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Let's get out into nature. Find peace. Experience relaxation. For example, on enjoyable hikes in the Bavarian Forest, in the Fichtel Mountains, in the Allgäu Alps and in Upper Bavaria. Kneipp in front of beautiful scenery. Meet hop farmers and herbalists at work. We tell you about the most beautiful countryside tours by bike or car. And tips for cross-country trails and tours in winter. Plus listicles of the most beautiful long-distance hiking trails, holiday routes, monastery breweries, castles

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Mit dem Sessellift im Familienskigebiet bequem auf den Gipfel

Family Ski Fun

Insider tip for families, with double chairlift, four T-bar lifts, four conveyor belts, pistes around 5 km long, junior ski circus and toboggan run

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Middle Finger Fighters

Finger wrestling is a traditional Bavarian 'sport'. Our reporter visited the German Fingerhakel Championships in Mittenwald

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Wandertour im Allgäu mit Daniel Bensmann

Under the skin

A mountain tour with the Allgäu skin painter, tattooist and hunter Daniel Bensmann up to Hirschberg and Spieser near Bad Hindelang

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Die Drachenkante meistert Kilian ohne Probleme

Rock Hopping in Franconia

Franconian Switzerland is a paradise for active families. Astrid Därr and her son have tested some of the best family climbing spots

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Herbst an der Donau bei Straubing

Enchanted

Danube fisherwoman Kathi Mayer showed us that her home, the Gäuboden, and the Danube oxbow lakes are mystically beautiful on foggy November days

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Pausen gehören zum Genusswandern. Ausblick vom Trekkingplatz Geusfeld

Steigerwald in Franconia

Pleasure Hiking: The Steigerwald Panorama Trail leads through low mountain landscapes rich in history and species. The next Franconian wine is not far

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Mit dem Sessellift im Familienskigebiet bequem auf den Gipfel

Family Ski Fun

Insider tip for families, with double chairlift, four T-bar lifts, four conveyor belts, pistes around 5 km long, junior ski circus and toboggan run

Read more

Middle Finger Fighters

Finger wrestling is a traditional Bavarian 'sport'. Our reporter visited the German Fingerhakel Championships in Mittenwald

Read more
Wandertour im Allgäu mit Daniel Bensmann

Under the skin

A mountain tour with the Allgäu skin painter, tattooist and hunter Daniel Bensmann up to Hirschberg and Spieser near Bad Hindelang

Read more
Die Drachenkante meistert Kilian ohne Probleme

Rock Hopping in Franconia

Franconian Switzerland is a paradise for active families. Astrid Därr and her son have tested some of the best family climbing spots

Read more
Herbst an der Donau bei Straubing

Enchanted

Danube fisherwoman Kathi Mayer showed us that her home, the Gäuboden, and the Danube oxbow lakes are mystically beautiful on foggy November days

Read more
Sandra Müller, Trachtenschneiderin und Posamentenknopfmacherin

Buttoned down, sewn up!

Traditional costume tailor Sandra Müller from Waldstetten is reviving an almost forgotten Bavarian craft. She makes trimmed buttons

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Aussicht auf den Taubenbergturm

12 Tips for Remote Viewers

Look over here! You don't need high alpine peaks to see into the distance. Here are 12 great lookout towers in Bavaria for the best views

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