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Fairytale landscapes & alpine foothills - hiking in the Tölzer Land in Bavaria

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Fairytale landscapes & alpine foothills - hiking in the Tölzer Land in Bavaria

Hiking Collection by Tölzer Land

5

Tours

18:15 h

40.2 mi

3,975 ft

Dreamlike mountain scenery, magnificent blue lakes, lush alpine meadows, and rustic restaurants – the Tölzer Land is straight from the pages of a fairytale. With such wonderful scenery, this region in Upper Bavaria is perfect for your next hiking trip. In this Collection, we’ve put together five varied and exhilarating Tours to inspire you – from gentle hikes exploring wild herbs to challenging summit ascents. On these hikes, you get to know the wonderful landscapes around Bad Tölz, the Starnberger See, Kochelsee, and the magical mountains of the foothills of the Alps.

The Tölzer Land stretches between the Isar and Loisach rivers, just south of Munich. Climb the Blomberg, the local mountain of Bad Toelz, and enjoy a break with a view in a cosy alpine hut. Explore the Ellbach Moor and get comfy on the banks of the River Isar. If you are interested in herbs, then the Herbal Adventure Park in Bad Heilbrunn is a must. You can learn lots of interesting things about useful and diverse plants on a stroll through the beautiful park. Close to the Starnberger See, you can hike around Münsing municipality where fantastic mountain views await. Finally, you can expect postcard landscapes as you hike to the shimmering blue water of the Kochelsee lake.

All five hikes are circular. If you are travelling without a car, you can reach the starting points of the Tours easily by public transport. Bad Tölz makes for a good basecamp if you are planning to stay in the region for several days. If you don’t want to carry your own snacks in your rucksack, you can treat yourself to regional delicacies in the restaurants en route. A picture-perfect hiking holiday in Bavaria awaits!

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    Intermediate
    04:20
    8.07 mi
    1.9 mph
    1,900 ft
    1,900 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    This 13-kilometer circular hike takes you to the Blomberg, Tölzer's local mountain, and on to the neighboring Heiglkopf. Look forward to breathtaking views of the Bavarian pre-Alps and lots of mountain idyll.The starting point of the circular hike is the Blomberg valley station on the B472. Even from the parking lot you have a great view of the mountain …

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  • Intermediate
    03:42
    8.69 mi
    2.3 mph
    450 ft
    450 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    A varied landscape, wonderful hiking trails and only a few meters in altitude - the 14 kilometer long Ellbach circuit is simply fun. The circular hike starts at the parking lot on the Isar promenade. From the bank of the river you have a great view of the back of the Calvary to get you in the mood.You cross …

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  • Intermediate
    03:09
    7.30 mi
    2.3 mph
    450 ft
    450 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    On this almost twelve-kilometer circular hike, you immerse yourself in the interesting world of herbs. The adventure tour takes you through the herb adventure park in Bad Heilbrunn, along species-rich, flowering meadows and through Ramsau. It starts at the Reindlschmiede car park, a district of Bad Heilbrunn. Since the hike is a circular route, you can of course join the tour elsewhere.

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  • Intermediate
    02:19
    5.47 mi
    2.4 mph
    250 ft
    250 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    You can recharge your batteries on this eight-kilometer hike: you stroll through the wonderful landscape around Münsing, let your gaze wander over the fantastic mountain scenery in the distance and refresh yourself at the vitality fountain along the way. The round starts at the sports field in Münsing.Before you start the actual Vitalbrunnen circuit, it is worth taking a …

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  • Intermediate
    04:45
    10.7 mi
    2.3 mph
    925 ft
    925 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    This dreamlike tour from Benediktbeuern to the Kochelsee offers great views. The 17-kilometer circuit combines everything that is part of a hike in the Tölzer Land: romantic alpine meadows, picturesque lakes, wide views and impressive mountain backdrops. The starting point is at the Benediktbeuern thermal bath.The first third of the tour is on the high path through shady forest …

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    5
  • Distance
    40.2 mi
  • Duration
    18:15 h
  • Elevation
    3,975 ft

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