Bavarian Alps - Lakes, mountains and culture

In the south of Bavaria, Germany, from the Allgäu in the west to Upper Bavaria in the east, flanked by majestic, craggy giants and gentle Alpine foothills are some 300 or so lakes that glisten like deep blue sapphires in the sunshine.

Right across the Bavarian Alps there is a huge diversity of rural traditions for guests to enjoy. Lively towns, picturesque villages and cultural heritage sites all offer a wealth of top-class concerts, musical festivals, literature events and exhibitions.
For nature lovers the Bavarian Alps are just perfect for every kind of outdoor activity both in summer and winter alike.

With pure, healthy air, clean water and numerous spas and health resorts throughout the region the Bavarian Alps guarantee recuperation and relaxation second to none.

Berchtesgaden

Berchtesgadener Land »

In the south of the region the Berchtesgaden National Park is a haven for walkers and mountain hikers...

Herrenchiemsee

Chiemsee-Alpenland »

The largest lake in Bavaria is the Chiemsee...

Town Memmingen

Allgaeu »

The gateway to the Bavarian Alps.

Hiking

Zugspitz Region »

Craggy giants, gently rolling hills, romantically winding rivers...

Aerial view

Chiemgau »

... guaranteed to put a smile on your face.