Posts Tagged "bavaria"

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.

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

Welcome to Ansbach!

Welcome to the rococo city Ansbach, an urban municipality in the Franconian region of Germany’s largest state, Bavaria, only 24 miles from picturesque Nürnberg (Nuremberg). A rich and well-documented history… 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

Kid-Friendly Ansbach

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

Nuremberg, the Bavarian Jewel

Nuremberg, the Bavarian Jewel

Nuremberg offers a towering castle, Gothic churches, romantic corners and a rich history.

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.

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.

Childhood Dreams Coming True in Augsburg

There’s a children’s show called “Die Augsburger Puppenkiste” (Augsburg’s puppet box) featuring entire worlds that could fit inside a single wooden box. So when I was offered to tag along… Read more

Dachau Concentration Camp

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

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10 Spectacular Sights in Winterly Bavaria

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

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.

Explore Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a well-preserved medieval town well-worth exploring.

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.

Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle: Pure Magic

Few places in the world can transport us into the realm of fairy tales as easily as Neuschwanstein Castle, nestled amongst the pastoral hills of Bavaria.

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Visit Munich’s Outdoor Market

The stalls of Munich’s Viktualienmarkt are loaded with delicious fresh foods from nearby farms, including cheeses, meats, eggs, fruits, and vegetables.

Rothenburg ob der Tauber, © Rothenburg Tourismus Service

Best of Bavaria

Here are just a few of the highlights of the beautiful state of Bavaria you should try to experience during your tour.

Wuerzburg Germany

Würzburg on the Romantic Road

The city of Würzburg (sometimes spelled “Wuerzburg”) is a must-see for Americans living in central Germany! Only 60 miles southeast of Frankfurt, a 2.5 hour drive from Ramstein and only 1.5 hours from Wiesbaden or Stuttgart military communities. It is located along the Main River in one of largest wine-growing areas in Germany, Würzburg boasts numerous world class historical sites, unique Frankish cuisine, and great hospitality.