The most beautiful beer gardens along the cycle route

A cool glass of beer here and there

The sun is shining, trees are bearing fruit and our spirits are raised again. We can invigorate ourselves to our heart’s content with a dip in the cool water or cool off with a nice cold drink. Coming together, arriving and enjoying. – Since what better way to end the mild summer nights than with a sociable visit to the beer garden. Bavaria in particular, but also neighboring Austria, are known for its lively beer garden culture. Light-flooded terraces in picturesque gardens, characterised by beer tables and chestnut trees providing shade. A gregarious place to feel good!

Hearty, rustic, delicious! This describes the food on offer quite well! And what goes perfectly with it? A cold beer!

Admire the World Cultural Heritage of the historical beer capital of Bamberg

Old town hall in Bamberg

A walk in the relaxed atmosphere of the narrow and cozy streets, past numerous romantic half-timbered houses and many monuments. Anyone who explores Bamberg will be amazed at how harmoniously the past and present unite. Because Bamberg has been a World Heritage site since 1993 and is renowned for its large and well-preserved historic city centre. The Old Town Hall, Bamberg Cathedral or also the Michaelsberg monastery complex. In Bamberg almost all sights in the historic centre are within walking distance. However, Bamberg is not only multifaceted in terms of history. Approximately 60 breweries in the city area as well as 9 traditional breweries which produce around 50 different beers stir the blood of each and ever beer lover. Unsurprisingly, Bamberg is also known as Germany’s secret ‚beer city‘. Since Upper Franconia has the highest concentration of breweries in the world. – Pure pleasure for the palate and eyes is guaranteed here! From the well-known smoked beer to Pils and wheat beer. The selection is very wide-ranging.

Schäuferla

Only a few minutes‘ walk from the old town of Bamberg is the location of the inn „Spezial-Keller“, offering a wonderful view of the Imperial Cathedral and Michaelsberg monastery. In addtion to snack plates, the special cellar-inn also impresses with warm dishes such as ‚Schäuferla‘ with dumplings and pickled cabbage. If you prefer to try one of the typical dishes, you should definitely plan a trip to the ‚Schlenkerla‘. The well-known Bamberg onion, stuffed with minced meat, is served here between rustic vaults or in the guest garden between chestnut trees. In addition, the dish is rounded off with a beer sauce and mashed potatoes.

Do you fancy taking a closer look at historic Bamberg and its numerous beers? Feel free to drop by our beautiful Main Cycle Path and enjoy a few extra days on our cycle tour from Bamberg to Aschaffenburg to really feel the harmonious flair of the small town.

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Bamberg - Aschaffenburg

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Relax with a snack on the banks of the Bavarian lakes around Munich

Brettljause meat loaf

Glistening, crystal-clear lakes such as Lake Ammersee, Lake Starnberger See or also Lake Tegernsee characterise this region of Bavaria and are rounded off by the panorama of the surrounding mountains. We are talking about the beautiful lake district and the region around Munich. In addition to the picturesque landscape of many traditional villages, the region convinces with its excellent home cooking, but not to forget its delicious beer. A true paradise to really unwind and take a break from everyday life. Many cosy places along the lakes invite you to linger and to strengthen yourself during an active day.
The ‚Old Villa‘ in Utting on Lake Ammersee invites you to end the day with a cosy and sociable round in the beer garden of a pond with a view of Lake Ammersee. Sounds idyllic, does it not? And delicious! Because if you do not have your own snack, you can also get something to eat from the snack stand: chicken, ‚Obazdn‘, meat loaf and much more. The choice is huge! The idyllic atmosphere is rounded off with live jazz music at the weekend.

Augustiner Bräu Munich

If you are in the mood for something different here and there, you can sample delicious fish grilled on a wooden stick on Lake Starnberger See. As in the beer garden „Biergarten Lidl & Würmseestüberl“ situated directly on Lake Starnberger See, fish is grilled twice a week. If you can set more time aside, the ‚Würmseestüber‘ also offers rowing and pedal boats for hire. So you can enjoy the beauty of Lake Starnberger See to the fullest and dare a dip in the cool water on hot summer days!

By the way: from Lake Starnberger See it is not far to Munich. A visit to the well-known Hofbräuhaus is a must! Admittedly, the Hofbräuhaus is one of the biggest tourist attractions and is therefore always well attended. But if you are ever in Munich, you have to attempt a visit and sample a ‚drop‘ of the classic Hofbräu Original.  

Did you know that Lake Ammersee, Lake Starnberger See as well as Munich are overnight locations on our popular Munich Cycle Holiday? Why not swing by and discover even more inviting snack spots on the shores of the lake district!

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Munich's Surrounding Lakes

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Discovery tour through Salzburg’s private breweries

City Centre of Salzburg
Cosy beer garden

Between Salzburg’s history, visits to the castle or a stroll along ‚Getreidegasse‘-alley, there are also many opportunities to learn more about Austrian beer in the birthplace of Mozart. Since in hardly any other part of Austria beer culture is as lively as in Salzburg. Rustic taverns, cosy pub gardens and numerous training centres invite you to immerse yourself in Salzburg’s ancient beer history.  
This explains why the Stiegl-Brauwelt is one of the largest brewery groups in Austria. From the brewery cinema via the brewery tour of the production facility to the beer tastimg. True beer enthusiasts have the opportunity to discover the world of beer with all their senses in the associated museum. However, if you want to recover from a long stroll through the city, you can enjoy a wonderful view of the Salzburg Cathedral from one of the upper floors fo the pub garden of the associated „Stiegl-Keller“-inn.

Brew kettle

If you want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city, but at the same time want to delve further into Austria’s beer history, you can discover the beauty of the lake district. Since less than 30 minutes away by public transport is the location of the private brewery „Trumer Privatbrauerei“ situtated on Lake Obertrum. The golden nectar of this region has been produced here since 1601. As part of a brewery tour, you can take a look at the brew kettle and the fermentation vats. And here is a little insider tip from us: If you are on the Ten Lake Cycle Holiday in the period from early July to early August, do not miss out on any Thursday on one of the entertaining films shown in the open-air cinema on the railings of the Trumer private brewery. Entertainment guaranteed!

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Ten Lakes & Sound of Music

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In the Bavarian and Austrian holiday regions, not only nature lovers get their money’s worth, since the various holiday destinations offer a wide variety of delicious highlights! Enjoy the fun of discovery.