A charming region in the german Alps
- Enjoy charming hamlets with houses full of flowers.
- Discover the famous castles of King Ludwig II.
- Traditional and beautiful churches in every village.
- You can also visit the neighboring Salzburg and Tyrol.
- Very good value !
- 7 nights in the chosen accommodation
- Return flights (tax included)
- 7 days car rental
- Berchtesgaden Valley has a medieval village and its surroundings there iqre espectacular routes.
- The Austrian Tirol valley and its capital Innsbruck .
- Medieval Bavaria Burghausen with its splendid fortress - palace and the medieval town of Wasserburg.
- Salzburg, the city of Mozart.
Located in the southeast of Germany, the Free State of Bavaria is the largest and most prosperous in the country. Its capital anb main gateway, Munich, is a city with a dynamic and attractive centre and a must for anyone who wants to holiday in Bavaria. Our proposal focuses on the alpine zone of Bavaria. Located in the south of the state bordering with Austria (Salzburg and Tyrol), the area is known as "Upper Bavaria". It is an area of mountain landscapes, lakes, peaks, forests and alpine meadows. Here are the country's highest peaks, including the famous Zugspitze peak, whose summit (almost 3,000 meters high) is accessible by cog railway. A holiday in Upper Bavaria means enjoying beautiful mountain sceneries, charming towns and traditions that still existing in each party and popular event. It is an ideal place to either walk or cycle (excellent marked trails) and also to relax enjoying its cosy villages and its gastronomy. But it is also a great place for sightseeing and visit the famous Castles of King Ludwig II or cities like Munich and Salzburg. The following itinerary contains suggestions for tours and excursions you can do during your stay in Upper Bavaria:
Day 1Flight to Bavaria.
Check-in at your home airport 90 minutes before the designated departure time of your flight to Munich. Upon arrival at Munich Airport pick-up the rental car you will use the whole week. The accommodations are just over an hour driving time from the airport. Check-in and first night in Bavaria.
Day 2Berchtesgaden Valley.
The Berchtesgaden valley hides some of the most impressive nature highlights in Germany. The city has a medieval layout and its surroundings are spectacular: Lake Königsee (within the National Park), the views from the scenic route Rossfeld and breathtaking landscapes from the top of the “Eagle´s Nest”, a mythical place where Hitler had a holiday home.
Day 3The Castles of Ludwig II.
Crossing the Austrian Tyrol via its capital, Innsbruck, you will reach Garmisch. The city is at the foots of the Zugspitze, the highest peak of the country, which overlooks one of the best views in the Alps (you can reach the peak by train or cable car). From Garmisch, passing through beautiful villages you will arrive to the Bavarian castles of King Ludwig II (Linderhof and Neuschwanstein) near the town of Füssen. It's a long driving day but most of it by highway (toll vignette compulsory).
Day 4Middle-age Bavaria.
A short distance from your acommodation there is Lake Chiemsee. You can cross the lake by boat from Prien to Herrenchiemsee Castle. It is a replica of Versailles and one of the most unknown and interesting of all the castles of King Ludwig II. Then you can see two examples of medieval Bavaria: Burghausen with its splendid fortress-palace and the medieval town of Wasserburg.
Day 5Munich, capital of Bavaria.
A very short driving-time from Upper Bavaria there is the city of Munich. Well known beacuse its breweries and the beautiful Marienplatz (Town-hall with its clock). But Munich has much more: the galleries and the German Museum are among the best in Germany. The Palace, the Residence and the Olympic Ring show the history of the city.
Day 6A day to relax ?
The Bavarian Alps, which surround your acommodation are truly amazing. Most likely you will be tempted to spend a day walking, a cycling, taking a cable car, having lunch in a mountain hut, etc. But if you are one of those who never have enough sightseeing, you can visit for example: Augsburg or Regensburg, both easily accessible by motorway. Even closer there are the beautiful lakes of Salzkammergut (Austria).
Day 7Salzburg, the city of Mozart.
Next to the border with Upper Bavaria there is one of the most charming cities in Europe. Salzburg, known as the Rome of the North, because it was ruled for many years by Prince Archbishops They built beautiful buildings (especially Baroque) all around the city. It is also the city of Mozart (you can visit its birthplace) and has preserved a beautiful old town at the foot of an imposing castle.
Day 8Flight back home.
Last day to enjoy Upper Bavaria, depanding on the departure time of your flight. Leave Upper Bavaria with enough time to reach MunichAirport around 120 minutes before the designated departure time of your flight. It´s a drive of around one hour and a half. Drop-off the rental car and check-in to your flight back home. Arrival and end of the trip.
Our prices include return flight tickets and all the supplement taxes such as airpot taxes, fuel surcharge and credit card processing fees.
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