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Hochwiesweg Trail - Nordic Walking in Ofterschwang

Nordic Walking • Ofterschwang
  • Ofterschwang in the Allgäu Alps
    / Ofterschwang in the Allgäu Alps
    Photo: Michael Redecker, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
  • Ofterschwang in the Allgäu Alps
    / Ofterschwang in the Allgäu Alps
    Photo: Michael Redecker, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
Map / Hochwiesweg Trail - Nordic Walking in Ofterschwang
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Easy trail on the outskirts of Ofterschwang, which takes only 45 minutes.

easy
3.6 km
0:45 h
107 m
108 m

Easy beginner's tour to start and warm-up - guaranteed to be fun and enjoy the other Nordic Walking trails.

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Hörnerdörfer im Allgäu
Updated: 2018-01-24

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
925 m
849 m
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Rest Stop

Schlitte Hitte - Lodge
Wurzelhütte
Ristorante-Pizzeria Cortina
Ice Cream Parlor - Ofterschwang

Safety information

Ofterschwang is located on the edge of the Nature Park Nagelfluhkette. A Nature Park is a protected landscape created by long-term use and cultivation. This valuable cultural landscape is to be preserved in its present form, but at the same time also to be used.

Please note the following recommendations:

  • Please do not make noise.
  • Please do not go off the road.
  • Please do not make an open fire.
  • Please only camp on marked areas.
  • Please do not resettle plants or animals.
  • Please do not pick plants and flowers.
  • Please do not collect mushrooms.
  • Please do not collect stones or minerals.
  • Please do not feed animals.
  • Please do not leave any rubbish.
  • Please dispose of dog droppings in public dog kennels or at home

Equipment

The right equipment for your tour consists of proper hiking boots and clothing appropriate to the weather. Take sun cream and water along. Note that you are in the mountains and weather changes can be expected at any time.

Start

Parking at the valley station Weltcup-Express in Ofterschwang (884 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.498010 N 10.234261 E
UTM
32T 592959 5261246

Destination

Parking at the valley station Weltcup-Express in Ofterschwang

Turn-by-turn directions

From the parking area of the valley station, walk the short section of the Panoramaweg back down to the curve and turn right and follow the road "Am Fahnen". Follow the signposted path to Sigiswang, where you afterwards descend downhill to the main road. Follow the road to the left for about 200m in direction of Ofterschwang until you see a "Dorfrunde" turn right. The Dorfrunde leads around a smoll forest to the church of St. Alexander and ends in the Moosweg. Turn left downhill through the village center, take the Panoramaweg opposite up to the starting point - the valley station.

Public transport

Public transport friendly

From the Sonthofen train station by bus to Ofterschwang (bus route Sonthofen - Ofterschwang - Bolsterlang) or via Fischen (bus via Bolsterlang)

Getting there

The access to Ofterschwang is via the B19, to exit OA5 to Ofterschwang near Sonthofen or via Tiefenberg.

Parking

Free parking at the Weltcup-Express valley station in Ofterschwang

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

In the Tourist Information Ofterschwang you can buy a small map of the Nordic Walking and theme trails of the Hörnerdörfer.

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
3.6 km
Duration
0:45 h
Ascent
107 m
Descent
108 m
Public transport friendly Round tour With refreshment stops Nice views

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