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Dog Sledding Closer to Home – in Bavaria, Germany

While dog sledding may commonly be associated with Arctic regions, like Siberia or Alaska, there are actually opportunities to engage in this distinctive activity within more temperate locations as well! If you are looking for a unique way to intimately immerse with the elements and natural world, consider enrolling in a dog sled workshop or multi-day adventure offered through adventure …

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Autumn along the German Wine Route

The German Wine Route (Deutsche Weinstrasse) boasts amazing scenery, ample walking and cycling opportunities, delicious cuisine and of course fine wines! The 85-km scenic drive runs in the middle of the Palatinate Forest’s foothills and the Upper Rhine Valley, through inviting towns and vast countryside, featuring a bounty of vineyards, as well as fig, chestnut, lemon, almond and kiwi orchards. …

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A Stroll (or Trek) through the Allgäu Alps

The Tourist Boards of Munich – Upper Bavaria and Allgäu describe the Allgäu Alps as “a place where all is still right with the world”. Perhaps it is fitting then that we end our series of Bavarian blogs with this idyllic and mesmerizing mountain range. Those who enjoy exploring an area on foot will especially like this region hugged by …

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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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Bavaria on Wheels (… go Cycling in Bavaria)

So far we’ve uncovered many of the gems that make the Bavarian Alps a uniquely pleasing destination. From its magical castles to its cultural celebrations, perhaps you’re overwhelmed by the number of things to see and do. Maybe you’re worried about missing something truly special. You need not be troubled as there are several driving and cycling routes throughout the …

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Castles in Bavaria – Bavaria’s Royal Splendour!!

Füssen, the Allgäu’s romantic soul We have indulged – at least in our fantasies – in tasty ‘Weisswursts’, scrumptious cheese, rustic dumplings and divine desserts. Now it’s time to leave the dinner table or beer garden stall and start exploring some of the Bavarian Alps’ spectacular mise-en-scènes. Today we will discover the Anziehungskraft of some of Germany’s most noteworthy castles …

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