When the Trettach rushes through the alpine valley at 900 meters above sea level, you hear the marmots whistle from Seealpsee at 1,700 meters above sea level and in the evening you enjoy the famous alpenglow from the Mindelheimer Hütte above the 2,595 meters high Trettachspitze - then you have arrived in Oberstdorf! You want to stroll with your family through idyllic valleys and sip delicious alpine milk? Or do you want to get higher to the best view of the beautiful Oberstdorf from the Allgäuer Grasberge? As half a chamois you would like to know and climb the rugged peaks of the Allgäuer Hauptkamm? Perfect! Because Oberstdorf stands for unique hiking at three altitudes.
We have put together 17 tours for you to the most beautiful corners and heights of the impressive mountain world around Oberstdorf. Over the idyllic Oytal, hiking trails lead you up into the airy heights up to the Hahnenköpfle or to the Edmund Probst Haus just below the prominent Nebelhorn. At the border stone 147, the southernmost point of Germany is waiting for you — a tour that can be perfectly arranged as a bike-hiking mix. You will discover picturesque valleys with the Traufbachtal, the Warmatsgundtal and the neighbouring Kleinwalsertal. As a lover of hut tours we take you to four breathtaking places to stay overnight: the Mindelheimer Hütte, the Rappenseehütte, the Fiderepasshütte and the Waltenberger Haus.
The tours to the Rubihorn, the Älpelesattel and the Hahnenköpfle demand a lot from you. All the more proudly you can then enjoy the fantastic view of the surrounding peaks and let the mountain wind blow around your nose. With a bit of luck, you won't be alone up here and see a herd of chamois jumping happily over the rocks.
"Careful, safe, gentle" - during your holiday in the holiday region Oberstdorf - Kleinwalsertal you will experience highest quality, service and many measures to make your stay as safe as possible.
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On this promising hike, you will explore the mountains on the border between Germany and Austria. From Riezlern in the Kleinwalsertal, the route leads you first on quiet roads uphill and over wide mountain meadows - already here you can enjoy beautiful views. At the Mittelalp, you have not only brought almost all vertical meters behind you, you have earned yourself a stop with panoramic views here.
A mountain tour through the Oberstdorf mountains, which could hardly be more beautiful: Through the romantic Trettachtal valley and the dramatic Hölltobel you start on good trails to the historically protected mining village Gerstruben. After a short rest in the inn, it continues straight away. Now it is getting steeper. On narrow trails and in countless bends the path leads you to the Hahnenköpfle.
This exciting mountain tour on the third level leads you directly from Oberstdorf to the summit of the Rubihorn - with over 1,100 vertical meters in the ascent in any case a tour for persevering hikers. From the valley station of the Nebelhornbahn, you will hike past the ski jumps and into the Faltenbachtobel. Through the wildly romantic brook gorge it goes uphill to the cable car middle station "Seealpe".
On this magnificent, challenging hike, you will take exciting trails through the Allgäu mountains. Breathtaking views on the Laufbacher Eck and cozy alpine huts in the picturesque Oytal make this hike a first-class tour. At the beginning you drive comfortably up to the top station with the Nebelhornbahn. A short path leads you to the pointer saddle, where you can enjoy a great view of the Seealpsee. Over flower-rich steep slopes, the mountain trail winds to the Schochensattel.