The Bavarian Forest and Upper Palatinate are characterized by ample forests and green cultivated landscapes. The mediterranean karst landscape of the Bavarian Jura is located in the Western part of the Bavarian Forest and hence in the Heart of Bavaria inbetween the cities of Ratisbon and Nuremberg. The Bavarian Golf- und Thermenland, located in the South of the Bavarian Forest, inbetween the cities of Ratisbon and Passau, is a fertile region, due to the river danube. The region is home to many famous thermal spas and golf courses.
Holiday in the country is recreative:The rivers are splendid companions for cycling tours, the low mountain ranges are ideal for hiking and the warm water of the many thermal spas promise a pure sense of well-beeing.
Furthermore, there is the famous Glasstraße, a holiday route of traditional glassblower's art as well as innumerable festivities, festivals and old traditions in the course of the year.
If you want to spent a day in the city, the coice ist yours: The old town of Ratisbon, world heritage of the UNESCO, the three rivers city of Passau, the cities of dukes Landshut and Dingolfing upon Isar, Deggendorf and Straubing, or the jewels of the Upper Palatinate, the cities of Neumarkt i.d. OPf., Amberg and Weiden.