Hiking in Bavaria

Get away from the daily grind, breathe healthy mountain air and enjoy breathtaking views: These Bavarian mountains attract hiking professionals and casual mountaineers. Because nowhere do you relax more than on the summit.

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Get away from the daily grind, breathe healthy mountain air and enjoy breathtaking views: These Bavarian mountains attract hiking professionals and casual mountaineers. Because nowhere do you relax more than on the summit.

Gipfelkreuz am Osterfeldkopf mit Berg im Hintergrund

The Osterfelderkopf

The perfect mountain for beginners. You don’t need to be a seasoned mountaineer on a trip to the Osterfelderkopf mountain.
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Hiking in Bavaria with the whole family? The best place is the Osterfeldkopf. Wide paths, fascinating nature and a hearty snack on the alp - there is a lot that attracts young and old to the mountain peak near Garmisch.

Luftaufnahme des Karwendelgebirges bei blauem Himmel

Mittenwald's Karwendelbahn cablecar takes you to dizzying heights

The Karwendelbahn cablecar at Mittenwald only needs a few minutes to whisk visitors from an altitude of 933 metres to 2,244 metres. At the top of the line, they can take in the amazing view of the Isar valley and call into the visitor centre about the Karwendel range's natural environment. The information available there is as engrossing as the building's appearance.
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Climbing in the mountain massive, a tour on the panorama trail with a view of sparkling lakes and the Isar valley - or rather a visit to Germany's highest nature information center and a coffee on the sun terrace? When hiking in the Karwendel mountains, you are spoiled for choice.

Grüne Wälder, Schloss Neuschwanstein, See und Berge bei blauem Himmel

The Ammergau Alps

Adventures galore! Be it mountaineering, kite flying, paragliding or skiing. It’s all possible in the Ammergau Alps.
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A visit to the Kini: When hiking in Bavaria, the Ammergau Alps are an absolute must. Following in the footsteps of Bavarian rulers, you can hike Max II's favorite trails or pay a visit to Neuschwanstein, Ludwig II's fairytale castle.

Fränkischer Gebirgsweg mit Blick auf das Tal

The Franconian Mountain Path

Simply magnificent! The Franconian Mountain Path, with a total length of almost 430 km, stretches from the Franconian Forest to the Pegnitztal valley.
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Craggy cliffs, fairy-tale castles, fabulous views: if you hike along the Franconian Mountain Trail in the very north of Bavaria, you'll feel like you're in Grimm's fairy tale. By the way, the region is not only known for its endless hiking trails - but also for its beer and bread specialties.

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Franconian Mountain Path
Nearest station: Bayreuth main station HauptstraĂźe 13
95493 BischofsgrĂĽn
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