Excursion destinations Bavaria

Church in Nussdorf im Chiemgau

Insider tips in Bavaria that you should discover

Excursion destinations in Bavaria – which ones are worthwhile for connoisseurs and slow travelers? In our articles about attractions, hiking trails and gourmet travel destinations, we present you with tips for day and weekend trips in Bavaria. Many of them are off the usual tourist routes. For example, what do you think of a road trip? the most beautiful cities in Bavaria away from the hustle and bustle?

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Get ideas for weekend trips in Bavaria

In our articles we introduce you to excursion destinations in Bavaria that can be used for day trips, weekend trips or even longer stays in Bavaria. Here you can get inspiration and information for your tours and trips.

Chiemgau Alps Panorama at Tachinger See

Chiemgau excursion destinations

Excursion destinations Chiemgau Which excursion destinations in Chiemgau are worthwhile? What do they have to offer? Are there offers for connoisseurs? What about road trips, easy hikes or bike tours? The articles in this collection answer these questions and more. The Chiemgau is one of the excursion regions in Bavaria, which offers both mountain landscapes and ...
Iphofen - one of the destinations in Franconia

Excursion destinations Franconia

Excursion destinations in Franconia Which of the excursion destinations in Franconia are worthwhile for connoisseurs and slow travelers? This collection of articles about attractions, hikes and gourmet destinations contains numerous recommendations for excursion destinations in Bavaria. Pack your hiking backpack and off you go! Numerous cities in Franconia are among the most beautiful cities in Bavaria...
Bad Neualbenreuth in the Upper Palatinate Forest

Discover Bad Neualbenreuth in the Upper Palatinate Forest

Spa in the Upper Palatinate Forest - Bad Neualbenreuth Bad Neualbenreuth in the Upper Palatinate Forest in the north of Bavaria is proud. The place is older. However, it only got its status as a spa in November 2019, a few weeks after our visit to this village in the northern Upper Palatinate. What this place like ...
Castle Trausnitz in Landshut

Landshut tips for a city tour

Landshut Tips Are you ready for a trip to the city of Landshut? This city in the heart of Bavaria is known for its old town, which is rich in history and culture. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a repeat visitor, there's always something new to discover. Here we give you Landshut tips ...
Town hall window in Passau

Restaurants in Passau: Culinary insider tips for pleasure travelers

In which Passau restaurant can you eat something? We visit Passau, one of the most beautiful cities in Bavaria. Which restaurant in Passau offers which cuisine? That's what we asked ourselves during our pleasure trip to Passau's old town. One thing was quickly clear to us. Passau food is diverse. Which restaurant in Passau...
Find inner peace - sunflowers

Find inner peace in Bavaria

Places of silence in Bavaria Yesterday on Shrove Tuesday, things were still going well. It's much quieter today. The quiet time after the carnival hustle and bustle begins on Ash Wednesday. The wild festivals of the carnival season are over. Petar and I don't have it that way. There is the quiet time afterwards ...
Bavarian forest wellness hotel

Wellness hotel in the Bavarian Forest

Advertisement - Bavarian Forest in the Wellness Hotel, in the Yoga Hotel or Bavarian Forest Wellness with Child Bavarian Forest in the Wellness Hotel In the wellness hotels in the Bavarian Forest you experience pure deceleration. There are many offers that guarantee the whole family peace of mind in Bavaria. No matter if you are in a yoga hotel ...

Two Christmas Markets in Bavaria - Altötting and Passau

Discover two Christmas markets in Bavaria We have visited two Christmas markets in Bavaria in the past few weeks that could hardly be more different. Both are worth seeing. The Christmas market in Altötting and the Passau Christmas market are just over an hour away by car. There are worlds between them, in the truest sense ...
Munich insider tips

Munich insider tips

Munich insider tips Which Munich insider tips are there to discover? In this collection of articles we present tips on where and how you can enjoy Munich. However, this is not only possible during the Oktoberfest. Munich also offers hotels, restaurants and cafés where you can discover the cuisine of the Bavarian capital...
Most beautiful cities in Bavaria

Most beautiful cities in Bavaria away from the hustle and bustle

Bavaria is known for its picturesque medieval towns that attract visitors from all over the world. From the narrow streets and historic buildings to the charming squares and scenic rivers, there are many towns in Bavaria that are worth visiting. Here are some of the most beautiful medieval towns in...

Discover excursion destinations in Bavaria: Your guide for weekend trips

Are you looking for a destination in Bavaria for the next weekend? In this article we introduce you to exciting Bavaria excursion destinations that you shouldn't miss. From historic cities to natural beauty, Bavaria has something to offer for everyone.

Würzburg: A cultural experience

Würzburg is more than just a university town. It is a real excursion destination in Bavaria for culture lovers. The Würzburg Residence is a must for every visitor. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and impresses with its architecture and art. After the visit, it's worth taking a walk across the Old Main Bridge. From there you have a great view of the Main and the city.

You can find all of our tips for Würzburg here.

Franconian wine country: pure enjoyment

For wine lovers, the Franconian wine country is an ideal weekend trip destination in Bavaria. Here you can take part in wine tasting or wine festivals take part and get to know the local varieties. The region also offers numerous Hiking opportunities, which you can easily combine with a visit to the winemaker.

Discover our tips for the Franconian wine country here.

Dinkelsbühl: Journey into the past

Dinkelsbühl is a real highlight among Bavaria's excursion destinations. The city has a well-preserved old town with an impressive city wall. A walk here feels like a trip back in time. And if you get hungry, there are many inns that offer local specialties.

We introduce Dinkelsbühl here.

Munich is also a destination in Bavaria: the city of diversity

Munich is not only known for Oktoberfest. The city is a diverse destination in Bavaria that offers something for everyone. Marienplatz is the heart of the city and a must for every visitor. If you like art, you should visit the Pinakotheken. They offer a wide range of works of art, from ancient to modern. But there is much more to discover in the Bavarian capital.

Here you will find our tips for Munich.

Bavaria Excursion destinations in Chiemgau and Lake Chiemsee: water and mountains

The Chiemsee is the largest lake in Bavaria and a popular destination for water sports enthusiasts. But Chiemgau also has a lot to offer. Here you can hike, cycle or simply enjoy nature. It is an ideal weekend getaway destination in Bavaria for anyone who loves nature.

Explore Chiemgau and Lake Chiemsee with our tips.

Passau and the Bavarian Forest: The City of Three Rivers

Passau is known as the city of three rivers, where the Danube, Inn and Ilz flow together. It is a destination in Bavaria that offers both culture and nature. After a stroll through the city, you can go hiking in the Bavarian Forest. The national park is an Eldorado for nature lovers.

You can find our tips for the Bavarian Forest here.

Regensburg and Upper Palatinate: History meets modernity

Regensburg is one of the oldest cities in Germany and offers a mix of historical sights and modern flair. The Stone Bridge and the cathedral are just some of the highlights. But the Upper Palatinate is also a great weekend trip destination in Bavaria. There are many opportunities for outdoor activities such as cycling or hiking. Or would you rather see castles?

Discover Regensburg and the Upper Palatinate here.


Bavaria is a federal state full of diversity and offers numerous exciting excursion destinations. No matter whether you are interested in culture, nature or cuisine, you will find what you are looking for in Bavaria.


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