Known for its abundant snow, Germans lovingly refer to Balderschwang as the "Bavarian Siberia”. Nestled in the heart of Nature Park Nagelfluhkette, and situated at 1,044 metres (3,425 feet) above sea level, this village is considered Germany’s most snow-rich spot and is ideal for skiers of all levels.
Hiking and mountain biking are also very popular, with long winding trails that circle through waterfalls and untouched valleys, high moors, and Alpine meadows filled with cottages. This area is also a foodie paradise, so be sure to sample regional delicacies like venison and Allgäu mountain cheese.
Whether you’re strolling along the picturesque Iller river valley or embarking on a high-octane six-peaks tour, this beautiful panorama-rich region is without doubt, a delight.
Originally conceived as the village schoolhouse back in the 1930s, the traditional house, with alpine curb appeal of larch shingles, gabled rooftop and green shutters frame the lattice windows, is now a fabulous small design hotel surrounded by the Bavarian alps and pastures.read more
An epic mountain setting that could easily inspire a novel or two, this is a sleek Bavarian bolthole where the past cuddles up to organic modernity. Hand-finished in every detail, this is Alpine living with a fashionable edge, all authentically wrapped in natural woods, stitched linens and fluffy sheepskin throws.read more