historical crafts and original farming methods. In the reconstructed pickling on the Museum grounds is hearty cooked Franconian.

6. More than a cliché

“In Munich stands a Hofbräuhaus …”, This Munich-based Institution is probably the most famous Wirtshaus in the world. Since 1589 is brewed beer. 5000 litres daily over the counter. A snack plate with sausage and cheese, or a fried pork shank fits either. Despite his celebrity, the Hofbräuhaus is not just a magnet of tourists, but also a typical beer pub, the Munich-based original lift it every day to some degree.

Bavaria: facts and figures LandeshauptstadtMünchenFläche70’550 km2 (area of the largest in the state)Einwohner13 MillionenEinwohnerdichte184 inhabitants per km2BIP594.4 billion Euro beer konsumpro head 130 litres/JahrFun FactAutohersteller BMW has its own zip code in Bavaria.Visitors Of The Oktoberfest 20186.3 Million 7. Where you meet the lynx and the hare

The national Park of the Bavarian forest on the border to the Czech Republic, the first of its kind in Germany. Together with the adjacent biosphere reserve Šumava in Bohemia of the national Park is the largest contiguous forest in Central Europe. Due to the strict environmental policy have regenerated itself in the last few decades, extensive forests, meanwhile, the lynx and wolves strip. The sparsely populated Region is particularly suitable for active holidays with Hiking or Biking. Tip: The village of Bodenmais, famous for its glass-blowing art. Demonstrations there are in the world of crystal Joska.

8. The castles of the mad king

in addition to Versailles, near Paris, is Neuschwanstein, the most famous castle in the world – and a Fake. Neuschwanstein was built in 1869 for the Bavarian king Ludwig II as a medieval copy. Ludwig II (1845-1886) of Bavaria Schiller most the king: By its Bausucht driven into bankruptcy, he was incapacitated by the Parliament, after which the Monarch took in the Starnberger see, the life. The fascination of the castle is feet on a rock needle in the city continues unabated: With approximately 1.5 million visitors per year Neuschwanstein is the most popular attraction in Bavaria.

9. Childhood memory

What to see in Switzerland, Globi-stories, is in Germany for the Augsburger puppenkiste. The family-run puppet theatre was founded in the year 1943 in Augsburg, Germany, and produced over the decades, the stories for television. Legendary are the productions of “Urmel from the ice” and “Jim button and Luke the engine driver”. In the small theatre in the old town of Augsburg, both children as well as adults pieces are shown (reserve in advance). A Museum shows the milestones of 70 years of doll history.

10. Castles and coziness

During the Saxon Switzerland near Dresden is also far beyond the borders of Germany famous, the Franconian Switzerland, between the cities of Erlangen, Bamberg and Bayreuth in northeastern Bavaria, are still largely unknown. The epithet “Switzerland” got the land by its characteristic rock formations. Say: Hiking or Climbing here. Is riddled the Franconian Switzerland, which is about the Size of the Canton of St. Gallen, with medieval villages and castles, 17 of which can be visited. And the Best for the end: In CHF, you can feast on hearty. Alone in the Franconian Switzerland, there are about 70 Breweries, so be sure to try the local beer to try.

11. A touch of “Game of Thrones”

The Bavarian town of Rothenburg Ob der Tauber is one of the most beautiful medieval towns in Germany. Since more than 500 years, has changed within the nine-Meter-high city wall, hardly anything – a dream for the middle ages, and history fans. Wise historic preservation has received the city’s image, for example, neon sign is in front of the shops taboo. A McDonald’s with a cast-iron Logo seen? Be sure to try a Rothenburger snow ball, a ball of shortcrust pastry, which is sprinkled with powdered sugar. Curiously enough, Some of the shops specialize in Christmas ornaments – 365 days of the year.