Walking in Oberammergau

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Enjoy centre-based walking in one of Germany’s most picturesque regions

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  • Activity Level Leisurely / Moderate
  • Group Size Small Group
    2 - 6
All about the Walking in Oberammergau.

Better known for its famous Passion Plays, the ‘chocolate box’ village of Oberammergau is the perfect base for a week of walking. From exhilarating mountain hikes to strolls through valleys and wetland reserves, Oberammergau’s wealth of well sign-posted trails makes it an ideal walking destination. Choose from easier or harder walks each day, and take advantage of the easily accessible local buses and mountain lifts. You can also relax in the hotel’s sauna or Jacuzzi.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

* All buffet breakfasts and 5 dinners
* All accommodation (see accommodation section)
* Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
* Arrival & departure transfers – subject to 2 passengers traveling
* Route notes and maps

  1. Day 1 Arrive in Oberammergau

    A transfer (90 mins) is provided from Munich airport to your hotel in Oberammergau (subject to a minimum of 2 people booked on a departure in total). *Staying at Hotel Landhaus Feldmeier.*

  2. Day 2 Explore Ammer Valley villages; walk to Pulvermoos Wildlife Sanctuary

    You start the day with a short (15 mins) ride on the little red train to Bad Kohlgrub. From here, you walk through the rolling Ammer Valley’s string of sleepy farming villages – Unterammergau, in particular, has a splendid Rococo church. Then head across the Pulvermoos, a wildlife sanctuary and habitat for 60 bird species including corncrake, dipper, whinchat and even snipe. *Staying at Hotel Landhaus Feldmeier.*Optional shorter walk: 2.5hrs, distance 9km/6mi

  3. Day 3 Cable car up Laber; walk down to Ettal village with its Benedictine monastery

    Today you take the cable car to the top of the Laber (1685m) for panoramic views of Germany’s highest mountain – the Zugspitze (2962m) – and the Austrian Alps beyond. You then wind your way down through cool pine forests to the village of Ettal. After lunch, visit the amazing C14 former Benedictine monastery, an outstanding example of Bavarian Baroque architecture. Return on an easy path along the pretty valley, passing the Barenhohle cave where there’s a figure of the resurrected Christ. *Staying at Hotel Landhaus Feldmeier.*Optional shorter walk: 4hrs, distance 12km/7.5mi

  4. Day 4 Follow the shore of Staffelsee; afternoon optional boat cruise

    Staffelsee is one of the larger of the many picturesque blue lakes dotted around this part of Bavaria. This beautiful stretch of water offers easy walking along the shoreline with plenty of swimming opportunities. Stop off in the attractive riverside village of Uffing (the boat landing station is a fantastic place for lunch and offers magnificent views of the lake backed by mountains). In the afternoon, either relax in the sun on the panorama deck of the little lake cruiser (pay locally), passing hidden coves and the lake’s 7 islands (one even has its own tiny chapel), or return on foot along the quiet side of the lake. *Staying at Hotel Landhaus Feldmeier.*Optional shorter walk: 3.5hrs, distance 12km/7.5mi3 options: walking time 3.5hr, distance 12km/7.5mi or walking time 5hr, distance 18km/11.5mi or walking time 6hr, distance 22km/14mi.

  5. Day 5 Walk to Linderhof Palace; return via the Linder Valley

    Today’s walk includes an unmissable visit to Schloss Linderhof, the gloriously over-the-top Rococo palace built by Mad King Ludwig in 1878, inspired by Louis XIV’s chateau in Versailles. There are gorgeous French and Italianate terraced gardens and a golden fountain which erupts once every hour with a 30m plume of water. Return to the hotel along a tranquil path which winds back down the Linder Valley, through the village of Graswang with its beautifully preserved old farmhouses and pretty 17th century frescoed church. *Staying at Hotel Landhaus Feldmeier.*Optional shorter walk: 1.5hrs, distance 6km/4mi

  6. Day 6 End Oberammergau

    The tour itself ends here after breakfast. A transfer back to Munich Airport is included (subject to a minimum of 2 people booked on a departure in total).

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