If the key word ‘Bavaria’ makes you think of Oktoberfest, lederhosen, massive steins and roast pork … then you’ve almost got it – but not quite. Beer festival clichés by their nature are overdrawn and magnify what seems exotic, when in truth a highly authentic and multifaceted tradition of outdoor festivals lies at the heart of the phenomenon. Forest festivals have been a stomping ground for young and old, a trysting place and summer highlight for hundreds of years, reaching back to pre-Christian rites. Today, they present the best of ancient customs including May poles, traditional dress, show booths and delicatessen from grilled fish to giant pretzels in a way that speaks to all generations, to families, couples, teenagers, after work party goers and senior citizens. They are a piece of old Bavaria and a hip ‘see and be seen’ hang-out all at once.
Tours where you can share this experience
Phone US 1-800-254-0403 (toll-free)
You have no idea how much I appreciate you being able to get rooms for my clients, they called me : the Super Woman!!! So in turn, I now consider YOU : My Super Man!!!!!! THANK YOU!
Mccabe World Travel
Many thanks for all your hard work with our group – everything went off perfectly and everyone had a really great time.
Ian Allen Travel
I’m very happy that you were able to assist them with this and join them as well. You have gone out of your way with them and I certainly appreciate it.
Journey To and Fro Travel
They did wonderful work for my client in setting up the hotels and tours. My clients were able to experience some the most amazing events – Rhine A Flamen and driving the ring. I do appreciate all the time and effort they applied to my guests.
Avenue Two Travel