Cultural Highlights

Bierkutscher at Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest 2017 »

All you want to know about the Oktoberfest in Munich - the world's largest ... Details

Richard Wagner Festival Theater

Bayreuth and the Richard Wagner Festival »

25.07. to 28.08.2017: Richard Wagner and the Bayreuth Festival – Germany’s most prestigious music festival – have successfully achieved worldwide fame for the city of Bayreuth.

Bavarian State Exhibition 2017 “Knights, Farmers, Lutherans” »

The focus of the Bavarian State Exhibition 2017 is therefore – in keeping with the 500-year anniversary of the Reformation – Luther’s impact on southern Germany.

Kaisersaal Füssen

Music festivals in Bavaria 2017 »

Festivals are special landmarks in the varied cultural scene in Bavaria and attract visitors from all parts of the world every year.

Kaltenberg Knights Tournament

Kaltenberg Medieval Tournament 2017 »

The world's largest Knights Tournament is held in Kaltenberg, not far from Munich, on three weekends in July (14.07. - 30.07.2017)

European Weeks Festival in Passau

European Weeks Festival in Passau »

Visitors to this year's European Weeks Festival in Passau, which will be the 65th, will be invited from 29th June to 6th August 2017.

Thurn und Taxis Palace Festival Regensburg

Thurn und Taxis Palace Festival Regensburg in 2017 »

The top-level acts and performances attract over 30,000 visitors to St Emmeram Palace, the ancestral home of the Princes of Thurn und Taxis in Regensburg, every year.

Coburg Samba Festival

Coburg Samba Festival »

Three days of mayhem: from 14th to 16th July 2017, the world's biggest samba party outside of Brazil will be taking place in Coburg. Hundreds of thousands of visitors will descend on the ancient fortress town once more to take part in this huge carnival.

Almabtrieb & Viehscheid in Bavaria - 2017 »

The summer spent by the cattle in the mountains traditionally closes with the 'Almabtrieb', or 'Viehscheid' as it is called in the Allgäu region. After around a hundred days grazing on the Alpine meadows, the yearlings are brought back down into the valleys in September.


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Big Wheel of festival © Amt für Tourismus Straubing

Festivals in Bavaria 2016 - An Overview »

Bavaria is home to a whole host of festivals. Here you can find an overview ...

Kaltenberg Knights‘ Tournament

Arts, culture & heritage »

The passing of time: castles, palaces, museums, abbeys, monasteries and lots ...

Herrenchiemsee Palace