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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.

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                                                                                                      Beautiful location in comfy mountain cabin

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Lovely cosy wooden cabin with a view of the mountains. Equipped with everything you need and all the little touches like bathrobes, and a welcome bottle of wine, make it feel really luxurious. Caroline, the owner is very friendly and welcoming. Highly recommended
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2017

                                                                                                      Brand new property in quiet location but only 2 mins cycle or 10 mins walk from town centre

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Veronica was really helpful, the property was spotlessly clean, really comfortable austrian twin bed, superb oven and kitchen, plenty of room for parking, bikes etc. A veranda at front (picture above) or back depending on the view you wanted. First time in Rupholding and we would definitely go back to the area. Endless walks and mountain bike routes and plenty of alpine huts to visit
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 08, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017