A daytrip from Munich: Eibsee

There’s a German saying, which is inspired by one of Goethe’s poems, that translates a little bit like this: “Why travel far, if beauty is so close?”

A place that for me, as a girl born and raised in Munich, is the best example to support that saying is Eibsee, a lake in the Bavarian town Garmisch-Partnekirchen, which is around an hour south of Munich. This lake is right at the bottom of Germany’s biggest mountain, Zugspitze, and is, especially because of its greenish-blue colour, one of the most beautiful Bavarian lakes I’ve been to.

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