Bavaria is a land in the south and southeast of Germany with its capital in Munich, which is famous for its green meadows, clear lakes, majestic castles, idealistic landscapes in the background of the Alps, small towns and villages. There is a list of places that must be visited with a beloved person if you are going to visit this beautiful land.
In Bavaria, it is convenient to travel by public transport since it is very well developed in Germany. Many different trains, suburban trains, and buses run between cities. The schedule can be checked on the website, the number of necessary transfers and the cost of tickets is also indicated there. Bus stops are near the station.
Lake Königssee is located in the Berchtesgaden National Park and is considered to be Germany’s cleanest lake and is one of the country’s most beautiful natural attractions: an emerald lake is amidst picturesque rocks and cliffs. You can go around the lake by boat, when buying a ticket, there are two options: to buy a ticket to the St. Bartholomew church, or to go further to the Salet station. Choosing the second option, you will definitely not regret, this is one of the most beautiful places in the park. There is another lake Obersee, if you go along the shore of the lake then in 40 minutes you will reach the village house where you can eat, relax and admire the stunning view of the crystal-clear lake against the background of the mountains. It’s a very romantic place, your sweetheart will definitely like it.
Mountain Jenner is also located in the Berchtesgaden National Park. It rises above the lake at an altitude of 1874 m. You can get to the top by cable car (Jennerbahn). You will see a beautiful view of Lake Koenigssee from the observation deck.
You can get to Wendelstein in different ways: on foot, by cable car or by a rack-railway. In this case, the cableway and the railway are on different slopes of the mountain. If you want to go up by cable car or on foot, you need to get to Osterhofen, if you prefer the railway, its departure station is in Brannenburg. From the top, there are stunning panoramas of Bavaria. However, whether you can enjoy the views depends on the weather: low clouds, rain, and fog can spoil everything.
Garmisch-Partenkirchen and the mountain Zugspitze
To enjoy the Bavarian Alps is impossible without visiting the mountains Zugspitze, which is the highest point in Germany (2,962 m). You can go up at the top by the Zugspitzban train, the departure station is near the Garmisch-Partenkirchen railway station, you just have to go through the crosswalk at the railway station. On the way, the train makes several stops, you can go out on each one and then continue the route. A breathtaking view of the Alps opens from the top in good weather.
Oberammergau is a small Bavarian town, which is famous for its painted houses: the facades of the buildings are painted with biblical, fairy tale or everyday subjects and traditional ornaments. In the city, you can walk for several hours and then go to the castle Neuschwanstein.
Neuschwanstein is, perhaps, the most popular castle in Germany. Inside the castle you can get only in the group on schedule, tickets for visiting castles can be purchased only at the ticket office before going up to the castle or online. Typically, the queue at the cash register is very long. To the castle itself, it is necessary to go up on foot for 30-40 minutes or to ride a horse carriage for a fee. In 15-20 minutes from the castle, there is the Marienbrücke bridge, from which a panoramic view of the castle opens. Thanks to our friends from contact brides for providing this article.