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The Alps are the highest mountains in Europe. It stretches in a 1,200 km long and between 150 and 250 km wide arch from the Ligurian Sea to the Pannonian Basin. The summit heights in the western mountain ranges are usually between 3,000 and 4,300 m above sea level, in the Eastern Alps, the mountains are slightly lower. The highest peak in the Alps is the Mont Blanc at 4,810 m. 128 mountains of the Alps are four-thousanders, many more or less glaciated. The Alps are divided into numerous mountain groups and chains. The Alpine region covers areas of the eight Alpine states France, Monaco, Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, Austria and Slovenia.

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Barmsee (22)

Barmsee (3 photos)

The Barmsee is a maximum of 1.12 km long and a maximum of 0.49 km wide lake in the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Upper Bavaria) in the…

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Church village of Wamberg (56)

Church village of Wamberg (12 photos)

The church village of Wamberg is part of the municipality of Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Upper Bavaria) at 996 m. The place is on the north side of the …

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Dolomiti (1196) Seiser Alm - Sassolungo (3.181 m)

Dolomites (48 photos)

The Dolomites (Dolomiti), also known as the Dolomite Mountains, Dolomite Alps or Dolomitic Alps, are a mountain range located in northeastern Italy.…

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Eibsee (172) Zugspitze

Eibsee (21 photos)

The Eibsee is a lake 9 km southwest of Garmisch-Partenkirchen below (3.5 km north) of the Zugspitze (2,962 m) in the Wetterstein mountains in Bavaria

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Geroldsee (Wagenbrüchsee) (322)

Geroldsee (Wagenbrüchsee) (27 photos)

The Geroldsee, also called Wagenbrüchsee, is a bog lake near Krün, a few kilometers from Garmisch-Partenkirchen. It has an area of 10.6 hectares, a…

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Grosser Ahornboden (259)

Großer Ahornboden (8 photos)

The Große Ahornboden lies at the head of the Rißtal valley, the Enger valley, just before the village of Eng between 1080 and 1300 m above sea level…

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Hintersee (Ramsauer Ache) (127)

Hintersee (Ramsauer Ache) (10 photos)

The Hintersee (formerly Ferchensee or Forchensee) is a 16.4 hectare lake in the municipality of Ramsau in the Berchtesgadener Land, about two…

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen (245) Höllental Gorge

Höllental Gorge (40 photos)

The Höllental (Hell Valley) is a valley in the Zugspitze massif of the Wetterstein mountains, between Blassenkamm and Waxensteinkamm through which…

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Hopfensee (1)

Hopfensee (2 photos)

The Hopfensee is a maximum 2.1 km long lake with a circumference of 6.8 km north of Füssen in the district of Ostallgäu, Bavarian Swabia, Bavaria.…

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Kochelsee (5) Schlehdorf am Kochelsee - Herzogstand - Heimgarten

Kochelsee (15 photos)

The Kochelsee (Lake Kochel) is located 70 km south of Munich on the edge of the Bavarian Alps. It belongs to the communities Schlehdorf in the west…

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Königssee (608) Obersee

Königssee (48 photos)

The Königssee is a long mountain lake in Berchtesgaden in the southeast of Bavaria and part of the municipality of Schönau am Königssee. It lies at…

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Maria Gern (75)

Maria Gern (12 photos)

Maria Gern is located north of Berchtesgaden in the valley and on the slopes of the creek Gerner (also called Gererbach or Anzenbach), a tributary…

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Neuschwanstein Castle (160)

Neuschwanstein Castle (17 photos)

Neuschwanstein Castle stands above Hohenschwangau close to Füssen in southern Bavaria. The building was constructed in 1869 for the Bavarian King …

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen (292) Partnach Gorge in Winter

Partnach Gorge (59 photos)

The Partnach Gorge (Partnachklamm) is a 702 m long and partly 80 m deep gorge incised in the limestone layers of the Wetterstein massif by the …

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Plansee (Tyrol) (26)

Plansee (Tyrol) (7 photos)

The Plansee is located in the district of Reutte, Tyrol, Austria within the Ammergau Alps. With almost 3 km², it is the second largest natural lake…

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Ramsau (188)

Ramsau (14 photos)

Ramsau is a municipality in the Bavarian Alps located in the district of Berchtesgadener Land, close to the border with Austria, 35 km south of …

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Zugspitze (777)

Zugspitze (34 photos)

The Zugspitze with 2,962 m is the highest peak of the Wetterstein Mountains and at the same time Germany’s highest mountain. The Zugspitze massif is…

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