The snows of yesteryear have long thawed off and now the blazing heat of the summer is slowly wearing off as well. Is there a better climate to go hiking? Probably not! Late summer and autumn are when you can unveil the alpine world around Reutte. When a mellow breeze is gently blowing through the valleys and the sun is staying low behind the silhouettes of the mountains, it’s time for you to start discovering the marvellous scenery around the tiny place at the banks of the Lech. Be it the turquoise, fjord-like Plansee, the medieval fortress of Ehrenburg or the tiny hidden treasures like the Hahnenkamm or Raintalweg - Reutte’s hinterland sure will leave you in awe. So what are you waiting for? Go get out there before it’s too cold again!
Dignified she stands up there, the feast of Ehrenberg. A real landmark and a fantastically well preserved even more! From her is a very long pedestrian suspension bridge stretched across the opposite slope - the Highline 179. If you do not want to miss the dizzying experience, you can get tickets for a small fee. But the "normal" ascent to the castle as well as the old walls themselves are definitely worth a visit!
"Wow!" Something like that will probably sound the first time you turn into the valley where the Plansee is majestically wide. Turquoise blue and just beautiful it is one of the most popular destinations for tourists and locals at the same time. But he is also big enough that no one here has to suffer from claustrophobia.The trail leads you along its shore to a small valley, through which the tributaries splash to the lake. In the valley floor you will find a lush green floodplain, at the edge of which a well-situated alpine pasture will take care of your physical well-being. Bottom up!
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Historic and close to nature: This path leads you past the cute tower ruin Vilsegg, after which you first dive deep into the forest, before he spits you out again on the shores of Lake Alat. The way there and the view of the lake below are just fantastic and you can enjoy every meter.
A short tour with a gigantic view. But not only the view from above at the Costarieskapelle is worthwhile, because the way there is at least as beautiful as the panorama. Through dense forest you will trample on small, natural paths and once again be able to switch off properly. Between the chapel and the Frauensee still a particularly beautiful section waiting for you, from which you always have the tiny Frauensee in view. Once there you feel far, far away from everything. Dense tree growth up to the shore give this little jewel a very special charm.
Here you can expect magnificent views! From high above on the Kopflerjoch you can feel on one side felt over the entire Allgäu and on the other side extend to the horizon, the mighty foothills of the Austrian Alps. From the Dürenberger Alm, on which you should definitely rest, you have a fantastic overview of the entire basin of Reutte. Last but not least, the turquoise blue Urisee is waiting for you. Maybe it's still sunny enough for a quick bath?
This short, kid-friendly tour takes you to a very cozy place of hospitality: the Vilser Alp. The best, freshly tapped beer and a number of regional delicacies are waiting for you there. But the way there is guaranteed not boring. So you pass at the beginning of a quarry and crosses a few meters further up the Kühlbach, in the crossing of which you can hear the imposing Alpstrudelfall rushing and also catch a glimpse.
The cable car takes care of most of the altitude, so you can experience the nature in the high altitude beyond the tree line. On the Alpenrosenweg you enjoy the whole time over an incredibly beautiful view over the Lech Valley. Between the end of June and the beginning of August, the eponymous alpine roses bloom and offer a picturesque natural spectacle.
Passing an impressive gorge with the mighty Rotlechfall, you continue to feel your way through the dense forest that separates you from the goal of your labors: the Ehenbichler Alm. The silent coniferous forest swallows all sounds of the surroundings and you feel far away from any signs of civilization. But luckily it is not quite as wild, because arrived up the Ehenbichler Alm waits with best home cooking for your arrival.
From the tranquil village of Roßschläg you hike the first 3 kilometers up the mountain a bit more tempo until you have arrived in the valley floor of the Sababache. Through this enchanting valley the Raintalweg leads across lush, green meadows, with the constant view on the massive walls of red Fluh & Co. For the physical welfare provide the Musauer Alm halfway and the two neighboring huts Füssener hut and Otto Mayr hut that are the goal of your hike.Small tip: All three cabins can be accommodated. You should definitely book in advance!