Sightseeing along the Culture Mile

A selection of cultural activities is presented with the audio guide of the Cultural Mile Ammergau Alps containing supplemental information concerning the cultural highlights.

Venture on a stimulating and entertaining auditory journey along selected  stations.

Along the Cultural Mile Ammergau Alps you will experience the heritage of the Ammergau Alps through sight and sound. Each of the 18 stations along the Cultural Mile features an interesting audio report which you may access with your own mobile phone. Per call you simply pay the regular cost of a call to the German landline network.

The applicable phone numbers are displayed at each station.

Further information and maps are available free of charge at our tourist information centres.

Hörnle

freely accessible / always open

Local mountain of Bad Kohlgrub in the Ammergau Alps

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Abbey of Rottenbuch

The Abbey of Rottenbuch used to be an Augustinian Canon Abbey. The church itself was built shortly after the founding of the abbey.

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Abbey of Ettal

freely accessible / always open

With its imposing baroque basilica and the rococo vestry the Abbey of Ettal has been world-renowned.

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Church Kappel

freely accessible / always open

The newly restored church Kappel is among the oldest churches in the Bavarian uplands.

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Dorfstraße Bad Bayersoien

freely accessible / always open

Bad Bayersoien liegt an der Rottstraße, einem ehemaligen sehr bedeutenden europäischen Fernhandelsweg von Augsburg nach Venedig

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Passion Play Theatre

The history of the Passion Play Theatre – uncover more about the past of the world renowned semi-circular open-air stage

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Dedler- und Kölblhaus

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Beide nebeneinanderliegenden Häuser sind wunderbare Beispiele für die Lüftlmalerei in den Ammergauer Alpen und deren Meister Franz Seraph Zwinck.

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Parish Church St. Peter and Paul

As a prototype the Oberammergau Parish Church had a wooden building, at the beginning of the 18th Century however it was so damaged that it had to be rebuilt. Joseph Schmuzer led the construction of the rococo jewel, his son Franz Xaver was the plasterer. The ceiling and wall frescoes were made by the great Matthew Guenther, born in 1705 on an isolated farm on the north side slope of Hohenpeissenberg.

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Pilgrimage Church of Wies - Wieskirche

The Pilgrimage Church of Wies (Pilgrimage Church of the Scourged Saviour in the Meadow or in the Wies – called: “the Wies”) is a prominent pilgrimage church and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

First time visitors to "the Wies" without prior knowledge may well ask themselves what could have given led to the building of such a remarkably magnificent church in such a secluded spot.

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Forester's house

freely accessible / always open

The former residential and monastery judge house looks back on a colorful past.

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Living workstudio

The name of Oberammergau is synonymous with traditional handicrafts, not only wood carvers but also potters, drum makers and several others are there

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House of Pontius Pilate

freely accessible / always open

The House of Pontius Pilate, located in the heart of Oberammergau, is the centre of arts and crafts.

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Linderhof Palace

At the beginning there was … a cottage, which had caught the eye of King Max 2nd’s eye whilst hunting in the Ammerwald.

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Kurgeschichte Bad Kohlgrub

Die seit 1870 gewachsene Kurtradition und das nachhaltig gewonnene, dickbreiige Bergkiefern-Hochmoor hat den Ort über Jahrzehnte zu einer der ersten Adressen bei Heilungs- und Erholungssuchenden gemacht- ein Garten Eden für Gesundheit und ganzheitliches Leben.

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Crucifixion Group Monument

freely accessible / always open

On September 25th, 1871 a special performance of the Oberammergau Passion Play was held in honour of King Ludwig II. The king was so moved that he donated the monumental Crucifixion

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