Tag Archives: Southern Germany

City Walks: Nördlingen – Bavaria, Germany (4K)

Nördlingen is a town in Bavaria, Germany. Its old town is encircled by well-preserved medieval walls with towers and covered parapet paths. The city center is anchored by the massive Gothic St. George’s Church. Its tower, called the Daniel, has views across town. The Rathaus (town hall), with its gabled roof and towers, is one of several medieval buildings, some half-timbered, on the main square.

Walking Tour: Rosenheim – Bavaria, Germany (4K)

Rosenheim is a city in Bavaria, southeastern Germany. Its Lokschuppen Rosenheim arts center hosts exhibits in a converted 19th-century railway depot. Max-Josefs-Platz, the market square, is surrounded by arcades, cafes and centuries-old townhouses. The Municipal Museum has displays of local history, including Roman relics. To the east, Simssee is a lake with trails in the foothills of the Bavarian Alps. 

Walking Tour: Bayreuth – Southern Germnay (4K)

Bayreuth is a town on the Red Main river in Bavaria, Germany. At its center is the Richard Wagner Museum in the composer’s former home, Villa Wahnfried. Wagner’s operas are performed at the Bayreuther Festspielhaus, home of the annual Bayreuth Festival. On the eastern outskirts, the Hermitage Gardens surrounds the Altes Schloss Eremitage palace and the Temple of the Sun (Sonnentempel), honoring the god Apollo. 

Walking Tour: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a German ski resort in Bavaria, formed when 2 towns united in 1935. It’s a prominent destination for skiing and ice skating as well as hiking. The town lies near the Zugspitze, Germany’s highest peak, with a 2,962m summit accessed by cogwheel train and cable car. Garmisch is considered the more fashionable section, while Partenkirchen’s cobblestone streets retain a traditional Bavarian feel. 

Aerial Views: ‘Munich – Southern Germany’ (4K)

Munich, Bavaria’s capital, is home to centuries-old buildings and numerous museums. The city is known for its annual Oktoberfest celebration and its beer halls, including the famed Hofbräuhaus, founded in 1589. In the Altstadt (Old Town), central Marienplatz square contains landmarks such as Neo-Gothic Neues Rathaus (town hall), with a popular glockenspiel show that chimes and reenacts stories from the 16th century.

Walking Tours: ‘Kulmbach – Germany’ (4K Video)

Kulmbach is the capital of the district of Kulmbach in Bavaria in Germany. The town is famous for Plassenburg Castle, which houses the largest tin soldier museum in the world, and for its sausages, or Bratwürste.

Video timeline: Timeline: 0:00​ Dr.-Stammberger-Halle 1:00​ Uphill to White Tower 4:00​ Red Tower and View 6:30​ Downhill to Petrikirche 10:00​ Some Back Alleys 14:00​ Market Square 16:00​ Kulmbach Central Streets 18:00​ Zinnsfelderbrunnen & More Center 22:30​ Back to the White Tower & Starting Point

Walks: ‘Kaufbeuren – Southern Germany’ (4K)

Kaufbeuren is an independent town in the Regierungsbezirk of Swabia, Bavaria. The town is completely enclaved within the district of Ostallgäu. 

Video timeline: Timeline: 0:00​ Salzmarkt 1:20​ St. Martinskirche 4:00​ Erostischer Brunnen 5:00​ Pfarrgasse 7:00​ East of the Old Town 8:00​ Kunsthaus / Sywollenturm 9:00​ North of Old Town 10:00​ Back to the Old Town 13:00​ Around Obstmarkt 15:00​ Am Breiten Bach 16:30​ Kaiser-Max-Straße 19:00​ Rosental 21:00​ Am Graben 23:00​ City Hall and Side Streets 26:40​ Southern City Center 28:30​ Towards the City Park 32:30​ City Park

Filmed in October 2020

Walking Tour: ‘Bayreuth – Germany’ (4K Video)

Bayreuth is a town on the Red Main river in Bavaria, Germany. At its center is the Richard Wagner Museum in the composer’s former home, Villa Wahnfried. Wagner’s operas are performed at the Bayreuther Festspielhaus, home of the annual Bayreuth Festival. On the eastern outskirts, the Hermitage Gardens surrounds the Altes Schloss Eremitage palace and the Temple of the Sun (Sonnentempel), honoring the god Apollo.

Walks: ‘Memmingen – Germany’ (4K Video)

Memmingen is a town in Swabia, Bavaria, Germany. It is the economic, educational and administrative centre of the Danube-Iller region. To the west the town is flanked by the Iller, the river that marks the Baden-Württemberg border. To the north, east and south the town is surrounded by the district of Unterallgäu.