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Petr Liška
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The most beautiful places in Bavaria
Inserted: 17.06.2022
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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Bavaria is considered not only one of the richest German federal states, but also one of the most beautiful. No wonder – in addition to beautiful cities and monuments, you will find here, in the south of the country, breathtaking alpine nature with many lakes and mountains. Let's take a look at the most beautiful places in Bavaria.

1.
Neuschwanstein Castle

The most famous castle in Germany

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| Altitude: 938 m / 3 077 ft

Neuschwanstein Castle is located in Bavaria in the area of Schwangau near Füssen, about 100 km from Munich.… continue reading

2.
Regensburg

The most beautiful Bavarian town

Altitude: 328 m / 1 076 ft

Regensburg is a medium-sized historic city (150,000 inha­bitants) located on the river Danube. It is one of… continue reading

3.
Zugspitze

Germany's highest mountain

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| Altitude: 2 962 m / 9 718 ft

Zugspitze (2,962 m asl) is not only the highest mountain in Germany, but also one of the highest peaks of the… continue reading

4.
Königsee Lake

The most famous German lake

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| Altitude: 603 m / 1 978 ft

Lake Königsee is located in the center of national park Berchtesgaden. Lake water belongs to the cleanest… continue reading

5.
Passau

Historic town located at the confluence of the Danube, Inn and Ilz

Altitude: 312 m / 1 024 ft

Passau is a small town by German standards – it has just over 50,000 inhabitants. However, due to its sights… continue reading

6.
Ferráta - view of Mittelspitze, 2713m

The highest peak of the Watzmann massif

Altitude: 2 713 m / 8 901 ft

The character of the ferrate is interesting in that you follow a sharp ridge, but no tricks await you (only… continue reading

7.
Hitler's Eagle Nest

Kehlsteinhaus

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| Altitude: 1 769 m / 5 804 ft

Eagle's Nest (Kehlsteinhaus) was built in 1937–1938 to Hitler's 50th birthday. Is located in Berchtesgaden… continue reading

8.
Hintersee (Bavaria)

Beautiful lake on the edge of the Berchtesgaden National Park

Altitude: 789 m / 2 589 ft

Lake Hintersee (located in Bavaria – several of the same name are located in Austria, for example) is one of… continue reading

9.
Schleissheim 1 - New castle

Castle complex near Munich

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| Altitude: 482 m / 1 581 ft

About 15 km north of the center of Munich, in the village of Oberschleissheim there is a complex of 3 castles… continue reading

10.
Lake Tegnersee

The most beautiful lake in the Bavarian foothills

Altitude: 726 m / 2 382 ft

Lake Tegnersee is located in the south of Bavaria in the Bavarian foothills (part of the vast Bavarian Alps).… continue reading

11.
Wimbachklamm gorge

Gorge at Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden

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| Altitude: 668 m / 2 192 ft

Wimbachklamm gorge is available from Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden. The starting point is the parking on… continue reading

12.
Lake Kochelsee

Lake on the edge of the Bavarian Alps

Altitude: 597 m / 1 959 ft

Kochelsee is a picturesque lake through which the river Loisach flows – the western border of the Bavarian… continue reading

13.
Cathedral of St. Stephen in Passau

The cathedral with the largest organs in Europe

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| Altitude: 311 m / 1 020 ft

St. Stephen cathedral is located in the Domplatz Square between the Danube and the Inns rivers. It has three… continue reading

14.
Hohenschwangau

Former residence of nobles from Schwangau.

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| Altitude: 830 m / 2 723 ft

Hohenschwangau Castle is directly opposite Neuschwanstein Castle in Schwangau in Bavaria. The castle was… continue reading

15.
Schliersee lake

Lake with a picturesque island

Altitude: 778 m / 2 552 ft

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