Located on the Bavarian-Czech border, the Crystal Road in Eastern Bavaria is one of the most beautiful and diverse holiday routes in Germany. 250 kilometres lead across the impressive landscapes of the Bavarian and Upper Palatine Forests, where the 700-year-old tradition of glass-making and glass art is still alive today. As visitors visit the many manufacturers and cabins along the glass route and watch the artesians at work, they can follow glass from its creation until its refinement and finishing touch. The larger factories offer exciting guided tours through their facilities and shopping is sure to turn into a special experience.