Franconia and the German Danube Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Franconia and the German Danube - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Bayreuth 7

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Kelheim 4

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Passau's Christmas market is the biggest and most spectacular of the Bavarian Forest. It's held in the heart of the city's Altstadt,...

Dom St. Stephan

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The cathedral rises majestically on the highest point of the earliest-settled part of the city. A baptismal church stood here in the...


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This large square in front of the Dom is bordered by sturdy 17th- and 18th-century buildings, including the Alte Residenz, the former...

Domschatz- und Diözesanmuseum

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The cathedral museum houses one of Bavaria's largest collections of religious treasures, the legacy of Passau's rich episcopal history.

Europäische Wochen

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Passau is the cultural center of Lower Bavaria. Its Europäische Wochen festival—featuring everything from opera to pantomime—is...


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The world's most comprehensive collection of European glass is housed in the lovely Hotel Wilder Mann. The history of Central Europe's...


  • Government Building

Passau's 14th-century Town Hall sits like a Venetian merchant's house on a small square fronting the Danube. It was the home of a wealthy...

Römermuseum Kastell Boiotro

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While excavating a 17th-century pilgrimage church, archaeologists uncovered a stout Roman fortress with five defense towers and walls...

Veste Oberhaus

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The powerful fortress and summer castle commissioned by Bishop Ulrich II in 1219 looks over Passau from an impregnable site on the other...