Reconstructed in 2000, Hornbahn a popular ariel cableway in Bad Hindelang that connects to the mountain station located on the top of Imberger Horn. Managed by the Doppelmayr/Garaventa Group today, the gondola lift is 1423 meters (4668) long. Also, visitors can enjoy activities such as hiking, both during summer and winter seasons and biking during summer.
Rising to a height of 2,224 meters (7,297 feet), Nebelhorn got its name from Nebelhorn Classics, which is a race event and also the Nebelhorn Trophy figure skating competition. a popular hiking destination, the important thing to remember about climbing this place is that it must be attempted with a 'Klettersteig set' i.e. special equipment. The biggest feature here is that from here spectacular views of Alpine Massif can be enjoyed.
The highest elevated castle in the country, Falkenstein Castle and its ruins are located at a height of 1277 meters (4190 feet) in the Bavarian Alps. Built during the 13th Century and destroyed by the 17th Century, the castle was then purchased by King Ludwig II In 1883. He set into motion an elaborate plan to rebuild the castle under the guidance of the architect Christian Jank but the project fell through upon the King's death three years later. Today, the castle ruins make for an exhilarating hiking excursion, with a museum featuring informative and interesting exhibits located in the vicinity.
Located on a mountainside overlooking the Hohenschwangau valley, the Neuschwanstein Castle is a dream-like structure in an idyllic setting. Construction of the castle began in 1869 but was not completed until 1892. King Ludwig II commissioned its construction so that he could stay in a beautiful castle when he wanted to escape the royal courts. However, the king did not live to see the castle's completion. Visitors can explore the castle's Byzantine, Romanesque, and Gothic-inspired interior, including the third and fourth floors, which were supposed to have been the king’s residences. These floors house opulent murals and spectacular wood carvings. Tours of the castle are available throughout the day. Visitors must visit the nearby Mary's Bridge, from where the view of the castle and its surroundings is stunning.
Standing out amid the dense verdure of Bavaria, the imposing facade of the Hohenschwangau Castle looks nothing short of a castle from a fairytale. Dating back to the 19th Century and credited to Maximilian II of Bavaria, the castle was home to King Ludwig II when he was a child. The architecture and interiors of the castle are simply spectacular. The castle is open to public visitation throughout the year and also offers guided tours in several languages. The castle is one of the prime tourist attractions in the city. The Schloss Hohenschwangau is also one of the few castles in the country that remained unscathed during both World War I and World War II.
The Alpsee is situated in the quaint Bavarian mountainside, near the Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau castles. This beautiful lake has a maximum depth of 62 meters (203.4 feet) and a short shoreline of 5 kilometers (3.1 miles). It has become popular with tourists for its scenic Alpine and castle views, serene atmosphere, and pristine waters. The lake is an ideal spot for watching birds like wild swans floating calmly in the cold waters. Alpsee is also an idyllic lake to enjoy boating, and the surrounding area features exquisite trails that are waiting to be explored.
Ordensburg Sonthofen is the former name of the Generaloberst-Beck-Kaserne Military Barracks located in Bundeswehr, Germany. It was constructed by the German Labour Front in 1934: one of three NS-Ordensburgen located in Pomerani, Allgau and Eifel. Ordensburg Sonthofen is situated over the Iller valley. The designs of these immense building structures were by Hermann Giesler, and was used as a training school for Adolf Hitler’s Nationalist Socialist Party corp. Later it was deemed a protected historic site.
Wonnemar Sonthofen offers a great day of fun and adventure for the whole family. This water park has fun slides, wave pools, float pools and more for an amazing adventure. Kids will love the Children's waterworld with fun activities and great attractions. If you feel more like relaxing, you can chill-out at the Wellness Spa, or lounge around at the Outdoor Pool while absorbing the incredible views of the mountain range. The Wonnemar Sonthofen is great for a day out with the family, or a fun day out with friends. For details on timings and prices, please visit their website.
Ever wondered what goes on behind the making of an umbrella? Well, your questions will be answered here at Museum der Schirme. Dedicated to the history of umbrellas and their making in Sonthofen, witness a fascinating exhibit from the earliest, 19th century version to more modern makes. Cotton, lace, whalebone, ivory and all manner of curious items were used to fashion these everyday devices, which will enthrall any visitor.
At an elevation of 1635 meters (4364 feet), the Sorgschrogen is a mountain in the Bavarian range of the Allgau Alps in Germany. There are hiking trails from the Austrian Jungholz, a steep rocky climb, and from Unterjock, the tougher trail of the two: a partially secured path that can only be risked in summer by experienced hikers. The mountain has a lower summit called Zinken at 1613 meters (5292 feet), which is also marked by a summit cross.