Germany, Austria & Switzerland's Best Trips - Southern Germany (PDF Chapter)


This is the Southern Germany Trips chapter from Lonely Planet’s Germany, Austria and Switzerland Best Trips guidebook.

Dreamy castles, romantic Alpine meadows, glassy mountain lakes, enigmatic border forests – southern Germany has the lot, and it’s all infused with a feeling of good cheer.

  • take the German Alpine Road through the foothills of the Bavarian Alps
  • pick the right route with inspirational images and key trip highlights
  • follow an old Roman trade route past castles and archaeological wonders
  • get around easily with colour maps and route directions in easy stages
  • drive around one of Europe’s most attractive lakes
  • discover even more with walking tours, detours and ways to link your trips
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