Cultural Highlights in Bavaria

Bamberg old town

Cities, UNESCO and culture in Bavaria »

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

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.

Thurn and Taxis festival

Thurn und Taxis Palace Festival Regensburg »

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 in July.

Opera house in Bayreuth

Historical Gems in Bavaria – Bayreuth’s Rococo treasures »

The three must-see highlights in the city of Bayreuth in north Bavaria are: The Margravial Opera House (UNESCO World Heritage treasure), the New Palace and the Hermitage.

Kaltenberg Knights‘ Tournament

Festivals in Bavaria 2017 - An Overview »

Bavaria is home to a whole host of festivals. Here you can find an overview of the most important cultural events from the fields of music, opera and theatre.

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Hall of the royal castles © Marcus Ebener