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Quidditch, bubble soccer and co.: 5 unusual sports that you can try in Bavaria

2024-02-27T20:02:56.454Z

Highlights: Quidditch, bubble soccer and co.: 5 unusual sports that you can try in Bavaria. Quidditch is known from the Harry Potter books. Underwater rugby can be played in Munich, Ingolstadt, Passau and Augburg. Children as young as 8 years old can even start playing bubble soccer in Nuremberg or Aschau im Chiemgau. The Three River Dragons Passau also compete in tournaments. There is also an underwater rugby team in Regensburg.



As of: February 27, 2024, 8:28 p.m

By: Katarina Amtmann

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Quidditch is known from the Harry Potter books.

What many people don't know: You can also try out this strange sport in Bavaria.

1 / 6Quidditch and underwater rugby are just two of the many unusual sports that you can practice in Bavaria.

© Imago/Pixsell/Lackovic (Collage: Merkur.de)

2 / 6Many people have known Frisbee since childhood.

But what some people probably don't know is that you can also play the sport in a club.

In Bavaria there is the possibility in Munich, Ingolstadt, Passau and Augburg, among others.

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3 / 6Quidditch - a sport known from the magical world of Harry Potter - can also be played in Bavaria, for example in Passau.

The Three River Dragons Passau also compete in tournaments.

© IMAGO / Pixsell

4 / 6The photo shows the British women's underwater hockey team at the World Championship game against Canada in 2014. The sport is still relatively unknown in Bavaria, as the DJK Swimming Association Munich writes on its website.

“Two teams use flippers and small sticks to try to get a puck into the opponent's goal on the bottom of a swimming pool,” is the motto of underwater hockey, which can be played in Munich, among other places.

Children as young as 8 years old can even start there.

© IMAGO / Bluegreen Pictures

5 / 6Underwater rugby can also be played in Bavaria, like here at SV Ottobrunn Munich.

There is also an underwater rugby team in Regensburg.

© IMAGO / Lackovic

6 / 6If you want to play football in a more unusual way, you're probably in good hands with bubble soccer.

The sport can be played, for example, in Nuremberg or Aschau im Chiemgau.

© IMAGO / Wirestock

Source: merkur

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