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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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Sommerrodelbahn Hündle

16 x Summer Tobogganing Fun

Summer tobogganing is like riding a rollercoaster - only in the great outdoors. Into the bend, out of the bend. 16 tips for Bavaria

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Bergführer Andreas Tauser bei der Abfahrt vom Gipfel des Kleinen Seekopf im Allgäu

Nebelhorn: Peak Pleasures

Winter paradise on the Nebelhorn: off-piste in fresh snow and a night in the "Igloo Lodge" at 2,000 metres. You can't experience more winter in 24h

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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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Loisach Marci mit dem Skateboard und Alphorn im Landkreis Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Alpine Techno

Marcel Engler combines alphorn with electro beats. No lederhosen techno, but music to dance to, inspired by his homeland and the Loisach river

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Winterwanderung auf dem 1. Premium-Winterwanderweg Deutschlands

16 Winter Hiking Tours

Skis, boards and snowshoes aside! All senses are served during relaxed winter hiking. Here are 16 insider tips for tours in Bavaria

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Genusswandern im Klausbachtal auf dem Salzalpensteig

Salzalpensteig Hike: O Sole mio

Scenic, varied, enlightening: the Salzalpensteig spices up every hiker's vita. The 9th stage is one of the most beautiful. Let's go!

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Winterlicher Wasserfall im Gunzesrieder Tal

Wintery!

We accompanied ranger Theresa in the Nagelfluhkette Nature Park to waterfalls, through snow-white dream landscapes and in search of Apollo butterflies

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Baumwipfelpfad Neuschönau

Adventure Worlds

Fun, action and excitement: In Bavaria's adventure worlds you can't help but be amazed! Between adventure and exciting knowledge transfer.

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Schneebedeckte Winterlandschaften in den Allgäuer Alpen

16 Snowshoe Hikes in Bavaria

Experience winter landscape actively without skis: Everyone can do a snowshoe hike! A great experience if you stay on officially designated routes

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Restauratorin Ramona Proske in Schloss Neuschwanstein

Royal Jet Nozzle Diffuser

70 million visitors left their mark. Now Neuschwanstein Castle is getting a huge renovation. We met construction managers and restorers on site

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Sommerrodelbahn Hündle

16 x Summer Tobogganing Fun

Summer tobogganing is like riding a rollercoaster - only in the great outdoors. Into the bend, out of the bend. 16 tips for Bavaria

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Ranger Antonia explains the protected zones to snowshoe hikers:

Black Grouse Security

The mountains around Lake Schliersee are popular with winter sports enthusiasts. Rangers ensure the protection of rare species. We went on a ski tour

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Herzogstand-Wanderung mit Blick auf den Walchensee

7 Mountain Tours With Stunning Views

Higher, farther, better! Nothing beats a breathtaking view from a peak. Here are seven tips for mountains with a special view

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Anni Friesinger: Die Natur am Frillensee lässt Anni Demut und Dankbarkeit spüren

... Anni Friesinger

We met the three-time Olympic champion in speed skating for a decelerated winter hike around the icy Frillensee Lake.

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Das Klausentreiben ist etwa 1.000 Jahre alt und geht auf alte keltische Bräuche zurück

A riot with tradition

The Allgäu shows its spooky side in December. With horns and rods, "Klausen" drive away evil spirits. With him is Matthias Hecht

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Berchtesgadener Altstadt mit Hirschenhaus (links) und Marktbrunnen

Somewhere Between Watzmann and Jenner

Berchtesgaden offers visitors a great mix of mountain panorama and old town flair. Perfect for a day trip with aperitivo on the Schlossplatz

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saftig grüne Buckelwiesen vor alpiner Berglandschaft in Oberbayern

10 x Nature Highlights in Upper Bavaria

Hallertau, Zugspitze, Osterseen or Buckelwiesen: You have to see and experience these and six other nature highlights in Upper Bavaria

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