Germany: The South

Southern Germany (German: Süddeutschland) as a region has no exact boundary but is generally taken to include the areas in which Upper German dialects are spoken.

Top Attractions

Munich: Dachau Museum

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site

Nazi concentration camp memorial & museum, with photographs, documents & reconstructed cell blocks.
Munich Eisbach Surfer

Munich: Eisbach Surfer

The Eisbach is a small, 2-kilometre-long, man-made river in Munich. It flows through the park known as the Englischer Garten, and is a side arm of the Isar River. A man-made wave has been created on one section, which is popular among river surfers.
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Munich: English Garden

The Englischer Garten is a large public park in the centre of Munich, Bavaria, stretching from the city centre to the northeastern city limits. It was created in 1789 by Sir Benjamin Thompson, later Count Rumford, for Prince Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria.
Munich Marienplatz

Munich: Marienplatz

Marienplatz is a central square in the city centre of Munich, Germany. It has been the city's main square since 1158.
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Munich: Nymphenburg Palace

The Nymphenburg Palace is a Baroque palace situated in Munich's western district Neuhausen-Nymphenburg, in Bavaria, southern Germany. Combined with the adjacent Nymphenburg Palace Park it constitutes one of the premier royal palaces of Europe. Its frontal width of 632 m even surpasses Versailles Palace.
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Munich: Olympic Stadium

Olympiastadion is a stadium located in Munich, Germany. Situated at the heart of the Olympiapark München in northern Munich, the stadium was built as the main venue for the 1972 Summer Olympics.
New Town Hall and St. Mary's Column at the Marienplatz in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. Composite photo

Munich: Rathaus

One of Munich's most impressive buildings, the New City Hall (Neues Rathaus) on Marienplatz offers fantastic views of the city from its tower. Furthermore, the famous glockenspiel attracts huge crowds every day. Completed in 1905, the New City Hall was built in the then popular Neo-Gothic architectural style.
Regensburg - Saint Peters Cathedral

Regensburg: Saint Peters Cathedral

Regensburg Cathedral, also known as St. Peter's Cathedral, is an example of important Gothic architecture within the German state of Bavaria. It is a landmark for the city of Regensburg, Germany, and the seat of the Catholic Diocese of Regensburg.The "Domspatzen" boys' choir (engl. Cathedral Sparrows) dates back to the year 975 and is one of the oldest boys' choirs in the world. To look at the young boys, it’s hard to imagine the professionalism with which they draw their audiences under their spell. You see the love of music in every face. And hear it as well, of course. Nearly every Sunday, at High Mass in the Cathedral of St Peter.
Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a German town in northern Bavaria known for its medieval architecture. Half-timbered houses line the cobblestone lanes of its old town. The town walls include many preserved gate houses and towers, plus a covered walkway on top. St. Jakob’s Church houses an intricate, late Gothic altarpiece by woodcarver Tilman Riemenschneider. The medieval Town Hall has a tower with panoramic views.
Rothenburg City Wall

Rothenburg ob der Tauber: Wall Walk

Rothenburg’s old quarter has no less than 42 towers. Most are along the city wall, at the six gates into the city and along the fortifications. Inside the old quarter, you can find the towers of the first city wall, the City Hall tower and the towers of St. James. Many sections of the Tower Trail lead along the top of the city wall while a small part also leads around it. In about 2.5 hours, you can find out everything about the city’s defense system during a stroll along the four-kilometer Tower Trail.

Performance Venues

Bad Mergentheim, Germany - September 24, 2014: Main square of German town Bad Mergentheim with old Town Hall in Bavaria, Germany

Bad Mergentheim Spa Town

Enjoy a band or choir concert at the Wandelhalle in the Spa Town of Bad Mergentheim (close to Rothenburg ob der Tauber)

Events

Regensburg, Germany - December 13, 2019: Interior of Regensburg Cathedral. The cathedral was built from 1275 to 1520. It has one of the most extensive surviving medieval stained glass windows in the German-speaking region.

Regensburger Domspatzen Performance

The "Domspatzen" boys' choir (engl. Cathedral Sparrows) dates back to the year 975 and is one of the oldest boys' choirs in the world. To look at the young boys, it’s hard to imagine the professionalism with which they draw their audiences under their spell. You see the love of music in every face. And hear it as well, of course. Nearly every Sunday, at High Mass in the Cathedral of St Peter.