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Driving in Germany

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Driving in Germany

My hubbie and I are planning on renting a car and driving from Munich through some of the German alps, stopping at Lake Constance and most likely Freiburg.

Does anyone have any great tips on renting and driving a car in Germany?

Anything we should avoid?

Anything we should see in Bayern that you can get to only by car?


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1. Re: Driving in Germany

There are many threads on here about renting cars, I suggest that you have a read. As you are in the US then you might look at renting with www.gemut.com

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2. Re: Driving in Germany

There´re many locations you can reach by car away from the Autobahn, making the way your goal. It´s just a matter of the time. Making the way to Freiburg a journey of 3-4 days you could:

Starting at Munich first visit Monastary Andechs, passing Kochelsee/Walchensee to Mittenwald, going Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Partnachklamm). Then Linderhof by passing Monastary Ettal. Along Plansee and Reutte to Füssen (Neuschwanstein). Back to Reutte following the street to Weißenbach am Lech and into the alps to Sonthofen (nice scenery).

Detour to Oberstdorf (Breitachklamm, Walsertal), then back and passing Immenstadt to Lindau. Visit Friedrichshafen (Zeppelin Museum, Dornier Museum). Then Meersburg and crossing the lake by ferry to Konstanz. Go to Schaffhausen (Rheinfall). Follow the streets to Titisee, cross the Feldberg to Todtnau (big Waterfall). Then cross Schauinsland, maybe visit the mining museum (you can get dirty...) and after you cross the Schauinsland you´re in Freiburg.

That are just some of my personal favourites, there is so much to see...

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