Mitterfirmiansreut is situated approximately 250 miles (402 kilometers) south of Berlin, the country's capital.
When it comes to getting the best out of your precious vacation time, it's good to keep in mind that Mitterfirmiansreut is merely the beginning; Bavaria has been blessed with a treasure-trove of natural and man-made attractions. If you've enough time, head 9 miles (14 kilometers) to Neuschoenau. Here you can visit the Baumwipfelpfad and Tier-Freigelande.
Venture into the past during your stay in this area. Take a trip to some of the traditional villages for which the area is well known. Exercise your grey matter by spending a few hours at Bavaria's thought-provoking nature museums, history museums and theaters.
The wider region offers some great options for those with an affinity for watersports. Canoeing and swimming are some of the popular choices here. Unwind like the locals in the Bavaria region. Try picnicking and cycling while you are in the area.
Trying local food is one of the keys to getting to know the area in which you are traveling. So be sure to spend time in some of the region's restaurants. Two of the region's favourite ingredients are beef and potatoes. Kartoffelsalat (potato salad) and pichelsteiner meat and vegetable stew) are popular with both vacationers and residents alike. Once the main course dishes are cleared away try the mouthwatering zwetchgenkuchen (plum cake). Refresh yourself with a beer. Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier is a popular option. Linger over the meal with a Franken Bacchus or Franken Kerner. Both delicious. Drinks.
As your journey winds down, you'll be sure to bid the region a teary "Tschüss"