Bavarian Alpine Road, Germany Photos

A popular scenic drive is through the quaint villages along the Alps which form Germany's southern border with Austria.

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Füssen, Germany Finial atop clock tower of Basilica St. Mang. Füssen, Germany Holy Sprit Hospital Church , built as part of medieval hospital. Füssen, Germany Ornate facade of Stadt-Apotheke on Reichenstrasse 12. Füssen, Germany
Neuschwanstein Castle, Schwangau Neuschwanstein Castle on a rugged cliff near Füssen. Füssen, Germany Hohenschwangau Castle built by King Maximilian II of Bavaria & childhood home of Louis II, aka "mad king Ludwig" of Bavaria who often spent time there as an adult. Füssen, Germany St. Coloman baroque church in Schwangau in pastoral setting with Alps in background. Füssen, Germany
Etttal Abbey, Germany Ettal Benedictine Abbey original Abbey founded by Emperor Ludwig IV. Ettal village, Germany Detail of frescoes by Johann Jakob Zeiller on dome of Ettal Benedictine Abbey. Ettal village, Germany Baroque painting by Jo. Jacob Zeiller of King Ludwig receiving statue of Madonna & Child, later an object of pilgrimage for which Ettal Benedictine Abbey is known. Ettal village, Germany
Benediktbeuern Abbey, Germany Benediktbeuern. Germany Ornate plasterwork & Baroque painting on ceiling in St. Benedict church at Benediktbeuern Abbey. Germany Painting of Holy Mother & Child protecting Benediktbeuern Abbey in St. Benedict Church. Germany
Gmund, Germany Onion dome tower of St. Aegidius parish church. Gmund am Tegernsee, Germany Baroque interior of St. Aegidius parish church. Gmund am Tegernsee, Germany Ornate wrought iron grave marker in cemetery of St. Aegidius parish church. Gmund am Tegernsee, Germany
Chiemsee Town & Region, Germany Farm building in alpine setting in Chiemsee region. Chiemsee, Germany Tourist ferry between town of Prien am Chiemsee & Herren Insel, location of Herrenchiemsee New Palace. Chiemsee, Germany Chiemsee-bahn vintage steam train at Prien am Chiemsee station. Chiemsee, Germany
Herrenchiemsee New Palace, Germany Fama fountain at Herrenchiemsee New Palace. Chiemsee, Germany Fortuna fountain in front of Herrenchiemsee New Palace. Chiemsee, Germany Marine animal carvings on fountain in front of Herrenchiemsee New Palace. Chiemsee, Germany
King Ludwig II Museum, Herrenchiemsee Ornately gilded bedroom set from Linderhof Palace at King Ludwig II Museum. Chiemsee, Germany Photo portrait of Richard Wagner by Franz Hanfstaengl at King Ludwig II Museum. Chiemsee, Germany Phoebus Apollo after model by Johann Joachim Kaendler, porcelain figurine manufactured by Meissen at King Ludwig II Museum. Chiemsee, Germany

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