"On Finally Making it to Marvelous Mittenwald" Top 5 Page for this destination Mittenwald by richiecdisc
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Mittenwald is a marvelous mountain town less than two hours south of Munich by train, nestled in the German Alps on the Austrian border. A touristy town for sure, it remains a charmer with quaint old buildings, friendly locals, and lots of amenities to make your stay pleasant. At just under 1000m with jagged peaks surrounding it like fortress walls, its setting is stunning and its obvious calling card. While the German Alps get half the press of neighboring Switzerland and Austria, they are in some ways even more spectacular as they rise from a lower plateau than their cousins, in dramatic fashion. Perhaps their biggest drawback is their accessibility making for a of lack of the solitude you might be seeking but that can be a plus too as they are an easy day trip from big city comforts. But why rush when rooms are reasonable and peaks aplenty hem you in at every turn.
The first trip to Mittenwald was great but it took some special visitors to get us to return. When my Dad and sister came to Munich for a couple weeks, we knew we'd have to show them some of Bavaria. Mittenwald fit the bill and they loved it. So, this page is a combination of a hiking-oriented weekend I did with my wife a few years ago and a more recent shorter stop to show visiting family the cute Bavarian town. To see how it all got started go here
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