1 Mad Ludwig’s palaces
Enter the extravagant fantasy world of “Mad” King Ludwig II with a visit to his fairytale castle at Neuschwanstein, his alpine villa at Linderhof or his sad, unfinished tribute to the Sun King, Herrenchiemsee.
2 The Wieskirche
A vision of heaven inspired by a tearful statue of Christ, the Wieskirche is a masterpiece of Bavarian Rococo.
3 Skiing at Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Whether enjoying the views from the Zugspitze’s high-altitude pistes or cutting a dash on the Kandahar run, skiing at Germany’s biggest winter resort is a memorable experience.
4 The Eagle’s Nest, Berchtesgaden
Hitler hardly used it, but you’re sure to enjoy the breathtaking views from his famous mountain eyrie.
Gothic tower-houses are the distinctive feature of one of Central Europe‘s best-preserved medieval cities.
6 The Donaudurchbruch at Kelheim
Glorious scenery, impressive architecture and delicious beer on an exceptional stretch of the Danube.