10Bavaria, Germany – Oktoberfest and Fall Colors

Bavaria, in southern Germany, is a region renowned for its charming villages, stunning Alpine landscapes, and, of course, Oktoberfest.

While Oktoberfest usually begins in late September, it often continues into the first week of October. Enjoy the lively atmosphere, traditional Bavarian music, and hearty cuisine. Beyond the festivities, Bavaria’s forests and hills explode with autumn colors, making it an excellent time for scenic drives and hikes. Don’t miss the famous Neuschwanstein Castle, a fairytale-like masterpiece nestled amidst the fall foliage.