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Hike from Wallgau to the waterfall at Walchensee

Hiking tour

Start: Wallgau North car park - Destination: Large waterfall - Walchensee

Tour dates

  • Duration3:25 h
  • Distance11.7 km
  • Difficultyeasy
  • Altitude256 m
  • Lowest point801 m
  • Highest point975 m

Tour highlights

    Tour description

    The hike from the hiking car park (north) in Wallgau to the large waterfall at Walchensee is particularly popular on hot summer days, as the well-kept hiking trail runs mostly in the shade. The highlight of the hike, apart from the sightful

    waterfall,is also the turquoise-blue Walchensee.


    The highlights of the tour

    • great, roaring waterfall
    • Visit the Viking film village "Flake" at Walchensee
    • Varied hike - family tip

    The tour description

    From the bus stop "Bichl" or the car park "Panoramaweg" you start the hike. Follow the path along the road to the northern end of Wallgau, from there the shady forest path leads to the left in the direction of the large waterfall. After the descent to the district of Obernach, take the level path to Einsiedl, along the southwest shore of the Walchensee and continue over the peninsulaZwergern to the village of Walchensee.

    Your stopping points en route

    • Gastronomy in Wallgau and Walchensee

    Trail numbers

    • 471
    • 400

    General information about the tour

    To return from Walchensee to the starting point, the hikers' car park (north) in Wallgau, we recommend that you use the public bus connections of the RVO, which are free of charge with the Alpenwelt Card guest card.

    Alternative route & further tips

    Public transport

    • Bus stop Wallgau "Bichl" (Oberbayernbus line 9608 & 9618)


    • Parking lot "Panoramaweg" on Walchenseestraße in Wallgau

    Best season

    • Accessible from June to October (weather dependent)

    In emergencies:

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

    The ascent or the driving 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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