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Things to do in Southern Germany

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in Southern Germany. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite Southern Germany attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in Southern Germany to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in Southern Germany.

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  • Alfred Schladerer

    Pick up a bottle of cherry or plum eau-de-vie at the Alfred Schladerer distillery, run by fifth-generation vintner Heiner Ulmann. More
  • Casino Badeb Baden

  • Esslingen Medieval Christmas Market

    This festival includes fire-eaters and live medieval music as a backdrop to costumed craftsmen creating leather apparel, calligraphy, silver jewelr... More
  • Frieder Burda Museum

  • Friedrichsbad and Caracalla Springs

  • Hornberg Castle

    Stop for coffee and cake on the 11th-century castle’s terrace, with a view of the red-roofed village below. More
  • Mercedes-Benz Museum

  • Vitra

  • Weihnachtsmarkt

    The massive, 315-year-old market, set amid the city's gabled houses hung with fir branches and angels, sprawls across several historic center squar... More

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