Where to stay around Upper Bavaria?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,326 holiday lettings near Upper Bavaria. From 4,796 apartments to 359 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Upper Bavaria is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Upper Bavaria?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Upper Bavaria. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Munich: 290 holiday homes
  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen: 475 holiday homes
  • Berchtesgaden: 1,028 holiday homes
  • Bavarian Alps: 313 holiday homes
  • Oberammergau: 430 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Upper Bavaria! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Upper Bavaria?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Upper Bavaria with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Munich: 290 holiday lettings
  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen: 475 holiday lettings
  • Berchtesgaden: 1,028 holiday lettings
  • Oberammergau: 430 holiday lettings
  • Ruhpolding: 2,121 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Upper Bavaria?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Upper Bavaria are:

  • Munich International Airport (MUC): 162 self catering accommodations
  • Ingolstadt BF Airport (IGS): 42 self catering accommodations
  • Oberpfaffenhofen Airport (OBF): 329 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Upper Bavaria?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Upper Bavaria. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ski Resort: 483 holiday rentals
  • Theresienwiese: 269 holiday rentals
  • Munich Order Center (MOC): 236 holiday rentals
  • Marienplatz: 267 holiday rentals
  • Bavarian State Chancellery: 270 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Upper Bavaria listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental villa or property in Upper Bavaria, Germany your home away from home

Upper Bavaria is the most traditional area of Bavaria. Many visitors to Upper Bavaria flock straight to Munich, the regional capital, yet there is so much more to discover in the mountains and along the wooded valleys of the region, which often lie in the shadow of imposing, fairytale castles. Upper Bavaria is Germany’s southernmost region, extending from the towering peaks of the dramatic Bavarian Alps to the peaceful, wooded valley of the River Lech. This is certainly one of the most beautiful, peaceful and traditional regions of Germany.

Things to do in Upper Bavaria, Germany

The awe-inspiring mixture of mountains, lakes, green forests, open plains and picture postcard chateaus make Upper Bavaria a wonderful place simply to relax, surveying your surroundings, as well as to walk, cycle or ride. There are endless opportunities for getting out into the countryside, regardless if you would prefer to explore on foot, by bicycle or from the saddle. The many huge lakes of Upper Bavaria, including the stunning Lake Tegernsee, provide perfect entertainment during the summer months especially. Sailing, swimming and rafting are excellent, and if you would like a little pampering, the magnificent Lake Tegernsee spa is among the finest.

Regardless of exactly where you decide to take self catering Upper Bavarian accommodation, you are sure to experience the finest of Bavarian culture. There is a real zest for life throughout Upper Bavaria, which sweeps up even the most reserved of visitors, with fantastically energetic Bavarian music, folk dancing and even yodelling in the mountainous regions. Upper Bavaria is known for its beer festivals, especially Oktoberfest in Munich, but for lovers of fine beers, there is no need to wait until autumn in order to investigate the staggering array of brews created in Upper Bavaria.

Places to visit on holiday to Upper Bavaria, Germany

Chiemgau is a stunning mountainous region of Upper Bavaria, located in the foothills of the Alps. Known for its excellent walking in summer and hugely entertaining skiing in winter, Chiemgau is a favourite place to take Upper Bavarian accommodation all year round.

The largest alpine resort however is Garmisch-Partenkirchen, which entertains a vast number of skiers and snowboarders from December until the start of May, with only a month to prepare for the descent of walkers, hikers, mountain bikers and rock climbers during the summer. Folklore is celebrated with gusto in the Garmisch-Partenkirchen region, and you cannot fail to experience the joy of Bavarian lifestyles from an Upper Bavarian cottage in the area.

The Berchtesgadener Land is actually the amalgamation of six ski areas near the Austrian border. Excellent for family holidays and for mixed party skiing holidays, Berchtesgadener Land is also alive with Bavarian culture and folklore, as well as being home to some of the most picturesque villages and inspiring castles anywhere in Bavaria.

The Munich area is one of the best known regions of Upper Bavaria to foreign visitors. Awash with beer enthusiasts every October, Munich and the surrounding area actually have a huge amount to offer tourists throughout the year.

Travel to Upper Bavaria, Germany

Munich’s Franz Josef Strauss International Airport (MUC) is the largest transport hub in Upper Bavaria. Luckily for those of us travelling to this enchanting region from the UK, both easyJetand Lufthansa offer regular, direct flights from the UK.