What's Your Favorite Underrated German City?
Landshut is in Lower Bavaria, approximately 70km north-east of Munich and 30km south of Regensburg situated on the River Isar. It has a population of over 60,000. Close to Munich international airport and served by a regular bus service.
What Makes This City so Special?
RELAXED LIFE STYLE
It has all the advantages of a small city and none of the shortcomings of a large city:
Off the beaten path with not too many tourists.
More relaxed life style, time to talk to people.
Can get by with English but locals will help you to speak German if you want.
Very little traffic, cheaper parking.
Surrounded by beautiful scenery of the Lower Bavarian hilly region.
A popular destination for cyclists cycling the Isar river bicycle trail.
Enjoy the many pleasant restaurants, cafes, inns and biergardens.
A picturesque town full of character. Founded in 1204. Many historic buildings of different styles.
An impressive Altstadt.
St. Martin's Church, with the highest brick steeple in the world.
Ducal Renaissance palace - a piece of Italy within Old Bavaria.
Burg Trausnitz. A castle situated high above the town which can be seen from far away.
Remains of a 13th century city wall.
Walking, bicycle and photo-shooting tours of the city’s highlights, also special tours for children.
Festivals: Landshuter Hochzeit held every four years; spring & autumn festivals; Christmas Market.
- At the moment I can't think of any other city in this category