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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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Neuer Achtsamkeitstrend: Medidatives Solo Full Moon Snow Shoeing

Bright enthusiasm

Full moon snow shoe tour? It sounded so exciting that our reporters immediately set off for the Nagelfluhkette Nature Park in the Allgäu Alps.

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Bizarre, coole Kulisse auf der letzten Höhenetappe

Cool Moonwalk

Between the Großer Arber and the Brotjacklriegel the Bavarian Forest shows itself as a perfect area for snowshoe hikers.

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Die Pfeifen im Hinterteil der Pferde bleiben unbemalt

„Arschpfeiferl“ instead of made in China

More tinsel? Tree decorations made in China? Certainly not in Berchtesgaden. This is a town where colourful wooden toys hang on Christmas trees

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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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Mit dem Oldtimer-Käfer auf der Deutschen Alpenstraße im Gradwang Tal

From Ettal and beyond

The German Alpine Road inspired us between Zugspitze and Lake Constance with castles, fortresses, churches and panoramic landscapes at its best

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Unterwegs auf dem Jubiläumsgrat zwischen Alpspitze und Zugspitze

Zugspitze? A fantastic climb!

The two-day, 21-kilometre route through the Reintal valley is a relatively easy way to make the ascent

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Furchteinflößende Masken und Lärm vertreiben die Wintergeister

All about Allgäu/Bavarian Swabia

Greetings from outer space and the king’s hideaway, city strolls and mountain paths as well as rivers, lakes and canals. And everything else you need

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Die Töpferin fertigt in ihrer Werkstatt vor allem Geschirr und Lampen

Pottery artist Sophie Mische

Bright colours, traditional designs and creative ideas. The ceramic creations of Allgäu’s Sophie Mische radiate pure Alpine feeling

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Die Sommernächte am Tiergärtnertorplatz sind lebhaft

All about Franconia

A holiday region for gourmets, lovers of art and opera, climbers, sailors and all those who enjoy celebrating the run-up to Christmas

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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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Mit dem Oldtimer-Käfer auf der Deutschen Alpenstraße im Gradwang Tal

From Ettal and beyond

The German Alpine Road inspired us between Zugspitze and Lake Constance with castles, fortresses, churches and panoramic landscapes at its best

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"Oft schließe ich einfach die Augen, höre das Rauschen des Bachs und verspüre tiefe innere Ruhe"

Accessible Bavaria: Mountain holidays in a wheelchair

Michael Finger has been in a wheelchair since 1997. Born and bred in Oberstdorf, he knows many ways to enjoy the beauty of his Allgäu homeland

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Buckelwiesen vor der alpinen Berglandschaft

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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