Discover an immersive and authentic Bavarian city with all its historical, special and interesting facets
Straubing is the discovery of, and immersion in, an authentic Bavarian city. It is about to explore how a typical Bavarian Lederhose is manufactured, the famous beer is brewed as well getting a look over the farmers shoulder to get insights of the local farming business and its regional products.
Adventures for the entire family beneath a white and blue sky
You might travel as a couple or a family of two or three generations. And of course, you want to spend time together to share memories in the future. There is lots to do in Straubing: visiting the traditional folk festival, museums or joining in on the city tour with some very "instagramable" photo opportunities.
Your trip, your time, your experience. Discover Straubing on your own. Unguided and unplugged - just you
After spending most of your time on the cruise ship you might have a need for some "own time" with your partner or family. No group pressure, no time slots - just explore Straubing on your own. Apart from shopping and very special hospitality offers you just visit our ancient cemetery or a huge miniature railway exhibition. Just explore, you will be surprised.
You can go to the cruise ship gym to move your muscles or you can explore the Bavarian nature and get some fresh air
Walking up high in the treetops, discover Bavaria on a bicycle or climb the stairs of the city tower, there a plenty of sporty activities you can explore. See for yourself, what’s in store for you and your family.
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Quiet corners, narrow alleys, century-old houses with facades that tell stories and – right in the middle – the 68 meters high city tower with its striking five spires: Welcome to Straubing at the Danube. Reaching the historic old town of Straubing is just like opening a history book – you can experience Bavarian history reaching back to 5000 BC. Next to the second largest folk festival in Bavaria, the city of Straubing and its surroundings have a lot to offer. Here you can immerse yourself in an authentic part of Bavaria unaffected, cozy, diversified, progressive and traditionally different – you are not carried away with the current here, instead you can drift away and learn something new.go to city tour
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the historic city tower
Straubing’s landmark is the historic city tower – a medieval fire and watch tower, built in 1316, which has grown with the city over the past two centuries. The gothic building rotrudes with a height of 68 meters (223 feet) and eight floors into the white and blue Bavarian sky.
Fun at the
Bavaria’s second largest fair
The Gäuboden fair in Straubing, which was first celebrated in 1812, is Bavaria’s second largest fair, the largest still being the Oktoberfest in Munich. 1.4 million visitors come every year to soak up Bavarian “Gemütlichkeit” in the large tents.
Travern zum Geiss
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The oldest tavern in Straubing
Bavaria is famous for its delicious and traditional beer. Bavarian beers’ recipe for success is more than 500 years old and the Bavarian purity law is actually the oldest food law in the world. It stipulates that Bavarian beer may only be brewed of four ingredients: water, hops, malt, and yeast.
From atop a bicycle
One leg of the Danube bike trail passes through Straubing: on a three-hour tour through Lower Bavaria’s Gäuboden region, bikers pass lush green meadows, quaint farms and idyllic villages with onion dome churches, and wooden balconies, on which geraniums blossom in bright red and pink.