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Best trails in Schwangau

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Looking for a great trail near Schwangau, Bavaria? AllTrails has 13 great hiking trails, views trails, forest 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 Naturpark Karwendel or Naturpark Nagelfluhkette, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Kalkkögel or Bregenzerwald. Ready for some activity? There are 5 moderate trails in Schwangau ranging from 2.9 to 42.9 miles and from 2,575 to 5,587 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Top trails (13)
#1 - 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
#2 - Tegelberg nach Hohenschwangau
Schwangau, Bavaria, Germany
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 1 h 50 m
From the top station of the Tegelbergbahn the hike begins on a wide path downhill. The route runs parallel to the European long-distance path E4. After a while, the wide path changes to the sunny soutShow more
#3 - Rohrkopf und Tegelberg
Naturschutzgebirge Ammergebirge
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Length: 9.3 mi • Est. 5 h 37 m
This route begins at Tegelbergbahn and ascends to the mountain of Rohrkopf. Along the way you will have great views of the Bavarian Alps. Near the end, you will pass by Neuschwanstein castle, one of GShow more
#4 - Alpsee Loop
Schwangau, Bavaria, Germany
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 36 m
Beautiful hike around the popular Alpsee Lake in Bavaria. This route is near famous castles, so you could see it all in one day!Show more
#5 - Neuschwanstein Loop
Schwangau, Bavaria, Germany
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 41 m
As of April 2020, the castle is closed until and including April 19 due to COVID-19, but the parks and gardens remain open. Neuschwanstein Castle is one of the most famous castles in the world. It rShow more
#6 - Bodensee-Königssee Cycle Path Stage 4: Füssen to Großweil
Schwangau, Bavaria, Germany
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Length: 42.9 mi
Bodensee-Königssee Cycle Path Stage 4: Füssen to Großweil is a 42.9 mile point-to-point trail located near Schwangau, Bavaria, Germany that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primaShow more
#7 - Auf den Säuling und um den Pilgerschrofen
Naturschutzgebirge Ammergebirge
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Length: 8.6 mi • Est. 5 h 54 m
This high alpine hike will take you to the summit of Säuling through the foothills of the Alps. Take the Brunnenstubenweg/Wasserleitungweg into the forest and then follow the signs to Säuling. There iShow more
#8 - Alpsee via Säuling Path and Summer Path
Schwangau, Bavaria, Germany
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 21 m
This route leads around the Alpsee. Although the altitude is not enough to see the Alps, you have an excellent view of the beautiful landscape and the two castles Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau. AlShow more
#9 - Tegelberg (Abstieg zur Talstation)
Schwangau, Bavaria, Germany
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 21 m
Tegelberg (Abstieg zur Talstation) is a 3.3 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Schwangau, Bavaria, Germany that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is pShow more
#10 - Branderschrofen Via Ferrata
Naturschutzgebirge Ammergebirge
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Length: 8.3 mi • Est. 5 h 28 m
The ascent to the via ferrata starts at the valley station Tegelbergbahn and goes up a wide path up to the entrance (warning sign). This via ferrata is generally rated as 2 - AB. Arm strength, techniqShow more
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