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  • Address: Bavarian Alps
With soaring mountain peaks, vast lakes and forested slopes punctuated by enchanting castles and traditional alpine villages, the Bavarian Alps offer some of Germany’s most spectacular scenery. Stretching along the Austrian border, the Alps dominate the landscape of Southern Germany and a trip into the mountains is simply inevitable for anyone exploring Bavaria. 

Highlights of the Bavarian Alps include Füssen, a lively town at the start of the famous Romantic Road tourist trail; the historic village of Oberammergau, where the world-renowned Passion Play is held each decade; the German Alpine Road, a scenic tourist trail running from Lake Constance to Berchtesgaden; and many of Ludwig II’s most celebrated castles, including the fairytale-inspired Neuschwanstein. 

Whether you have a day or a week to explore, there are plenty of things to do in the mountains. Take the train or cable car to the top of Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain at 2,962 meters (9,718 feet), for the most impressive panoramas in Bavaria; get your fill of the white stuff at the hugely popular Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany’s highest ski resort; learn the traditional art of cheese making in the Allgäu region; or tackle one of the Alps’ many hiking trails, ranging from leisurely valley walks to hair-raising scrambles up snow-covered peaks. 


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Bavarian Mountains and Salt-Mines Tour from Salzburg

4.5 star rating: Recommended 157 Reviews

Journey through the Bavarian Alps, via the Alpenstrasse, along the King's Lake River to the Obersalzberg. Here, the highlight of your tour awaits as you tour ...  Read more

Location: Salzburg, Austria
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $54.38

Private Tour: Eagle's Nest and Bavarian Alps Tour from Salzburg

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 7 Reviews

Discover the breathtaking views from the Eagle’s Nest (Kehlsteinhaus) in the Bavarian Alps on this private tour. Traveling from Salzburg, pass picturesque ...  Read more

Location: Salzburg, Austria
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $56.64

Bavarian Mountains and Obersalzberg Tour from Salzburg

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 35 Reviews

This afternoon tour from Salzburg takes you high into the picturesque Bavarian Alps above the Obersalzberg. Enjoy magnificent views across the snowcapped ...  Read more

Location: Salzburg, Austria
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $45.31

Private Tour: Bavarian Alps Brewery Tour Including Bavarian Food from Munich

This private 8-hour day trip from Munich is the perfect way to explore the Bavarian beer culture and enjoy an amazing day with traditional Bavarian beer and ...  Read more

Location: Munich, Germany
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $191.45

Small-Group Guided Hiking Day Tour to Rotwandhaus from Munich

Experience beautiful panoramic views in a guided hiking tour to the Rotwandhaus. Your local guide will provide you with many local insights about the area and ...  Read more

Location: Munich, Germany
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $91.76

A Private Brewery Day Tour in the Alps

The perfect way to explore the Bavarian beer culture and enjoy an amazing evening of food and fun. This private tour is in the village of Murnau nestled away ...  Read more

Location: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $162.00

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