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From romantic palaces to small beautiful villages with winding alleys and narrow houses, forested highlands in the central and southern regions to a modern metropolis with pulsating nightlife, Germany has something for everyone and within an easy reach. The country has 4 rivers namely Danube, Elbe, Rhine, and Weser as well as Oder river systems.
Along the Danube river, the Bavarian region is filled with a variety of picturesque scenes from little forest villages to grand Baroque cities, thriving university towns to beer gardens, Lederhosen and sausages. Then perched high in the Alps are the historic castles which remind us of the splendor of the past kingdom. All these images come to mind when one thinks of Bavaria, the most beautiful and dynamic region in Germany. As compared to any other part of the country, Bavaria attracts more visitors from around the world. It is also home to international powerhouses such as Audi and BMW. Also, there is lots of entertainment here especially Music festivals. For example, in early March, there is Bach music offerings, in July, Bayreuth offers Wagner, in autumn more festivals including the Oktoberfest. Moreover, almost all the Bavarian towns and villages have small scaled beer festivals of some kind which are going on year round and are very enjoyable especially in Ingolstadt city located alongside Danube River banks in the Federal State of Bavaria, Germany.
The climate of Germany varies widely. In the northern regions winters can be cold and rainy; in summers, it's most agreeable. As for in the south and in the Alps, it gets cold especially in January, but summers are the best with cool, rainy days in July & August. The spring and fall times often stretch out till the mid of October. This is the time when several festivals and other cultural events are scheduled in Ingolstadt.
For an entry into Germany, passport is a requirement for everyone except citizens of countries under Schengen agreement. Visa is also a must for al. Only citizens coming from EU, N. America, Australia and most of Europe for a business or tourism are exempted and that too for only three months max. It is best to fly to Munich as it is closest to Ingolstadt. From Munich airport, Ingolstadt is easily accessed within an hour or so by car, bus or train. Trains run from all the major cities like Munich, Nuremburg, Augsburg, Ulm and Regensburg and stop at Ingolstadt's Central train station which has an Inter-City train connection.
Ingolstadt is a beautiful place and in-spite of the fast development since WWII, the city's old charm has been very carefully preserved. Bearing evidence to the rich Roman past as well being the Catholic centre in the Counter-Reformation time, the town is interspersed with magnificent historical buildings. These awesome monuments from the middle ages, the Baroque periods as well as the Renaissance are one of the biggest attractions for visitors from around the world.
Being a university town, there are always some kinds of fests going on. Every summer in July there is the Italian wine festival, then the City Festival. On alternating year, the city celebrates the Herzogfest.German automobile manufacturer Audi has its headquarters in Ingolstadt and employs around twenty five percent of the town's population. This exalted motor company has countless entertainment events scheduled at its Forum. The gigantic car elevators display a fabulous selection of previous Audis along with a few imaginative prototypes. The museum offers several hands-on displays and also guides the visitors the basics involved in car engineer. There is also a souvenir shop, movie theater and restaurant from where you can clearly see a line of new vehicles coming out of the garage. The event calendar of the Forum also includes jazz and other concerts, themed tours, trade shows and exhibitions, and much more.
The city has a number of historic castles which have been turned into museums. One such example is the 15th-century, red-tiled castle across town. The fortress is now home to the Bavarian Army Museum with comprehensive exhibits of suits of armor, cannons and guns, swords, knives and spears, old documents, mannequins in period costume as well as one ancient tent. The surrounding grounds are well kept public parks. Housed in the former medical laboratory is the Medical History Museum. It was the same lab which inspired Mary Shelley to use the city as the backdrop for Frankenstein monster. The museum now displays an appealing array of medical oddities.
There is a late Gothic church with ornate altars and massive columns where Johann Eck (Counter-Reformation leader) used to sermonize. Among its exciting displays is the preserved hand of Maria Anna, an outstanding seventeenth century evangelist, and a 3 dimensional Renaissance display of 4 different interpretations of Christmas.
For some outdoor fun, bike around the natural surroundings, take river cruises in the region, check out fossils in the Altmuhltal Nature Park, or visit the neighboring pastel stucco town of Eichstatt. This authentic Bavarian town has a number of exciting sights and activities to offer to its visitors. So be prepared to be swept off your feet in Ingolstadt!