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Are you in Munich this summer to see Taylor Swift, Coldplay or Adele? And you want to see more of Bavaria and experience something else? Then here are six great tips for day trips from Munich

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Day Trips from Munich - 6 Tips

Advertorial | Eastern Bavaria or Upper Bavaria? Franconia or Allgäu and Bavarian Swabia? The foothills of the Alps in Upper Bavaria are characterised by Lake Ammersee, Lake Starnberger See, Lake Tegernsee and Lake Chiemsee. In the north, Upper Bavaria extends to the Altmühl Valley. The main rivers are the Danube, Lech, Isar, Inn and Salzach.

Franconia dominates the north of Bavaria, with the Main and Regnitz rivers, low mountain ranges such as the Hassberge, Frankenwald, Fichtelgebirge, Spessart and Rhön, and cities such as Nuremberg, Würzburg and Bayreuth. Allgäu/Bavarian Swabia is Bavaria's outpost in the south-west.

The Allgäu stretches from Lake Constance in the west to the Lech River in the east, from Memmingen to the Alps at Oberstdorf. Bavarian Swabia stretches from the Nördlinger Ries through the river valleys around the Danube to the foothills of the Alps.

Eastern Bavaria boasts the largest forest area in Europe, the Bavarian Forest. The Upper Palatinate Forest stretches across the neighbouring region. Mediterranean karst landscapes are found in the Bavarian Jura between Sulzbach-Rosenberg and Kelheim. The wide Danube plain and hilly grasslands characterise the region between Regensburg and Passau.

Luftansicht vom Chiemsee mit Prien am Chiemsee am unteren Rand und Schloss Herrenchiemsee in der Mitte

Prien at Lake Chiemsee

The breathtaking lakeside vista of Chiemsee framed by towering Alpine mountains – that can only be Prien am Chiemsee. Prien am Chiemsee offers visitors a truly unique combination of lake life, mountains, nature and culture. The Chiemsee-Region is known as “the Bavarian seaside”, and there is a whole host of different ways to spend a happy holiday in this beautiful part of Germany.

Prien’s townscape is particularly picturesque by virtue of its traditional Upper Bavarian style. Many of the town’s houses and shop fronts are decorated with exquisite frescoes. The harbor at Prien/Stock offers year-round boat connections to the islands of Herrenchiemsee and Frauenchiemsee all year round.

Further information at tourismus.prien

Altes Rathaus und Brunnen von Lothar Fischer in Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz

Experience Neumarkt's Highlights

It only takes 90 minutes to get from Munich to Neumarkt, the lively cultural and student city. Here, unique cultural experiences and sights meet the stunning landscape of the Upper Palatinate Jura. The museum for historic Maybach vehicles is unique, with the world's largest collection of these luxury automobiles.

The Museum 'Lothar Fischer' displays works by the great sculptor as well as marvellous architecture. On the Jura hills, in the valleys and along the old Ludwig-Danube-Main Canal, you can experience the "landscape that touches the heart" while cycling, hiking or playing golf. The Jura Folk Festival (9 to 19 August 2024) is considered one of the most beautiful folk festivals in the Upper Palatinate.

Further information at tourismus-neumarkt.de (only in German)

Burghausen an der Salzach

Trip to the World's Longest Castle

The "River Salzach Pearl" Burghausen, 100 kilometres from Munich, attracts visitors with the world's longest castle. Walls, battlements and towers stretch for over a kilometre. The castle between Lake Wöhrsee and Salzach River  is the centrepiece of a visit to Burghausen. The viewing platform on the roof of the main castle offers an overwhelming panoramic view of the town. Tour guides in historical costumes tell you about life in the castle. You can actively experience the Middle Ages by jousting in a virtual jousting tournament.

In summer, the Salzach-town sounds and swings: at "Jazz am Bichl" every Thursday with live music from 7 pm and at the "summer music on Wasserplatz square" every Sunday from 5 pm.

Lake Wöhrsee below the castle is the perfect place to cool off. Glide gently through the Salzach Valley on a boat trip. Active holidaymakers can hike to Raitenhaslach Monastery, visit the Salzach Gorge or let off steam in the bike and skate park. Cycling tours for every level of fitness await in the certified Inn-Salzach Cycle-Travel-Region.

Further information at visit-burghausen.com

Schifffahrt auf dem Königssee im Berchtesgadener Land

Berchtesgaden: Mountain Experiences Up Close

Immerse yourself in the fascinating alpine world around Mount Watzmann, in the south-easternmost corner of Bavaria. Don't miss the trip across Lake Königssee in the heart of Germany's only Alpine national park. You will experience the world-famous Königssee echo and a unique scenery of peaks and lake.

The Kehlstein bus line takes you high up, stopping right at the foot of the famous " Eagles Nest".  From its terrace at an altitude of 1,834 metres, you can enjoy an almost unreal view of the Berchtesgaden mountains and Lake Königssee.

In the valley , the Berchtesgaden salt mine awaits, where salt has been mined for over 500 years. Embark on an exciting journey into the depths of the Alps.

More information at berchtesgaden.de

 

Alpenrundflug XXL mit Alpenair

Bavaria Like in the Movies

More is not possible! Breathtaking Alpine ranges, fairytale castles, the majestic Mount Zugspitze, dreamlike landscapes, crystal-clear lakes and Munich from above. Fly with us over Lake Chiemsee, discover the imposing castles of King Ludwig and be enchanted by the picturesque beauty of Bavaria.

Mount Zugspitze, Germany's hightest mountain will be within your grasp! Enjoy the breathtaking views from your window seat while you listen to the explanations of your professional pilot through your headphones. Marvel at the diversity and beauty of Bavaria in just one flight - an unforgettable experience!

Further information at alpenair.de

Ingoldstadt Village

Ingolstadt Village: Endless Shopping

Ingolstadt Village is located just 45 minutes from Munich, close to the A9 motorway. The luxury shopping destination offers 110 boutiques in spacious open-air arcades and a particularly welcoming atmosphere. All year round, Ingolstadt Village offers discerning shoppers a unique selection of German and international fashion and lifestyle brands at up to 60 per cent off the recommended retail price.

The Village has a wide range of restaurants and cafés offering food and drink to suit all tastes, including culinary delights to take away.

Find out more about your Shopping benefits at Ingolstadt Village

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