Hike to Barmsee lake near Krün

(round trip),

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.

Highlights of the tour

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

Tour description

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.

Refreshment stops along the way

  • Hotel Gasthof "Barmsee" in the Barmsee district
  • Beim Mini at the Tennsee motorhome park (closed Tuesdays)
  • Cafe Einkehr Maximilianshof (Closed Fridays)

Trail numbers

  • 405

General information about the tour

Alternative routes & other tips
It's also possible to reach the lake from the Barmsee district.
Parking options
  • Parking lot at the Krottenkopfstraße in Krün (free with parking permit)
  • Parking lots in the Barmsee district (free with parking permit)
Best time of year
  • Accessible year-round
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
Zuletzt geändert am 02.09.2019 14:01:00

tour data

  • Duration: 02:00 h
  • Distance: 8,0 km
  • Altitude: 40 m
  • Difficulty:Easy


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