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.
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.
A ravine steeped in history, Rappenlochschlucht is one of the larges gorges in the continent. A walk through Rappenlochschlucht provides the perfect opportunity to take in the beautiful surroundings dotted with waterfalls, rocky hills, waterfalls, as well as, flora and fauna. This gorge connects Dornbirn with the village of Ebnit.
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.
Seelenkapelle is a historic monument depicting the life of Christ through a series of scriptures, frescoes and motifs. The chapel is of huge significance to the fallen soldiers from the war and is also considered as a memorial.
Kur Park is a recreational park located in the heart of Oberstdorf. With lush green lawns, blooming flowerbeds, park benches, and beautiful trees, it is an ideal place for relaxation or a little stroll on a pleasant summer day. Visitors can take a leisurely walk in the park while admiring the picturesque landscape of verdant mountains, tall trees, bright skies, and old buildings. The park also features a little pond and many interesting sculptures. With several charming cafes, shops, and ice cream parlors nearby, Kur Park is a popular spot for tourists in Oberstdorf.
This small museum in Oberstdorf is a treasure trove of local history. Located in the building of an old farmhouse, the museum offers deep insights into the history, culture, and life of the quaint mountainous region during the Middle Ages. Visitors can explore the exhibits that narrate the story of how the town's residents survived in the remote Alpine landscape in the bygone era. The sprawling rooms display artifacts, handicrafts, costumes, regional music, farming, and climbing tools, along with information about local customs and Alpine farming. Interestingly, the museum is also home to a gigantic ski boot, crafted by shoemaker Josef Schratt. With many fascinating collections to explore, Heimatmuseum Oberstdorf is a must-visit attraction for history buffs.