Oberstdorf is a small town located in the Alps. It is the most southern town in Germany.
I have travelled to Oberstdorf two times during summer and it is totally worth it! With my family, I flew to Munich and rented a car, then drove about 3 hours to Oberstdorf. From Munich, you can also take a train to the centre of Oberstdorf.
Oberstdorf itself is an amazing place. You can go there during winter to ski or enjoy the sun during summer by cycling and hiking. It is surrounded by mountains and the closest one is called Nebelhorn. Oberstdorf is not just hiking and skiing but also a great place to photograph. From Oberstdorf you don´t have to do big moves to take great photographs, just take the ski lift to the top off Nebelhorn and that’s it. There are such a great places near Oberstdorf that you can use In photography or just for fun.
The best parts of spending time in Oberstdorf is that you don´t need a car once there as it´s just so small that a bike is enough and the beauty of nature. First, you may think that it is just a small town with nothing to do, but no!
Here are the top tips for travelling to Oberstdorf:
1. First off all pack your camera and sports clothes with you. If you are travelling during summer, don´t forget your swimming suit, because there is a very beautiful nature lake near Oberstdorf that’s called Freibergsee.
2. Don´t be afraid to explore Oberstdorf and places near to it. Take your bike and a backpack included a water bottle and a camera. Book a day for places near to Oberstdorf and go see some mountains and lakes.
3. Leave all the cool stuff at home. In Oberstdorf, you really don´t have a use for the most expensive clothes and all the latest brand stuff. Just comfortable sportswear and a pair of sneakers.
4. Be open minded for new stuff and have fun.
Written and photo by Sara Tynja
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