What do the Zugspitze, Karwendel and Alpspitze have in common? They have a quick and easy way to get to the top: a cable car. And all these mountains provide splendid views.
Bavaria captivates tourists with its rustic traditions, royal palaces, and, of course, the Alps.
On Germany's highest mountain guests can check into an igloo like in a hotel - or build one themselves, like DW reporter Tankred Gugisch. He tells us how.
The damaged cabin of the spectacular new Zugspitz cable car during an emergency exercise last week could be salvaged. However, for safety reasons, the cable car will have to stand still for a longer period of time.
Huge ski resorts, hotel complexes and noisy après-ski parties are the norm in many Alpine areas. Not in Berchtesgadener Land. The rural region missed out on many touristic developments. Now it's reaping the benefits.
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