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South to Bavaria

South to Bavaria

(Tales Told From The Road continues its month-long virtual European journey.)

Yesterday we finished touring Berlin. The question we now face: What’s the best way to reach the next stop on our itinerary, Munich, the capital of the German state of Bavaria?

Since we already know that we’ll be driving a rental car when we leave Munich and go south into Austria, we could simply pick up a car in Berlin and spend six to seven hours or more (with stops) driving the 568 kilometers between the two cities.

But the Michelin route planning Website says it will cost us over 67 Euros (about $90 U.S. dollars) in gas, plus $70 or more to rent the car for one day. We won’t need a car while in Munich, so it doesn’t seem to make any sense to park it during our four-night, three-day stay.

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