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    Looking for the best photography in Germany? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Germany. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

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    • Schwangau, Germany

      Hike up Pöllartschlucht to the Best Views of Schloss Neuschwanstein

      5.0
      1.2 mi / 656.2 ft gain
      Starting at the Castle of Neuschwanstein, you will hike up the Pöllartschlucht (it's a ravine with a creek) until the first big waterfall. You then go up a really steep mountainside fully overgrown with all kind of plants and trees. Hiking up the Pöllartschlucht is easy as you can follow a broad ...
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    • Schönau am Königssee, Germany

      Hike to Röthbachfall in the Alps of Berchtesgaden NP

      4.8
      2.5 mi / 200 ft gain
      You will begin this hike by driving to the Tourist Information at the Königssee (https://goo.gl/maps/c3TF5kaSrov). Walk down past all of the tourist shops to the Königssee (lake). There will be a ticket booth for buying boat tickets. You need to take the electric boat across the Königssee in orde...
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    • Bad Hindelang, Germany

      Hike up to Lake Schrecksee

      5.0
      10.6 mi / 4160.1 ft gain
      Lake Schrecksee lies squeezed in the Bavarian Alps and is well signposted from the trailhead. Especially during summer this location is popular as a swim in the alpine lake will cool you off!To get there drive towards Hinterstein in the Allgaeu region. Follow the small main street until there is ...
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    • Gablenz, Germany

      Photograph Rakotzbrücke

      5.0
      Yes, this is Germany. And no, this bridge is no fiction. Situated in the public park Rhodedendronpark Kromlau, this bridge is a must-see for everyone! How to get there: drive to 02953 Gablenz, Halbendorferstrasse 7 and park your car there. It's the closest parking lot to the park. Tickets cost ar...
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    • Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

      Explore the Medieval Town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber

      4.0
      The town is fairly easy to navigate, but can be quite difficult without a map. It is recommended you start in the town center and work your way out. There are dozens of tourist attractions, but many are overpriced. One of the better things to do is to find one of the many stairwells leading up to...
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    • Mühltal, Germany

      Hike to Frankenstein's Castle

      4.0
      2.4 mi / 1232 ft gain
      The hike begins at Darmstadt-Eberstadt Frankenbergers Mühle bus stop. There are no parking lots near by so I suggest using public transportation. Download the app RMV or simply go online to find directions from your current location. This application has been a life saver while using public trans...
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    • Sebnitz, Germany

      Explore Kleinsteinhöhle

      5.0
      The best way to get to this remote area is by car from Bad Schandau. Follow the beautiful winding road called "Kirnitzschtalstraße" until you reach the starting point, the parking lot "Wanderparkplatz Sturmbauers Eck" ( no parking ticket required). Cross the street and follow the wooden sign with...
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    • Mittenwald, Germany

      Hike Westliche Karwendelspitze

      8 mi / 6000 ft gain
      Starting at the base of the Karwendelbahn, follow signs under the roadway and up the hill. From there, follow the yellow signs to the Dammkarhütte. This portion of the hike is relatively easygoing, but the last little bit up to the hut involves quite a bit of shale, so be prepared to take your ti...
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    • Dresden, Germany

      Hike to Carolafelsen

      6.2 mi
      The best way to get to this area is by car from Bad Schandau. Follow the beautiful winding road called "Kirnitzschtalstraße" until you reach the starting point, the parking lot "Nasser Grund." Cross the bridge and follow the signs to "Wilde Hölle." The start of "wilde Hölle" is a steep rock stair...
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    • Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

      Hike through the Partnach Gorge in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

      4.0
      2 mi / 600 ft gain
      This was my first adventure during my visit to Germany.  The hike starts at the historic 1936 winter olympics venue, Olympic-Skistadion stadium.  The preserved stadium adorns the same sculptures and features found during the 1936 winter games.  After taking in the olympic history, follow the sign...
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    • Kochel am See, Germany

      Hike the Heimgarten/Herzogstand Trail

      5.0
      9.3 mi / 4055.1 ft gain
      The Heimgarten/Herzogstand trail is a famous one and there's a reason why: a great hike with outstanding views! Its close vicinity to the Kochelsee and Walchensee only make it even more attractive, since you can cool off with a swim in one of the lakes if you're done hiking and enjoying the views...
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    • Groß Köris, Germany

      Explore Bestensee

      5.0
      The woods of Bestensee are a region of impressive yet simple beauty. Take a walk in this area with a good friend and smell the pines and listen to the moving trees.There are several possibilities to park your car (no parking ticket required). Drive through Groß Köris and take the right road calle...
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    • Heppenheim, Germany

      Hike Through Vineyards to Starkenburg Castle

      2.4 mi / 915 ft gain
      This easy hike to Starkenburg Castle is exactly how you want to end your day visiting the medieval town Heppenheim. Start your day making it to Marktplatz, the center of the historical part of town. If you're coming from the train station, cross the street and walk straight through the town. I al...
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    • Schönau am Königssee, Germany

      Photograph and Hike Around Obersee, Bechtesgaden National Park

      3 mi
      Berchtesgaden National Park is one of the most beautiful places I've ever been. The pristine water, looming cliffs, and natural beauty perfectly complement one another (and the two main lakes Koenigssee and Obersee are even featured in the opening scenes of "The Sound of Music.") This is a great ...
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    • Bayrischzell, Germany

      Hike the Wendelstein Panorama Trail

      6.5 mi / 3543.3 ft gain
      This adventure starts from the Munich Hbf. Catch an early morning 1.5 hour BoB ( Bayerische Oberlandbahn) train to Osterhofen (Oberbay.) Get on the train marked Tegernsee, but be careful, the train splits into 3 parts, so make sure you're on the car that goes to Osterhofen. It's usually the last ...
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    • Grainau, Germany

      Hike Höllental Gorge to Lake Eibsee via Riffelscharte Peaks

      9.1 mi / 4757.2 ft gain
      This trail starts out right where one of the paths lead up to Zugspitze (Germany's highest mountain) but we take the route via Riffelscharte down to Eibsee. The tour starts from Hammersbach (parking available) through the spectacular Höllentalklamm gorge. At the end of the gorge, you can rest, ea...
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