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Sightseeing Destinations

King Ludwig II and his Castles

• The hunting lodge "Schachen"
• Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau in the town of Füssen, both famous reminders of the days of knights and maidens of ancient castles.
• The castle "Linderhof" at the base of the Ammer Mountains. It is the only castle that had been completed and inhabited by King Ludwig II himself.
• The castle "Herrenchiemsee", referred to as the Bavarian "Versailles" can be reached only by boat.

Oberammergau - Arts and Crafts

• World-famous for its woodcarvings ("the Herrgotts-Schnitzer"), Oberammergau is a must! The history of the woodcarving trade goes all the way back into the Middle Ages.
• Visit the Pilatus House - it is the center of Arts and Crafts.
• The recently renovated Passion Play Theater: In 1634, the first performance was held. Since then, every 10 years the Passion Play is performed in memory of the sacred rescue of the Oberammergau people. In the summers between Passion Plays, Oberammergau visitors can enjoy opera performances such as "Nabucco", "Aida", or The Magic Flute ("Die Zauberflöte").

The Zugspitz Mountain

• Being Germany's highest mountain with an elevation of 2,962 meters, the Zugspitz Mountain is a highlight of the region.
• In perfect visibility, the panoramic view is spectacular, even the city of Munich can be seen in the distance.
• Enjoy an art exhibition on Germany's highest peak.
• There is something for everyone: Whether you prefer doing sports or sunbathing.

Glentleiten Open-Air Museum ("Freilichtmuseum Glentleiten")

• Would you like to learn how the Upper Bavarians lived fifty, a hundred or even two hundred years ago? How did farmers and villagers, children and the elderly manage? Get an impression of their daily routines and the differences in life-styles.
• Varied events and exhibitions help explain the many images of the past.
• The museum's slogan is designed to encourage your curiosity: "Preserve, discover and enjoy": Welcome to the Glentleiten Open-air Museum!

Winter landscape