Munich, Bavaria’s capital, is home to centuries-old buildings and numerous museums. The city is known for its annual Oktoberfest celebration and its beer halls, including the famed Hofbräuhaus, founded in 1589. In the Altstadt (Old Town), central Marienplatz square contains landmarks such as Neo-Gothic Neues Rathaus (town hall), with a popular glockenspiel show that chimes and reenacts stories from the 16th century.
Bamberg is a town in northern Bavaria, Germany, laid out over 7 hills where the Regnitz and Main rivers meet. Its old town preserves structures from the 11th to 19th centuries including the muraled Altes Rathaus (town hall), which occupies an island in the Regnitz reached by arched bridges. The Romanesque Bamberg Cathedral, begun in the 11th century, features 4 towers and numerous stone carvings.
Kulmbach is the capital of the district of Kulmbach in Bavaria in Germany. The town is famous for Plassenburg Castle, which houses the largest tin soldier museum in the world, and for its sausages, or Bratwürste.
Video timeline: Timeline: 0:00 Dr.-Stammberger-Halle 1:00 Uphill to White Tower 4:00 Red Tower and View 6:30 Downhill to Petrikirche 10:00 Some Back Alleys 14:00 Market Square 16:00 Kulmbach Central Streets 18:00 Zinnsfelderbrunnen & More Center 22:30 Back to the White Tower & Starting Point
Kaufbeuren is an independent town in the Regierungsbezirk of Swabia, Bavaria. The town is completely enclaved within the district of Ostallgäu.
Video timeline: Timeline: 0:00 Salzmarkt 1:20 St. Martinskirche 4:00 Erostischer Brunnen 5:00 Pfarrgasse 7:00 East of the Old Town 8:00 Kunsthaus / Sywollenturm 9:00 North of Old Town 10:00 Back to the Old Town 13:00 Around Obstmarkt 15:00 Am Breiten Bach 16:30 Kaiser-Max-Straße 19:00 Rosental 21:00 Am Graben 23:00 City Hall and Side Streets 26:40 Southern City Center 28:30 Towards the City Park 32:30 City Park
Filmed in October 2020
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Mittenwald is a town amid the Alpine peaks of Bavaria, Germany. It’s known for its colorful painted houses and its violin-making history, documented in the central Geigenbaumuseum. The 18th-century St. Peter and St. Paul Church is famed for its colorful frescoes. To the west, forested paths pass Lautersee Lake and the Laintal waterfall. In the northwest, Hoher Kranzberg’s slopes have trails and lookouts.
Timeline: 0:00 Train Station 1:20 Towards the Town Centre 6:00 Mittenwald Town Centre – Obermarkt Southern Direction 12:00 Mittenwald Town Centre – Obermarkt Northern Direction 17:30 Northern Mittenwald 25:40 Around the Violin Museum 28:50 Outer Town Centre
Bayreuth is a town on the Red Main river in Bavaria, Germany. At its center is the Richard Wagner Museum in the composer’s former home, Villa Wahnfried. Wagner’s operas are performed at the Bayreuther Festspielhaus, home of the annual Bayreuth Festival. On the eastern outskirts, the Hermitage Gardens surrounds the Altes Schloss Eremitage palace and the Temple of the Sun (Sonnentempel), honoring the god Apollo.
Memmingen is a town in Swabia, Bavaria, Germany. It is the economic, educational and administrative centre of the Danube-Iller region. To the west the town is flanked by the Iller, the river that marks the Baden-Württemberg border. To the north, east and south the town is surrounded by the district of Unterallgäu.
Ingolstadt is a city in Bavaria, Germany, known for the Audi Forum and its museum of classic cars. Kreuztor, a 14th-century gate and the city emblem, is the entrance to the medieval old town. The 1723 Anatomical Institute has a botanical garden with medicinal plants. Asam Church Maria de Victoria is known for its baroque ceiling. The New Castle is home to the Bavarian Army Museum’s military history displays.