Unravel the Jewels of Romantic Europe
Nestled amidst the mighty Alps, Europe has the best romantic sites, especially the regions of Bavaria, Tirol and Salzburg. Explore Jewels of Romantic Europe through Munich, the Bavarian Countryside and more...
The Bavarian capital has its own charm as it promises a life that is traditional, yet modern. The city has many attractions on offer, including Frauenkirche, the Gothic cathedral that has the hallmark onion-shaped domes; Hofbräuhaus, which is the world’s most famous beer hall and restaurant; Schloss Nymphenburg, the Baroque summer palace and birthplace of King Ludwig II; as well as BMW Welt, BMW Museum and BMW Munich Plant, which allow visitors to experience the famous BMW brand and its origin.
The 5-star Munich Airport
The Munich International Airport is known as Europe’s most modern airport, offering a minimum connecting time of just 30 minutes. Boasting 200 shops with downtown prices, short distances between gates, and easy tax refund procedures, it is the perfect bet for transit passengers. The airport gets over 3800 weekly flights to more than 150 destinations.
On top of Zugspitze
The highest peak in Germany, the 2962-metre-high Zugspitze offers a 360° view of around 400 peaks in four countries—Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy. Visitors can reach the top through a cogwheel railroad and three different cable cars, and is perfect for mountaineers, hikers, families, couples, children as well as senior citizens.
Hohenschwangau Castle and Museum of the Bavarian Kings
King Max II of Bavaria, father of King Ludwig II, acquired the dilapidated castle Schwanstein and got it rebuilt in a neogothic style. Since then, Hohenschwangau Castle has been one of the summer and hunting residences of the royal family, with private apartments and some personal objects still preserved. The Museum of the Bavarian Kings has an exhibition area of 1000 sq m, and presents the age of the Bavarian kings from 1806 to 1918. It also houses one original coat of King Ludwig II.
Tirol in the heart of the Alps
The land in the mountains–Tirol has everything for those who plan a trip with their beloved. Lofty mountains, picturesque valleys, rugged peaks, rolling Alpine pastures and spectacular glaciers, it’s all here, making this place a one-of-its-kind destination.
Having featured in record books as the only city in the world to host three Olympic Games, Innsbruck is known for its Alpine charm and warm hospitality. The 800-year-old city centre here is the hub of cultural activities, blending seamlessly with a young, urban lifestyle.
Dazzling Swarovski Kristallwelten
Daniel Swarovski’s brainchild, Swarovski Kristallwelten offers a living experience through Swarovski crystals, which is constantly being recreated for visitors. One can find the creations of world-renowned designers and architects in Chambers of Wonder and the expansive garden.
Salt Mine Berchtesgaden
Thronged by a huge number of tourists throughout the year, Salt Mine Berchtesgaden, a 500-year-old salt mine that is still active; and Old Salt Works Bad Reichenhall, with its Salt Museum, are two sights making it to every Europe itinerary.
Home to famed composer Mozart, Salzburg has also been featured extensively in Hollywood musical—The Sound of Music. Known for its historic city centre (listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site), the city is distinguished for its narrow streets and spacious square, impressive monuments and gardens, as well as the Salzburg Festival and the stunning mountain panorama.
Prien am Chiemsee
Situated between Munich and Salzburg, Prien at Lake Chiemsee is a preferred destination for holidays in Bavaria. Those visiting this breath-taking landscape of the Chiemgau region and the Upper Bavarian Alps can indulge in an array of sporting, leisure and cultural activities.
Another amazing location in Bavaria, KulturGut offers creations of famous designers, and every product and design here is a story, offering visitors the chance to take a piece of Bavaria home. One can pick from a choice of aesthetically designed silk scarves, cushions, bags, napkins, decorative bottles and even locally made porcelain.