Nature, Active, Recreation

Germany’s Landscapes

Germany’s landscapes offer a wealth of options for an unforgettable holiday: long sandy beaches on the coasts and lake shores, enchanting lowland plains, extensive ranges of hills and the high peaks of the Alps. Whether you choose leisurely exploration, a spa or wellness break, or a sports activity on land, on water or in the air, you’ll be amazed at what Germany’s natural landscapes have to offer.

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Ruhpolding – Paradise in the Bavarian Alps

Ruhpolding is a picturesque and lively village in a wide, stunningly beautiful, peaceful valley in the center of the Bavarian Alps. In winter the magnificent ski runs and varied cross-country routes tempt winter sports enthusiasts. In spring romantic walks give opportunities to experience the first signs of new life.
With the coming of the summer sun the surrounding natural lakes are especially inviting. Autumn is the ideal season for hiking through colorful forests, refreshing both mind and body. The facilities and the sheer outstanding natural beauty of the area will not only meet but exceed the needs of the most discerning travelers.Transportation notes:
The international airports of Munich (87 miles) and Salzburg (22 miles) service this area.
Ruhpolding has its own railway station which is only 6 miles away from the IC/EC-Munich-Salzburg connection.
From the A8 Munich-Salzburg motorway it is only 5 miles to Ruhpolding.


Ammergau Alps – the Magic of Diversity

The Ammergau Alps are situated between the Zugspitze and Neuschwanstein Castle in the heart of the Bavarian Alps! The environmentally- friendly tourist region includes the following communities:
In Ettal with its world-renowned Benedictine Monastery the attributes of spirituality and spirits lie uniquely close together. The private Monastery Brewery is still managed by the experienced monks and is one of a kind!
No more than 7.5 miles from Ettal, visit the fantastic gardens of Linderhof Castle, one of King Ludwig II’s famous fairytale castles.
Oberammergau –  The Passion Play, which they have been performing at 10-year intervals since 1634, has made Oberammergau world famous. Besides this Oberammergau is known for its beautiful “Lüftl” fresco paintings and its world-renowned wood carvers.
In Unterammergau you enter the wonderful mountain world of the Ammergau Alps and discover the ideal destination for family travel. Since 2004 Unterammergau bears the title “Kinderland”, a quality brand awarded by the Bavarian Tourism Association.
Saulgrub – a pure experience of nature: Bavaria’s largest nature preservation area makes you truly believe you are in paradise.
The health spa towns of Bad Kohlgrub and Bad Bayersoien devote themselves entirely to the promotion of health and well-being. Here you find perfect relaxation and healing for your mind, body and soul.


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