Palaces in East Bavaria – probably the most famous is the Thurn und Taxis palace complex in Regensburg. It is larger than Buckingham Palace and a social venue for festivals in summer and various exhibitions and fairs such as the romantic Christmas market.
But there are also many palaces beyond the gates of Regensburg, ranging from the palace in Neunburg vorm Wald and the palace in Fronberg through to Pirkensee Palace. In summer numerous festivals and theatrical performances are held in many other historic locations, while in winter the array of many romantic Christmas markets extends right across the entire region.
The important saints Emmeram and Wolfgang as well as Carolingian emperors, Bavarian dukes and Regensburg bishops have all been buried here.
The Emmeram cloisters were built between the 11th and 14th centuries; the basilica was remodelled in the 18th century in the Baroque style and is one of the most important churches in Europe. Famous artists such as the Asam brothers and renowned architects such as Leo von Klenze have shaped the monastery complex.
Allow yourself to be carried away on a tour through the palace.
Experience a thousand years of monastic tradition and trace this back through the captivating history of monks, emissaries and aristocratic life.