Bavaria Itinerary

10 Day Bavaria Itinerary & Road Trip Guide

Julie Austria, Germany, Itinerary 48 Comments

Bavaria is the southeast region of Germany, the land of fairytale castles, Oktoberfest, and lederhosen. With the Alps to the south and idyllic towns dotting its hillsides, Bavaria is a beautiful and romantic destination. View the Alps from Germany’s highest peak at Zugspitze, tour crazy King Ludwig II’s storybook castle Neuschwanstein, learn about WWII history in Munich and Berchtesgaden, and …

How to Visit Zugspitze from Germany and Austria

Julie Austria, Germany 15 Comments

Zugspitze, Germany’s highest peak (2962 meters), is located in southern Germany on its border with Austria. Visiting Zugspitze is a fantastic half day excursion which can easily be accomplished from both Austria and Germany. How to Visit Zugspitze Austria or Germany? Since Zugspitze sits on the border between Austria and Germany, it can be accessed from both of these countries. …

Garmisch

How We Spent One Week in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Julie Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein, Switzerland 21 Comments

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, a wonderful small town located in Bavaria, Germany, was our home base for one solid week.  Oh, how we loved it here! Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a great place from which to explore southern Germany.  It is located in the German Alps, just a few miles from the border with Austria, which we visited quite a bit.  With these mountains comes …