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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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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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Kilian Stückler bei der Wandertour auf das Imberger Horn

Summit Meeting

We did a mountain hike with Allgäu brewmaster Kilian Stückler to the Imberger Horn and finished off with craft beer and finest craft food in Sonthofen

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 Nebel hängt über dem Königssee

Watzmann Madness

We enjoyed three Mountain bike tours around the Watzmann in early autumn. Snow at the top, foliage at the bottom, Lake Königssee at the very bottom

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With the vintage convertible on the Rossfeld panorama road

More than curves!

The German Alpine Road is especially fun in a convertible. We cruised from Lake Königssee to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in a 1970s VW Beetle

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The Band Loisach Marci in the Partnach gorge

A Famous Duo

Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers nature experiences, cultural enjoyment and the Bavarian way of life. We reveal the most beautiful highlights

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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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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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Uli Brandl in seinem Restaurant

Restaurateur Uli Brandl

Uli Brandl captivates guests at “‘s handwerk” with sustainable cuisine that strikes a perfect balance between tradition and food trends

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Berufsjäger Roland mit seinem Hund

Hunter Roland Schörkhuber

When Roland Schörkhuber feeds his herd of deer near lake Bannwaldsee, spectators can watch over 150 free-range animals - with no need for binoculars

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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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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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Florian Karg: Der Hirte leistet einen wichtigen Beitrag für die Erhaltung der Landschaft der Alpe

Shepherd and opera singer Florian Karg

All summer long Florian Karg works and lives as shepherd in the Allgäu mountains. In wintertimes he returns to the stage as an opera singer

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Frau auf SUP auf dem Alpsee

11 x Experience Allgäu/Bavarian Swabia

Cycling tours, hikes on the Way of St. James and wellness in the Alps: 11 extremely worthwhile experiences in Allgäu and Bavarian Swabia

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