Category: Bavaria

"Monopterus" monument in English garden Munich Bavaria, Germany 0

English Garden Munich

Englischer Garten Bigger than Central Park in New York the English Garden Munich, or Englischer Garten, is one of the finest public parks in Europe. Of all the Munich tourist attractions the park something...

The palace is the main summer residence of the former rulers of Bavaria of the House of Wittelsbach. 0

The House of Wittelsbach

The House of Wittelsbach was Bavaria’s ruling family from the late 12th century until the end of World War 1. The family name Wittelsbach was adopted by Otto V, the Count of Sheyern, who...

Kehlsteinhaus alpenberg mountain history house obersalzburg restaurant wald 0

Obersalzburg

Obersalzburg is known by many as the Bavarian Alps retreat of Adolf Hitler but this beautiful part of the world has so much more to offer than just Nazi tourism. That being said don’t...

City scenes and building paintings in Oberammergau, Germany, under misty morning sky, 0

Oberammergau Germany

For anyone visiting the Bavarian Alps the small town of Oberammergau Germany is a must see destination. Located about 90 km from the Bavarian capital of Munich the town of Oberammergau nestles in the...

The Siegestor Victory Arch in Munich 0

Munich history

One of the darkest but most interesting periods in Munich history followed the overthrowing of the Independent Republic of Bavaria and the city’s emergence as the ‘capital of Nazism’. Adolph Hitler had visited Munich...

Old Town hall, Bamberg 0

Bamberg Germany

The town of Bamberg Germany lies west of Beyreuth and should be on the list of places to visit for anyone going to Bavaria. Surprisingly the town doesn’t seem to be very popular and...

Neuschwanstein Castle in the Bavarian Alps of Germany. 0

The Bavarian Alps

Beautiful, romantic, energetic, magnificent. The Bavarian Alps is all of these. And much, much more. Just sixty minutes away from the Bavarian capital of Munich the southern German Alps are a magnet for tourists...

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Augsburg Germany

Augsburg Germany is the largest Bavarian town along the famous Romantic Road. Just like Rothenburg ob der Tauber to the north, Augsburg is home to a fabulous Christmas market, with a fantastic variety of...

Noerdlingen, Famous Medieval Town in Franconia, Bavaria, Germany 0

Nordlingen im Ries

Nordlingen Germany is a great stop off point for any tourist to Bavaria who is travelling the Romantic Road. Nordlingen im Ries is located in a lush basin surrounded by high hills. Known as...