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Fairytale Path in Wallgau

Hiking tour

Start: House of the Guest Wallgau - Destination: Town HallWallgau

Tour dates

  • Duration0:50 h
  • Distance0.8 km
  • Difficultyvery easy
  • Altitude19 m
  • Lowest point871 m
  • Highest point890 m

Tour highlights

    Tour description

    On the trail of Hansel and Gretel, Rumpelstiltskin, Snow White, Little Red Riding Hood and many more, a simple walk through the forest along the Fairytale Trail in Wallgau an der Finz becomes an experience for the whole family.

    The highlights of the tour

    • Small hike ideal for families
    • Various stations with fairytale figures, varied play stations and places to sit and linger.
    • The grown-ups can read the respective fairy tales to the little ones from the books set up.

    The tour description

    From the town hall in Wallgau, accessible via the bus stop of the same name, you walk along Wettersteinstraße to the Haus des Gastes.Here you follow the path past the tennis court and then turn left onto Barmseestraße in the direction of Krün/Barmsee. Continue straight on over the Finzbrücke bridge and after a few metres turn right onto the fairytale trail. Fairy tales are explained in a clear and playful way at various stations. There are boards to read aloud and play stations such as a wishing well, the caterpillar "Nimmersatt", bouncing games, a marble game and much more to try out yourself. Continue on to the turn-off towards Krün / Finzalm. Here you keep left on the path up the ascent and then immediately left again to Wallgau. On the way back, you can make a detour to the nature playground, where children can let off steam to their heart's content, before returning to the starting point at the Haus des Gastes (refreshments).

    Your refreshment stop en route

    • Haus des Gastes (closed on Wednesday + Thursday)
    • Gastronomy in Wallgau

    General information about the tour

    Alternative route & further tips

    Just around the corner - downstream from the Finz - is the Wallgau nature playground. If the hike is to go a little further, you can also find the start of the Magdalena-Neuner Panoramaweg near the Haus des Gastes.

    Public transport

    • Bus stop Rathaus Wallgau (Alpenwelt Karwendel guest and hiking bus - Oberbayernbus line 9608 & 9618)


    • Parking at the "Haus des Gastes" in Wallgau (fee required)
    • Parking "Wallgau Zentrum" on Soiernstraße (fee required)

    Best season

    • Accessible all year

    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 up-to-dateness and completeness of the contents cannot be guaranteed.

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