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Southern Germany — mountain lodges for the cold season

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Southern Germany — mountain lodges for the cold season

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Longing for the mountains? We can understand you just too well. Although autumn is labeled as the most beautiful time for hiking, many mountain lodges have already shut their doors. When knocking on a mountain lodge's door, you might see a sign with "winter break" written on it. No worries! There are some indefatigable hosts, who still satisfy your craving for a well deserved Kaspressknödel or hot chocolate in the cold season. To find them, simply check out our eight mountain huts in Southern Germany, who open their doors just for you; also in the cold season. So lace your shoes and enjoy this beautiful autumn - in the mountains.

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    Priener Hütte

    Hiking Highlight

    The Priener Hütte, open all year round, is one of the most well-known huts in Chiegmau. Whether hiking in summer or skiing or snowshoeing in winter, you can enjoy home-style regional cuisine here. Especially recommended is the homemade bread from the wood oven. This strengthens also for the Geigelstein, which is located above at 1808m. If you decide to stay overnight, I can only recommend getting up early to enjoy the overwhelming sunrise with the panorama of the Zahmen and Wilden Kaiser. Absolute hut tip in Chiemgau!

    Opening Hours: Open all year, except for the period from 1st Advent to the 2nd Christmas Day (28.11.2016 - 26.12.2016)

    prienerhuette.de

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    Tip by Andreas Platzl

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    Carl von Stahl-Haus

    Hiking Highlight

    At 1733m above sea level is the Carl von Stahl House. Here I stayed in June with 2 friends. Despite strong operation, both the food was very good and the staff friendly. In the tour choice the host was a great help, and enriched us with the knowledge of a locals. Great advantage is the opening times, as here also in winter, admission is granted. The only drawback are the shower prices, for ten minutes with € 2.50 to book. I would definitely come back anyway.

    Opening hours: open all year!

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    Tip by Andreas Platzl

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    Albert-Link-Hütte

    Hiking Highlight

    This alpine club hut, which is located in the Bavarian Prealps, belongs to the DAV. Once you have arrived here, the hut has a large terrace with a fantastic view of the mountains around the Spitzingsee. What I noticed very positively was the in-house production of wood-fired bread, smoked cheese or bacon. You could buy all of that right away. My tip: Enjoy at home and review the day's hiking.

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    Tip by Andreas Platzl

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    Schönfeldhütte

    Hiking Highlight

    The Schönfeldhütte is a managed hut of the Munich Alpine Club. Because of its location and easy accessibility, it is ideal for family stays. I was here with a friend from South America, who could not get enough of the homemade bread. The innkeeper recommended the Kaiserschmarren to me, which I can absolutely pass on to this place! Friendly service and great hut.


    Opening hours:
    open until 20.11.2016 all week
    25.11. - Christmas holidays: open only Wednesday to Sunday
    Christmas and Carnival holidays open throughout
    9.1. - 13.3.2017: only open Friday to Sunday
    13.3. - 30.4.2017 company holidays
    From 1 May 2017 we will be back for you all week!

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    Tip by Andreas Platzl

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    Schwarzenberghütte

    Hiking Highlight

    I can absolutely confirm the claim that there is the best Kaiserschmarrn here and there. It should be emphasized that Albert and his team impressed with great hospitality and hospitality. Albert, I'm looking forward to my next visit!

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    Tip by Heinz

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    Rotwandhaus

    Hiking Highlight

    Here one can no longer speak of a hut. The Rotwandhaus was completely renovated a few years ago, which definitely improved the stay. On the huge terrace, the view sweeps from the Zugspitze to the Großglockner. The somewhat higher prices show that the conversion probably also cost a lot. Nevertheless, the food and the service are of high quality, which again justifies the price. Peak times should be avoided if possible, as crowds of hungry tourists often want to be fed.

    rotwandhaus.de/rotwandhaus/startseite

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    Tip by Andreas Platzl

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    Lenggrieser Hütte in Bayern - 1338m

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    In July 2016, the Lenggrieser Hütte got a new tenant. Very much to the goodwill of the guests. On a cold autumn day we arrived a little later than expected. The landlady said that the kitchen is already closed. The more we radiate, as yet 10 minutes later a very delicious lentil soup was served. In good weather, the sun terrace offers to enjoy the magnificent view of the Karwendel 1338m. Another plus is the year-round opening hours. Very pleasant stay!

    Opening hours: Open all year - closed on Tuesdays.

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    Tip by Andreas Platzl

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    Spitzsteinhaus

    Hiking Highlight

    Located directly on the Austrian-German border, is the Spitzsteinhaus. This makes it very easy to reach both from the German side of Sachrang or Innerwald and from the Austrian side from Erl. A big advantage of this hut are also its opening hours. All year round you are taken care of by friendly landlords. This is reflected in the seasonal menu, which includes regional products and tasty Tyrolean specialties and is regularly changed. As a member of the Alpine Club Action "The taste of the mountains", the quality is consistently high. Unfortunately, I was only here twice; but always very satisfied!

    Opening hours:
    The Spitzsteinhaus is open every day, not a rest day!
    Company holidays from 14.11.2016
    until 14.12.2016.

    spitzsteinhaus.info

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    Tip by Andreas Platzl

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