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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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10 x Cycling Pilgrimage in Franconia

Which churches, sights and natural sites are worth a stop? We reveal what you can look at on the Upper Franconia Cycle Pilgrimage Route

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Augsburg: Der Herkulesbrunnen in der Maximilianstraße in der Abenddämmerung

Does you good!

In summer, Augsburg's cool Lech canals and secluded beer gardens provide refreshment, while cultural travellers will find plenty of history and sights

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Christian Loferer: Der Hornist auf dem Weg in das Nationaltheater am Max-Joseph-Platz

Horn player Christian Loferer

Christian Loferer is a horn player at the Bavarian State Opera. In his spare time he combines Bavarian brass band tradition with classic music

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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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Die Alte Mainbrücke ist bekannt für ihre 12 überlebensgroße Steinfiguren, bekannt als „Brückenheiligen“

Würzburg and Bamberg on the Seine

The bridge over the Main and the Residenz in Würzburg, the town hall and the cathedral square in Bamberg may not look like France. But you can pretend

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Heinz Schulan als Jakob Fugger, der Reiche am Schalenbrunnen der Fuggerei

The Fuggerei in Augsburg

At around 500 years old, the Fuggerei in Augsburg is the oldest social settlement in the world still in existence

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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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