A 'Hearty' hiking holiday in Bavaria

Hiker enjoyes mountain panorama

The South of Germany not only delights with mountains & congeniality

Bavarian people relish enjoyment. This stereotype is known far outside its own blue and white-chequed borders. Hence you get to look forward to true indulgence during hiking holidays in Bavaria. You walk past breweries and quaint inns. There always has to be time for a proper Bavarian meal during a hiking holiday. Enjoyment in Bavaria however is not only geared to culinary experiences either. The region has more to offer than ‚Brezeln’ and beer. Top of the list is the varied landscape which attracts countless hikers to the South of Germany.  

Die schönsten Wanderregionen in Bayern

Hiking trail to Neuschwanstein Castle

Enjoy Bavarian cordiality on your hiking holiday

You nearly feel like you spend a holiday with friends. That’s how warmly you are welcomed in Bavaria which nearly unlike anywhere else. This is probably due to the amazing scenery in the southernmost state of Germany, which can only make you feel happy! Colourful flower meadows, deep blue lakes and breathtaking mountains transform a hiking holiday into a recreational holiday extraordinaire. And all of that and catering for all levels of difficulty. The icing on the cake is of course the Eurohike luggage transfer service. We take care of your luggage, so you do not have to carry your heavy bags with you along the hiking tours within Bavaria. That way more time remains for you to focus on what is really important on a holiday: enjoyment and zest for life. There is hardly a better place to relish all that than Bavaria, whilst enjoying freshly boiled ‚Weißwurst’- saussages and a cool mug of beer – before lunch, of course.

Hiker on the path to church Wieskirche

Find your bliss in Bavaria by wearing hiking boots

Bavaria’s extensive landscape offers numerous advantages for hikers. That is why with Eurohike you find hiking holidays in the South of Germany catering for all levels of difficulty. Leisurely walkers will get their money’s worth just as much as trekking-tour enthusiasts or mountain hikers. Whether the pace is slow or fast, whether you tackle an impressive altitude profile or prefer walking on flat terrain: moments of bliss are guaranteed during your hiking holiday. In addition plenty of time is left to spend with your loved ones, because with Eurohike your walking boots are filled with moments of happiness.

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Hiking tours in Bavaria

Hiker on the way to church Wieskirche
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From Munich into Allgäu

8 Days | Self-guided tour
From the Bavarian capital of Munich, the Jakobsweg takes you to the idyllic Allgäu. Spectacular natural beauties, Bavarian cosiness and Swabian charm are nestled between Lake Constance and Lech. Special highlights: King Ludwig’s castles Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau! Imposing views are guaranteed! Details of the hiking tour from Munich to the Allgäu At the time of the first pilgrims, the city of Munich was only a small settlement and probably bore the name ‘zu den Mönchen’ (or ‘to the monks’). Today it has grown into the metropolis of Bavaria and is the starting point of your pilgrimage. From here you pass by the third largest lake in Bavaria – the Ammersee. Take time for a breather and a boat trip in this bathers paradise. You hike for three days in ‘Pfaffenwinkel’, from Dießen to Weilheim. Via the fascinating ‘Ammerschlucht’ you reach the main town of Rottenbach and the famous pilgrimage church of the monastery with the same name. Enjoy the view of the Tyrolean and Allgäu mountains! Highlights of the pilgrimage trail from Munich to the Allgäu: Discover Bavaria’s capital: Take your time! On day one you will explore the picturesque old town of Munich and the stately town hall on Marienplatz. Hike through Pfaffenwinkel: A region between Lech and Loisach in Southern Bavaria that offers a great variety of pilgrimage churches. Fairy tale castle Neuschwanstein: Feel like you’re in the Middle Ages. The castle was built in the 19th Century as an idealised idea of a medieval knight’s castle. Today it is one of the most visited castles in Europe. Don’t miss out on a visit! Useful information about the pilgrimage trail on the Jakobsweg in Munich Casual hikers and pilgrims will be comfortable on this trail from Munich to the Allgäu. The simple tours have a maximum duration of five and a half hours per day over flat terrain. The routes can also be partly shortened by bus. The countless lakes invite you to take a tip and cool off. Tip: The hiking trip is also perfect for your four legged friends! Would you like to travel burden free? No problem! The Eurohike team offers hiking tours without luggage. Book now and discover the most beautiful corners of Germany.
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Hiker with mountain panorama
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Austria / Germany

Trans Tyrol: Garmisch - Innsbruck

8 Days | Self-guided tour
An inexhaustible selection of peaks, mountain trails and cosy mountain huts: the trekking tour on the Tirolerweg between Garmisch and Innsbruck leaves nothing to be desired. You cross the national park Karwendel up to the Nordkette, where you float with a cable car down to the Innsbrucker valley. Fresh mountain air, high alpine flora and fauna and great panoramas accompany you on this hike. Details about the Tirolerweg from Garmisch to Innsbruck Mountain enthusiasts and experienced hikers will feel at home on the Tirolerweg. The eight-day trekking tour through the Wetterstein and Karwandel mountains can hardly be surpassed in terms of variety: wildly romantic mountain scenery, blooming alpine landscapes, snow-covered glaciers and rocky edges frame the journey. Spend two days in the deepest Karwendel mountain range – on the Halleranger Alm. Not only does the Isar spring from it, but the Alm is also home to the 2,331-metre-high Sunntiger Spitze. At the top you will find a peak overlooking the surrounding mountains. A challenging hike to create unforgettable memories! Highlights of the Tirolerweg at a glance: Impressive ridge and mountain trails: The daily tours run through imposing gorges and dizzying heights. Vast views of the surrounding mountains are guaranteed! Karwendel National Park: It’s difficult to make a choice. Countless beautiful places and hiking trails are in the Karwendel. Whether the Großer Ahornboden, the Gleirschklamm or the Hafelekar, let yourself be enchanted by the mountain panorama of Tyrol. King Ludwigs Schachen Castle: From the outside it’s rather simple, but the castle houses splendid rooms inside. Be amazed! Useful information about the Tirolerweg The hiking tour begins in the province of Tyrol with the German neighbours. After an overnight stay we start the day from Garmisch-Partenkirchen with a circular hike to the Höllentalklamm gorge at the foot of the Zugspitze. On day two you reach the Wetterstein Mountains and the imposing Schachen Castle. The hike to Scharnitz especially, will make any mountaineers heart fly. From rocky landscapes to small valleys and pass crossings, everything is included. This trekking tour is one of the most demanding and is only recommended for experienced hikers. You will hike between four and a half and seven and a half hours daily, through high alpine terrain in parts. On the sixth day you have the opportunity to take a break – or to climb a summit in the Karwendel Mountains.
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Gorgeous view at the Koenigssee
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Mountain Walking
Germany / Austria

Bavarian & Salzburg Alps

8 Days | Self-guided tour
Explore two Alpine landscapes during this mountain hiking tour from Bavaria to Salzburg. The Eurohike team takes you on an eight-day tour along the beautiful pathways in the Bavarian and Salzburg Alps. A feeling of absolute calm as you gaze upon the impressive rock formations is included. Fixed point on each route: the detour into one of the many alpine huts, where a cool beer or sparkling ‘Kracherl’ will be waiting for you! Details about the mountain hiking tour in the Bavarian and Salzburg Alps The mountain hiking tour kicks off with a highlight: after your arrival at the Königssee, day two will see a trip to the Berchtesgaden National Park on the programme. For 19 kilometres you will hike through the reserve, past the border into Salzburg. All around you’ll hear the rushing waterfalls of the Seisenbergklamm. And over the next few days one highlight will follow the last. For example: the Pinzgauer Grasberger, a high-altitude hike to the famous Arthurhaus or a visit to Hohenwerfen Castle (not included in the price) and much more. Highlights of the tour in the Bavarian & Salzburg Alps at a glance: Königssee & Berchtesgaden National Park: Steeply rising rock walls and a nature reserve straight out of a picture book fill the eyes. If you look closely, you might catch a glimpse of a chamois or a shy marmot. Alpine huts with homemade delicacies: A landscape with scenery as romantic as the famous Austrian ‘Heimatfilms’. Sitting right in the middle of it are numerous huts. Take a break and enjoy the hearty creations of the landlords. Torrener Joch & Jenner: Expect a long climb to the border crossing and on to the Jenner summit. And at Bluntautal, you will be rewarded with unique alpine landscape and rugged rock formations. Useful information about the hiking trip in the Bavarian & Salzburg Alps Your mountain hiking trip to the alpine landscapes of Bavaria and Salzburg begins with your own journey to Schönau on the emerald-green Königssee. Over the next seven days you will travel on well-developed hiking trails. However, the steep hikes require good basic fitness! Do you like a climb and enjoy a view looking out over the distant mountains? Then you will be enchanted by this high altitude tour! When you spend the night at the foot of the Hochkönig you will feel like you’re in paradise! Can’t wait any longer and already dusted down your hiking boots? Then book your next hiking adventure with Eurohike!
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