Cultural Highlights

Bierkutscher at Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest 2018 »

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 28.08.2018: Richard Wagner and the Bayreuth Festival – Germany’s most prestigious music festival – have successfully achieved worldwide fame for the city of Bayreuth.

Kaisersaal Füssen

Music festivals in Bavaria 2018 »

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 2018 »

The world's largest Knights Tournament is held in Kaltenberg, not far from Munich, on three weekends in July (13.07. - 29.07.2018)

European Weeks Festival in Passau

European Weeks Festival in Passau »

Visitors to this year's European Weeks Festival in Passau, which will be the 66th, will be invited from June to August 2018.

Thurn und Taxis Palace Festival Regensburg

Thurn und Taxis Palace Festival Regensburg in 2018 »

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 13th to 15th July 2018, 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 - 2018 »

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.

Gäuboden Folk Festival Straubing

Gäuboden Folk Festival Straubing from 10.08. to 20.08.2018 »

For its bicentennial celebration in August, 1.3 million visitors from all over the world are expected. The Festival includes a Worldclass Fair and 100 attractions, as well as 26,000 beer-tent seats and Bavaria’s largest consumer exhibition.

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Big Wheel of festival © Amt für Tourismus Straubing

Festivals in Bavaria 2017 - 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