May 21st - October 4th, 2021
Start your crossing of the alps to Venice with the first section from the Tegernsee to Kitzbühel. From the crystal clear Tegernsee via gentle alpine pastures passing rugged peaks towards the chic chamois town Kitzbühel. Enjoy your evenings in cosy 3 star hotels to refill your energy.
This dream tour is perfectly fitted for pleasure oriented hikers. The stages are between 11 and 23km in length and the altitude differences are between 300 and 1000m
Requirements and general information
The tour partly covers alpine terrain. You will need appropriate mountain equipment and basic stamina. Necessary mountain equipment: ankle-high boots, functional clothes, rucksack, food and water, rain and sun protection, first-aid kit, mobile phone, possibly hiking sticks.
- 7 x Overnight stays with breakfast buffet in ***hotels/inns
- 5 x lunch (no lunch at the Tegernsee and at Ellmau)
- Detailed documents 1 x per room (maps, route description, places to visit, phone numbers)
- Voucher for the Tegernsee Arkaden
- Entry to the Markus-Wasmeier-Museum
- Transfer from Bayrischzell to the Steiner Alm (starting point of stage 3)
- Organized transfer back from Kitzbühel to the Tegernsee
- 6 x luggage transport
- Local taxes
- Daily service hotline from 09.00 – 19.00 (also on weekends)
1st day: Individual arrival at the Tegernsee
Individual arrival at your accommodation at the Tegernsee. At check-in you receive your travel documents.
Overnight stay at the Tegernsee
2nd day: Tegernsee - Schliersee, approx. 13 km, 5 - 6 h altitude difference: á530 / â495 m
You start your tour at the railway station of the town Tegernsee and hike upwards to the famous Neureuth Hütte. An even nicer variant of the known prince path guides you past the Gindelalm and the Auer mountain to the Huberspitzhaus. From here you hike downwards towards the Schliersee.
Overnight stay at the Schliersee
3rd day: Schliersee – Wendelstein - Bayrischzell, approx. 12 km, 6 h altitude difference: á1034 / â58 m
From the picturesque Schliersee a bus ride takes you to Aurach. Here you start hiking towards Fischbachau, and past the famous pilgrim’s town Birkenstein. Further on the path winds up along beautiful alpine pastures all the way to the peak that offers a wonderful panoramic view deep into the alps. The cable car takes you down to the valley and to the town of Bayrischzell. Epicure variant: Aschau – Bayrischzell – Short bus ride to Aschau, further on to Birkenstein and along the base of Wendelsteins to Bayrischzell. Cable car ride up to the summit of the Wendelstein possible. approx. 11 km, 3-4 h, altitude difference: á191 / â166 m
Overnight stay at Bayrischzell
4. Tag: Bayrischzell - Thiersee, approx. 17 km, 7-8 h altitude difference: á1035 / â1015 m
Short transfer from Bayrischzell to the starting point. The hike leads you over the Nesselberg to the border between Bavaria and Austria/Tyrol. Next you reach Mariandlalm, before you hike on over Traisenalm (with a wonderful view to the Wilder Kaiser) and finally reach Hinterthiersee.
Overnight stay at Thiersee
5th day: Thiersee - Kufstein, approx. 19 km, 6 - 7 h altitude difference: á396 / â764 m
Today´s stage leads you along the Thiersee, Längsee and the Hechtsee to the pearl of the Inns – Kufstein. A visit of the fortress and the biggest open air organ world wide.
Overnight stay at Kufstein
6th day: Kufstein – Ellmau, approx. 22 km, 9 h altitude difference: á701 / â1138 m
Today you start with a ride with the Kaiserlift cable car to the Brentenjoch (payable on spot). You follow the Adlerweg to the Kaindlhütte and further on passing the Walleralm along the side of the Wilder Kaisers to Ellmau Epicures variant: Once you reach the Walleralm you walk further on to the Hintersteinersee, take the free shuttle bus to Scheffau and walk further on to Ellmau.
approx. 11 km, 5 h, altitude difference: á401 / â746 m
Overnight stay at Ellmau
7th day: Ellmau - Kitzbühel, approx. 15 km, 7 h altitude difference: á671 / â710 m
The stage begins with a hike over the Hausberg to Reith near Kitzbühel. After a short while it becomes clear why the „high society“ found their second home here. Passing the Gieringer Weiher and the Schwarzsee you reach the legendary town of Kitzbühel.
Overnight stay at Kitzbühel
8th day: Transfer back and individual departure.
Transfer from Kitzbühel to the Tegernsee. Your tour is ending today. But the next section from Kitzbühel to the 3 Zinnen is already waiting.
Rates for the arrangement per person in €:
minimum number of participants:
4 persons per date
21.05. – 01.07.21
31.08. – 04.10.21
01.07. – 31.08.21
***hotel/inn in double room
***hotel/inn in double room
Day of arrival
Minimum number of participants: 4
For 2 participants we have to charge a transportation supplement of: EUR 100,- p.P. (2021)
Information for arrivals by car: The parking place does not always situate next to the accommodation but on a public parking place. (Possible costs have to be paid on spot)
Dogs: Dogs are allowed in the accommodations on request, often for a small fee. Extra costs have to be paid on spot. Austrian law requires that dogs have to be kept on leash and have to wear a muzzle in public transport.
Due to environmental reasons we recommend to arrive and depart by public transportation.