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Craftsmanship/Violin-makers

Bavaria is well-renowned for its craftsmanship. The violin-making tradition in Mittenwald goes back over 300 years.

Mittenwald, Germany

 
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Karwendel Mountain Range

The mountain range is 6,500 feet high, and the climb is steep, so if you're not up for it, you can catch a 10-minute cable-car ride to the top in Mittenwald.

Mittenwald, Germany

 
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Oberammergau Frescoes

When people say that Oberammergau is picturesque, they mean it literally. Frescoes are painted on buildings all across the town.

82487 Oberammergau, Germany

 
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Oberammergau Passion Play

Every 10 years, the citizens of Oberammergau stage a passion play that is unmatched by any other in the world.

82487 Oberammergau, Germany

 
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Neuschwanstein Castle

This storybook castle was built by King Ludwig II in 1868. He wrote that he wanted it built on a rocky precipice, as if heavenly and he wanted it to appear unapproachable.

Hohenschwangau, Germany

 
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Hotel Alpenrose

This small hotel is typical of those you'll find in Mittenwald.

Obermarkt 1, 82481, Mittenwald, Germany

 
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Hotel Alte Pos

The reasonably priced Alte Post is in the social center of Mittenwald.

Dorftstrasse 19, 82487, Oberammergau, Germany

 

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