10 essential tips for traveling to Bavaria


We leave you this selection of essential travel tips for Bavaria To try with them, help you with the planning and organization of your trip to one of the most beautiful and most visited areas of Germany by travelers from all over the world.
With Munich as the capital of this Free State and places as famous as Neuschwanstein Castle or the small town of Oberammergau, where the houses look like children's stories, Bavaria is one of the German destinations that we are sure will not disappoint you.

Based on our trip to Bavaria we leave you what we believe, are the 10 essential tips for traveling to Bavaria. We start!

1. What is the best time?

Although the best time a trip to Bavaria It depends a lot on what you are looking for for your trip, in general lines and if what you are looking for is many hours of daylight and a benign climate, the best option would be the summer months, which will ensure you an unforgettable trip.

  • High season (July and August): these two months are during which Bavaria receives more visitors, due to good weather and high temperatures.
  • Mid season (from April to June and September and October): although in some cases you can risk having lower temperatures and some rainy season, this would be the best option if you don't want to find many people in the most tourist areas.
  • Low season (from November to March): despite being a time of gray skies, if you do not mind the low temperatures, enjoy Christmas in Munich or see the Neuschwanstein Castle with snow, it can be an unforgettable moment.

Remember that if your trip is in high season or on holidays, it is highly recommended to book in advance, both the flight and the accommodation and the rental car.

2. Entry requirements

If you are a Spanish or European Union (EU) citizen, you will only need a passport or ID to make a trip to Bavaria, Germany. If you have another nationality, we recommend you to carefully review the website of the Embassy to have the updated data and what are the entry requirements.

In addition to this documentation, we recommend you always take the European Health Card to travel to Bavaria, in case of being necessary, have medical assistance in any public hospital. It is also highly recommended, if you want to have the best medical assistance and repatriation included, take out the best travel insurance for Europe.

We always travel insured with Mondo, with whom we carry a totally adequate insurance to the needs that we will have on the trip. Hiring your insurance here with Mondo, just for being a Street Travelers reader, you have a 5% discount.


10. More tips for traveling to Bavaria

Other of the best tips for a trip to Bavaria are:

  • The official language of Bavaria is German, although in most places, especially tourist attractions, everyone speaks English.
  • Remember that although in Germany the currency is the euro, to avoid the commissions of the banks if you want to get money there, it is highly recommended to take the BNEXT card to get money, with which the commissions and the N26 card will be returned to pay, with You will have the best change. We leave the post best cards to travel without commissions., In which you will find all the details.
  • If you go to travel to bavaria Within a wider route through the country, we advise you to read the post 10 essential tips for traveling to Germany.
  • In addition to the applications that you usually use in your trips, it is very advisable to take, which will serve you as an online and offline GPS and with which we are sure, you will not get lost!
  • In Germany the voltage is 230V, the frequency 50 Hz and the plugs are of type F.

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