Bavaria is the number one tourism region in Germany and a leading year-round destination in Europe. Hardly surprising: In addition to breathtaking mountain views and clear lakes, the country also offers a lot of art and culture. In the latest LfA Magazine issue we take our readers on a tour through Bavaria and point out, what developments are affecting tourism.
Bavarian tourism companies not only care about the wellbeing of their guests, they also are economically important. To sustain this economic power with a sustainable offer, investments are needed. Therefore the LfA has always offered a broad spectrum of funding-services for the tourism business.
Subsidised are not only hotels and restaurants but also new projects and innovative ideas such as the Tiny House community of Steffi and Philipp in the Fichtelgebirge. On a visit our author learned more about the plans of the young couple. We also report on three friends from Allgäu, who offer climbing fun for everyone with their high rope courses and report how a visionary concert house brings new life into the towncentre of Blaibach. Readers will learn why the traditional distillery Penninger in the Bavarian Forest is rediscovering itself and how hotelier Christoph Tacke and his team keep the historic Vogelsburg near Volkach in business with a modern hotel concept.
With Angela Inselkammer, President of the Bavarian Hotel and Restaurant Association, and Harald Pechlaner, Chairman of Tourismdepartment at the University of Eichstätt, we talked about what trends and developments are affecting tourism. In his column Economy Minister Hubert Aiwanger also emphasizes the importance of the tourism industry and its potential.
There is a lot to see in the largest of the German states. We gathered our highlights for big and small adventures and relaxing holidays on a map. The overview in the middle of the magazine provides a small guide through beautiful Bavaria - wonderfully illustrated by Pia Bublies.
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