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Rosenheim Cops are one of many tv shows set in Munich and Bavaria!

16 TV Shows Set in Munich & Bavaria

Before the days of streaming all day every day, television offered a special connection with its audience. Whereas films are an occasional commitment of a couple of hours, television shows are a weekly part of life. The characters and settings become personal. And with tv shows set in Munich and across Bavaria, you truly get …

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St. Peter's Church offers the best view in Munich of the Frauenkirche and the Neues Rathaus.

Best Day Trips from Munich in Germany and Austria

With its location in the heart of Bavaria, Munich makes the perfect home base for exploring southern Germany and nearby Austria. And there really is so much to explore. Whether you’re looking for towns rich with history, adventures in the mountains and beautiful nature, visiting castles, there is something to appeal to everyone! With great …

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The Befreiungshalle, or Liberation Hall, at Kelheim, Germany.

Befreiungshalle Kelheim Offers Art, Stunning Views

Around the world, there are towers, arches, and monuments that honor important statesmen, war battles, and, well, anything a country or region deems important. In the Bavarian town of Kelheim, Liberation Hall (or Befreiungshalle in German) honors the victory over Napoleon during the Wars of Liberation in 1813. The massive round building sits overlooking the …

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People sit on the steps in front of Walhalla, as it overlooks the Danube in Donaustauf, near Regensburg, Germany.

Colossal Walhalla Memorial Impresses Near Regensburg

Walhalla isn’t merely a Norse myth. It stands commandingly on the edge of a hill overlooking the Danube River Valley at Donaustauf just outside of Regensburg, Germany. But for those approaching from the street, a small forest of trees hides this spectacular neo-classical building. As you approach, and the trees thin to show off the …

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Painted white and blue for Bavaria and with signs depicting the town's businesses and trades, the Maypole (or Maibaum) stands proudly at the center of the German town of Aying.

Celebrate German Tradition: Maypole Raising

While the tradition of the Maypole isn’t unique to Germany, the Bavarians seem especially fond of what they call the Maibaum. Across the southern German state, you’ll find wooden poles in the region’s trademark white and blue shooting up into the sky. They’re in small villages, big cities, and popular destinations like farmers’ markets and …

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Inside the Festhalle Bayernland beer tent at Munich Frühlingsfest.

Munich Frühlingsfest Celebrates Spring with Beer Festival & More

There is no doubt about it: Germans know how to party! And Munich beer festivals are famous for a reason. Roughly six months before Oktoberfest and only weeks after the winter beer festival of Starkbierfest, revelers head to the famous Theresienwiese for the Munich Frühlingsfest, or Munich spring festival. Like Oktoberfest, Frühlingsfest features raucous beer …

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The Andechs church steeple peeks out over the treetops.

Kloster Andechs: Beer & Hiking Day Trip from Munich

Visitors to Germany, and the southern state of Bavaria, in particular, could easily spend months seeing all of the beer breweries that cover the picturesque landscape. But Klosterbrauerei Andechs is special. Less than an hour outside of Munich, Kloster Andechs sits on a hill overlooking the surrounding countryside of small towns, farms and, to the …

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