Highlights

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    Prien am Chiemsee »

    The breathtaking landscape of the Chiemgau region offer endless possibilities for hiking, mountain tours, cycle excursions and relaxing walks.

  • Andechs Monastery
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    Starnberg Five Lake Region »

    There are five gorgeous lakes in this region, the: Wörthsee, Pilsensee, Wesslingersee and the two larger lakes – the halcyon Ammersee and the elegant Lake Starnberg.

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    Garmisch-Partenkirchen - Discover your true nature »

    At the foot of Mount Zugspitze, nature is splendid and mighty, the memories gained between the mountains and the valleys, the water and the sky are unique.

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    Oberammergau and the Ammergauer Alps »

    Like Oberammergau, many other communities in the Ammergau Alps demonstrate the unique symbiosis between the untouched mountainous landscape around them and the region’s cultural treasures.

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    Althoff Seehotel Überfahrt at Lake Tegernsee »

    The Althoff Seehotel Überfahrt at Lake Tegernsee blends wonderfully well into the beauty of the Tegernsee Valley. The hotel harmonizes the best Mother Nature has to offer with the very highest of 21st century hotel culture.

View over Lake Starnberger See

Lakes in Bavaria »

Most areas around Bavarian lakes are popular for trekking and mountaineering.

Erlebnis Grünes Band

The German "Erlebnis Grünes Band" project in Bavaria »

The German "Erlebnis Grünes Band" project is without a doubt one of the most important projects when it comes to both the protection of a valuable natural habitat and the development of tourism there in a compatible way.

Partnachklamm - Partnach Gorge in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Partnach gorge in Garmisch-Partenkirchen – a breathtaking natural spectacle »

The Partnach Gorge which is about 800 metres in length and its walls rise to 80 metres was declared a natural monument in 1912. It is just amazing and will cast its spell on you with its wild waterfalls, water rapids and tranquil water basins.

Lake Chiemsee - Bavarian Sea in Germany

Water fun and games in Bavaria »

Did you know that 9 of Germany’s 10 highest waterfalls are in Bavaria; or that the upper reaches of the river Isar are home to a greater diversity of flora and fauna than almost any other riverscape in Europe; or that Tölzer Land in Bavaria is home to the longest raft slide in the whole world?

The world´s longest tree top walk

Vacations on the tri-border area of Bavaria, Bohemia and Austria »

Along the Crystal Road visitors can admire and experience the production and the performing of exquisite glass. A very popular highlight in the Bavarian Forest is the new tree top walk - the world´s longest!

Prien region and lake Chiemsee

Top 10 things to do in the Bavarian Alps »

Blue skies, green meadows and majestic mountains: just a few words capture perfectly the true essence of the Bavarian Alps. However, there is so much more to this region in the south of Bavaria. Here’s a top ten list of things to do and see.

AlpspiX viewing platform

AlpspiX viewing platform »

At the base of Alpspitze peak, visitors will find the AlpspiX Viewing Platform hovering 13 meters (42 feet) over an empty void in the shape of an 'X' with two protruding platforms. The exceptional architecture opens unmatched views towards Zugspitze peak and the Höllental gorge and lets visitors experience a spectacular alpine high.

Bavarian golfer

Golf holidays in Bavaria »

Golf is booming in Bavaria. There are more than 170 courses, with more planned, and they vary from alpine landscapes to grand parklands.

Camping in Bavaria in summer

Camping in Bavaria »

Camping has long been a popular way to spend a holiday in Bavaria: the state’s 420 campsites with a total of 36,000 pitches-provide optimum conditions for a relaxing and varied holiday either under canvas or in a caravan.


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The world´s longest tree top walk © Baumwipfelpfad