Bavaria Area

Medieval Charm at Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rothenburg makes a perfect place for a day trip with all its beauty, history and more. If you haven’t been before or would like to know the highlights, here is a personal walk through this endearing town.

Traditional German Costume - Tracht

Bavaria ABC: Need-To-Know Words for Life in Bavaria

You’ve been meaning to add new words to your German vocabulary, want to get to know key parts of Bavarian culture or you’re simply looking to learn some fun facts… Read more

Kid-Friendly Bavaria

Click here for kid-friendly activities that you can do at home. While Bavaria is famous for its outdoor vacation spots, we don’t want to forget about your little ones and… Read more

Nuremberg, the Bavarian Jewel

Places to See in Bavaria

When Americans think about Germany, they usually think of Bavaria first – Not much of a surprise since it’s the origin of export hits like the Oktoberfest, traditional lederhosen, dirndl… Read more

Traditional German Costume - Tracht

Welcome to Bavaria: Tips and Trips

Welcome to Bavaria! Germany’s biggest state boasts beautiful sceneries, quaint towns, delicious food and fantastic outdoor activities year-round. Below, you will find a list of attractions from museums and golf courses to hikes, castles and castle… Read more

Forest Walks with Kids – 7 Ideas for Fun in the Great Outdoors

Story and photos by Corinna Pongracz It doesn’t matter if it’s spring, summer, fall or winter – as long as it’s not raining, my husband and I love to spend… Read more

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The one and only Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is the biggest and most famous event in Germany and the world’s largest fair, with over six million people attending every year.

Garmisch Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen – An Alpine Adventure

Located in the heart of the Bavarian State, Garmisch-Partenkirchen is one of the must-see destinations whilst based in Germany.

King Ludwig’s Bavarian Castles

Bavarian has two enchanting castles. Linderhof has impressive gilded gold rooms, while Neuschwanstein was the inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty castle.

Visit Nuremberg

The History of Nuremberg

The ancient city of Nuremberg has a lot to offer visitors, including a rich history, castles, museums, great restaurants and a beautiful Christmas Market.

Hohenschwangau Castle

Hohenschwangau Castle opposite Neuschwanstein

Conveniently found in the foot of the Alps, Hohenschwangau Castle is undoubtedly one of the best strategically placed castles of all time.

Bamberg

Neuschwanstein Castle and The King of Kitsch

I have lived in Germany all my life but it wasn’t until I started writing about it that I realized how little I’ve actually seen of it. Neuschwanstein Castle is… Read more

Making the Most of Munich

Making the Most of Munich

No stay in Germany is complete without at least a weekend exploring this world-renowned city on the edge of the Alps.

Dachau Concentration Camp

On April 25, 82 service members stationed in U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart visited a former concentration camp in Dachau, Bavaria.

Schneewaechte_Rosskopf_Spitzing

10 Spectacular Sights in Winterly Bavaria

It is perhaps during the winter that the enchanting state of Bavaria really glistens.

Some of Germany’s Most Luxurious Mountain Resorts & Hotels

A holiday in Germany offers both the chance for adventurous sport and luxury living off the slopes.

Camping in Germany

Adventuretime: Camping in Germany

Germany has so many camping locations that offer so much fun and excitement. Camping in Germany is a great way to enjoy the outdoors with the family.

Bad Ems

Germany’s most scenic spots

Germany has its share of romantic spots. Couples can picnic next beautiful lakes or stay in a hotel nestled in the countryside with striking mountain views.

3 great restaurants in Munich

Mr. Gerhard Leicher, consultant to the German restaurant industry and Munich resident for over 20 years, shares his favorite Bavarian restaurants in Munich with us.

The Franconian Grandeur of Würzburg

Situated at the start of the Romantic Road, Würzburg is perhaps an ideal place to start a tour of some of Germany’s most famous sites.

Fine Bavarian Crystal Factory Outlet

The Nachtmann Factory Outlet is the premier crystal shopping destination in eastern Bavaria, in the quaint little town of Neustadt an der Waldnaab.