South Germany presents you many wonderful and majestic regions to choose from. Maybe you shouldn’t choose but tour this exciting wonderland without missing even a morsel of what’s on offer.
Famous towns and cities such as Munich, Stuttgart, Heidelberg, Baden-Baden, Karlsruhe, Ulm, Mannheim, and Nuremberg offer the best of modern conveniences along side a sense of magnificent history that is simply inescapable while you stroll along cobblestone paths and relax in way side cafes.
The state of Baden-Württemberg is bordered by the River Rhine to the west and the south offering some of the most picturesque scenery you would ever have seen. The River Danube begins its journey in the Black Forest adding tremendously to the beauty of the area as it falls and winds its way by. World famous castles such as Heidelberg Castle, Hohenzollern Castle, Ludwigsburg Castle, and Schwetzingen Castle will surely impress you with their sheer grandeur.
The Black Forest is known for its fabulous cuckoo clocks as well as the indescribable natural beauty that displays an eerie timelessness. There’s plenty here to do in terms of outdoor activities depending on the season.
Lake Constance is another major attraction with its placid waters and leisurely promenade that lets you enjoy the stunning vista with the majestic Alps in the background to perfection.
Yet another striking attraction for visitors of South Germany is the Swabian Alb in the middle east where limestone hills rise dramatically to capture your senses. The region has its quota of medieval architecture consisting of cathedrals and castles, in addition to which natural formations such as caves and woods entice you to explore further.
Baden-Baden is where you get to enjoy some quality time at the fabulous spas and thermal baths.
All in all, Baden-Württemberg offers a variety of cultural entertainment from jazz to opera. You’ll surely find something to fill your special night out. Wine and beer festivals and the Christmas markets are great opportunities to truly enjoy the local culture.
The state of Bavaria — the other half of South Germany — will captivate you with its unspoiled natural beauty that retains an inspiring freshness and timelessness. It goes without saying that you’ll find incredible wooded regions that stretch right across the state to include the Bavarian National Park and other nature reserves.
The region has a glass making industry manufacturing everything from beads to window panes that would be a treat to visit.
Head for the Arberland region for snow and winter sports. The Bavarian cultural scene is something to be experienced. There’s always something going on that will tempt you to join in.
When you’ve done the round of the magnificent castles and exciting historical ruins and spend a spell at the spas, it’s time to check out the trendy restaurants. The area has some of the finest offering a range of local delicacies that simply have to be tried while you’re there.