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Hike around the Isar reservoir near Krün

Hiking tour:Round tour

Start: Krün village centre - Destination: Krün village centre

Tour dates

  • Duration1:27 h
  • Distance5.9 km
  • Difficultyvery easy
  • Altitude19 m
  • Lowest point861 m
  • Highest point879 m

Tour highlights

    Tour description

    The hike around the Isar reservoir near Krün is fun for the whole family. This leisurely tour leads around the idyllic reservoir of the Isar and always offers a view of the magnificent mountains of the Alpenwelt Karwendel.


    The highlights of the tour

    • Enjoying the natural landscape of Alpenwelt Karwendel
    • natural reservoir with swans and other water birds
    • Numerous activity stations that encourage you to play and explore

    The tour description

    The starting point for the hike is the town centre of Krün, accessible via the bus stop of the same name.At the maypole, you walk along Schöttlkarspitzstraße to the town hall, then down the hill towards the Isar (if you arrive by car, there is a car park for hikers called "Im Gries"). Cross the Isar bridge to the right through the sparse forest in the direction of the Isar reservoir. With a magnificent view of the Karwendelgebirge, you pass numerous active stations and displays that encourage children to play and explore. On reaching the clearing, a wooden raft invites you to take a rest before continuing along the reservoir,where you can observe swans and waterfowl. After a short climb (approx. 20 metres), keep right at the entrance to the village along the Isar via the pebble nature trail back to the starting point.

    Your refreshment stops en route

    • Gastronomy in Krün

    Weg numbers

    • 300
    • 302
    • 310

    General information about the tour

    Alternative route & further tips

    Following the hike around the reservoir we recommend the hiking trail 300, which leads along the turquoise-green Isar to the cosy Auhütte hut.  

    Public transport

    • Bus stop Ortsmitte Krün (hiking and guest bus of Alpenwelt Karwendel - Oberbayernbus line 9608 & 9618)


    • Hiking car park "Im Gries" in Krün (fee required)

    Best season

    • All year round walkable 

    In emergencies:

    In case of emergency, please notify the nearest rescue control centre. You can reach them regardless of location and throughout Germany under 112.

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

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