Climate friendly travel
By train and without traffic jams comfortably in the Nature Park Ammergau Alps.
A dreamlike landscape and many excellent touring possibilities make the area around the Ammergau Alps Nature Park attractive for sure-footed family and leisure hikers - and there are also one or two surprises for culture lovers.
Due to the convenient train journey and the free mobility on site with the electronic guest card and the KönigsCard you can enjoy your vacation in an environmentally friendly way.
Who wants to climb the Klammspitze or the Brunnenkopfhäuser? These are just two of many destinations that could be scrambled in the Ammergau Alps Nature Park. And although the right equipment and mountain experience are an advantage, you wouldn't even have to be a pro to do it. None of the mountains belonging to the Ammergau Alps - also known as the Ammergebirge - is higher than the Kreuzspitze with its 2,185 meters.
Ideal for the sure-footed hiker who, in addition to sporting ambition, also has a sense of the beauty of the surroundings and for whom a hearty stop at a mountain hut is just as important as the summit. By the way, the MaximilianswegThe long-distance hiking trail from Lindau on Lake Constance to Berchtesgaden runs through the Ammergebirge mountains. But even those who come to hike should take time for at least a few of the magnificent cultural sights in the Ammergau Alps: Here stands not only Linderhof Castle, one of the fairy-tale buildings of the famous fairy-tale king Ludwig II - neo-Rococo in its most opulent form! Nearby you can also visit the famous Ettal Monastery, a baroque Benedictine abbey with a legendary brewery. And the magnificent Wieskirche church near Steingaden is even a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Fair deal: All overnight guests in the Ammergau Alps Nature Park are allowed to use buses in the region and DB Regio trains free of charge with their electronic guest card. The train routes from Oberammergau to Murnau are included, as are those between Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Uffing. Bonus: Selected hotels also offer their guests the KönigsCard in addition: with this card you can use over 200 leisure activities in the Ammergau Alps Nature Park for free. More info: click here
By the way, you can find tips on how to travel comfortably and inexpensively on long-distance and local trains with Deutsche Bahn here.
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