Berchtesgadener Alpen

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Berchtesgadener Alpen

The Berchtesgaden Alps is one of the highest areas in Germany. Around the pitturesque Königsee rise the bare jagged mountains, as pimples out of the green woods and meadows. Watzmann is the highest mountain here (2.713 m), just a little lower than the Zugspitze, but 100% German.

This part of the Northern Limestone Alps intrudes into Austrian territory, more or less like a bag. The area is not far from Salzburg. The Berchtesgadener Alps continue on the Austrian side of the border, and the highest summit here is the Hochkönig, 2.941 m.

One of the attractions is the Steinernes Meer, the stony sea, a barren plateau with rocks, rocks, rocks.

Yes, walking is excellent here. Not only because of the many (more than 40) huts. But also because of the variety of trails, from easy to very challenging. The geological origin of the mountains is karst, and this means lots of hard rock and ... klettersteige, if you like them. Bonus is the relative calmness on the Austrian side, since the masses are draw to the areas with the big names, further south.

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Trails in this region

Books

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United Kingdom
2018
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United Kingdom
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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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2021
  • Wandelgids 22 Chiemgau | Rother Bergverlag
  • 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. Die Landschaft des Chiemgaus, mit ihren anheimelnden, schmucken Dörfern, ihren weiten, sanften Wiesenflächen, die von mehr oder weniger steil... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
2020
  • Königssee, Nationalpark Berchtesgaden, Watzmann
  • Die KOMPASS Wanderführer bieten neben spannenden Destinationen und tollen Wandertourenauch viele praktische Tipps und Zusatzinformationen wie z. Bsp. Sehenswürdigkeiten oder Einkehrmöglichkeiten.Alle Touren sind von den jeweiligen Autoren selbst erwandert und enthalten detaillierte Angaben zu Schwierigkeitsgrad, Höhenmetern und Gehzeit.De... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
2020
  • Königssee, Nationalpark Berchtesgaden, Watzmann
  • Die KOMPASS Wanderführer bieten neben spannenden Destinationen und tollen Wandertourenauch viele praktische Tipps und Zusatzinformationen wie z. Bsp. Sehenswürdigkeiten oder Einkehrmöglichkeiten.Alle Touren sind von den jeweiligen Autoren selbst erwandert und enthalten detaillierte Angaben zu Schwierigkeitsgrad, Höhenmetern und Gehzeit.De... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2020
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Netherlands
  • 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
2020
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Berchtesgaden - My Most Beautiful Tours
  • Berchtesgarden with 500 000 guests per year (staying 2.5 days in average), this area is a tourist magnet in Upper Bavaria. In the middle of this region, you will find the most beautiful mountain of the world the so called Watzmann. Nina Schlesener, the only professional and trained female mountain guide, knows this National Park like her back... Read more
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Belgium
  • Berchtesgaden - My Most Beautiful Tours
  • Berchtesgarden with 500 000 guests per year (staying 2.5 days in average), this area is a tourist magnet in Upper Bavaria. In the middle of this region, you will find the most beautiful mountain of the world the so called Watzmann. Nina Schlesener, the only professional and trained female mountain guide, knows this National Park like her back... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Wandelgids Tourist route E4 in Bulgaria | Oilaripi
  • Verrassend goede wandelgids van een deel van de E4 in Bulgarije. Goede kaarten, hoogteprofielen, prima beschrijvingen en praktische informatie maken het een volwaardige wandelgids die je in eerste instantie van dit gebied niet zou verwachten. Guidebook along the main ridge of the great alpine route E4 in Bulgaria, also known as the fiv... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
2016
  • Lonely Planet Munich, Bavaria & the Black Forest
  • Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisherLonely Planet Munich, Bavaria & the Black Forest is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Join in the festivities at Munich's Oktoberfest, step into the Schloss Neuschwanstein fairytale castle, or hike among... Read more
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Bol.com
Belgium
2016
  • Lonely Planet Munich, Bavaria & the Black Forest
  • Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisherLonely Planet Munich, Bavaria & the Black Forest is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Join in the festivities at Munich's Oktoberfest, step into the Schloss Neuschwanstein fairytale castle, or hike among... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2016
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Kompass WA594 Chiemgau, Berchtesgadenerland
  • Die KOMPASS Wander-Atlanten überzeugen durch: ausgewogene Tourenwahl für jede Kondition, mindestens 100 Tourenvorschläge,In deze Duitstalige Kompass wandelatlas vindt u de 120 mooiste wandelingen in het gebied • Routes voor zowel getrainde als ongetrainde wandelaars • gedetailleerde kaarten • duidelijke routebeschrijvingen met fraaie foto's •... Read more
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Belgium
  • Kompass WA594 Chiemgau, Berchtesgadenerland
  • Die KOMPASS Wander-Atlanten überzeugen durch: ausgewogene Tourenwahl für jede Kondition, mindestens 100 Tourenvorschläge,In deze Duitstalige Kompass wandelatlas vindt u de 120 mooiste wandelingen in het gebied • Routes voor zowel getrainde als ongetrainde wandelaars • gedetailleerde kaarten • duidelijke routebeschrijvingen met fraaie foto's •... Read more
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Netherlands
  • 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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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2021
  • Wandelgids Alpenüberquerung Berchtesgaden - Lienz | Rother Bergverlag
  • Goede wandelgids met kaartmateriaal, hoogteprofielen en praktische informatie. Duitstalig. Aus eigener Kraft über die Alpen? Früher ein notwendiges Übel; heute als Freizeitidee populärer denn je – so populär; dass die klassischen Transalp-Routen schon beinahe überlaufen sind. Höchste Zeit also für eine neue Strecke, die genau das bietet, was... 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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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
De Zwerver
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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  • 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
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • 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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  • Pongau - Hochkönig - Saalfelden F&B WK103
  • Pongau - Hochkönig - Saalfelden 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 of currently available titles in this... Read more
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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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  • 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
De Zwerver
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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United Kingdom
  • Tennengebirge - Lammertal - Osterhorngruppe Hiking + Leisure Map 1:50 000
  • Tennengebirge - Lammertal - Osternhorngruppe 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 of currently available... Read more
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  • Tennengebirge - Lammertal - Osternhorngruppe F&B WK392
  • Tennengebirge - Lammertal - Osternhorngruppe 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 of currently available... 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
  • 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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Netherlands
  • 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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United Kingdom
  • Berchtesgaden 2019
  • Berchtesgaden - Bad Reichenhall - Königsee 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. Maps in this series are at a scale of either 1:50,000 or... Read more
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  • Berchtesgaden – Bad Reichenhall – Königsee K+F Outdoor Map 8
  • Berchtesgaden - Bad Reichenhall - Königsee 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. Maps in this series are at a scale of either 1:50,000 or... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 08 Outdoorkarte Berchtesgaden | Kümmerly & Frey
  • Berchtesgaden - Bad Reichenhall - Königsee 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. Maps in this series are at a scale of either 1:50,000 or... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • 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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Netherlands
  • 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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  • Prespa - Vitsi - Voras 2014
  • 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 1:50.000 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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  • Prespa - Vitsi - Voras Anavasi 6.2
  • Prespa - Vitsi – Voras area of northern Greece at 1:50,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant, GPS compatible, contoured map from Anavasi, with recommendations for three hiking trails and notes on the E4 and E6 cross-European trails. The map is double-sided; coverage in the west starts from the Prespa Lake on the border with Albania and... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 6.2 Prespa - Vitsi - Voras | 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 1:50.000 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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  • 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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  • Zell am See - Kaprun - Saalbach F&B WK382
  • Zell-am-See - Kaprun - Saalbach 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 of currently available titles in this... Read more
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  • 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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