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Circular hike from Krün via Tennsee & Grubsee

Hiking tour:Round tour

Start: Krün hikers' car park Krottenkopfstraße - Destination: Krün hikers' car park Krottenkopfstraße

Tour dates

  • Duration3:02 h
  • Distance11.3 km
  • Difficultyvery easy
  • Altitude152 m
  • Lowest point870 m
  • Highest point971 m

Tour highlights

    Tour description

    Hike across the unique humpback meadows, past the idyllic located chapel

    Maria Rast, in the direction of Klais. There you hike along the historic Roman trail until you get back to Krün via Klais and then the Grubsee (bathing lake). At the end of this easy hike, you can end the day with the whole family by bathing and enjoy the glorious view of the surrounding mountain ranges .


    The highlights of the tour

    • unique geotope - The Buckelwiesen
    • natural biotope - The Tennsee
    • fascinating bathing lake - The Grubsee

    The tour description

    The starting point for this hike is the car park on Krottenkopfstraße in Krün.  First turn into Finzbachstraße and then follow the signs via Hochstraße in the direction of Kapelle Maria Rast. The chapel is located in the middle of theunique geotope, the Buckelwiesen. Continue to the right, following the signs for a longer descent across the meadows in the direction of Tennsee. Here you can take a break at the Tennsee Alpine Caravan Park before walking past the natural biotope - the Tennsee - in the direction of Klais. At the junction, turn right in the direction of "Quicken". Continue straight ahead until you reach a level crossing. Here you turn right onto a forest road, past the historic Roman path until you reach the district of Klais. After crossing the subway at the main road, turn left towards the petrol station. Before the petrol station, turn right up the Sonnenhügel and follow the forest path to the idyllic bathing lake, the Grubsee. To get back to Krün, follow the signs towards the Barmsee hotel and restaurant. From there, follow the main road for a short while, then take a footpath across the meadows back to Krün.

    Your stops en route

    •  Alpengasthof Barmsee (closed on Wednesdays)
    • Beim Mini, Alpencaravanpark Tennsee (closed on Tuesdays)
    • Gastronomy in Krün and Klais

    Tour numbers

    • 402
    • 403
    • 401
    • 406
    • 407

    General information about the tour

    Alternative route & Further tips

    Possible to start the hike from the car park in the Barmsee district.


    • Parking at the Krottenkopfstraße in Krün (chargeable)
    • Parking in the Barmsee district (chargeable)

    Best season

    • Available from April to October (weather dependent)

    In emergencies:

    In case of emergency, please contact the nearest rescue control centre. This can be reached regardless of location and throughout Germany under 112.

    The ascent or ascent of all described tours of Alpenwelt Karwendel is at your own risk. The topicality and completeness of the contents cannot be guaranteed.

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