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There are plenty of places to see and visit in Lower Bavaria. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Lower Bavaria is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions in Lower Bavaria

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    1

    Großer Arber

    Hiking Highlight

    There it stands majestically, at 1,456 meters, the highest mountain in the Bavarian Forest: the Great Arber. It is not for nothing that this mountain is nicknamed “King of the …

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    Rieslochfälle

    Hiking Highlight

    Even after this year's extremely dry and long summer, the Riesloch Falls still had enough water to make a wonderful impression. We went up the lower path, it requires more …

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    3

    Lusen

    Hiking Highlight

    Many myths and legends entwine around the third highest mountain in the Bavarian Forest National Park - the Lusen (1,373 meters). The devil himself is said to have played a …

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    Unterer Rieslochfall

    Hiking Highlight

    The ascent to the summit of the Aber also starts from Bodenmais via the Riesloch Falls.

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    Hirschenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    With its height of 1,092 meters, Hirschenstein is one of the famous 18-thousanders in the Bavarian Forest. At the top of the summit there is a seven-meter-high masonry lookout tower. …

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    Großer Rachel

    Hiking Highlight

    In a ZDF survey on the most popular excursion destinations in Germany, the Great Rachel was number 1 in the mountain category at 1,453 meters! The highest mountain in the …

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    7

    Pröllergipfel

    Hiking Highlight

    The hike and the ascent to the Pröller are well worth the effort, when you get to the top you have a wonderful view, and there is seating and tables for a snack or just to relax

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    8

    Dreisessel

    Hiking Highlight

    The Dreisessel (1,312 meters) is certainly one of the most striking mountains in the Bavarian Forest.

    Impressive along the way is especially the "Stone Sea", a huge cluster of large …

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    Großer Falkenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    Many hiking trails of various degrees of difficulty open up the hiking area around the Großer Falkenstein (1,315 meters). One of the most spectacular climbs is the path over the …

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    10

    Holzbrücke „Tatzlwurm“

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The wooden bridge near Essing is a strap bridge that leads pedestrians and cyclists across the Main-Danube Canal at Essing near Kelheim. Built after seven years of planning in 1986, …

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    11

    Riesloch

    Hiking Highlight

    The Riesloch nature reserve was designated on March 28, 1939, making it the oldest of its kind in the Arber area. It is 32.9 hectares and is located in the state forest area near Bodenmais.
    Source: naturpark-bayer-wald.de/rissloch.html

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    12

    Riedenburg

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The small village of Riedenburg has a beautiful town center. It is ideal for a break in the cafés or you can improve your supplies in the supermarket.

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    Kloster Weltenburg

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The venerable monastery is very impressive and it has something to drink, if you have a beer from the oldest (!) Monastic brewery in the world. It is difficult to …

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    14

    Geißkopf

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    A detour is always worth a beautiful view 😉 (tower)
    The four seasons region - Geißkopf.
    In summer - bike park, archery park, hiking and rest.

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    15

    Chamer Hütte

    Hiking Highlight

    The “Kleiner Arber” shelter, also known as Chamer Hütte, is located on the southern slope of the Kleiner Arber at an altitude of 1,298 meters and invites you to take …

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    Beautiful the waterfalls and the landscape or nature there

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    Kloster Weltenburg

    Hiking Highlight

    The monastery Weltenburg goes back to a foundation around the year 600 and until today live here still Benediktinermönche. In the historic rock cellar you can learn all about the …

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    Gipfel Brotjacklriegel

    Hiking Highlight

    Nice view from the tower. Admission 1 € for adults and for children 0,50 €.

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    19

    Predigtstuhl

    Hiking Highlight

    The summit of the Predigtstuhl is densely forested, but a cozy sitting area with table awaits you, where you can take a first break. With fresh energy, it then goes on the wide ridge path in the direction of Hirschenstein.

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    Racheldiensthütte

    Hiking Highlight

    The Racheldiensthütte is managed - from the snack to the main meal to coffee and cake there is everything. Top quality, highly recommended. At the same time, it is an …

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