The Laintal-Lautersee round near Mittenwald


On the Laintal-Lautersee loop, hikers, joggers and trail runners will experience the idyllic Laintal valley, with a large waterfall, and the immaculately maintained hiking trails around Lautersee lake, on an interesting round-trip against the unique backdrop of the Wetterstein mountains. Lautersee lake is also one of the most popular swimming lakes in the Alpenwelt Karwendel region, and is an inviting place to take a dip...

Highlights of the tour

  • Spectacular waterfall in the Laintal valley
  • Refreshment and swimming opportunities at Lautersee lake
  • Idyllic loop around Lautersee lake with a view of the Wetterstein

Tour description

The starting point for the recommended Laintal-Lautersee loop is on Laintalstraße, near the historic town center of Mittenwald, and begins with a slight rise into the Laintal valley. The comfortable hiking trail leads to the right of the Laintal waterfall up to the top and on to Lautersee lake. You will pass the notable "Maria Königin" chapel, where festive worship services regularly take place. The loop around the lake leads you around Lautersee lake and then back through the Laintal valley to the starting point in Mittenwald.

Refreshment stops along the way

  • Lautersee-Alm tavern
  • Seehof at the Lautersee lake
  • Lautersee-Stub´n
  • Restaurants in Mittenwald

Trail numbers

  • 826
  • 819

General information about the tour

Alternative routes & other tips
Take advantage of the free connections of the tourist and hiking buses of the Alpenwelt Karwendel region with your guest card. You can take the hiking bus (during summer months) from Lautersee or Ferchensee lake back to Mittenwald.
Parking options
  • Parking lot P1 at the train station in Mittenwald (free)
  • Parking lot P2 at Dekan-Karl-Platz in Mittenwald (fee required)
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
hubermedia GmbH - eT4
Zuletzt geändert am 06.09.2019 14:06:00

tour data

  • Duration: 01:30 h
  • Distance: 4,2 km
  • Altitude: 107 m
  • Difficulty:Easy


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