The wonderful Alpine scenery of Bavaria, Germany, is one of the main images people think of when they conjure up pictures of Germany. Traditional images of Lederhosen, oompah bands and large stone beer tankards are still found in Bavaria, and not for the benefit of tourists. Bavaria accommodation has always been among the most popular in Germany for tourists, and for good reason. The enviable lifestyle, incredible scenery and endless sport and leisure options make tourism in Bavaria simply magnificent, especially when staying in a traditional, self catering Bavaria holiday apartment, where you can relax in front of an open fire in the evening sipping on one of the famous Bavaria beer varieties.
Throwing yourself into the Bavarian lifestyle is a hugely entertaining activity in itself. The legendary hospitality of the region means that you will be welcomed with open arms in everything you decide to do, and staying in a traditional Bavaria property will mean that you get a far better sense of what life here is really like.
The main reason that people first take holiday rental accommodation in Bavaria is for the world famous Munich famous beer festival, Oktoberfest. However, once you have taken self catering Bavarian accommodation once, you will almost certainly take it again for many years to come. Each of the major towns in Bavaria has endless opportunities to enjoy local beers, music and great fun nights out, especially the towns of Nuremburg, Regensburg and Passau.
The excellent living conditions and natural surroundings make Bavaria a very healthy place to be, and the range of spa centres and world renowned health resorts supports this notion.
Family holidays taking advantage of the space and freedom provided by a self catering holiday rental in Bavaria are made extra special by the recently completed Legoland Deutschland which is located just outside Gunzburg.
The magnificent scenery is only interrupted by fairytale castles, vibrant medieval towns and incredible buildings that look like they have been lifted straight from the front of a decorative chocolate box! The best way to tour from a Bavaria holiday rental is to take the famous ‘Romantic Road’, a 350km journey which takes you from the lowlands of the River Main to the heights of the Alps.
Bavarian accommodation is perfect for walking holidays and tours cycling in Bavaria. Many of the finest walking trails are named after the European kings who used to spend their time in Bavaria walking along them, past soaring, snow capped peaks, azure lakes and dark forests.
When thinking of Bavaria, many of the images used by Bavaria tourism companies spring to mind, most of which will have come from the Upper Bavaria region, which is one of the most traditional places you can take a Bavaria holiday apartment.
If you are hoping to enjoy Alpine skiing whilst staying in Bavaria accommodation, Allgau will provide the perfect solution. The unspoilt landscape has somehow managed to stay free of tourist crowds, yet the stunning scenery and fairytale Neuschwanstein Castle manage to make almost every visitor’s photo album!
If you are not staying long in a Bavaria holiday apartment, then you should head towards Eastern Bavaria or the neighbouring region of Franconia, which will give you a little taste of all that is best about the region, including the scenery, lifestyle, spa retreats, fairytale castles, fantastic walking and excellent fishing, ensuring that you return to get better acquainted with the area.
Munich Airport (MUC) is the main entry point for British tourist trying to reach their self catering accommodation in Bavaria. The airport receives daily flights from Birmingham (BHX), Edinburgh (EDI), Glasgow (GLA),Londonand Manchester (MAN), provided by British Airways and easyJet.