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Best trails in Bavaria

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Trying to find the best Bavaria trails? AllTrails has 1,630 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Munich or Schliersee, we've got you covered. Ready for some activity? There are 966 moderate trails in Bavaria ranging from 1 to 1957.8 miles and from 351 to 9,678 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Bavaria
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#1 - Zugspitze über Höllental
Grainau, Bavaria, Germany
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Length: 12.3 mi • Est. 10 h 8 m
This is Germany’s highest summit, the Zugspitze, up the Höllental (Valley of Hell) route. This route has everything you could want: a spectacular gorge, tunnels, Alpine hut, hanging valley, glacier, VShow more
#2 - Kamerspitz und Kramersteig Loop
Naturschutzgebirge Ammergebirge
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Length: 10.3 mi • Est. 6 h 59 m
Kramerspitz is just north of the town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Park in the lot on Zur Maximilianshöhe and head east on the Kramerplateauweg. The route is relatively challenging but offers fantastic Show more
#3 - Neuschwanstein Castle
Schwangau, Bavaria, Germany
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 41 m
The Neuschwanstein Castle is one of the most famous castles in the world. It hosts over a million visitors a year and has been open to the public since 1886. The castle is a 19th-century Romanesque ReShow more
#4 - Zugspitze from Garmisch-Partenkirchen Via Ferrata
Naturschutzgebiet Schachen and Reintal
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Length: 12.9 mi • Est. Multi-day
The 2,962 meter high Zugspitze is a mountain of superlatives. As the highest elevation in Germany, the summit offers an incredible 360 ° panoramic view of the surrounding Alpine landscape. This route Show more
#5 - From Königssee to Kärlingerhaus am Funtensee
Berchtesgaden National Park
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Length: 12.3 mi • Est. 7 h 45 m
This route actually starts with a boat tour over the Königsee, because only then can you reach the starting point St-Bartholomä. From here you follow an ancient riverside path, which leads for about 2Show more
#6 - Der Traumpfad: München nach Venedig
Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Length: 381.9 mi • Est. Multi-day
This trail is part of a multi day long hike, from Munich to Venice, starting at Marienplatz and ending at St. Mark's Square, along the Der Traumpfad or the "dream tour". It was designed in 1974 by LudShow more
#7 - Partnachklamm Trail
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 41 m
The Partnach Gorge is one of the most beautiful in the Alps. Declared a National Monument, the gorge is the natural outflow of the Schneeferner, the remnant of a glacier on the Zugspitzplatt. Adults:Show more
#8 - Herzogstand and Heimgarten
Walchensee, Bavaria, Germany
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Length: 9.3 mi • Est. 6 h 32 m
This route is a true classic of the Prealps. A rather long and strenuous hike takes you from the beautiful Walchensee lake to the Heimgarten and over to the Herzogstand. Overall, a great hike with speShow more
#9 - Danube Cycle Path Stage 8: Passau to Linz
Passau, Bavaria, Germany
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Length: 59.9 mi • Est. Multi-day
Danube Cycle Path Stage 8: Passau to Linz is a 59.9 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Passau, Bavaria, Germany that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offerShow more
#10 - TransAlp 2014 Course
Oberstdorf, Bavaria, Germany
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Length: 228.9 mi • Est. Multi-day
For more information visit: https://bike-transalp.de/en/start/Show more
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