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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Die Walhalla ist eines der beliebtesten Ausflugsziele in der Oberpfalz

16 x Cultural monuments

From medieval cities, castles and palaces to agricultural and industrial culture and modern architecture. 16 impressive monuments in Bavaria

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Bernhard Rieger: Der Künstler malt das Karwendel-Gebirge im Hintergrund

Alpine graffiti by fresco painter Bernhard Rieger

Vast pictures shine out from the walls of old buildings in the foothills of the Bavarian Alps. This is known as “Luftmalerei”, or fresh air painting

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Nürnberg: Die historische Stadtmauer trifft auf die moderne Glasfassade des

Dürer reloaded

The most famous son of the city would rejoice at the way that Nuremberg is constantly reinventing itself. Not least in its many museums.

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Nördlingen: Blick vom Turm Daniel

Middle Ages, Miocene & Manga

City walls, alleys and town houses bring the Middle Ages back to life. But the history of the region goes back 15 million years more

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Schlosspark Linderhof: Auf den Spuren des Bayern-Kini

12 x Blooming works of art

You love flowers, trees and going on walks? Here are some castle parks with flowering beds and cleverly staged landscapes

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Die Pfarrkirche St. Andreas (links) und die Stiftskirche St. Peter und Johannes der Täufer (rechts)

10 Berchtesgaden Tips

What else should you see, experience and taste in Berchtesgaden and the surrounding area aside from Königssee, Jenner and Obersalzberg?

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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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