Looking for a great trail near Schwangau, Bavaria? AllTrails has 7 great hiking trails, forest trails, views 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 in Ammergebirge Naturschutzgebiet, we've got you covered. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 4 hard trails in Schwangau ranging from 8.3 to 13.3 miles and from 2,641 to 6,253 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!

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So crowded. Go past Mary’s bridge and continue hiking. Crowds lighten and you get an amazing view of the castle

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rocky
7 days ago

#Breitenberg #Reichenbachklamm

hiking
11 days ago

Extremely crowded up to the bridge, but worth the view if you stick it out past to the rocky outcrops.

Beautiful scenery but very steep to the top. Recommend good level of fitness and lots of water and good shoes. Well worth the views and go early to avoid the crowds at the castle and Marien Brucke.

Beautiful views of the surrounding area. Worth fighting the crowds going to the castle. Definitely go early if possible, and you'll cruise up to the trailhead.

Must do for great views of the Neuschwanstein Castle and Alpsee. Leaving the crowd behind on Marienbruke, the trail continues uphill to the gondola and beer garden! Pretty views of the surrounding Alps including Zugspitze. Start early morning if you want to do all on foot in a single day.

Woodsy direct path back to Hohenschwangau after the bridge view of the castle - this omits the loop around the castle. A number of people hike this trail up and down or just down from the Tegelberg (taking the cable car up). We did the latter. Some rocky sections & downed trees to climb over, but phenomenal views of the Ammer Mountains & Neuschwanstein.

hiking
1 month ago

as others have said, try to find other trails to bypass the paved path. there is a trail that you can take that spits you out about 3/4's of the way up the trail that is very steep but fun.

in terms of potential, its great...awesome views, and ofcourse the castle...BUT, all the tourists! Line to see the bridge was approx 90min. If you take the paved road to the top, you will experience heavy human traffic and many landmines swarming with flies left behind by all the horse carriages...I will go back, to explore other trails and trails nearby, but my advice is to stay away from the paved road and rather use AllTrails and find secondary paths (that seems to be used by folks riding their mountain bikes).

hiking
2 months ago

Stuck in traffic to get on bridge slowed us down

Great trail! The elevation doesn't get high enough that you look out over the alps but you do get nice views of the countryside from up high and some great views of both castles across the lake and a few peaks from below. Would recommend deviating so that you get to the bridge and the picturesque spots around there. There are 2 or 3 good spots to stop and take a swim in the lake along the way. 4 stars not 5 because a few km of it were just through the forest with no views of much. Overall though great trail my group and I really enjoyed it.

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snow
4 months ago

hiking
5 months ago

beautiful views! Even in the winter this is worth the trip!

Only Completed first 8km. steady up up. breathtaking views. ski trail in winter. need snow equipment. really enjoyed.

walking
7 months ago

Beautiful castle!

Beautiful views. A steady up,up,up track. Too many people.

Beautiful historical in great nature’s environment. Visited twice.

walking
11 months ago

Fun and interesting place to explore. Went past the castle to the bridge. I hope to post pics.

hiking
Friday, June 15, 2018

Took the horse and buggy up (wouldn't recommend sitting in the first seat behind the horse with driver). We rode up but walked down. Lots of tourists, didn't make the latter leg with the bridge. Overall a must see.

hiking
Thursday, May 17, 2018

So awesome to visit this place again!! One of Germany most popular place to visit!!

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