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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.

    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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    Apartment #5622098
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      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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      Apartment #2270056
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        Exceptional! 5/5
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              House #2580706
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                Exceptional! 5/5
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                Apartment #2093206
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                  Apartment #1282692
                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                    Apartment #5306166
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                      Excellent! 4.7/5
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                      • 3 BR
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                      Apartment #40036
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                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                        Apartment #4076870
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                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                          Apartment #2523306
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                            Excellent! 4.4/5
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                            • 3 BR
                            • 1 BA
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                            Apartment #549874
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                              Excellent! 4.7/5
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                              • 1 BR
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                              Apartment #2366101
                              10
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                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                (26 reviews)
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                                • 1 BR
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                                Apartment #2033697
                                26
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                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                  • 1 BR
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                                  Apartment #711400vb
                                  18
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                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                    (36 reviews)
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
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                                    Apartment #462545
                                    36
                                    Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
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                                      Multiple rentals Apartment #2343407
                                      12
                                      Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                        (39 reviews)
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                                        Apartment #2329069
                                        39
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                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                          Apartment #210223
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                                          Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                            • 1 BA
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                                            Multiple rentals Apartment #2343407
                                            6
                                            Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Excellent! 4.5/5
                                              (26 reviews)
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                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
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                                              Apartment #2389243
                                              26
                                              Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • Studio
                                                • 1 BA
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                                                Multiple rentals Apartment #2343407
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                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                  Apartment #869537
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                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                    House #1111654
                                                    24
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                      Apartment #6999791
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                                                      Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                        Multiple rentals House #2343407
                                                        2
                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                          Condo #2257609
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                                                            Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                            • 3 BR
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                                                            Apartment #2499789
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                                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                              Apartment #2385516
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                                                                Excellent! 4.3/5
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                                                                Apartment #2060623
                                                                15
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                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                                  Apartment #1638011
                                                                  3
                                                                  Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                    (10 reviews)
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                                                                    Condo #775343
                                                                    10
                                                                    Viewed 58 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                                      Apartment #2450816
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                                                                      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                                        Condo #2518456
                                                                        3
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                          (34 reviews)
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                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                                          Apartment #531743
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                                                                          Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                                            Apartment #3687487
                                                                            18
                                                                            Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
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                                                                              Apartment #2407484
                                                                              6
                                                                              Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                                Apartment #785668
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                                                                                Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                                                  Apartment #831696vb
                                                                                  2
                                                                                    Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                                                    Apartment #2565608
                                                                                    6
                                                                                    Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                      (32 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                                                      Apartment #2102823
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                                                                                      Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                        (13 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                                        Multiple rentals Apartment #2351653
                                                                                        13
                                                                                        Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          • 1 BR
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                                                                                          Multiple rentals Apartment #2085495
                                                                                          3
                                                                                          Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                            (12 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                                                            Multiple rentals Apartment #2085495
                                                                                            12
                                                                                            Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
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                                                                                              House #2420269
                                                                                              6
                                                                                              Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Very Good! 4/5
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                                                                                                • 8 BR
                                                                                                • 8 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 14
                                                                                                House #873195
                                                                                                2
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                                                                                                  Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                                  (10 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 1 BR
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                                                                                                  Apartment #20404
                                                                                                  10
                                                                                                  Viewed 90 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                    (21 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                                                                    • Sleeps 9
                                                                                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #824675
                                                                                                    21
                                                                                                    Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                      (9 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 11
                                                                                                      Multiple rentals Apartment #824675
                                                                                                      9
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Great flat to enjoy your holidays

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      My other half and I stayed for one week in Munich to visit my relatives and had a wonderful and relaxing time staying at the flat. Great location, bus & tube only minutes away, main shops and bakery just around the corner, flat spacious and tidy and the kitchen equipment offers you anything you may need. Dealing with the owner via email and being welcomed by his mother was a very pleasant experience. We would definitely stay again on our next trip to Munich.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Feb 07, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                                                                                      High quality rooftop apartment

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We stayed together with our friends in this apartment. Right from the start Monika the owner was extremely helpful and waited for us at the apartment on arrival. The apartment is cozy and renovated with good standards and we especially liked the outdoor terrace with closable glass walls and electric heating during the chilly spring evenings. Owner helped us with the problem with the automatic/electric sunroof, so all-in-all excellent service and would recommend this apartment to my friends! Thanks Monika!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2016