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Upper Palatinate

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Upper Palatinate (German: Oberpfalz) is a region in Bavaria, Germany.


Other destinations[edit]

  • Bavarian Forest — locals call it "Bayrisch Sibiria" for obvious reasons



Get around[edit]



Amberg [1] old city center, the new castle and the armoury (´Zeughaus´, ´Klösterl´ and ´Regierungskanzlei´seat of the government of ´Upper Palatinate´ till 1810), the town wall and gates (´Stadtbrille´, ´Nabburger Tor´), the gothic city hall, church (´St. Martin´, ´Schulkirche´), the pilgrimage church (´Mariahilfberg) and ´Bergfest´ late June, early July

Neumarkt [2] [dead link] old city centre (´Marktplatz´), the old city hall, castle ´Burg Wolfenstein´, gothic castle ´Pfalzgrafenschloss´, church (´St. Johannes´), the town wall and towers (´Pulverturm´)

Regensburg [3] old city centre, patrician towered houses, the cathedral (Cathedral Boys' Choir Regensburger Domspatzen), old city hall (´Perpetual Imperial Diet´, 1663-1806), the Stone Bridge, the Porta Praetoria (Roman), the Scottish Church of St. James (portal), castle (Thurn und Taxis), ´Stadtamhof´

Schwandorf [4] old city centre (´Marktplatz´), the town towers (´Blasturm´), church (´Jakobskirche´), castle (´Fronberger Schloss´), ´Färberhaus´, historic cellars (´Historische Felsenkeller´), pilgrimage church (´Kreuzberg´)

Weiden [5] old city centre, ´Marktplatz´, the Old City Hall, the town wall and gates (´Oberes Tor´), Church St. Michael, International Ceramics Museum (´Waldsassener Kasten´)



Eichmühle Regenstauf [17], Zur Roten Amsel, Kallmünz [18]


Café Zentral Amberg [19], Gasthaus Kneitinger Regensburg[20]

Stay safe[edit]

Hotel Bischofshof Regensburg[21], Hotel-Orphee Regensburg [22] Hotel [23] [dead link]

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