Bavaria - a land of unique diversity
Germany’s largest and southernmost state is a land rich in natural beauty, cultural heritage, lively traditions and homely hospitality. The picturesque villages, medieval towns and the Bavarian capital city of Munich are the epitome of authenticity. Opera festivals, the Oktoberfest, hearty snacks in a beer garden, gourmet menus in star-rated restaurants, Restaurant, customs passed down through the ages or 21st century cool lifestyle; they all resonate resoundingly with Bavarian joie de vivre.
The skies over Bavaria are so often just like the Bavarian flag itself, a symphony of blue and white bathing the state in sunshine even when rainclouds cover the rest of the country. This is mainly thanks to the Foehn, a downwind from the Alps that blows away even the darkest of cloud. Nestling in the south of Germany Bavaria is a land of sunshine and picture-book scenery that has more diversity than almost any other region in the whole of Europe.