From Munich, you can experience the combination of climbing under your own steam and descending through untouched snow within a weekend.
Mountaineering, skiing, freeriding – the recreational value of the Munich hinterland is legendary.
Our author goes on a hike in search of the places where Franz Marc found his inspiration.
Barren rocks, wild mountain forests – and a fairy-tale castle.
Emerald-green water at the foot of the Watzmann – taking a trip to Königssee lake is to enjoy a singular natural experience.
While Zugspitze in the Wetterstein Mountains may not be one of Munich’s local mountains, it is a mere 90 kilometres away from the Bavarian state capital.
Herrenchiemsee, Linderhof, Schachenhaus and Neuschwanstein: Bavaria’s castles and palaces are among the most beautiful in the world.
On this day trip, both fairytale castles of King Ludwig II are on the programme.
A truly extraordinary shape and the legendary east face: The Watzmann has long fascinated mountain climbers from all over the world.
The Kehlsteinhaus has been retained in its original form as a historical monument from the Third Reich, and is among the most popular destinations for trips in Germany.
In Munich you can reach mountain tops, Alpine views and creature comforts in no time. Here are a few suggestions.
With this selection of alpine hut restaurants, everyone will find their ideal destination.
A day by the lake or a trip through the mountains? Why not both? Some ideas for everyone who does not want to choose.
Do you enjoy shaded walks? You prefer to look down on a babbling brook as opposed to the summit destination? Then a gorge walk is just the right thing for you. A few suggestions.
There’s no better way to get to know the river that runs through Munich than from a canoe. Let's go paddling.
Munichs official visitor cards at a glance.
In a nutshell: the most important sights at a glance.