Best beach trails in Germany

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Explore the most popular beach trails in Germany with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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#1 - 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 Ludwig Graßler and the estimated duration to complete the course from Marienplatz to St. Mark's Square is 28 days. This route is roughly based on the Bruckmann Guide. However, the itinerary includes some extras: - Benediktenwand - Birkkarspitze - Seven-summit trail from the Glungezer hut - High Riffler - Hochfeiler - Piz Boe - Sella-Extrawandertag - Instead of Bindelweg the path 636 "Alta via delle creste" - Ascent to Ref. Tissi via route 565 "Antersass" - Schiara-Ostumgehung with Wiederstiegstieg path 502/505 This route travels through many historical towns and picturesque villages, it offers the option to enjoy many cultural attractions and admire the breathtaking mountainous views. It can be done at a variety of paces and starting points. It goes along all types of terrain, mostly off-road, rugged and rocky in some areas. Recommended guides: Munich-Venice from Bruckmann Munich-Venice from Dumont Show more
#2 - Tegeler See and Großer Malchsee Loop
Tegeler Forst
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 3 h 15 m
This route leads for a part along Lake Tegel and through the Tegel Forest. This pine and mixed forest is a popular destination and also offers some protected birds a retreat. At the Havel the turn is made again and it goes over the Försterweg back to the starting point. In Tegel there are several cafes and restaurants where you can stop.Show more
#3 - Oderteich Rundweg
Nationalpark Harz
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 29 m
This route leads to just under 4 kilometers around the Oderteich, which is located in the Harz National Park. The pond was built in 1715 and is now part of the UNSECO World Heritage Upper Harz Water Management. Its water is still used to generate electricity for Sankt Andreasberg. On the eastern and western shores of the lake you can take a short break during the circular walk to go swimming.Show more
#4 - Darsser Ort ab Prerow
Western-Pomeranian Lagoon Area National Park
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 3 h 11 m
This is a great family hike. Starting in Prerow, it leads in the direction of "construction site of nature" to the circular trail Darre Ort. Through the haunted Darßwald you walk up to the lighthouse, where some natural surprise awaits you. Here you can feel the natural power of wind and waves while walking on dream beaches. https://www.auf-nach-mv.de/rundwanderweg-darsser-ortShow more
#5 - Von Sassnitz nach Lohme
Jasmund National Park
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Length: 15.7 mi • Est. 7 h 59 m
Here you can expect a beautiful Rügen hiking tour through the Jasmund National Park. It leads from Sassnitz along the chalk cliffs to Lohme and back through the inner part of the Jasmund National Park to Sassnitz. And in Lohme so the turning point of the tour can be enjoyed with a little luck from the terrace of the Cafe Cute the last views of the water. There are enough rest areas along the way and a few bathing possibilities.Show more
#6 - Happburger Stausee
Happurg, Bavaria, Germany
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 1 h 35 m
In addition to the reservoir, this route leads to the Hohlen Fels, from where you have a wonderful view. Starting near the Seeterrassen café and restaurant, you first walk along the Happburg reservoir. From here it goes west to Happburg and then north of the reservoir over the Hohlen Fels back to the lake shore. The lake itself is located in central Franconia near the village of Happburg. The approximately 55 hectare lake is a popular excursion destination and has existed since 1955.Show more
#7 - Ostseeweg
Zinnowitz, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany
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Length: 36.1 mi • Est. Multi-day
The Baltic Sea route leads along the North German Baltic Sea coast in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Here you can experience maritime flair, rustic forests and rough Baltic Sea coast. This route leads from Zinnowitz via Heringsdorf to Swinoujscie on the Polish border.Show more
#8 - Schwielowsee Rundweg
Schwielowsee, Brandenburg, Germany
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Length: 10.8 mi • Est. 5 h 2 m
Dirt roads, bike paths, forest roads, but also twice the road for bridging along. The most impressive part of this trail is the beach Caputh. Also, beautiful Stranbad and two wonderful restaurants with the beautiful names Castello Del Lago and Trattoria Del Sole.Show more
#9 - Kulkwitzer See
Markranstädt, Saxony, Germany
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 3 h 32 m
The Kulkwitzer See is located between Leipzig and Markranstädt. Already in the 70s the lake was released after extensive renaturation measures as recreational area. Along the entire riverside path you can enjoy varied nature. Especially the forest on the Hochkippe in the south invite to walks. This circular route starts in Markranstädt and leads around the entire lake. This is always something up and down, but overall this walk is feasible with the whole family.Show more
#10 - Burg/Fehmarn - Lübeck
Landschaftsschutzgebiet Lauerholz
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Length: 69.7 mi
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