Travel guide to Bayern

Facts

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Local name
Bayern
Inhabitants
12.176.251

Travel preparation

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Best time to visit

Both when the snow is falling in the cool winter months and when summer is best, Bavaria is attractive.

Literature

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Local conditions

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Time zone

When it is 12.00 in England, it is 13.00 in Bavaria.

Culture and entertainment

In Bavaria there is a wealth of exhibitions, festivals and town festivities during the year. All in all Bavaria has over 1100 museums, 35 permanent operas, operettas and theatre performances as well as 17 puppet theatres. Furthermore, there is great tradition for folk songs, folk music and folk dance, which can be experienced primarily in southern Bavaria.

Accommodation / Hotel

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There are plenty of hotels, hostels and camping sites in Bavaria, but during the peak season it can be difficult to find accommodation if you have not booked in advance. Book your hotel in Bayern here

Local transport

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Taxi

It is easy to get a taxi in Bavaria.

Other transport

You can travel between the cities in Bavaria by bus and by train.
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