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Make A Holiday Rental House in Upper Palatinate Forest, Germany, Your Home Away From Home

The Upper Palatinate Forest forms the main border between the countries of Germany and The Czech Republic. On the Czech side you will find the area known as the Bohemian Forest, whilst on the German side, this is known as the Bavarian Forest. In this article we will be primarily concentrating on the Upper Palatinate Forest in Germany and advising you on the best places to visit in the area and activities that are widely available for you to get involved in. Taking self catering accommodation in the Upper Palatinate Forest will be a wise choice as this will enable you to come and go as you please and will always mean a very comfortable stay in this part of Germany.

Things to Do on Holiday in Upper Palatinate Forest, Germany

During your holidays in the Upper Palatinate Forest, you are likely to feel quite bowled over by the breathtaking countryside and scenery that can be found in this part of the world. In fact, your own self catering accommodation in the Upper Palatinate Forest may well come with spectacular views for you to enjoy. Once you are ready to leave your accommodation behind, however, there are a good number of activities to get involved in and these include the likes of hiking (there are many designated trails throughout the forest), mountain biking, abseiling, canoeing and kayaking, horse riding, fishing and for the adrenaline junkies: white-water rafting.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Upper Palatinate Forest, Germany

Whilst on your holidays in and around the Upper Palatinate Forest there are a fair few interesting places for you to visit. Staying on the German side to start, you might want to head to the city of Nuremberg where you will find a plethora of attractions to visit. These include The National German Museum, The Nuremberg Toy Museum, Nuremberg Zoo and The Nuremberg Palace of Justice. If you head due east, you will enter the country of The Czech Republic. If you are not keen to drive too far, the city of Pilsen is within a short drive of your self catering accommodation in the Upper Palatinate Forest. However, if you drive for just a little longer, you will reach the immensely beautiful capital city of Prague, which really should be seen whilst in this part of Europe if at all possible.

Weather in Upper Palatinate Forest, Germany

You should be prepared for a typical continental climate during your holidays in the Upper Palatinate Forest. This means that there are well-defined seasons in this part of Germany. Summers are usually very pleasant with average temperatures in the mid-twenties degrees Celsius on the warmest of days. Winters see average temperatures drop down to just a couple of degrees above freezing, especially in the highest mountains of the region and there is always a possibility of snow in this part of the world.

Travel to Upper Palatinate Forest, Germany

The airport close to Nuremberg (NUE) is likely to prove to be your best bet for holidays in the Upper Palatinate Forest. It is possible to fly with Air Berlin to Nuremberg and this is from London Gatwick (LGW).

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We wanted somewhere comfortable and quiet, a base to explore the German\/Czech border area. The accommodation provided by the Frey family was perfect. Very comfortable, well presented and equipped with all we needed. Outside was a spacious garden area with child's swing and seesaw, hens and turkeys. Great for a toddler wanting to explore and play. The Frey family live upstairs, On hand if we needed anything. Great neighbours! We'd have no hesitation recommending or returning here.
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