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Walking in the Bavarian Alps (8 days & 7 nights)

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8 Days & 7 Nights
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Walking in the Bavarian Alps (8 days & 7 nights)

  • Experience the mountain vistas of Bavaria and Austria’s Tyrol region
  • Discover the baroque Ettal Abbey at the heart of a Benedictine monastery
  • Hike around the crystal clear Eibsee, at the foot of Germany’s tallest peak
  • Explore charming Alpine towns including Garmisch-Partenkirchen
  • Dine on hearty regional specialities like pretzels, local sausage and Kaiserschmarrn
This walking holiday takes you to the foot of the Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain at 2,962m. Follow panoramic trails through mountainous scenery and traditional Alpine towns and villages. Immerse yourself in Germanic Alpine culture; hike from town to town, and enjoy loop walks to make the most of the area’s fantastic hiking opportunities. Your adventure begins in Oberammergau in Bavaria, and finishes in the Tyrolean town of Ehrwald in Austria, by way of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The walks are varied; walk to the imposing, baroque Ettal Abbey at the heart of the Benedictine monastery. Hike the dramatic 150m deep ‘Hells Valley’ gorge and take a ride on the ‘Zugspitzbahn’ to the scenic Eibsee lake. At the end of the day you can look forward to relaxing in comfortable, hand-picked accommodations with a refreshing Bavarian beer.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Oberammergau Day 2 Panorama Trail from Linderhof to Oberammergau 8 miles / 13 km Day 3 Local bus to Ettal; walk to Garmisch-Partenkirchen 9 miles / 15 km Day 4 Panorama trail around Vank Mountain 8 miles / 13 km Day 5 Walk through Höllentalklamm 7 miles / 11.5 km Day 6 Walk to Eibsee 11.2 miles / 18 km Day 7 Walk around the pastures of Ehrwald 7.8 miles / 12.5 km Day 8 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 15kg per person per day, meaning it’s one of our greenest trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 15kg is equivalent to 4.5 cheeseburgers.

Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment.

Find out more information on how we've carbon counted our trips.

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