Hike from Mittenwald to Schachenhaus lodge


Mountain hiking to the Schachenschloss palace, at 1,870 m, is one of the highlights of the Alpenwelt Karwendel region. The regal hunting palace, with its marvelous botanical garden, towers high up in the Wetterstein mountains and provides magnificent views to all sides.

Highlights of the tour

  • Regal hunting palace on the Schachen with botanical garden
  • Refreshment and overnight options at the Schachenhaus lodge
  • Interesting tours through the hunting palace

Tour description

This extensive mountain hike to the Schachen mountain begins in Mittenwald, with a climb to the nearby lakes – Lautersee and Ferchensee. From there, hikers continue to follow the forest road toward the Wettersteinalm alpine hut, which they will ultimately reach via Bannholzerweg and Königsweg. The Wettersteinalm alpine hut provides the option for a short breather and a cool, refreshing beverage. An interesting serpentine trail then leads through the so-called "Schachentor" to the destination of the tour, the regal hunting palace on the Schachen.

Refreshment stops along the way

  • Schachenhaus lodge (1,870 m)
  • Wettersteinalm alpine hut (1,464 m)
  • Refreshment options at Lautersee & Ferchensee lakes

Trail numbers

  • 826
  • 820
  • 870
  • 841

General information about the tour

Alternative routes & other tips
To learn many interesting things about the hunting palace on the Schachen, we recommend the fascinating tours through the rooms of the palace. The tours take place at 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM – price of entry: €4.50
Parking options
  • Parking lot P1 at the train station in Mittenwald (free)
Best time of year
  • Accessible June to October
In case of emergencies:
In case of emergency, please inform the closest rescue coordination center. You can reach this regardless of your location, and across Germany, at 112.

Alpenwelt Karwendel Mittenwald Krün Wallgau Tourismus GmbH
Alpenwelt Karwendel Mittenwald Krün Wallgau Tourismus GmbH
hubermedia GmbH - eT4
Zuletzt geändert am 02.08.2019 09:52:00

tour data

  • Duration: 05:53 h
  • Distance: 16,4 km
  • Altitude: 1113 m
  • Difficulty:Moderate


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