Bavaria is the largest state in Germany and is located in the southeast region of the country.

The region owes its tourist attraction to its rich historical legacy as well as to the beauty of its landscapes.

Information

State Area: 70,552 km²

Capital: Munich

Population: 12 million

See Also:  German States

Popular Destinations

Munich

Munich Germany Bavaria

Munich is one of the most popular cities in Germany, famous for its churches, parks.

The Hofbräuhaus, the charming Marienplatz and the proximity of the city with the Neuschwanstein Castle are some of the attractions of the city.

Nuremberg

Nuremberg Germany Bavaria

Nuremberg is an important center of arts and culture. Highlights of the city include the Nuremberg Castle and city walls.

Regensburg

Regensburg Germany Bavaria

Regensburg is composed of numerous churches and aristocratic houses from the 13th and 14th centuries. It is a popular river cruise destination that navigates local channels.

Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rothenburg ob der Tauber Germany Bavaria

Rothenburg ob der Tauber is considered one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe and is part of the famous Romantic Road.

Würzburg

Würzburg Germany Bavaria

Würzburg is a vibrant cultural center and boasts many historical events, festivals and tourist attractions.

The city has several examples of medieval architecture.

Bamberg

Bamberg Germany Bavaria

Bamberg is a university town and an important center for festivals and cultural activities. The historic center of the city is well preserved with medieval architecture.

Aschaffenburg

Aschaffenburg Germany Bavaria

The old town of Aschaffenburg, located on the mountainous right bank of the Main river, is famous for the beautiful Johannisburg Schloss.

Popular Attractions

Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Germany Bavaria

The Neuschwanstein Castle is a symbol of Germany and one of the most beautiful castles in the world.

From the castle you will have incredible views of the Alps. The train journey from Munich to Füssen provides spectacular views.

Zugspitze

Zugspitze Germany Bavaria

Zugspitze is the highest point in Germany with about 3,000 meters. During the winter it is very popular among skiers from all over Europe.

Distances

Munich – Regensburg – 126 km

Munich– Würzburg – 280 km

Munich – Neuschwanstein Castle – 124 km

Munich – Aschaffenburg – 354 km

Munich – Bamberg – 233 km

Munich – Nuremberg – 171 km

Munich – Rothenburg ob der Tauber – 254 km

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