Magnificent Alpine scenery, beautiful rolling hills and fairytale rivers and lakes all add up to making Bavaria Germany’s most popular holiday state.
Located right at the very heart of Europe Bavaria is the perfect all-year-round travel destination for guests from all over the world. Just see for yourself the wealth of opportunities Bavaria has to offer your customers.
Facts and figures
English name: Bavaria
German name: Bayern
Local capital: Munich (München)
Area: 70,549 km2
Bavaria is the largest of Germany’s sixteen federal states. The state is divided into seven administrative regions. Bavaria’s largest cities are Munich and Nuremberg. Six others have populations greater than 100,000. With a per-capita GDP of € 35,530, the State of Bavaria ranks well up among the leaders worldwide.
Bavaria is Germanys most popular holiday destination. 2010 more than 26 million guests arrived and 77 million overnight stays were counted.
Bavaria consists of four different regions. For more information:
Franconia (north): www.frankentourismus.de
East Bavaria (east): www.ostbayern-tourismus.de
Upper Bavaria (south): www.oberbayern.de
Allgäu/Bavarian-Swabia (west): www.allgaeu-bayerisch-schwaben.de