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What is it like to climb Germany's highest mountain on foot? Where do you experience beautiful snowshoe tours and what do you have to consider? Conquer eight thousand-metre peaks in the Bavarian Forest or experience enjoyable hikes for the whole family in the Fichtelgebirge, the Allgäu and the Franconian Alb. Plus everything you need to know about the four "highest" panorama mountain tours and the national parks in Bavaria as well as stories for pleasure hikers.

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Neuer Achtsamkeitstrend: Medidatives Solo Full Moon Snow Shoeing

Bright enthusiasm

Full moon snow shoe tour? It sounded so exciting that our reporters immediately set off for the Nagelfluhkette Nature Park in the Allgäu Alps.

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Bizarre, coole Kulisse auf der letzten Höhenetappe

Cool Moonwalk

Between the Großer Arber and the Brotjacklriegel the Bavarian Forest shows itself as a perfect area for snowshoe hikers.

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Die Pfeifen im Hinterteil der Pferde bleiben unbemalt

„Arschpfeiferl“ instead of made in China

More tinsel? Tree decorations made in China? Certainly not in Berchtesgaden. This is a town where colourful wooden toys hang on Christmas trees

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Den Grat zwischen den drei Watzmann-Gipfeln ist Pusch schon mindestens fünfzig Mal gegangen

The Mountain model artist

Wolfgang Pusch is the only craftsman in Europe who has mastered the detailed relief construction of mountain ranges and peaks. We visited him

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Mit dem Oldtimer-Käfer auf der Deutschen Alpenstraße im Gradwang Tal

From Ettal and beyond

The German Alpine Road inspired us between Zugspitze and Lake Constance with castles, fortresses, churches and panoramic landscapes at its best

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Unterwegs auf dem Jubiläumsgrat zwischen Alpspitze und Zugspitze

Zugspitze? A fantastic climb!

The two-day, 21-kilometre route through the Reintal valley is a relatively easy way to make the ascent

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Die passende Technik zur Hautalerei hat Daniel erst entwickeln müssen

Skin painter Daniel Bensmann

Art as a matter of skin! A visit at Bad Hindelang's tattoo artist, hunter and artist. His speciality? Paintings on animal skins

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"Loisach Marci": Die Musiker Marcel Engler und Jens-Peter Abele

Alphorn meets electrobeats

Marcel Engler and Jens-Peter Abele combine Alphorn, dulcimer and brass instruments with electrobeats and Bavarian dialect

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Einige der Glocken wiegen über 20 Kilogramm

All about Eastern Bavaria

What you should know about Eastern Bavaria. Facts and fun facts about landscapes, culture, peculiarities and gourmet delights

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Gitzenweiler Hof: Luxuriöse Mietwohnwägen „Varia Homes“

10 x Glamping in Bavaria

Luxury camping aka glamping is becoming more and more popular. For comfort lovers, there are many offers such as sleeping barrels, wooden igloos ...

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Die zwei Meter hohen Grashalme von Magdalena in den Gläsernen Gärten

Glass art from the Bavarian Forest

Magdalena Paukner's glass art is lovingly detailed. With her very personal handwriting she continues a tradition of the Bavarian Forest

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Karwendelgebirge vor Karwendelgebirge

Alpine graffiti by fresco painter Bernhard Rieger

Vast pictures shine out from the walls of old buildings in the foothills of the Bavarian Alps. This is known as “Luftmalerei”, or fresh air painting

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Furchteinflößende Masken und Lärm vertreiben die Wintergeister

All about Allgäu/Bavarian Swabia

Greetings from outer space and the king’s hideaway, city strolls and mountain paths as well as rivers, lakes and canals. And everything else you need

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