Bavarian Alps

Fall in Love on Foot… or renew your love for hiking in Bavaria

Bavaria is a region where individuals either fall in love or renew their love for walking and hiking. “Hiking is Bavaria’s favorite pastime,” states Frommer’s. “Locals believe firmly in the emotional and spiritual benefits of walking and mountain climbing and tend to hit the trails the moment the snows melt”. Some of Europe’s best trekking opportunities are found in the …

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Fire, Folk & Fare – Bavarian Alps Upcoming Events

There are numerous festivals and activities that take place all year round throughout Bavaria. And if you’ve read our previous blog posts on the region’s history, culture and attractions, you will have an even deeper understanding of the significance or lure of these top events. Here’s a sneak peak of just some of the happenings taking place in the Bavarian …

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A Spiritual Side to the Bavarian Alps

Last time we visited the lavish halls and homes tied to King Ludwig II and his royal family. Today we will explore another type of dwelling commonly found in the Bavarian Alps. Although belonging to another sector of the region’s historical population, the noteworthy structures are no less sophisticated. “A surprising feature of the Bavarian Alps is the large number …

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Munich – Your Gateway to the Bavarian Alps

Frommer’s describes the Bavarian Alps as Germany’s “best mountainous landscape”. This beautiful area of culture, natural excursions and castles worthy of storybook illustrations, is located in Germany’s southwest corner along the Austrian border. Opportunities abound for every season, from skiing in the winter and hiking or cycling in the summer to palace and castle visits and stunning vista views year …

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