The Best Hiking in Schönau am Königssee

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  • Schönau am Königssee, Germany

    Hike to Röthbachfall in the Alps of Berchtesgaden NP

    4.7
    2.5 mi / 200 ft gain
    You will begin this hike by driving to the Tourist Information at the Königssee (https://goo.gl/maps/c3TF5kaSrov). Walk down past all of the tourist shops to the Königssee (lake). There will be a ticket booth for buying boat tickets. You need to take the electric boat across the Königssee in orde...
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  • Schönau am Königssee, Germany

    Hike Around the Summit of Mount Jenner

    0.5 mi / 500 ft gain
    The Jennerbahn (an enclosed lift) will take you almost to the top of Mount Jenner. Buy a ticket at the booth at the entrance. It costs 32 euro, which is steep, however the views are incredible and it's very enjoyable to have lunch up there (there's a cafe). The alternative is to climb it from the...
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  • Schönau am Königssee, Germany

    Hike Halsam in Berchtesgaden National Park

    4 mi / 1440 ft gain
    Getting there:I would recommend flying into Salzburg (It's only 35 minutes drive from the national park), but you can also fly into Munich and take a train to get there (this might be the cheaper option, but not my much). It really just depends on when you go, so look at both options.The Hike:The...
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  • Schönau am Königssee, Germany

    Photograph and Hike Around Obersee, Bechtesgaden National Park

    3 mi
    Berchtesgaden National Park is one of the most beautiful places I've ever been. The pristine water, looming cliffs, and natural beauty perfectly complement one another (and the two main lakes Koenigssee and Obersee are even featured in the opening scenes of "The Sound of Music.") This is a great ...
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  • Berchtesgaden, Germany

    Kehlsteinhaus - Eagles Nest

    0.9 mi / 334.6 ft gain
    You arrive at the parkinglot just outside of the city Berchtesgaden. From there you can either buy a bus ticket to take a ~20 min drive up or you can choose to hike, which will take you approximately ~4 hours. Once arrived you can choose again. Take the elevator or once again choose to hike to th...
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  • Salzburg, Austria

    Hike Kapuzinerberg

    4.0
    2.8 mi / 492.1 ft gain
    Starting at the Platzl (at the State Bridge) walk up Linzergasse, through the Franciscan Gate to Stefan Zweig Weg. The steep climb up the Kapuzinerberg is lined by stations of the cross chapels.Walk through the Felix Gate (1632) past the Paschinger Schlössl (where Stefan Zweig lived from 1919-193...
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  • Eugendorf, Austria

    Downhill Longboarding around Salzburg

    To get to the start of the track you have two choices: Take the bus number 130 or 140 from Salzburg central station to Eugendorf (get off at the roundabout with the McDonalds, the station is called Ischlerbahnstrasse) Hop on the S-train number 2 direction Seekirchen (get out in Eugendorf). From h...
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  • Fuschl am See, Austria

    Summit Mt Schober

    4.3 mi / 1968.5 ft gain
    From Salzburg, find transportation to the lakeside town of Fuschl am See. You can catch Bus 150 from the main railway station, and pay roughly 5 euros for a 30 minute ride to the town. This bus lets you off on the small highway, and you'll see you route to descend into town. Walk to the north end...
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  • Jochberg, Austria

    Hike to Sintersbacher Waterfall

    6.2 mi / 2030.8 ft gain
    The trail begins with an uphill on gravel through the forest, with the Sintersbach river to your left. The trail is shaded until it reaches the Sintersbacher waterfall. There is a bridge which will take you to the other side of the river, where the trail continues uphill for another 20 minutes in...
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  • Kitzbühel, Austria

    Hike from Kirchberg to Kitzbühel via Seidlalm-See

    6 mi / 2034.1 ft gain
    The trail begins in Klausen, near Restaurant Schwedenkapelle, with an uphill on gravel through the forest, with the stream to your left. The trail is shaded until you reach an open meadow, approximately 2km into your hike.  The trail is well marked with Austrian flags painted on rocks and trees, ...
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  • Jochberg, Austria

    Hike to Blaue Lacke (Blue Lake)

    8.2 mi / 2286.7 ft gain
    The trail starts at Bruggeralm, a mountain hut above the town of Jochberg. Note that the hut is usually closed in June because of the low footfall. In July, Tuesdays are rest days.  The trail starts off as a gravel path. You will pass another mountain hut, Jagerwurzhütte. At approximately 2.3km, ...
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  • Oberkrimml, Austria

    Hike to Krimml Waterfalls

    2.6 mi / 1414 ft gain
    The Krimml Waterfalls are situated in the Hohe Tauern National Park in the Salzburg region of Austria. At 380m high, they are the highest waterfalls not just of Austria, but in all of Europe. In the village of Krimml, near base of the waterfall you'll find a number of parking areas and the Wasser...
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  • Bayrischzell, Germany

    Hike the Wendelstein Panorama Trail

    6.5 mi / 3543.3 ft gain
    This adventure starts from the Munich Hbf. Catch an early morning 1.5 hour BoB ( Bayerische Oberlandbahn) train to Osterhofen (Oberbay.) Get on the train marked Tegernsee, but be careful, the train splits into 3 parts, so make sure you're on the car that goes to Osterhofen. It's usually the last ...
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