Straubing is an underrated little town in the south of Germany. It's not particularly picturesque, but it's got a lot of character and a thriving cultural scene.
The old town is full of interesting little shops and restaurants, and there's a great nightlife in the student district. The people are friendly and there's a lot of outdoor recreation opportunities in the surrounding area. It's a great place to relax and get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.