The Grüntensee in the municipality of Oy-Mittelberg in the Allgäu lies at the foot of the "Grünten" mountain.The Grüntensee has a length of approx. 2.5 km and extends from the Haslach district of the municipality of Oy-Mittelberg to the municipality of Wertach. It is a reservoir of the Wertach River and has a circumference of approximately 8.2 km. A well-developed cycle and hiking trail with a length of approx. 9 km leads around the reservoir.
January 16, 2020
Small tour. View into the Allgäu Alps.The tour starts from the parking lot in Schlettermoos between Zaumberg and Missen. From there follow a small path through a fairytale, snow-covered forest. After a short while you will reach a wider forest road, which you will cross straight over a hill. From there, keep to the right over the wide area. Snowshoes required. In the distance you can see the Siedelalpe. On the left is the Großer Alpsee. Partially frozen. On the right is the summit cross. The Siedelalpe pass through the deep snow downhill to a forest. There, make a path through the forest. Until you pass a loop. Follow the trail for a while in the direction of the right. Turn right to Jugetalpe, which you reach in about 30 minutes. There is a little rest. Continue on the forest path down to the point where the small forest road is reached, which you have taken on the way there. Left. Follow the path back to the car park.
March 2, 2019
Very easy winter hike. Well-groomed paths. Start parking at the county road OA4 between old towns and Hinang. The first section leads through the small district Hinang (Sonthofen). At the end of Hinang the path turns right to Oberthalhofen. Beautiful view over the Illertal on the horns and the Allgäu Alps. In Oberthalhofen briefly direction Unterthalhofen. Then on the right side of the Eybach continue to Iller. On the Iller dam in a northerly direction (right) to the Illersteg at the Old Town mill. After the mill turn right in the direction of Altstädten. There are many places to eat. The last section along the road (Hinanger Steige) leads directly to the parking lot. Increase about 1.000 mtr. Only steep rise.
February 5, 2019
Round trip from Aubachtal to Ostertal.Starting point: Wanderparkplatz in Gunzesried-Säge, 930 mtr., On the left just before the entrance.Walking time: Gunzesried-Säge - Rappengschendalp - Mittelbergalp descent Time indicated 3.00 hrs.Difference in altitude: 420m.The entire tour with only moderate steep climbs runs on rolled winter hiking trails. When descending sticks recommended.In winter rest stops on the Alps only on the weekend.
February 14, 2018
The idyllic Kneipp cure and resort Ottobeuren is quiet and tranquil amidst rolling hills in the Allgäu Voralpenland. The town is world famous for its more than 1,200-year-old Benedictine abbey, which has the largest baroque monastery in the world and hosts international landmarks within its walls. A special cultural highlight is offered by the imposing Baroque basilica. Those who love classical music, the Ottobeurer concerts are well known. Both the basilica and the Kaisersaal are venues for national and international concerts. Since 1957, Ottobeuren, as a recognized Kneipp spa resort, continues the legacy of Pastor Sebastian Kneipp. He was born here and spent childhood and adolescence in the place he remained connected throughout his life. The relaxation seekers can enjoy a variety of sports and recreational activities: u.a. Music meditation, wellness, all therapy forms of the Kneipp teaching and a golf course with 18- and 6-hole courses. Ottobeuren is the central starting point to get to know the whole of the Allgäu.
Ottobeuren is also a place of literature. literaturkreis-ottobeuren.de
December 2, 2017
Starting point: Oberstdorf. Entrance to the Allgäu High Alps. Distance 18 km. Driving time at normal speed approx. 1 1/4 hrs.
Most farm roads, slight gradients. Refreshments in Spielmannsau.
Suitable for hiking. But mostly paved roads. First interesting from Spielmannsau to Kemptener Hütte. Suitable for mountain bikers.
Suggestion: By bus from Oberstdorf to Spielmannsau. Then on foot. Or by mountain bike.
October 17, 2017
Utersum is located in the extreme southwest of the island Föhr, within sight of Amrum and Sylt between dunes and pine forests, and is the smallest seaside resort on Föhr. 58 inhabitants. In Utersum is a rehabilitation clinic of the German Pension Insurance Association, which specializes in lung diseases and areas of oncology and gynecology.
October 17, 2017
Im Allgäu unterwegs.