Must-see cities of Bavaria

The Town Hall tower in Munich ©Terrazzo/Flickr

The state of Bavaria is a popular destination for visitors, attracting a large number of tourists each year. It is situated in the southeastern part of Germany. Munich is the capital city and also largest city of the state. Munich is a worldwide famous city, being home to some magnificent attractions. Besides Munich, there are other spectacular cities in Bavaria. If you would like to find out which are the must-see cities of Bavaria, read the following article. I am sure that you’ve already heard about Regensburg and Nuremburg, to name just two of the Bavarian cities. Visiting any of these cities will surely make a great experience but visiting as many as you can makes an outstanding holiday.


Germany’s third largest city is one of the most prestigious cities of the country. It is well-known for housing some fantastic tourist attractions and points of interest, such as the Frauenkirche or the BMW Headquarters. Munich is an outstanding and buzzing city. It is undoubtedly a must-see city of Bavaria, being also its capital city. There are numerous astonishing attractions here, most of which are also famous landmarks of the city. These include: the Marienplatz, the Frauenkirche, the Munich Hofgarten, the Nymphenburg Palace, the New Town Hall, the Maximilianeum and so on. I am absolutely sure you won’t regret your visit to Munich.

The Town Hall tower in Munich ©Terrazzo/Flickr


Situated at the confluence of two major rivers, the Regen and the Danube, Regensburg is a fantastic historical city. The city centre was inscribed on the list of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. The major landmarks of the city are the Regensburg Cathedral (Dom), the Tower of the Agilolfing, the Church of St James, St Emmeram’s Abbey and so on. A visit to the city is just like making a step back in the past. Maybe this is why Regensburg is a must-see of Bavaria.

Regensburg Cathedral ©lyng883/Flickr


The beautiful city of Nuremburg is another famous city in Bavaria. Just like Regensburg, it is also a fantastic historical city which is worth visiting. The deluge of the gorgeous historical landmarks, such as the Nuremburg Castle, attracts dozens of visitors. As we are getting close Christmas, it is good to know that the city is also famous for hosting the prestigious Christmas market (Christkindlesmarkt).


Another must-see city in Bavaria is Würzburg. Situated on the River Main, Würzburg is a very famous city among visitors. It includes some great tourist attractions and landmarks, including the Würzburg Residenz, the Old Main Bridge, the Marienberg Fortress and so on. An astonishing sightseeing tour in the city is surely unforgettable.

Würzburg Residenz ©Axel-D/Flickr


The university town of Augsburg is also a perfect destination for tourists. The deluge of the amazing attractions makes it a must-see of Bavaria. The Town Hall, the cathedral, the Perlachturn and the synagogue are just some of the gorgeous landmarks of Augsburg. Trust me, it’s worth visiting it.


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