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Whether for the view or for the challenge, climbing the mountainous peaks in Lower Bavaria is the best way to experience more of this beautiful region. But with 20 to choose from, it can be tough to know which peak to proceed with. That’s why we’ve collected the best peaks and summits in Lower Bavaria for you here — so you can easily add one to your next adventure.

The top 20 peaks in Lower Bavaria

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    Großer Arber

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    There it stands majestically, at 1,456 meters, the highest mountain in the Bavarian Forest: the Great Arber. It is not for nothing that this mountain is nicknamed “King of the …

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    Lusen

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    Many myths and legends entwine around the third highest mountain in the Bavarian Forest National Park - the Lusen (1,373 meters). The devil himself is said to have played a …

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    3

    Hirschenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    With its height of 1,092 meters, Hirschenstein is one of the famous 18-thousanders in the Bavarian Forest. At the top of the summit there is a seven-meter-high masonry lookout tower. …

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    Großer Rachel

    Hiking Highlight

    In a ZDF survey on the most popular excursion destinations in Germany, the Great Rachel was number 1 in the mountain category at 1,453 meters! The highest mountain in the …

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    Pröllergipfel

    Hiking Highlight

    The hike and the ascent to the Pröller are well worth the effort, when you get to the top you have a wonderful view, and there is seating and tables for a snack or just to relax

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    Dreisessel

    Hiking Highlight

    The Dreisessel (1,312 meters) is certainly one of the most striking mountains in the Bavarian Forest.

    Impressive along the way is especially the "Stone Sea", a huge cluster of large …

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    Großer Falkenstein

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    Many hiking trails of various degrees of difficulty open up the hiking area around the Großer Falkenstein (1,315 meters). One of the most spectacular climbs is the path over the …

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    8

    Geißkopf

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Nice to get in here and enjoy this really great and wide view

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    9

    Predigtstuhl

    Hiking Highlight

    The summit of the Predigtstuhl is densely forested, but a cozy sitting area with table awaits you, where you can take a first break. With fresh energy, it then goes on the wide ridge path in the direction of Hirschenstein.

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    10

    Haidel

    Hiking Highlight

    Great rest area, observation tower with information on surrounding communities and a great adventure playground for children.

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    Gipfel Brotjacklriegel

    Hiking Highlight

    Nice view from the tower. Admission 1 € for adults and for children 0,50 €.

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    12

    Blockmeer am Lusen

    Hiking Highlight

    These many “green” stones on the summit are simply impressive and absolutely worth seeing. It's not only great fun for children to climb up here and admire the great natural spectacle.

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    Großer Arber

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    At 1,455 meters, the Großer Arber is the highest mountain in the Bavarian Forest. From its summit you can see the Alps in good conditions. But of course you have …

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    Hirschenstein

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    In the vicinity of the tower, a footpath leads to the shoe stain, in the beginning a bit difficult, probably many have to push, but then you can let the …

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    Rauen Kulm

    Hiking Highlight

    Great hiking destination with a wonderful view

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    Großer Riedelstein

    Hiking Highlight

    From the highest elevation of the Kaitersberg at 1,132 meters, you have a fantastic panorama to all sides. The peak of the Great Riedelstein is decorated in 1909 for the hometown poet Maximilian Schmidt erected monument.

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    17

    Dreitannenriegel

    Hiking Highlight

    On the summit it is a short steep climb, then you can comfortably walk downhill through the forest. Just right for a quick tour. At the weekend you can also stop in the Loderhart.

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    Siebensteinkopf

    Hiking Highlight

    The summit of the Siebensteinkopf, which lies at 1,263 meters, can be reached via a narrow, paved hiking trail. The impressive forest wilderness that can be experienced here is characteristic …

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    Wonderful hike to the Bavarian Plöckenstein

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    Heugstatt (1262 Meter)

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    Hikers experience a slightly different mountain tour on the 1,262 m high Heugstatt in the northern Bavarian Forest. Its summit plateau is not made of rock and stone, but a …

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