Displaying items by tag: History Culture Tradition - Hotel am Badersee - Zugspitzdorf Grainau

Day Trip: Hohen Peissenberg - Pilgrimage with a View

If you once traveled through the Pfaffenwinkel area, you definitely noticed the mountain with a prominent church on it, which stands out on the relatively flat surrounding landscape with its almost 1.000 meters height. What makes this mountain a popular tourist attraction and what was the vision of the Bavarian prince-elector Max III, who introduced this place at the international level?

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Day Trip: Experience Bavarian Tradition at the Glentleiten

A visit to the Open Air Museum Glentleiten is one of the best family trips you can make in Bavaria. During the whole summer season, 'from St. Joseph till St. Martin'  (in Bavarian 'von Josephi bis Martini') – that is, from 19th March till 11th November, - Glentleiten lets you experience the best of the Bavarian tradition. For big and small. Even in rainy weather.

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Day Trip: Wieskirche, the Pilgrimage Church of Wies - Bavarian UNESCO Heritage Site

The Wieskirche, or the Pilgrimage Church of Wies, is one of the most visited churches in Germany with visitor numbers exceeding 1 mln annually. No wonder that tourists from all over the world are willing to visit the church, which is a pretty rococo gem framed into a splendid nature landscape. It is also no wonder that the Wieskirche was admitted on the UNESCO World Culture Heritage List in 1983.

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Badersee: The Lake and Its Nymph

Located just a few meters from the Hotel am Badersee, the tiny Lake Badersee is a real gem in the majestic crown of the Bavarian Alps, the Wetterstein chain. The lake lies idyllically in the Alpine landscape in the heart of an age-old mountain forest, just 3 kilometers from the Mount Zugspitze summit. Let us invite you on a tour of the Badersee!

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