Allgäuer Alpen

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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

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2018
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2018
  • Walking in the Bavarian Alps
  • A comprehensive guidebook detailing walks in Germany`s Bavarian Alps. Lying along the German-Austrian border in a thin sliver of land roughly 300km long, this area contains some of the most spectacular walking and beautiful scenery that Germany has to offer. 70 graded walks explore mountain landscapes, wild mountain gorges and alpine meadows as... Read more
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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2007
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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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Bol.com
Netherlands
2017
  • Griechenland: Trans Kreta E4
  • Kein Geheimtipp und dennoch etwas in Vergessenheit geraten ist das ber 500 km lange Teilst ck des europ ischen Fernwanderweges E4 auf Kreta. Bereits seit den 1970er-Jahren geh rt dieser Abschnitt zu einem der beliebtesten des l ngsten europ ischen Fernwanderweges und ist somit ein echter Trekkingklassiker.Wer gut markierte Pfade und verl... Read more
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Belgium
2017
  • Griechenland: Trans Kreta E4
  • Kein Geheimtipp und dennoch etwas in Vergessenheit geraten ist das ber 500 km lange Teilst ck des europ ischen Fernwanderweges E4 auf Kreta. Bereits seit den 1970er-Jahren geh rt dieser Abschnitt zu einem der beliebtesten des l ngsten europ ischen Fernwanderweges und ist somit ein echter Trekkingklassiker.Wer gut markierte Pfade und verl... Read more
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Netherlands
2017
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  • Over the Top & Back Again
  • Book of the Year Bronze Award 2010 (travel essays category), ForeWord Magazine After hiking some of the world's great trails, Brandon Wilson was excited to hear about the Via Alpina, paths running across eight countries on the backbone of the Alps. Besides promising immersion into Alpine life and wilderness, it was the ultimate adventure. It... Read more
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  • Over the Top & Back Again
  • Book of the Year Bronze Award 2010 (travel essays category), ForeWord Magazine After hiking some of the world's great trails, Brandon Wilson was excited to hear about the Via Alpina, paths running across eight countries on the backbone of the Alps. Besides promising immersion into Alpine life and wilderness, it was the ultimate adventure. It... Read more
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  • 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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  • Bayerns Berge
  • Warum in die Ferne schweifen und eine weite Anreise in die Zentralalpen in Kauf nehmen, wenn das Gute so nahe liegt? Der bayerische Alpenbogen zwischen Allgäu und Berchtesgaden - die Allgäuer Alpen, die Ammergauer Alpen, das Wettersteingebirge, die Bayerischen Voralpen mit Estergebirge, Walchenseebergen, Benediktenwandgruppe und... Read more
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  • Bayerns Berge
  • Warum in die Ferne schweifen und eine weite Anreise in die Zentralalpen in Kauf nehmen, wenn das Gute so nahe liegt? Der bayerische Alpenbogen zwischen Allgäu und Berchtesgaden - die Allgäuer Alpen, die Ammergauer Alpen, das Wettersteingebirge, die Bayerischen Voralpen mit Estergebirge, Walchenseebergen, Benediktenwandgruppe und... Read more
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  • Hiking in Switzerland
  • This is the official guidebook to the Swiss section of the Via Alpina (National Route 1), published by the Swiss Hiking Federation. The Via Alpina is a network of five long-distance hiking routes which cross eight Alpine countries from Trieste to Monaco - over 5,000 kilometres of hiking trails in total. On Swiss soil, National Route 1 Via... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Hiking in Switzerland
  • This is the official guidebook to the Swiss section of the Via Alpina (National Route 1), published by the Swiss Hiking Federation. The Via Alpina is a network of five long-distance hiking routes which cross eight Alpine countries from Trieste to Monaco - over 5,000 kilometres of hiking trails in total. On Swiss soil, National Route 1 Via... Read more
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Netherlands
2017
  • Wandelgids Lechweg | Rother
  • De Rother wandelgidsen beschrijven zeer goed de wandelingen in specifieke gebieden. In de gids vindt men kaarten, routebeschrijvingen en de nodige praktische informatie om van de wandelingen/trekkings een geslaagde onderneming te maken. Eisblau und ungezähmt fließt der Lech von seiner Quelle bis zum Fall, genussvoll wandert man hier durch eine... Read more
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  • Over the Top & Back Again
  • Book of the Year Bronze Award 2010 (travel essays category), ForeWord Magazine After hiking some of the world's great trails, Brandon Wilson was excited to hear about the Via Alpina, paths running across eight countries on the backbone of the Alps. Besides promising immersion into Alpine life and wilderness, it was the ultimate adventure. It... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Over the Top & Back Again
  • Book of the Year Bronze Award 2010 (travel essays category), ForeWord Magazine After hiking some of the world's great trails, Brandon Wilson was excited to hear about the Via Alpina, paths running across eight countries on the backbone of the Alps. Besides promising immersion into Alpine life and wilderness, it was the ultimate adventure. It... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Reisgids Reise-Taschenbuch Allgäu | Dumont
  • 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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  • 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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  • Fussen / Pfronten 2017
  • Füssen - Pfronten area of the German Alps at 1:35,000 from Kümmerly+Frey in a series GPS compatible, double-sided maps printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant plastic paper; contoured, with hiking and cycle routes, other recreational activities, etc. Coverage includes the Neuschweinstein Castle.Maps in this series are at a scale of... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 02 Outdoorkarte Füssen - Pfronten | Kümmerly & Frey
  • Füssen - Pfronten area of the German Alps at 1:35,000 from Kümmerly+Frey in a series GPS compatible, double-sided maps printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant plastic paper; contoured, with hiking and cycle routes, other recreational activities, etc. Coverage includes the Neuschweinstein Castle.Maps in this series are at a scale of... Read more
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  • Fragokastelo - Plakias 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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  • Frangokastelo - Plakias Anavasi 11.17
  • The Frangokastelo – Plakias area on the southern coast of Crete at 1:25,000 in a series of contoured, GPS compatible hiking maps of Crete from Anavasi, printed waterproof and tear-resistant paper. Annotations provide useful hints for walkers. Coverage extends from Imbros Gorge in the west to Plakias in the east.Topography is shown by contour... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 11.17 Frangokastelo - Plakias - Kreta | Anavasi
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 8.10 Exo Mani | Anavasi
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Wandelkaart 11.13 Samaria - Soughia - Kreta | Anavasi
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Crete West 2013
  • Western Crete on a double-sided, contoured and GPS compatible map at 1:100,000 from Harms Verlag, with highlighting for numerous places of interest and 20 recommended hiking trails, plus street plans of central Heraklion, Rethymnon and Chania and a plan of the archaeological site at Knossos. All place names are in both Greek and Latin alphabet.... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart Kreta west | Harms IC Verlag
  • Western Crete on a double-sided, contoured and GPS compatible map at 1:100,000 from Harms Verlag, with highlighting for numerous places of interest and 20 recommended hiking trails, plus street plans of central Heraklion, Rethymnon and Chania and a plan of the archaeological site at Knossos. All place names are in both Greek and Latin alphabet.... Read more
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  • Lake Como K+F Outdoor Map 9
  • Lake Como area at 1:50,000 on a double-sided, 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 northern part of Lake Lugano and extends... Read more
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  • 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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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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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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Netherlands
2016
  • Wandelgids The Cretan Way E4 | Anavasi
  • 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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Walking holidays

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
  • Duitsland - Allgäu
  • Tijdens deze bijzondere wandelvakantie aan de voet van de Alpen maak je lichte wandelingen naar beroemde paleizen, kerken en kloosters 'im Königswinkel' Dit is het gebied waar koning Ludwig de Waanzinnige in de negentiende eeuw zijn buitenissige creaties liet bouwen. Schloss Linderhof, Hohenschwangau en Neuschwanstein behoren tot de beroemdste... Read more
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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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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 snel met donderend geraas door een diepe kloof stort om aan het einde van de week tot rust te komen tussen uitgestrekte grindbanken op een vlakke... Read more
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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 zie... Read more
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