Last Updated on 13/05/2023
Upper Bavaria (Oberbayern) is famous for Chiemsee and Berchtesgaden. Let’s look, what else we find here on the Upper Bavaria map.
North – Lower Bavaria
East – Salzkammergut, Tennengau, Pongau
South – Inn valley attractions on the map – from Innsbruck to Kufstein
West – Allgäu
Everything important that you can see in the region Upper Bavaria on the map – with notes and links.
- 1 – top
- 2 – very good, although not so well known
- 3 – good for a short vacation or a layover. Several medium-level interesting places
- 4 – local or specific, not for everyone
Marks without brackets – I was there (there are links to the posts). With brackets – I wasn’t there. Of course, the notes are subjective
1. Bad Tölz
Old city. Mount Blomberg with chairlift, summer toboggan run and all-season new coaster. (link)
2. Tegernsee, Schliersee
Quiet areas for recreation: small lakes, a couple of cable cars (the main Wallbergbahn – link), mountain hiking.
Wasmeier Open Air Museum at Schliersee (link).
Swimming pool at Bad Wiessee at Tegernsee.
3. Bad Aibling, Rosenheim
Bad Aibling – resort town with a thermal pool.
In Rosenheim, you can see also the city itself.
4. Wendelstein – Bayrischzell, Brannenburg
Rocky Mount Wendelstein is accessible from two sides: the cable car from Bayrischzell and the cogwheel railway from Brannenburg. (www.wendelsteinbahn.de).
Rope park, sommer toboggan run, Flieger, playground and chairlift. Link
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6. Chiemsee – Prien am Chiemsee, Bad Endorf
1 – Prien am Chiemsee: two islands on the lake. Ludwig’s Palace 2 on Herren Island. Cable car and castle in Aschau.
More details with photos: Chiemsee, Nearest mountains
(3) – Bad Endorf: a thermal pool in the city and a chain of 18 small glacial lakes Eggstatt-Hemhofer-Seenplatte nearby.
Bus 9511 from Prien.
The main attraction is a fairy tale park with a couple of simple carousels, a rodelbahn, playgrounds and, of course, fairy tales pavilions (link).
Additional attraction is the Hochplattenbahn chairlift near the park.
From Prien you can get there by bus 9505, you need to walk another 2.5 km to the park.
A well-known amusement park with simple attractions for children around 4-13 years old (link).
Additionally, the city offers the Rauschbergbahn cable car.
You can get there by train from Traunstein, from the station by bus B.
Berchtesgaden is a region for detailed exploration, preferably with an overnight stay. A picturesque lake, a waterfall, a mountain with a cable car and other attractions
More about hier with a more detailed map
Steam Locomotive Museum Lokwelt.
11. Siegsdorf and Bergen
Siegsdorf has a museum – an amusement park dedicated to the Stone Age and mammoths museum-siegsdorf.de, www.steinzeit-siegsdorf.de).
In Bergen – the Hochfelln cable car, which offers a full view of the Chiemsee.
You can get to Bergen by train from Prien directly,
to Siegsdorf – with a change in Traunstein, from Bergen to Siegsdorf – by bus 9508.
Old city. Museum of the City and Toys. Breweries.
Old town, riding on flat big boats on the Salzach. A fortress with a history museum and a leatherworking museum.
Amerang Castle (link), Automobile Museum (link) and Museum of Rural Life (about 20 houses of the 16th-19th centuries, link).
You can get there by bus 9414 from Prien, also in the summer months with the help of the Chiemgauer Lokalbahn from Bad Endorf (sometimes there is also a steam train).
15. Wasserburg am Inn
A picturesque medieval town built in the loop of the Inn River, with the result that the center is 7/8 surrounded by the river.
Wasserburg station is located quite far from the historic center and is connected to it by bus.
You can also take bus 9414 from Prien.
Wildpark and rope forest (www.wildpark-oberreith.de).
Other posts about Bavaria – #bayern
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