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Bamberg old town

Bamberg - World Heritage Fascination on the Castle Road »

Narrow alleys, cozy corners, medieval and baroque building fronts, plus a distinct romantic flair: Bamberg is a unique work of art. Endowed with one of Europe’s largest intact old town centres, Bamberg has the magic of the past hanging in the air, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Richard Wagner Festival Theater

Bayreuth - City of Culture and Music »

Bayreuth is a city in the north of Bavaria that is closely linked to the composer Richard Wagner and home to the world-famous annual Bayreuth Festival. Other top sightseeing highlights include the Margravial Opera House and the Richard Wagner Museum.

Old town of Nuremberg

Fascinating Nuremberg – a 21st century metropolis with a medieval flair »

Nuremberg, situated on the Castle Road, has an international airport and a state-of-the-art trade fair centre. Besides this, the historic centre of the city is a little gem with everything one could ever wish for: fabulous museums, plenty of attractive shopping, cosy restaurants and bars and welcoming beer gardens.

High Castle of Fussen

Füssen and the Palaces of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau »

Füssen, with its history and quaint city center, is the perfect staging ground for visiting Neuschwanstein Castle and Hohenschwangau Castle. Füssen is also the final stop along the famous "Romantic Road".

Eckenhütte nearby Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen - Discover your true nature »

Garmisch-Partenkirchen is nestled spectacularly in the Bavarian Alps and home to Germany's highest peak, the Zugspitze. It is an outdoor natural paradise with rich, traditional Bavarian culture.

Panorama: Munich and Zugspitze

Munich - Capital City of Bavaria »

Munich, the amazing capital city of Bavaria, is home to the Oktoberfest, the Hofbräuhaus, the Olympia Park, the English Garden and a metropolis of art and culture.

Ettal Monastery

Oberammergau and the Ammergauer Alps »

Oberammergau is inextricably linked to the Passion Play that dates back to an oath sworn by the people of Oberammergau in 1633. Like Oberammergau, many other communities in the Ammergau Alps demonstrate the unique symbiosis between the untouched mountainous landscape around them and the region's cultural treasures.

Classic view of Regensburg with the Cathedral of St Peter, the Stone Bridge,  the Bridge Tower and the 'Salt Barn'

Regensburg - Germany's Medieval Miracle »

The UNESCO city of Regensburg, one of Germany’s best preserved medieval cities, sits beautifully on the banks of the Danube River. Some of the top sites here include: the gothic cathedral, stone bridge and the historic sausage kitchen.

Medieval ensemble called Plönlein

Rothenburg on the Romantic Road »

Rothenburg, an impossibly charming town located along the famous Romantic Road, is one of the top sightseeing cities in Bavaria. This medieval town is particularly magical during the Christmas season.

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Old town hall © BAMBERG Tourismus & Kongress Service