Travel Guide Where we live.
We‘re proud to say :We are Bavarian ! A presentation made by Kenneth and Adrian
Structure • History of Bavaria • Geography • The biggest Bavarian cities • Bavarian culture • Bavaria and the World • Our nearby surroundings
Francia House of Wittelsbach From 1180 until 1918 Bavaria was reinged by the Wittlesbachers. • Later it became part of Francia.
Bavariais in the south east of Germany The state capital is Munich
Danube Europe`s second longest river, the Danube flows through Bavaria.
The Alps There are parts of the Alps, which are Bavarian.
Zugspitze The biggest mountain in Germany , the Zugspitze, with a hight of 2962 meters.
Lake Constance The Lake Constance is on the border of three countries (Germany , Austria and Switzerland). It`s also the biggest lake in Germany.
But • The biggest Bavarian lake is Lake Chiemsee • Third biggest lake in Germany • It´s called „The Bavarian Sea“
City Inhabitants31 December 2009 1.330.440 503.673 263.646 134.218 133.195 124.387 • Munich • Nuremberg • Augsburg • Regensburg • Würzburg • Ingolstadt
Oktoberfest • The Oktoberfest is the world's largest folk festival, running in Munichfrom late September to the first weekend in October • The Oktoberfest is an important part of Bavarian culture
Food and drink • Bavarians tend to place a great value on food and drink • Specialties are for example Weißwurst("whitesausage") andBrezn (Pretzel) • At folk festivals, beer is traditionally served by the litre (the so-called Maß)
The mostpopularspot in Bavaria That‘sNeuschwanstein
Bavarian Football • The FC Bayern Munich is the most succesful football team in Germany and one of the best five teams in Europe. • Some popular Bavarian football players: • Franz Beckenbauer • Lothar Matthäus • Thomas Müller
Battle of Lechfeld • In 955 the Battle of Lechfeld took place near our school. Otto I the Great defeated the Hungarians. • Some people say it was the foundation of Germany.
Via Claudia Augusta • The Via Claudia Augusta is an ancient and very important Roman road. • It runs only 3 km away from our school.