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We take you on a voyage of discovery through the big cities like Munich, Nuremberg, Würzburg, Regensburg, Bamberg, Kempten, and Augsburg. But we also prove how exciting and inspiring a holiday in one of the small, lesser-known cities can be. For each City Check, we send reporters out to check out popular monuments and city squares, keeping their eyes peeled for interesting characters, surprising corners, beautiful experiences and lesser-known neighbourhoods.

New stories on Bavaria's towns & cities

Neues Schloss in Ingolstadt (Bayrisches Armeemuseum) und moderne Kunst

Surprise!

The city on the Danube is easily underestimated, but it is rich in stories and history, has a creative young scene and a lot of greenery.

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Blick von der Burg auf Burghausen

Pure Castle Magic

The longest castle in the world towers over colourful houses. It is full of stories and secrets. One floor below, the bavarian picture-perfect city.

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Füssen im Allgäu: Stadt am Lech

Füssen? All in!

The town nearby Lech exudes an almost Mediterranean flair. Bathing lakes, the Alps and castles await you in the surrounding area. What you should see

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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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Blick vom Hofgarten auf Schloss Ehrenburg in Coburg

Royal Touch

What do 31-centimetre-long bratwursts, Queen Victoria and Albert, and a huge castle complex have in common? You can't get around them in Coburg!

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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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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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UNESCO-Weltkulturerbe: Das Markgräfliche Opernhaus in Bayreuth

Curtain up!

Beyond Richard Wagner, Bayreuth offers pompous baroque architecture, plenty of Franconian flair, good beer, African art and world-class piano makers

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A tour of the senses

How does Franziska Sgoff, who has been blind since birth, experience her visit to Munich? How does she perceive the sights without seeing anything?

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Käthe Wohlfahrt Weihnachtsdorf in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Peaceful? Silent? Or merry?

Here the whole year revolves around one thing: Christmas. Germany’s only Christmas museum shows how Christmas decorations evolved over the years

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München: Die Erlebnis- und Eventstätte

Munich at its loveliest

Munich combines urban flair with regional and international approach. A big city with a small town feel. We reveal where Munich is the most beautiful

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Regensburg: Die Steinerne Brücke überspannt die Donau mit einer Länge von 300 Metern mit Rundsteinbögen

It's in the mix

The Old Town is a prime example of medieval architecture. The Danube invites you to swim and a great museum is dedicated to Bavaria's history.

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Streetart auf einer Hausfassade beim Siemens Healthineers MedMuseum

The versatile one

Bavaria’s smallest city packs a few surprises with its many facets. Town of the Huguenots, beer, medical technology, comic. What a great destination!

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