Bavaria – a great place for your next vacation!
Bavaria is full of fascinating places to see. It's a little smaller
than South Carolina in area, but over 12 million people live here in 2056 municipalities. Many of the
municipalities include several villages - and all of them have their own history and special character. The
churches and town halls, convents and monasteries, breweries and inns, farmhouses and castles - they all have
stories to tell.
And the landscape is fascinating, too: the breathtaking views of and in the Alps, the flatter areas
along the Main and Danube rivers, the dense forests, sparkling lakes and gently rolling hills in other
areas - and everywhere there are picturesque villages and towns to explore. Wonderful hiking and biking
trails lead from one lovely place to another - and there are always good places to eat along the way! Or you can
take the train and relax as you watch the countryside go past your window until you reach your next
Travel agents offer many group tours of Bavaria, often based on
special themes. It's a good way to get your first impression of this captivating
But some people don’t like the idea of
travelling with a group or being tied to a set schedule, yet at the same time they are nervous about planning
their own trip for any number of reasons – because they don’t speak German, they don’t know exactly what they
would like to see, or they are not sure how to get around.
It’s easier than you might think -
that’s what this website is all about.
First of all, language is almost never a problem because so many
people speak and understand English.
The cities generally have excellent
mass transit systems that include towns and villages in the surrounding areas, and you can travel to a lot of
places by train and bus. Most of the roads
are good and well kept.
With the help of the internet, it’s easy to book a hotel or bed and
breakfast almost anywhere.
There are official “tourist roads” that you can follow at your own
pace for as long as you choose – the most famous of these is the Romantic Road, but there are
lots of others and we want to introduce several of them to you.
You can make firm plans and follow them or be more spontaneous - it's
up to you!
We want to provide inspiration and information so you
can begin to discover Bavaria for
Viel Spaß!! (Have