Cultural Highlights in Bavaria

Bamberg old town

Cities, UNESCO and culture in Bavaria »

The best of Bavarian culture, cities and history: Regensburg, Bamberg, ... Details

Luther and the Reformation in Bavaria »

As part of the 500-year anniversary of the Reformation, the Bavarian State Exhibition 2017 is focusing on Luther’s impact on southern Germany.

Exhibition on the work of the miners

Salt Mine Berchtesgaden - 500th anniversary »

The Berchtesgaden Salt Mine will be celebrating 500 years of mining the highest quality salt from the heart of the Bavarian Alps.

Explorer Hotels: The Bavarian royal castles, Eagle’s Nest and The Sound of Music! »

The budget design hotels wow visitors with a relaxed atmosphere and modern design. One night’s stay with breakfast, incl. sport spa, sauna, steam room and fitness room plus Wi-Fi from €39.80 per person

Herrenchiemsee castle

Chiemsee Lake – Island Tour, Highlights in the Chiemgau Area »

Chiemsee Schifffahrt travels to and from the Herreninsel and Fraueninsel islands year-round, taking passengers to the many attractions the islands have to offer, and most especially the famed royal castle of Ludwig II.

Paintings by Franz Marc

The Blue Rider – World-famous expressionists in Bavaria »

Nowhere else in Germany can boast such a dense art history and natural landscape as that which lies between Munich and the Alps, where numerous museums offer an equally dense and quality overview of German expressionism.

Leonhard procession in Benediktbeuren

Bavarian cavalcades - Processions on horseback in Bavaria »

Processions on horseback are traditional in many of Bavaria's more rural regions: Georgiritt Traunstein, Kötztinger Pfingstritt, Leonhardiritt and Stephaniumritt Altoetting.

European Weeks Festival in Passau

European Weeks Festival in Passau »

The 65th European Weeks will take place from 29th June to 6th August 2017 in Eastern Bavaria, Upper Austria and Bohemia instead.

The Bavarian State Opera. One of the top five opera houses in the world »

The Bavarian State Opera (Bayerische Staatsoper) is among the top five opera houses worldwide, offering a broad repertoire of opera, ballet and concerts, featuring high-ranking artists from the international cultural landscape. Prepare to be thrilled!

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Hall of the royal castles © Marcus Ebener