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Nordic Walking trail "Forests and Meadows" at Ofterschwang

Nordic Walking • Ofterschwang
  • Mountain meadows on the nature trail to Hüttenberg
    / Mountain meadows on the nature trail to Hüttenberg
    Photo: Michael Redecker, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
  • Hiking signs
    / Hiking signs
    Photo: Michael Redecker, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
  • View onto Hüttenberg and the Iller Valley
    / View onto Hüttenberg and the Iller Valley
    Photo: Michael Redecker, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
  • Typical Allgäu Architecture
    / Typical Allgäu Architecture
    Photo: Michael Redecker, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
  • View from the nature trail in Ofterschwang
    / View from the nature trail in Ofterschwang
    Photo: Michael Redecker, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
Map / Nordic Walking trail "Forests and Meadows" at Ofterschwang
600 800 1000 1200 m km 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Parkplatz Oberzollbrücke Kirche St. Alexander Brotzeithütte

Beautiful forest trails lead you through across beautiful meadows and lovely forests.

moderate
9.4 km
2:15 h
314 m
314 m

From the Oberzollbrücke via Westerhofen you take the beautiful forest path along the Ettersbach to Ofterschwang. Continue through the beautiful nature trail to Hüttenberg and downhill back to the starting point.

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Hörnerdörfer im Allgäu
Updated: 2018-01-24

Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
905 m
735 m
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Rest Stop

Schlitte Hitte - Lodge
Wurzelhütte
Ristorante-Pizzeria Cortina
Restaurant Alphorn

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 area at Oberzollbrücke (737 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.520412 N 10.256742 E
UTM
32T 594612 5263763

Destination

Parking area at Oberzollbrücke

Turn-by-turn directions

From the Oberzollbrücke head towards Westerhofen and behind the chapel follow the Wittelsbacher trail, which leads to the right along the Ettersbach to Ofterschwang. In Ofterschwang you enter at the church and follow the Kirchgasse straight into the village center, from here straight-on with the Panoramaweg it walk to the valley station of the Weltcup-Express. Behind the school and the kindergarten, the path leads to the right over the nature trail to Hüttenberg. Go down to the the village center and follow the road to the left out of the village until you reach a path to the right taking you downhill back to the Oberzollbrücke.

Getting there

The access to Ofterschwang is via the B19, until exit OA5 to Ofterschwang near Sonthofen. Drive through Sigishofen and at Westerhofen turn right to Oberzollbrücke.

Parking

Free parking in the village center of Oberzollbrücke

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
moderate
Distance
9.4 km
Duration
2:15 h
Ascent
314 m
Descent
314 m
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