An Expat's Guide to Regensburg, Bavaria

An Expat's Guide to Regensburg, Bavaria, Regensburg, Germany (B)

Regensburg really is the hidden gem of Bavaria and is actually quite often overlooked by visitors to Europe. As it was once the bustling empire of the entire Holy Roman Empire, it was one of the most important cities in Europe from 788 to 1806. Yet, it’s often overlooked for larger and more popular towns like Nuremberg or Munich but is one of the most scenic destinations in Bavaria!

As an expat who has lived in this city for 5 years, I have come to learn all the treasures this town has to offer and I can never stop raving about it. It truly is a diamond in a world of trendy hot spots. 

Many people call Regensburg the “Northern Most Italy” because the summer is fantastic here and the streets are lined with cafes and small alleys that meander and wind through the whole town and many beautiful colored buildings. It’s impossible to get lost with the spires of the Regensburg Cathedral always leading you home. With three rivers, the Naab, the Regen and the Danube, the first settlement was founded during the Stone Age and because of its great location, a Roman fort was built here called Castra Regina. It was the capital of Bavaria from 530 to to the 13th century and grew into a vital medieval trading route when the Stone Bridge was built between 1135 and 1146. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: An Expat's Guide to Regensburg, Bavaria
Guide Location: Germany » Regensburg
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Lorelei Frey
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Maximilianstrabe
  • Ganesha
  • Cafe Furstenhof Cafehaus
  • Dachauplatz
  • Ferienwohnung Sonnenschein
  • Anadolu Doner
  • Porta Praetoria
  • Regensburger Dom
  • Haus Heuport
  • Neupfarrplatz
  • Neupfarrkirche
  • Galleria Kaufhof
  • Old Chapel
  • ALEX Regensburg
  • Stone Bridge
  • Eisener Brücke
  • Königliche Villa
  • Wurstkuchl
  • Goliath House
  • Haidplatz
  • St. Emmeram’s Abbey
  • Eurostars Park Hotel Maximilian
  • Hotel Bischofshof am Dom
  • Hotel Kaiserhof am Dom
  • Brook Lane Hostel
  • Alte Linde
  • Spital Biergarten
  • Early Bird Frühstücksküche
  • Greek Restaurant Perivoli
  • Kohlenmarkt
  • Kneitinger
  • L’Osteria Regensburg
  • Hans im Glück
  • Weltenburg am Dom
  • Da Tino
  • Peppers Regensburg
  • Sushihaus
  • Obere Bachgasse
  • Sam Kullman’s Dine
  • Hinterhaus
  • Irish Harp
  • Brauhaus am Schloss