Allgäuer Alpen

Description

Allgäuer Alpen

In the southernmost part of Germany, the Allgäuer Alps is a very popular hiking area. Here, Germany has a piece of beautiful alpine country. The region counts more than 40 huts, and numerous trails. The area is best accessible from the town of Oberstdorf. The Allgäuer Alps run into Austria, and border on the eastern side to the Lech Valley.

The Allgäuer Alps are green in nature, with plenty of alpine meadows (famous Allgäuer cheese). In the northwest lie the Allgäuer Voralpen, a beautiful and spacious area for those who do not want to walk too rough. The eastern ranges form the higher parts, with peaks up to 2600 meters. For those who like steep heights and some easy climbing, the Heilbronner Weg is recommended. This is a ridgewalk following the Austrian-German border.

Due to its popularity, you will find many (German) web sites specifically about this area.

Map

Map Allgauer Alpen

Map Allgäuer Alpen

Hike Reports

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  • Bergsteigerbuabe GÖ July 2016
  • Bei trockenem Wanderwetter und anfangs noch bedecktem Himmel und wolkenverhangenen Gipfeln, starteten wir an einem Samstag um 08:30 Uhr zu viert (Christoph, Manze, Tchibo und Jens) vom Wanderparkplatz in Reichenbach bei Oberstdorf zunächst über de...
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Trails in this region

Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2007
  • Across the Eastern Alps: E5
  • From Lake Constance in Germany, this guidebook describes walking the E5 trek that runs 600km through a remarkable kaleidoscope of landscapes and culture in Switzerland, Austria and Italy, to its destination at Verona. It traverses the Allgauer, Lechtaler and Ötztaler Alps. There is a good network of alpine refuges and guesthouses on the route. Read more
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United Kingdom
2007
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2007
  • Wandelgids Across the eastern alps: E5 | Cicerone
  • From Lake Constance in Germany, this guidebook describes walking the E5 trek that runs 600km through a remarkable kaleidoscope of landscapes and culture in Switzerland, Austria and Italy, to its destination at Verona. It traverses the Allgauer, Lechtaler and Ötztaler Alps. There is a good network of alpine refuges and guesthouses on the route. Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2018
  • Walking in the Bavarian Alps
  • Guidebook to mountain walks and treks in the Bavarian Alps, on the border of Germany and Austria, between Lake Constance and Berchtesgaden. Accessible from Munich, Salzburg and Innsbruck, these 70 routes range from half-day walks to 3-day hut-to-hut treks. Highlights include the Königssee and Breitach, Partnach and Höllental gorges. Read more
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United Kingdom
2018
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Wandelgids Beieren - Walking in the Bavarian Alps | Cicerone
  • Guidebook to mountain walks and treks in the Bavarian Alps, on the border of Germany and Austria, between Lake Constance and Berchtesgaden. Accessible from Munich, Salzburg and Innsbruck, these 70 routes range from half-day walks to 3-day hut-to-hut treks. Highlights include the Königssee and Breitach, Partnach and Höllental gorges. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2011
  • Allgau West Wanderfuhrer 2012
  • Handzame gids met een goede beschrijving van een groot aantal dagtochten in dit gebied. De gids is in spiraalbinding en elke pagina is op scheur- en watervast papier gedrukt. Daar is echt over nagedacht! Die 50 Touren dieses Buches decken ein großes Spektrum von kurzen Spaziergängen, bis Halbtages-, und Tagestouren ab. Es sind zwischen 60 und... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Kompass
Germany
  • MARCO POLO Reiseführer Allgäu
  • Kompakte Informationen, Insider-Tipps, Erlebnistouren und digitale Extras:Entdecken Sie mit MARCO POLO das Allgäu intensiv von der üppigen Natur mit grünen Hügeln, Badeseen und Alpenpanorama bis zu den vielen erhaltenen mittelalterlichen Städten - mit dem MARCO POLO Reiseführer kommen Sie sofort im Allgäu an. Erfahren Sie, welche Highlights Sie... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Allgau Alps - Kleinwalsertal Kompass 3
  • The Allgäuer Alps in Germany and the Kleinwalsertal across the border in Austria on a detailed, GPS compatible map at 1:50,000 from Kompass with local and long-distance footpaths, cycling and ski routes, accommodation, etc, printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. Coverage extends from Immenstadt and Wertach south to... Read more
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Kompass
Germany
  • KOMPASS Wanderkarte Allgäuer Alpen, Kleinwalsertal
  • Die 5in1 Wanderkarte ist jetzt noch übersichtlicher und besser lesbar. Die Wanderkarten aus den Top-Wanderregionen sind mit einem Panorama und einer zusätzlichen Karte im Detailmaßstab ausgestattet. Der Aktiv Guide informiert Sie rund um das Thema Outdoor und die kostenlose App für unterwegs gibt es auch noch dazu. Das bildet die perfekte... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2015
  • Allgäu
  • Nicht nur die Allgäuer Alpen, auch das vorgelagerte Moränenland erfreut sich als Wanderregion großer Beliebtheit bei Einheimischen und Gästen. Es ist das Allgäu für Genießer, geprägt von einem sanften Tourismus; das Allgäu, wo sich Natur und Kultur begegnen. Eine Traumlandschaft mit vielen Facetten, in der man zur Ruhe kommt und Erholung tanken... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
2015
  • Allgäu
  • Nicht nur die Allgäuer Alpen, auch das vorgelagerte Moränenland erfreut sich als Wanderregion großer Beliebtheit bei Einheimischen und Gästen. Es ist das Allgäu für Genießer, geprägt von einem sanften Tourismus; das Allgäu, wo sich Natur und Kultur begegnen. Eine Traumlandschaft mit vielen Facetten, in der man zur Ruhe kommt und Erholung tanken... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Wandelgids 05 Allgäu 4 | Rother
  • Uitstekende wandelgids met een groot aantal dagtochten in dal en hooggebergte. Met praktische informatie en beperkt kaartmateriaal! Wandelingen in verschillende zwaarte weergegeven in rood/blauw/zwart. Nicht nur die Allgäuer Alpen, auch das vorgelagerte Moränenland erfreut sich als Wanderregion großer Beliebtheit bei Einheimischen und Gästen.... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • WF5428 Pfaffenwinkel Kompass
  • 28 Touren mit Top-Routenkarten und HöhenprofilenDe Kompass wandelgids + kaart geeft een overzicht van alle wandelroutes in het gebied met nauwkeurige routeaanwijzingen en hoogteaanduidingen, De extra grote kaart, schaal 1:35 000, is ideaal om van te voren uw route uit te stippelen en om onderweg te gebruiken • naast de bekende bestemmingen,... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • WF5428 Pfaffenwinkel Kompass
  • 28 Touren mit Top-Routenkarten und HöhenprofilenDe Kompass wandelgids + kaart geeft een overzicht van alle wandelroutes in het gebied met nauwkeurige routeaanwijzingen en hoogteaanduidingen, De extra grote kaart, schaal 1:35 000, is ideaal om van te voren uw route uit te stippelen en om onderweg te gebruiken • naast de bekende bestemmingen,... Read more
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Kompass
Germany
  • Baden-Württemberg Süd, Schwarzwald, Bodensee, Schwäbische Alb, Allgäu
  • Destination: - Baden-Württembergs Süden ist ein Land der Kontraste: Zwischen Oberrheingraben im Westen und Lech im Osten liegen zahlreiche bekannte Urlaubsdestinationen: Im Westen der Schwarzwald, daran anschließend die Schwäbische Alb. Im Süden folgt auf die Bodenseeregion das westliche Allgäu mit den Allgäuer Alpen. - Unbestritten ist der... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Wanderland Schweiz 02. Trans Swiss Trail
  • Das Wanderland Schweiz besteht aus 6 nationalen Routen und 51 mehrtägigenHighlights. Die Routen basieren auf dem bestehenden Wanderwegnetz und integrierenteilweise bereits bestehende Angebote wie beispielsweise Via Alpina, Jura Höhenweg,Via Jacobi oder Rheintaler Höhenweg.Alle 9 Führer sind mit Farbfotos, Karten und Höhenprofilen farbig reich... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
  • Wanderland Schweiz 02. Trans Swiss Trail
  • Das Wanderland Schweiz besteht aus 6 nationalen Routen und 51 mehrtägigenHighlights. Die Routen basieren auf dem bestehenden Wanderwegnetz und integrierenteilweise bereits bestehende Angebote wie beispielsweise Via Alpina, Jura Höhenweg,Via Jacobi oder Rheintaler Höhenweg.Alle 9 Führer sind mit Farbfotos, Karten und Höhenprofilen farbig reich... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Erlebnis Stadt
  • Im bayerischen Schwaben, der Region zwischen dem Allg u und dem Ries36-mal das Erlebnis Stadt: Romantik,Sehenswertes, Geschichte, gro e NamenDie Fuggerstadt Augsburg, das von R mern gegr ndete Kempten, das mittelalterliche N rdlingen im Geo-park Ries, die Donaustadt G nzburg mit dem Legoland Deutschland oder die Inselstadt Lindau im Bodensee:... Read more
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Belgium
  • Erlebnis Stadt
  • Im bayerischen Schwaben, der Region zwischen dem Allg u und dem Ries36-mal das Erlebnis Stadt: Romantik,Sehenswertes, Geschichte, gro e NamenDie Fuggerstadt Augsburg, das von R mern gegr ndete Kempten, das mittelalterliche N rdlingen im Geo-park Ries, die Donaustadt G nzburg mit dem Legoland Deutschland oder die Inselstadt Lindau im Bodensee:... Read more
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Kompass
Germany
2018
  • DuMont Reise-Taschenbuch Reiseführer Allgäu
  • Die Natur spielt zweifellos die Hauptrolle im Allgäu. Wanderer und Biker müssen sich zwischen dem flachen Pfarrer-Kneipp-Land und dem hügeligen Voralpenland entscheiden, Bergfexe zieht es auf die Klettersteige der hochalpinen Gipfel. Genussradler strampeln auf der Westallgäuer Käsestraße von einer Sennerei zur nächsten oder umrunden den... Read more
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Maps

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United Kingdom
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United Kingdom
  • Taygetos - North Taygetos Anavasi 8.1
  • The Taygetos range between Sparta and Kalamata at 1:50,000 on a contoured, GPS compatible map from Anavasi with on the reverse a special map highlighting the region’s numerous hiking trails, including the course of the E4 European long-distance path.On one side is the main map of the area with excellent presentation of its topography by... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Vinschgau 2012
  • Val Venosta / Vinschgau area in the Dolomites at 1:50,000 in a series of waterproof and tear-resistant, GPS compatible and contoured recreational maps from K Read more
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  • Val Venosta / Vinschgau K+F Outdoor Map 1
  • Val Venosta / Vinschgau area in the Dolomites at 1:50,000 in a series of waterproof and tear-resistant, GPS compatible and contoured recreational maps from Kümmerly + Frey with both local and long-distance hiking and cycling trails, ski routes, sites for other outdoor pursuits, accommodation, bus stops, etc. Coverage includes the Ortles/Ortler... Read more
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United Kingdom
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  • Montreux
  • Montreux - Col du Pillon area at 1:50,000 in a series from Hallwag covering Switzerland’s popular hiking regions on light, waterproof and tear-resistant maps highlighting long-distance paths: the nine national routes plus special regional routes, as well as other local hiking trails.Cartography is similar to that used both in Hallwag’s hiking... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Lechtal Alps - Allgau Alps F&B WK351
  • Lechtaler - Allgäuer Alpen - Oberstdorf - Landeck area of the Austrian and Bavarian Alps presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information. To see the list of... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
  • Exo Mani 2018
  • Uitstekende wandelkaart op scheur- en watervast papier van het wandelgebied rond Kardamyli maar ook nog met Agios Nikolaos. De wandelpaden staan er op ingetekend, zo ook alle bezienswaardigheden als klooster, kastelen en meerdere opgravingen. Mani is the middle and southernmost peninsula of the Peloponnese and is split between Laconia and... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Exo Mani - Verga - Kardamyli - Trachila Anavasi 8.10
  • The northern part of the western coast of the Mani Peninsula, the “middle finger” of the Peloponnese, on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant, double-sided, contoured and GPS-compatible map at 1:20,000 from Anavasi highlighting 24 hiking trails and various facilities and places of interest. Coverage, with a good overlap between the sides,... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Lake Garda 2017
  • Lake Garda - Lake d'Idro - Monte Baldo - Verona area at 1:50,000 in a series of waterproof and tear-resistant, GPS compatible and contoured recreational maps from K Read more
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  • Lake Garda - Lake Idro - Monte Baldo - Verona K+F Outdoor Map 7
  • Lake Garda - Lake d`Idro - Monte Baldo - Verona area at 1:50,000 in a series of waterproof and tear-resistant, GPS compatible and contoured recreational maps from Kümmerly + Frey with both local and long-distance hiking and cycling trails, ski routes, sites for other outdoor pursuits, accommodation, bus stops, etc. An inset provides a small... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Dachstein - Ausseerland - Filzmoos - Ramsau Hiking + Leisure Map 1:50 000
  • Dachstein - Ausseer Land - Filzmoos - Ramsau - Bad Ischl - Schladming area of the Austrian Alps presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information. To see the list... Read more
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  • Dachstein - Ausseerland - Filzmoos - Ramsau F&B WK281
  • Dachstein - Ausseer Land - Filzmoos - Ramsau - Bad Ischl - Schladming area of the Austrian Alps presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information. To see the list... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Lake Maggiore 2018
  • Lake Maggiore - Lake Orta - Lake Varese area at 1:50,000 in a series of waterproof and tear-resistant, GPS compatible and contoured recreational maps from K Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Lake Maggiore - Lake Orta - Lake Varese K+F Outdoor Map 8
  • Lake Maggiore - Lake Orta - Lake Varese area at 1:50,000 in a series of waterproof and tear-resistant, GPS compatible and contoured recreational maps from Kümmerly + Frey with both local and long-distance hiking and cycling trails, ski routes, sites for other outdoor pursuits, accommodation, bus stops, etc. An inset provides a small road map of... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
  • Mount Parnassos 2016
  • Parnassos - Kirfis area in a series of waterproof and tear-resistant hiking maps at scales varying from 1:50,000 to 1:10,000, with a UTM grid for GPS users. Contour interval varies depending on the scale, on most maps it is 20m. Relief shading, spot heights, springs, seasonal streams and, in most titles, landscape/land-use variations, e.g.... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 2.1 Mt. Parnassos | Anavasi
  • Parnassos - Kirfis area in a series of waterproof and tear-resistant hiking maps at scales varying from 1:50,000 to 1:10,000, with a UTM grid for GPS users. Contour interval varies depending on the scale, on most maps it is 20m. Relief shading, spot heights, springs, seasonal streams and, in most titles, landscape/land-use variations, e.g.... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Heidiland 2012
  • Zeer duidelijke wandelkaart van een deel van Zwitserland. Deze kaart - gemaakt op scheur en watervast papier - is bedoeld voor de gewone en gemiddelde bergwandelaar. Ook voor huttentochten is deze zeker geschikt. Slechts voor de gevorderde wandelaar die glesjers gaat overschrijden zijn de 25.000 topografische kaarten aan te raden. Op deze... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Heidiland - UNESCO Tectonic Arena Sardona 50K K+F Hiking Map No. 33
  • Heidiland, including the Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona – a UNESCO World Heritage Site, at 1:50,000 in Kümmerly + Frey’s hiking series of Switzerland printed on light, waterproof and tear-resistant plastic paper. Coverage includes Walensee, Flumserberg, Pizol, Weisstannental, Sarganserland and Taminatal. Hiking trails highlighted on the map... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Samaria - Sougia 2016
  • Uitstekende topografische kaarten van een deel van Griekenland: zonder meer hele goede kaarten voor wandeltochten in een onbekend stuk Griekenland! Ze zijn gedrukt op scheurvast en watervast papier op een schaal van 1:25.000 met een UTM grid voor GPS gebruikers. Op de meeste kaarten is geven de hoogtelijnen een interval van 20m. aan. Met... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Samaria - Sougia - Paliochora Anavasi 11.13
  • Samaria – Sougia area of the White Mountains on Crete on a waterproof and tear-resistant, GPS compatible and contoured hiking map at 1:25,000 from Anavasi, extending from the famous Gorge of Samaria westwards to Azogyres and Plemeniana, and north past Omalos and the peaks of Troili and Kaimeni Kafala.Topography is shown by contour lines at 20m... Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2016
  • Cretan Way - A 28-Day Walk Along the E4 2017
  • The Cretan Way is a 500km walking route which takes you from east to west across the varied and spectacular landscapes of Crete. It is the ideal way to discover the rural, mountainous and costal regions of this incredible island. This guide is based on a 28-day walk.This guide includes practical information, maps at a scale of 1:25.000 of... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2016
  • The Cretan Way - A 28 Day Walk
  • The Cretan Way is a 500km walking route which takes you from east to west across the varied and spectacular landscapes of Crete. It is the ideal way to discover the rural, mountainous and costal regions of this incredible island. This guide is based on a 28-day walk.This guide includes practical information, maps at a scale of 1:25.000 of... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Styrian Winelands - Southwest Styria F&B WK411
  • Styrian Winelands area south-eastern Austria presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist information. To see the list of currently available titles in this series please... Read more
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United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Goms - Aletsch
  • Goms - Aletsch area of the Bernese Oberland at 1:50,000 in a series from Hallwag covering Switzerland’s popular hiking regions on light, waterproof and tear-resistant maps highlighting long-distance paths: the nine national routes plus special regional routes, as well as other local hiking trails.Cartography is similar to that used both in... Read more
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Walking holidays

Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • The E5 Alpine Crossing - Walk Oberstdorf to Meran
  • Self guided walking tour on the E5 Alpine crossing from Oberstdorf to Meran. Take on the famous E5 Alpine crossing from Germany, through Austria and finishing in Italy’s South Tyrol. This classic inn to inn route is long-distance trekking at its best and is a must for Alpine fans. Hike from mountain pass to mountain pass, taking in the scenery... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • The King Ludwig Way
  • Self guided walking tour through Upper Bavaria on the King Ludwig Way to Neuschwanstein Castle. Follow the King Ludwig Way, one of Germany’s best known footpaths, through beautiful Upper Bavaria to King Ludwig’s Neuschwanstein Castle. The route was featured in Julia Bradbury’s BBC German Wanderlust series and shouldn’t be missed. Beginning at... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Oostenrijk - Lechtal
  • De rivier de Lech stroomt door een van de laatste min of meer natuurlijke rivierlandschappen in de Alpen. In het karstgebied bij de Formarinsee ontspringt een onschuldig bergbeekje, dat zich al bij de tweede etappe met donderend geraas door een diepe kloof stort om aan het einde van de week tot rust te komen tussen uitgestrekte grindbanken op... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Duitsland - Allgäuer Alpen
  • Bergwandelen in het meest milieuvriendelijke dal van de Duitse Alpen in de Allgäu. Terwijl de koeien ontspannen door de bergen lopen met hun mooie klokkenorkest, pauzeer je even op een weiland vol bloemen. Je ademt de heerlijk frisse lucht in en geniet van het verrassende uitzicht van glooiende loofbossen en grillige bergtoppen. Misschien spot... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Duitsland - Allgäu
  • Tijdens deze bijzondere wandelvakantie aan de voet van de Alpen maakt u lichte wandelingen naar beroemde paleizen, kerken en kloosters im Königswinkel, het gebied waar koning Ludwig de Waanzinnige in de 19e eeuw zijn buitenzinnige creaties liet bouwen. Schloss Linderhof, Hohenschwangau en Neuschwanstein behoren tot de beroemdste Duitse... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Duitsland - Bad Hindelang
  • Een winterweek in de lieflijke Beierse Allgäu. Dagelijks doe je een winterse activiteit naar keuze: langlaufen naar de Vilsalpsee, sneeuwwandelen naar het Tiefenbacher Eck, rodelen vanaf de Imbergerhorn, winterwandelen naar de Hirsch Alpe en voor de liefhebbers skiën in Oberjoch op de hellingen van de Iseler. Alle bussen zijn gratis! Je auto... Read more
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