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 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.
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.
Constructed in the 14th Century, Eisenberg Castle was built by Peter von Hohenegg. The mountain's highest point was enveloped by a tall curtain wall and the structures leaned against this wall. Encircling this palace was an outer castle. In the year 1500, Eisenberg Castle was redesigned and extended. In the year 1646, Eisenberg Castle was completely destroyed, shortly before the 30 Years War ended. Today, only the ruins of Eisenberg Castle remain facing the ruins of the Hohenfreyberg Castle. Offering arresting views from the hilltop, the ruins of Eisenberg command respect even today.
A one-of-its-kind museum solely dedicated to the female human is the Hittisau Women's Museum. The museum opened in 2000 and displays a wide collection of exhibits that highlights the life of women in the Bregenzerwald region. Besides exhibits, the museum also conducts workshop, presentations and community gatherings.
Reaching to a height of 2592 meters (8504 foot) above sea level, the Hochvogel is a remarkable mountain that is popular with avid mountaineers. It is located at the international border of Germany and Austria, between the peaks of the Allgäu Alps. There are several marked trails leading to the top of the summit. However, the journey can be arduous due to the rough terrain. The peak was first ascended by Trobitius in 1832.