7 days in Bavarian Alps Itinerary

7 days in Bavarian Alps Itinerary

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Step off the beaten path and head to Eckbauerbahn and Alpspitz-Wellenbad. Popular historic sites such as Saint Sebastian Chapel and Pfarrkirche St. Martin are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Riessersee, fly down the slopes at Hausberg, make a trip to Franziskanerkloster St. Anton, and shake up your sightseeing with Kletterwald Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Garmisch-Partenkirchen online trip planner.

London, UK to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is 1 hour. In August in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports
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Eckbauerbahn ©
Alpspitz-Wellenbad ©
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Berchtesgaden ©
Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
Get some historical perspective at Schloss Berchtesgaden and Dokumentationszentrum Obersalzberg. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bunkeranlage and Old Cemetery Berchtesgaden. Change things up with a short trip to Der Listsee in Bad Reichenhall (about 32 minutes away). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Thumsee, stop by Bahnhofsbuchhandlung Wittmann, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Enzianbrennerei Grassl.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Berchtesgaden trip builder app.

You can drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Berchtesgaden in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and car. In September, daytime highs in Berchtesgaden are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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Bad Reichenhall
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Schloss Berchtesgaden ©
Schloss Berchtesgaden
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Old Cemetery Berchtesgaden
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