The Walberlafest is perhaps Germany's oldest spring festival. Set high on a hill called the Walberla, it is certainly the most atmospheric. Hike around it before ascending for the most dramatic entrance.
The Bamberg Countryside Breweries Experience and Brewing Heartland Experience are two great walking tours which take you off the beaten path and out into the beautiful Franconian countryside. You can be sure to drink beers you will never find back home and eat the local delicacies.
Klosterbrauerei Mallersdorf is the last with a brewing nun at its helm. Take a stroll around its grounds, the countryside surrounding it and enjoy the fine food and beer on offer at their Klosterbräustüberl.
Klosterbrauerei Mallersdorf Zoigl isn't a true Zoigl in the traditional sense but the flavor component is there and is nonetheless a tasty beer to seek out.
Klosterbrauerei Mallersdorf Jubiläumsbier is a full rich Festbier with a touch of honey in both the nose and palate. The lingering semi-dry finish is moreish.
Klosterbrauerei Mallersdorf Maibock is a special seasonal brew with a richly malty palate featuring some honey notes and a moreish semi-dry lingering finish.
Klosterbrauerei Mallersdorf Vollbier Hell is a rich golden brew with grassy notes and a lingering semi-dry finish.
What's the difference between a beer garden and a Bierkeller? Sometimes you just have to live it to feel it. Take the Bierkeller Extravaganza tour and find out!
The Dorf Breweries Express is an easy 9km hike in Franconia Switzerland which takes in five small regional breweries. Join Beer Hiking Bavaria author Rich Carbonara to find the best beers and foods along the way.
Beer Hiking Bavaria is a great guide detailing 50 hikes in Bavaria which pass by or end at some of Bavaria's best breweries. Tegernsee is one of the most beautiful mountain lakes in Bavaria and this hike takes to the top of the Riederstein and then to the Tegernsee Bräustüberl.