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Hike to Barmsee lake near Krün

Wanderung: Round tour

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Enjoy the marvelous mountain panorama on this beautiful hike around Barmsee lake. This easy hike is also great for families, who can rest at the shore of the Barmsee and enjoy a swim.

Tour dates

  • Duration1:49 h
  • Distance7.3 km
  • Difficultyleicht
  • Altitude41
  • Lowest point875 m
  • Highest point916 m

Tour highlights

    • Route through sunny meadows
    • Swimming fun at the lake for the whole family
    • Walking path along the shore of the Barmsee


The starting point is the parking lot on Krottenkopfstraße in Krün. Follow the signs toward the Barmsee along Krottenkopfstraße, continuing through the meadows, with a view of the Karwendel and Wetterstein mountain ranges, to the northern shore of Barmsee lake. The lake invites the whole family to take a break and go for a swim. Continuing onward, keep following the signs and the route toward the Barmsee district, passing wetland meadows, partly steeply uphill over a wooded hill, past the Grubsee lake to the Barmsee alpine inn. From there, follow the road to Krün.

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