Berlin, the country's capital, is located 270 miles (435 kilometers) north of Passau.
Get out and explore while you are in Passau. Start by visiting the the St. Stephan's Cathedral.
Traveling through this popular part of the country is about discovering new things, so why don't you take a road trip and uncover some of the other interesting destinations in the vicinity of Passau. Journey 16 miles (26 kilometers) north from Passau to Bad Fuessing, where you can enjoy the Therme 1 and Haslinger Hof.
Ruhpolding, is another good place to explore. It is approximately 65 miles (105 kilometers) from Passau and offers a diverse range of attractions, for example Church of Saint George, Vita Alpina and Golf Club Ruhpolding. Ruhpolding Amusement Park, Barthlomaus Schmucker Heritage Museum and Unternberg Ruhpolding are also worth calling into while you are in Ruhpolding.
A great way to get a true feel for a place is by gaining an understanding of its past. While in Bavaria, be sure to drop into the area's old towns. If you have great weather, head outside to experience Bavaria's gardens.
If the perfect holiday for you and your family involves being outside and appreciating the cold weather, this region will be a great fit. Snowboarding is a popular pastime. Cross-country skiing is also common. Visitors with special interests will enjoy the region's city walking tours, cycling tours and segway tours.
Before you return to your friends at home, you'll be bidding this special place a fond and teary Tschüss (farewell).