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Ofterschwang 864m at Iller, is a municipality in the Swabian rural district Oberallgaeu in the administrative collectivity Hoernergruppe in the upper Illertal valley. Panoramic view from the mountain station at Ofterschwanger Horn 1.406m in southwest direction over the villages Ofterschwang and Gunzesried.
In the native language of the webcam owner
Ofterschwang 864m an der Iller, Gemeinde im schwäbischen Landkreis Oberallgäu in der Verwaltungsgemeinschaft Hörnergruppe im oberen Illertal. Blick von der Berstation am Ofterschwanger Horn 1.406m Richtung Südwest über den Ort Ofterschwang und Gunzesried.
Ofterschwang is a municipality in Oberallgäu, in Bavaria, Germany. It is a professional winter sports venue, regularly used for Alpine skiing World Cup events. Ofterschwang is actually an agglomeration of several small villages in the foothills west of Sonthofen and east of the Austrian border. All are nestled in the rolling, grass and forested covered Alpine foothills, where one will find a place that seems ripped out of the pages "Heidi," or, "The Sound of Music," with cow bells ringing in the distance and authentic Bavarian mountain residents, often still wearing native dress and celebrating still the return in September of the cows from grazing in the summer highlands. Ofterschwang proper is the place to find the Dorfsabend, or village evening, where traditional, authentic Bavarian culture including costume, dance, food, and beer, of course. A much more thoroughly ethnically, "German," location would be hard to find. The area is mostly agricultural, producing lots of milk. But ... Read more about Ofterschwang on Wikipedia