Kulturhighlights in Bayern

Arts and Tradition, Culture and Castles in Bavaria

Our stories and listicles showcase exciting museum settings, iconic cultural monuments, and the most important castles, palaces and palace gardens in Bavaria. It's all about fine arts and street art, Lüftlmalerei (traditional mural art) and modern architecture. Sometimes pompous like the magnificent Herrenchiemsee Palace, sometimes record-breaking like the castle in Burghausen. We take a look at Bavaria's most famous film locations and meet Bavaria insiders who are dedicated to culture.

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Lindau: Der Leuchtturm und der

10 Lindau tips

The lion and the lighthouse at Lindau harbour are landmarks of the city and are classic photo motifs. What else you should not miss...

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Schloss Spielberg: Die Burg aus dem 12. Jahrhundert liegt auf dem Höhenzug

Castle fun

The Altmühltal is known for its abundance of castles and palaces. This time we are introducing you to destinations for lovers of art and history

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Limmersdorfer Lindenkirchweih: Die Linde wurde im 17. Jahrhundert gepflanzt

13 x Franconian top experiences

Raft trips, hikes, castles, festivals and fossils: the Franconia region has 13 top experiences to offer you

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Kempten: Der Brunnen am Rathausplatz ist ein beliebter Treffpunkt für Kemptner und Touristen

Mediterranean Allgäu

2,000 years ago Romans fell in love with the pretty Iller valley and settled in the place where Kempten stands today...

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Die Deutsche Alpenstraße führt an der Sudelfeldstraße entlang

8 x Scenic driving routes

Cruise through Bavaria and get to know its culture! Themed routes let you discover local treasures. From porcelain and glass to churches and abbeys or

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Berchtesgadener Altstadt mit Hirschenhaus (links) und Marktbrunnen

Somewhere Between Watzmann and Jenner

Berchtesgaden offers visitors a great mix of mountain panorama and old town flair. Perfect for a day trip with aperitivo on the Schlossplatz

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Freilichtmuseen: Die Rauberweihermühle in Neusath-Perchen sollten Besucher:innen nicht verpassen

Looking back to the future

Each of the six "open-air museums in Bavaria" has its own regional charm. We visited the open-air museum in the Upper Palatinate.

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