16 National Parks of Germany - With maps and photos
February 21st, 2023
It may be surprising, but we can count 16 national parks in Germany. In addition to the more than 1 million hectares of territory, there are also 98 nature parks and 14 reserves - with countless smaller parks. No matter where you go, no matter which province you choose, it is almost certain that you can include a national park in your program. The Black Forest and the Saxon Switzerland National Park are also popular among travellers. 💡Poland is in the lead with 23 national parks, followed by
The 16 States of Germany - with map
February 3rd, 2023
Germany has 16 states, of which Bavaria is perhaps the most well-known. Not for nothing, as the southeastern region bordering Austria is one of the most beautiful and richest in natural attractions. The Federal Republic of Germany and its provinces are partly sovereign federal states, which we call "Land" in German. The three smallest states are Berlin (the capital), Bremen and Hamburg, which are often called "Stadtstaaten", i.e. city-states. Map of Germany's states Germany is one of th
Bodensee (Lake Constance) - Top 13 Cities and Attractions
January 6th, 2023
Bodensee (Lake Constance in English) is the largest lake in Germany. The huge green gem on the German-Austrian-Swiss border is 63 km long. It owes its fame to the fact that it is a real holiday paradise, joined by charming towns. It is mainly a summer destination where everyone goes swimming, sailing or surfing. The 536 km2 Lake Constance is the 3rd largest stagnant body of water in Europe after Lake Balaton and Lake Geneva. In addition to water sports, cycling is also very popular in the area.
Black Forest Germany - Top 30 Attractions with Addresses
December 28th, 2022
The well-known Black Forest (Schwarzwald in German) is undoubtedly one of Germany's best-known regions. It is the source of Europe's favourite river, the Danube. The mountain range, located not far from Stuttgart, got its name from the dark colour of the many coniferous trees. The main economic sector of the 6,000 km2 area is tourism (it used to be mining). Baden Baden and Freiburg are the most significant cities in terms of tourism, so if you are looking for accommodation, you should look arou
Neuschwanstein Castle - Opening hours, parking, tours ...
December 26th, 2022
Neuschwanstein Castle is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Germany. It is not surprising that its imposing appearance, slender towers and blue roof impressed even Walt Disney, who modelled several famous Disney castles based on it. Opinions about the castle are divided. Some find it kitschy and overcrowded, while others return almost every year. It is certainly an architectural wonder in the middle of Europe. Neuschwanstein Castle was built at the end of the 19th century by Ludwig
Berchtesgaden National Park - Top 9 Attractions
December 23rd, 2022
Many say the most beautiful national park in Germany is Berchtesgaden, which was formed next to Austria. The area of unparalleled natural beauty is the country's only park in the Alps. Its northern or western brothers (like the Black Forest) are not in the alpine region. The park's area is about 208 km², and it lies entirely in the famous state of Bavaria. It was founded in 1978 and later became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Overview Berchtesgaden National Park Details Country
Wimbachklamm gorge 2023 - Opening hours, parking ...
December 21st, 2022
The Wimbachlamm - or the Wimbach Gorge - is one of the most interesting jewels of Bavaria. A real treasure between Königssee and Hintersee in the Berchtesgaden Nature Park. Visiting the 200-meter-long gorge will be fun for adults and children as well. The short program will only take 20 - 30 minutes. The gorge route takes you past the Wimbach waterfall in the narrower section of the Wimbach valley. The strait itself is unfortunately short, only 200 meters long. The tour takes about 15 minutes f
Almbachklamm 2023 - Opening hours, parking, hiking route ...
December 19th, 2022
The German Almbachklamm is not only the most beautiful gorge in Bavaria, but its location is also unique - as it is just a few minutes from the Austrian border. Salzburg, for example, is 25 minutes away by car. This part of the Alps contains many attractions and sights, among which Almbach gorge is one of the most popular. In the near distance, you find its little brother - the Wimbachklamm, the Innersbachklamm and the Aschauerklamm gorges. Those who like fabulous gorges can explore all of them
Königssee 2023 - Top 6 Attractions & Things to do
December 14th, 2022
One of the jewels of Bavaria is the fabulous Königssee, the outstanding jewel and symbol of the Berchtesgaden National Park. Lake König is just a few kilometres from Austria, close to the area's best-known gorge, Almbachklamm. The lake was formed naturally by the glaciers of the huge mountains. It is 7.7 km long, 1.7 km wide and 190 meters deep at its deepest point. You can swim in Königssee, but be careful not to swim in the lane used by the electric boats. Overview The lake is not only fam
Partnachklamm gorge - Opening hours, parking, prices ...
December 12th, 2022
Partnachklamm is one of the most exciting gorges in Bavaria. The narrow German canyon is famous for its mysterious and imposing appearance. If you visit it once, you won't forget it. The 700-meter-long Partnachklamm was created along the Partnach river. The water level rises or falls depending on the weather, offering new experiences every season. Overview Partnachklamm gorge Details Country Germany, Bavaria Address 82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany Distance from
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