7 days in Bavarian Alps Itinerary

7 days in Bavarian Alps Itinerary

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen
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Berchtesgaden
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen

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 Riessersee. Popular historic sites such as Saint Sebastian Chapel and Pfarrkirche St. Martin are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Alpspitz-Wellenbad, 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 · Tours
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Eckbauerbahn ©
Eckbauerbahn
Alpspitz-Wellenbad ©
Alpspitz-Wellenbad
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Riessersee

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Berchtesgaden

Berchtesgaden ©

Germany's Mountain Gem

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 Thumsee. Change things up with a short trip to Der Listsee in Bad Reichenhall (about 32 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Old Cemetery Berchtesgaden, pause for some serene contemplation at St Andreas Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche, and get outside with Sommerrodelbahn.

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Traveling by car from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Berchtesgaden takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries

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Schloss Berchtesgaden ©
Schloss Berchtesgaden
Old Cemetery Berchtesgaden ©
Old Cemetery Berchtesgaden
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Bunkeranlage