It's a conflict that has been fermenting for a long time: day tourists versus locals.
Even before the corona pandemic, overtourism brought many places in the foothills of the Alps to the limit of pain.
Munich - It was a
stinky finger who
from Miesbach to Munich
* and heated people there.
At the beginning of January, a stranger had put up a sign at the entrance to Miesbach, on which the finger could be seen, above it a Munich license plate and the insult “
Despite corona lockdown: pressure on popular destinations in Bavaria remains
Someone here had
, it was suddenly called
day tourists against locals
Then came the
15-kilometer rule with a high incidence
, plus general decrees that forbade excursions into polluted circles.
By the way: You will find current information about Corona in Bavaria * in our news ticker.
Solution for the tense situation - Matthias Ballweg is chairman of the DAV and presents a 6-point plan.
© Achim Frank Schmidt
the Miesbach district
, where popular destinations such as
Schliersee and Tegernsee
are located, the
already be a thing of the past this Monday.
German Alpine Association
(DAV) has thought about how the dispute could be defused.
, chairman of the Oberland section of the DAV, and
, chairman of the Munich section, say: “We are
very concerned about
pacifying this long-
Therefore, solutions are required that last beyond the
current tense situation
we all act together with good judgment
6-point plan for mountain peace
Here is a
more understanding for each other
, for relieving the burden on the environment and managing the flow of visitors in the pandemic:
: Mountain athletes should reduce these as much as possible.
Also on arrival.
Distance on the mountain: More than the required 1.5 meters.
: If too many people are in one place, go somewhere else.
: Mountaineers should avoid popular places at popular times.
: Also look for tours close to home.
: Only undertake tours that are significantly below your own performance level.
This reduces the risk of accidents and relieves hospitals.
: As soon as spring arrives and the conditions allow, the Oberland section wants to
a mountaineering bus from Munich to the
Ammergau Alps Nature Park
Tour starting points are approached that are difficult to reach by train.
One destination could be Ettal, for example.
Routes to the Allgäu and Chiemgau are planned.
DAV: Visiting bans don't solve the problem
Incidentally, the DAV does not see
bans on visits, such as in
the Miesbach district
the Berchtesgadener Land district
, as a solution for the future.
Rather, the goal must be to find solutions with everyone involved.
The Berchtesgadener Land has been in corona lockdown * since October.
The numbers are not falling as hoped, but the district administrator still draws a positive conclusion.
In the meantime, the corona situation in Miesbach is relaxing, as
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