It's hardly surprising the area around Oberau is such a hotspot for with international and local vacationers alike; the region is dotted with terrific attractions. Peiting, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southeast, and Schwangau, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the east of Oberau are good spots to check out if you have the time.
Garmisch-Partenkirchen is around 5 miles (8 kilometers) from Oberau. This center features a wide range of points of interest, such as King's House on Schachen, Casino Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Partnach Gorge. Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ski Resort, Olympic Hill and Kramerplateauweg Hiking Trail are also good spots for investigating before returning to Oberau.
Holy places are the perfect portals into a community's heart and soul. The churches of Upper Bavaria are no exception. Get outdoors and explore Upper Bavaria's many open-air museums and gardens.
Special interest tours are a good way to experience places only locals know. So consider signing up for one of the city walking tours and guided nature walks. If you're the kind of traveler who prefers life's gentler pursuits while on vacation, Oberau offers great bird watching and cycling.
When it's finally time to put away your camera and say "Tschüss", you'll be loaded with plenty of good memories.