The Bavarian Alps Travel Guide

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Plan Your The Bavarian Alps Vacation

Fir-clad mountains, rocky peaks, lederhosen, and geranium-covered houses: the Bavarian Alps come closest to what many of us envision as "Germany." Quaint towns full of frescoed half-timber houses covered in snow pop up among the mountain peaks and shimmering hidden lakes, as do the creations of "Mad" King Ludwig II. The entire area has sporting opportunities galore, regardless of the season.

Hotels

The Bavarian Alps Hotels

With few exceptions, a hotel or Gasthof in the Bavarian Alps and lower Alpine regions has high standards and is traditional in style, with balconies, pine...read more

Restaurants

The Bavarian Alps Restaurants

Restaurants in Bavaria run the gamut from the casual and gemütlich (cozy) Gasthof to formal gourmet offerings. More-upscale establishments try to maintain...read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in The Bavarian Alps

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

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The Bavarian Alps Experiences

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