More and more golfers are discovering what makes the Allgäu one of Germany’s most beautiful holiday regions. Hardly anyone who has visited it can resist the charms of its fascinating landscape and people. Let’s take a short tour of this popular holiday destination.
The quayside here is almost as busy as in Hamburg or Rotterdam, yet this hustle and bustle is tempered by the tranquil waters of the Main – the placid waterway into which Würzburg is delicately nestled. People travel from far and wide to see this delightful city, with scores of visitors from the USA and some tourists even coming from as far afield as Australia and New Zealand –quite literally the other side of the world.
Eight regions with eight unique characters – a journey through a land which reveals a new side of itself around each and every bend. Craggy rock faces along with gentle flood plains, world heritage sites along with courtyard concerts, refined members’ golf along with short courses open to the public
Das Hübnerstor über der Pegnitz in Nürnberg (GettyImages)
Der weltberühmte Nürnberger Christkindlmarkt ist einer der schönsten und traditionsreichsten Weihnachtsmärkte in Bayern (Agentur Look)
Fachwerkhäuser prägen das Bild am Platz vor dem Tiergärtnertor in Nürnberg (GettyImages)
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EXPERIENCING NATURE AND CULTURE
Its romantic appeal lies somewhere between the Zugspitze towering nearly 3000 metres above sea level and the Murnauer Moos, somewhere between the Wagner Opera in Bayreuth, the marionette theatre in Augsburg and the birdie putt on the 18th hole.
Perhaps the most challenging balancing act of all is between the Champions League final in Munich and the Almabtrieb in the Berchtesgadener Land, between the Gäubodenfest in Straubing and the summer party at the golf club.
A delight to anyone and everyone: wine tasting along the Main, a cellar tour of Kulmbach’s beer storage facilities, ‘Brezn und Haxn’ (pretzels and haunch) at the Oktoberfest, unwinding at one of the spas, cycling through Chiemgau or unwinding at the 19th hole.