Kehlsteinhaus (Eagle’s Nest)

Kehlsteinhaus, a teahouse for Adolf Hitler’s 50th birthday

The Kehlsteinhaus, also known as Eagle's Nest, is a chalet structure located in the state of Bavaria, in southeastern Germany. 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.

Alpspitze

Travel Guide to Alpspitze

Alpspitze is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.091m (6,860ft) above the sea level, located in the German state of Bavaria. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

Castle Road

Castle Road

Located between Germany and the Czech Republic, the Castle Road, called Burgenstraße in German, is one of the Germany’s Most Beautiful Scenic Drives.

Highest roads of Germany

Highest roads of 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.

Nebelhorn

The inhumane climb to Nebelhorn with 45% ramps

Nebelhorn is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.068m (6,784ft) above the sea level, located in the Allgäu Alps in Bavaria, 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 roads of Germany.

Alpe Schlappold

Alpe Schlappold

Alpe Schlappold is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 1.740m (5,708ft) above the sea level, located in the Allgäu Alps near Oberstdorf, in Bavaria, Germany, on the border with Austria. It's one of the highest roads of Germany.

Roßfeldhöhenringstraße

Rossfeld Panorama Strasse is an iconic road in the Bavarian Alps

The Roßfeldpanoramastraße is the name of a very scenic toll-Alpine road located in Bavaria, in the south-east of Germany. 

Gotzenalm

A steep unpaved road to the Gotzenalm refuge

Gotzenalm is a high mountain refuge at an elevation of 1.687m (5,534ft) above the sea level, located in the Gotzen Mountains, in the district of Berchtesgadener Land in the German state of Bavaria. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

Ostlerhütte

Ostlerhütte

Ostlerhütte is an alpine hut at an elevation of 1.797m (5,895ft) above the sea level, located in the district of Ostallgäu in Bavaria in Germany, near the border with Austria.

German Alpine Road

Driving the German Alpine Road, the oldest holiday route of the country

The German Alpine Road (Alpenstraße) is the name of a very scenic drive through the Bavarian Alps, in Germany. Travelling the route is a wonderful experience all year round.

Kreuzeck

Travel guide to the top of Kreuzeck

Kreuzeck is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 1.651m (5,417ft) above the sea level, located in the Wetterstein mountain range of Bavaria, in southern Germany. It's one of the highest roads of Germany.

Rotwand

Rotwand

Rotwand is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 1.727m (5,666ft) above the sea level, located in the district of Miesbach in Bavaria in Germany. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

Romantic Road

Romantic Road, a wonderful scenic drive through Bavaria

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.

Germany’s 4 Most Beautiful Scenic Drives

Germany’s 4 Most Beautiful Scenic Drives

If you love being on the road, Germany is definitely a country you have to visit. The roads are filled with picture-postcard locations, like vineyards, mountains and meadows.

Wine Route

Wine Route

Wine Route (locally known as Weinstrasse) takes you through some of the warmest and sunniest regions in the country. It’s one of the Germany’s Most Beautiful Scenic Drives. It runs through Palatine vineyards past storybook landscapes and charming wine villages.

Feldbergpass

Feldbergpass, a paved road to the summit

Feldberg Pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.235m (4,051ft) above the sea level, located in the state of Baden-Württemberg, in southwestern Germany.

Kreuzjoch

A steep unpaved road to Kreuzjoch

Kreuzjoch is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 1.719m (5,640ft) above the sea level, located in the Wetterstein mountain range of Bavaria, in southern Germany. It's one of the highest roads of Germany.

Jenner

Jenner

Jenner is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 1.786m (5,859ft) above the sea level, located in the district of Berchtesgadener Land in the German state of Bavaria, on the border with Austria.

Riedberg Pass

Riedberg Pass, a very steep (19%) mountain road in Germany

Riedbergpass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.407m (4,616ft) above the sea level, located in the district of Oberallgäu, in Bavaria, Germany.

Königshaus am Schachen

A memorable road trip to Königshaus am Schachen

Königshaus am Schachen is a small castle at an elevation of 1.863m (6,112ft) above the sea level, built by Ludwig II of Bavaria, in Bavaria, Germany, near the Austrian border. It’s one of the highest roads in the country.

Wallberg

Wallberg

Wallberg is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 1.564m (5,426ft) above the sea level, located in the district of Miesbach in Upper Bavaria, Germany.

Berghaus Schwaben

A steep paved road to Berghaus Schwaben

Berghaus Schwaben 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.

Fairy Tale Route

Fairy Tale Route

The Fairy Tale Route is one of the Germany’s Most Beautiful Scenic Drives. The drive is 600 kilometres (370 mi) long and connects different spots where the Grimm Brothers lived, studied, where they were born and inspiration spots. It takes you from the center of the country to the North Sea.

Carl-von-Stahl-Haus

Carl-von-Stahl-Haus

Carl-von-Stahl-Haus is an alpine hut at an elevation of 1.758m (5,767ft) above the sea level, located in the district of Berchtesgadener Land in the German state of Bavaria, on the border with Austria.

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