Proximity to the Great Outdoors

All around you are lakes, rivers and mountains – big ones (the Alps!) – and the endless possibilities of hiking, walking and Nordic walking – anything that’s active and restorative because, uniquely, Bavarians prize the purity of their air as much as their beer.

Whenever, wherever, whatever you do, you feel the pull of nature. Don’t resist it - just go with it!

Nature information centre on the Karwendel

Alpenwelt Karwendel - Relaxed Hiking around Mittenwald - Krün - Wallgau »

The Alpenwelt Karwendel alpine holiday region, comprising the towns of Mittenwald, Krün and Wallgau, is situated in southern Bavaria, directly on the Austrian border.

Altmühltal Nature Park - The relaxing holiday region »

Altmühltal Nature Park is the relaxing holiday region in the heart of Bavaria, around 100 km north of Munich and especially popular amongst active holidaymakers and families.

Oberaudorf-Kiefersfelden - The empire of Zahmer Kaiser and Wilder Kaiser »

The majestic rock formations of the "Zahmer Kaiser" and the "Wilder Kaiser" crown one of the most picturesque and attractive mountain regions in Upper Bavaria.

View from the Waldstein mountain towards the Lake Weißenstädter See

Fichtelgebirge Holiday Region - Valleys, lakes and forests with lynx »

The Fichtel Mountains, with their highest peak of 1,000 m, are situated in northern Bavaria and are home to an excellently signposted network of hiking trails spanning some 4,000 kilometres.

Bavarian Forest

The Goldsteig –new "Quality-Hiking-Trail" of Germany »

The trail offers approximately 660 kilometers of hiking terrain with attractive scenery, cultural sightseeing and a hiking guidance system along the way. The trail stretches across long passages through the Upper Palatinate and Bavarian Forest, northeast of Munich.

Sunset at St. Nikolaus

Inzell: Walk, cycle, recuperate ... »

Experience the Bavarian charm of this sporty family-friendly village.

Hiking trail in the Allgäu

Allgäu - a hiker's dream: highlights on all levels »

Towering peaks to pastoral idyll - the Allgäu has it all. The region’s range of trails linking all altitude levels is second almost to none in Germany.

Franconian Forest - Hiking & Walking »

Prime Passages Travel builds unique itineraries around scenic hiking locations that offer weave cultural explorations into the experience.


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