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3 free days from Munich

Hi all,

I've got 3 free days (Friday-Sunday inclusive) in June and am looking for some ideas for a route or at least some pointers at interesting cities that are reachable on a 3 day circular tour originating in Munich.

Has anyone got any ideas or interested in joining?

I've got a couple of other guys from Munich interested!!

Cheers.
Jason
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Jason,

interesting cities around Munich are to the north:
Landshut
Regensburg
Nuremburg
Bamberg

Other interesting visits are to the south-east
Salzburg (Austria)
Berchtesgaden with the lake "Koenigssee" - boat-trip a must!
combine that with a circular trip through the Alps around there.

Munich & vicinity
Garmisch-Patenkirchen
Fuessen with the famous castle "Neuschwanstein"

A 2-day trip from Munich via Leutasch valley across the Kuehtai mountain pass into the Oetztal valley across the Timmelsjoch pass to Italy, eastwards to Sterzing across the Jaufen pass, carrry on eastwards to Heiligenblut (Austria) and across the Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse northwards again.

When are you on the leave? I'll be back in Munich on Sunday afternoon. Send me an email if you've got leave on Mon/Tue.

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Achensee - Kitzb├╝hel - Grossglockner - Madonna di Campiglio - Venice

Beautiful. You can do it in a day.

Second day via Lago di Garda, maybe Milan, to Como.

Third day via St. Moritz back to Munich.
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Day 1- Swiss Alps
Day 2- Swiss Alps
Day 3- Swiss Alps

I just spent 3 days riding the there and man, was it not enough! Beautiful scenery, some of the best biking roads in the world, and enough things to do off the bike to keep even the most ADD person occupied.

I'm not one for trying to cover the most ground in one day. I like to spend time in an area and really get to know it. However if you do like hitting as many places in the 3 days, Travelbug's route would be a beautiful way to go.
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Guys,

Thanks loads for your tips - I'll let you know how/if we get on.

Cheers
Jase
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South of Munich

There are many busy famous places in this area, Garmisch is nice, but better yet is a small town nearby called Oberammergau. If you need to get off the bike and stretch your legs this would be a perfect place to do it. Lots of nice walking nearby. From here you can ride the "back way" via the Plansee (Austria) to Ludwig's Neuschwanstein. Note: stay inexpensively in a B&B in Unterammegau, only 1km or less to Oberammergau. Great food and great people- enjoy!
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What about 1 day ride outs from Munich, i will be stopping in a small town called Towang for 4 nights any ideas
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Other interesting visits are to the south-east
Salzburg (Austria)
Berchtesgaden with the lake "Koenigssee" - boat-trip a must!
combine that with a circular trip through the Alps around there.

Munich & vicinity
Garmisch-Patenkirchen
Fuessen with the famous castle "Neuschwanstein"

A 2-day trip from Munich via Leutasch valley across the Kuehtai mountain pass into the Oetztal valley across the Timmelsjoch pass to Italy, eastwards to Sterzing across the Jaufen pass, carrry on eastwards to Heiligenblut (Austria) and across the Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse northwards again.
I was down that way last week. Some great suggestions in here.

I stayed at Reutte (near Fussen) then headed over the Fernpass towards Innsbruck, the Brenner pass and down to Lake Garda. The Fernpass seems a popular road with local bikers with good reason. I'd been told the Timmelsjoch was still closed at that time or that would have been the route I'd have taken. BTW, Riva del Garda has changed a bit since I was last there. It's always been a tourist draw but this time it was overrun with bus trips. I headed north on the Autostrada from there, turning off north of Bozen/Bolzano towards Ortisei, the Pordoi Pass and Arabba on the way to Cortina d'Ampezzo. I then headed towards Lienz and over the Grossglockner road and on to Berchtesgaden/Konigsee.

The Black Forest and the Schwarzwaldhochstrasse is definitely worth a look too.
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