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A 1,780 metres (5,840 ft) mountain peak near Germany- Austrian border. The mountain is s dominated by calcareous rocks and the summit is crowned by grasslands.

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Ettal Abbey

Ettal Abbey

7.86km from Wank

A Benedictine monastery in the village of Ettal. The Abbey is one of the largest Benedictine houses and is a major attraction. The monastery runs a brewery, a distillery, a bookstore, an art publishing house, a hotel, a cheese factory joint venture, and several smaller companies.

Große Arnspitze

Große Arnspitze

13.7km from Wank

The Große Arnspitze is the highest peak in the Arnspitze Group in the Wettersteingebirge mountains. It is located west of Scharnitz in Austria. The border between Germany and Austria runs over its summit.The normal climbing route, runs from Scharnitz westwards and below the Ahrntalköpfle to the Riedberg. Below this mountain the path bends to the southwest from the Arnspitzhütte, whence it heads northwest to the summit.

Zugspitze

Zugspitze

15.27km from Wank

At 2,962 m (9,718 ft) above sea level, it is the highest mountain in Germany. Austria–Germany border runs over its western summit. South of the mountain is a high karst plateau with numerous caves and on the flanks of the Zugspitze are three glaciers, including the two largest in Germany. Three cable cars run to the top of the Zugspitze.

Linderhof Palace

Linderhof Palace

15.48km from Wank

Smallest of the three palaces built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria and the only one which he lived to see completed. The gardens surrounding Linderhof Palace are considered one of the most beautiful creations of historicist garden design.

Karwendeltal

Karwendeltal

16.74km from Wank

Karwendel Valley is one of the longest valleys in the Karwendel and runs in a slight curve from west to east between the Northern Karwendel Chain in the north and the Hinterautal-Vomper Chain in the south.The valley is traversed by the Karwendelbach , which flows into the Isar at the western end of the valley . At the eastern end of the valley with the Angeralm, the Hochalmsattel connects with the transition to the Kleiner Ahornboden or to the Johannestal .

Pleisenspitze

Pleisenspitze

19.57km from Wank

The Pleisenspitze is a 2569 m above sea level. A. high mountain in the Karwendel in Tyrol. Apart from the large difference in altitude, it is quite easy to reach from Scharnitz. Leisurely hikers spend the night at the highly recommended Pleisenhütte , which is about halfway. The Pleisenspitze is also a popular destination for ski tours and snowshoe hikers in winter, whereby the route essentially follows the normal route.

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Bavaria has a unique culture, largely because of the state's former Catholic majority and conservative traditions. Bavarians have traditionally been proud of their culture, which includes a language, cuisine, architecture, and festivals. The state also has the second-largest economy among the German states by GDP.

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