Visit the businesses of former royal suppliers to the court: The Eduard Meier shoe retailer as well as the company Roeckl have been delighting their customers for several generations with products of the highest quality and timeless elegance.
Enjoy craftsmanship of renown and distinction and discover the special charm of numerous traditional businesses on your cultural holiday in Bavaria. In Frauenau, for example, you can buy a hand-blown vase in the Freiherr von Poschinger glass factory – the oldest glass-making company in Germany.
Want to feel like a count or a princess yourself for just one day? King Ludwig II’s fairytale castle at Neuschwanstein draws tourists every year from all around the world to the Allgäu region. In Oberstdorf you can even stay the night in a listed villa once inhabited by a count.
Cosy and romantic Christmas markets such as the one in Schloss Guteneck [Guteneck Castle] invite you to marvel at the lovely gifts on offer, shop and drink mulled wine. Travel back in time and visit the Medieval Market as well as the knightly games at Schloss Maxlrain [Maxlrain Castle]. Or stroll through aristocratic parks and paradisical gardens in Franconia. Music lovers will be in their element at concerts given against an aristocratic backdrop.
Stage your own party in a grandiose setting: Get married in the wonderful Wasserschloss Kleinbardorf (Kleinbardorf moated castle) in the Haßbergen region, for example. Your options are almost limitless in the free state.