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Nebelhorn

The Nebelhorn is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.068m (6,784ft) above the sea level, located in the Allgäu Alps in Germany, near the village of Oberstdorf. The road to the summit is brutally steep, and the slope -in some parts- is inhuman, with gradients up to 45%. It's one of the highest mountain roads of Germany.

 

The German Alpine Road is a very scenic drive traversing the most spectacular scenery of the Bavarian Alps, in Germany. The drive is definitely worth it. A drive not to be missed. The lanes are wide and the speed limits generous.

Kehlsteinhaus (Eagle’s Nest)

The Kehlsteinhaus, also known as Eagle's Nest, is a chalet structure located in the Berchtesgaden Alps,in the German state of Bavaria. It was built as a teahouse for Adolf Hitler’s 50th birthday. In 1952 the Eagle’s Nest road was closed to public traffic and a special mountain bus service was put into operation.

 

Schwabenhütte is a high mountain hut at an elevation of 1.517m (4,977ft) above the sea level, located in the district of Oberallgäu in Bavaria in Germany.

 

The German Romantic Road (Romantische Straße) is a wonderful scenic drive through Bavaria. This inspiring 350 kilometres (220 mi) route winds through medieval towns, castles, and wine country.

 

Riedberg Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1,420m (4,659ft) above the sea level, located in the district of Oberallgäu, in Bavaria. 

 

Feldberg Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.231 m (4,039 ft) above the sea level, located in the state of Baden-Württemberg in Germany.

Located in central-western Europe, Germany stretches from the Alps, across the North European Plain to the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. From north to south its topography varies quite dramatically. The country is traversed by some of Europe's major rivers such as the Rhine, Danube and Elbe.




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