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Munich and then what?

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Munich and then what?

My boyfriend and I plan a trip to Bavaria, during spring and I would like to know which places, except Munich, worth to visit.

We are looking for two or three other cities, or villages.

Thank you very much

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1. Re: Munich and then what?

Ulm, Augsburg, Salzberg (Austria), and Garmisch-Partenkirchen are not far by train. All are worth visiting and can even be done as day trips from Munich. Use Google to research these towns, there is plenty of information about them on the Internet.

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2. Re: Munich and then what?

Do you have any special interests? Example: hiking, shopping

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3. Re: Munich and then what?

No nancycinty I don't have any special interests, I only would like to visit typical Bavarian places.

Thanx a lot

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4. Re: Munich and then what?

Hi Silver Greece,

I don't mean to be flippant -- but a "typical" Bavarian village may be a little out of the way. There was been so much tourism for so long in Bavaria, that what was once "typical" is now pretty touristy.

But you can try for these --

Mittenwald, about 2h from Münich, a very sweet and picturesque village with a strong history of violin-making. Good hiking nearby as well as the violin-making museum.

Oberammbergau, about 2h from München, with a change in Murnau. Also a very sweet and picturesque town, with a strong heritage as a wood-carving town. Of course also the site of the Passion Play, put on every 10 years.

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, about 90 minutes from München. Larger town/small city with traffic and folks rushing around at lunch hour, etc. But it has two nice pedestrain zones, one about 10 minutes from the train station and one (lesser known) about 25 minutes from the station. Great selection of restaurants and shops, etc.

You could combine GaP with either Mittenwald or Oberammergau.

Have fun!


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5. Re: Munich and then what?

You could try Regensburg as well. That's a medieval town- well the Altstadt is, which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage. Definitely worth a visit if you fancy historic places.

Then there's the Starnberg Lake area and the Chiemsee with Ludwig's palace if you are into Lakes- further west you could visit the Bodensee with some picturesque towns ( Lindau, Meersburg or even Konstanz).

As for villages...we liked Bechtersgaten and Dinkelsbuehl (southeastern and northen Bavaria respectively).

All depends on how long you plan to stay in Bavaria and of course your interests.


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