In this year’s Lonely Planet Best in Travel 2016 yearbook, Bavaria has been named a “Best Region”, pointing to the Free State in the south of Germany as a top 10 travel destination. From the cloud-shredding Alps to story-book castles, Bavaria has something to delight every traveler. Whether in the beer hall or on the ski slope, Bavarians really know how to be good hosts. And 2016 will be the perfect time to experience a Bavarian welcome as the region celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Beer Purity Law.
Jens Huwald, Managing Director of BAYERN TOURISMUS Marketing GmbH added, “We are delighted that Bavaria is included among the Top 10 Regions of 2016. We are proud that with its multifaceted offerings from thriving metropolises to living traditions, from famous royal palaces to unspoiled national parks, Bavaria fascinates more and more people.”
Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel is the highly anticipated collection of the world’s hottest trends, destinations and experiences for the year ahead. The inspirational travel yearbook from the world’s leading travel authority showcases the top ten countries, cities and regions to visit in 2016. “Best in Travel 2016” highlights not the places travelers are headed to next year, but the places our team determined they should visit," said Tom Hill, Lonely Planet’s editorial director. “We picked a mix of up-and-coming destinations and places we anticipate will have buzz around them, based on special events and attractions, anniversary celebrations, new openings and more.
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