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Hike on the waterway at Lake Lautersee

Hiking tour

Start: Lautersee - Destination: Ferchenseehöhe

Tour dates

  • Duration0:40 h
  • Distance1.0 km
  • Difficultyeasy
  • Altitude60 m
  • Lowest point1018 m
  • Highest point1084 m

Tour highlights

    Tour description

    The Water trail at the Lautersee in Mittenwald informs hikers above Mittenwald about the Lautersee - one of the most popular bathing lakes in the region around Mittenwald, Krün and Wallgau - with its geological and biological features.

    The highlights of the tour

    • Hike at the Lautersee at approx. 1,050 metres
    • Worth knowing about geological & biological features of the Lautersee
    • Bathing and numerous other hiking options at the Kranzberg

    The tour description

    The informative and varied Wasserweg am Lautersee is one of a series of themed hiking trails in Alpenwelt Karwendel. This hiking trail, which is suitable for families (with prams), begins on the west shore of the lake and leads from there via the so-called "Reitweg" up to the nearby "Ferchenseehöhe" at about 1,100 metres. On the way, you can learn about the development of the Lautersee,as well as about the numerous special features of this popular bathing lake above Mittenwald .

    Your stops en route

    • numerous places to stop at the Lautersee and Ferchensee
    • gastronomy in Mittenwald

    General information about the tour

    Alternative route & further tips

    The starting point of the hike on the Wasserweg am Lautersee can be reached comfortably and free of charge with the connections of the hiking buses between Mittenwald and the Lauter- or Ferchensee. Ferchensee lakes. These bus connections are free of charge with the guest cardof Alpenwelt Karwendel.

    Public transport

    • Mittenwald railway station (DB Munich - Garmisch-Partenkirchen - Innsbruck)
    • Bus stop Mittenwald railway station (Alpenwelt Karwendel guest and hiking bus - Oberbayernbus line 9618)
    • Bus stop Gröbweg, Kranzbergbahn Mittenwald branch (Alpenwelt Karwendel guest and hiking bus


    • Parking at the Kranzberg chairlift valley station.Sesselbahn (fee required)
    • Parking lot "P1" at the train station in Mittenwald (free)
    • Parking lot "P2" at the Dekan-Karl-Platz In Mittenwald (fee required)

    Best season

    • From May to October (weather dependent)

    In emergencies:
    In an emergency, please contact the nearest rescue coordination 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.

    Height profile