Availability notice: During high season we may need to accommodate you for several nights in one place on this trip. Local buses can enable you to resume your hike at the same spot. Your specialist will always discuss this with you before confirming your booking.

 

The Complete Lech River Trail

From $1,573.00
10 Days & 9 Nights
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The Complete Lech River Trail

  • Follow the entire trail from the source to the falls of the Lech River
  • Hike through Austria's Arlberg and Tyrol to the Bavarian town of Füssen
  • Enjoy dramatic mountain views in the Tyroler-Lech Nature Park
  • Explore the Romantic fairy-tale castle of Neuschwanstein
  • Relax in the hotel spa and feast on delicious Apfelstrudel and Weisswurst
Follow the ‘Lechweg’, one of the last wild alpine river landscapes, from the azure blue waters of Formarinsee to the roaring Lech falls in Füssen. The Lech River Trail has been designated the very first ‘Leading Quality Trail’ by the European Ramblers Association and is already a firm favourite long distance hike with Germans and Austrians alike. Wander well-maintained paths through the Lech valley and take in grandiose mountain and river views. Experience traditional alpine farming towns and villages and enjoy the peace and quiet of this lesser-known trail. Refuel at the end of the day with hearty local Austrian specialities like apple strudel, locally made cheeses, sausage and a refreshing beer.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Lech Day 2 Bus to Formarinsee and walk to Lech 10 miles / 15.5 km Day 3 Walk to Warth 7 miles / 11 km Day 4 Walk to Holzgau 14 miles / 22 km Day 5 Walk to Elbigenalp 9 miles / 15 km Day 6 Walk to Stanzach 14 miles / 22.5 km Day 7 Walk to Wängle 14 miles / 22.5 km Day 8 Walk to Füssen 17 miles / 28 km Day 9 Free Day Füssen Day 10 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 11kg per person per day, meaning it’s one of our greenest trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 11kg is equivalent to 2 Neapolitan margherita pizzas. Buon appetito!.

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.

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