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Ofterschwanger Nordic Walking trail

Nordic Walking • Ofterschwang
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  • View from the Wittelsbacher Höhe near Ofterschwang
    / View from the Wittelsbacher Höhe near Ofterschwang
    Photo: Michael Redecker, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
  • View onto Hüttenberg and the aller Valley near Ofterschwang
    / View onto Hüttenberg and the aller Valley near Ofterschwang
    Photo: Michael Redecker, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
  • Wittelsbacher Höhe near Ofterschwang in spring
    / Wittelsbacher Höhe near Ofterschwang in spring
    Photo: Michael Redecker, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
  • Ofterschwang in the Allgäu Alps
    / Ofterschwang in the Allgäu Alps
    Photo: Michael Redecker, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
  • View from Schweineberg onto the main mountain ridge
    / View from Schweineberg onto the main mountain ridge
    Photo: Michael Redecker, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
Map / Ofterschwanger Nordic Walking trail
600 800 1000 1200 m km 2 4 6 8 10 Parkplatz Oberzollbrücke

All the scenic highlights of Ofterschwang are presented to the Nordic Walker on this challenging and hilly circuit.

medium
11.4 km
3:00 h
350 m
350 m

On this more challenging trail, we will get to know all the highlights of Ofterschwang. The trail leads through the nature trail to Hüttenberg, over the Sonthofer See and a short stretch along the Iller River, via Sigishofen and the forest path to the Wittelsbacher Höhe near Schweineberg and further on to Ofterschwang.

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Hörnerdörfer im Allgäu
Updated: 2018-07-16

Difficulty
medium
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
905 m
731 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Schlitte Hitte - Lodge
Wurzelhütte
Ristorante-Pizzeria Cortina
Restaurant Alphorn
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 area at "Weltcup-Express" valley station in Ofterschwang (884 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.498010 N 10.234261 E
UTM
32T 592959 5261246

Destination

Parking area at "Weltcup-Express" valley station in Ofterschwang

Turn-by-turn directions

Over the beautiful nature trail, through forests and across mountain meadows, we get to Hüttenberg. Follow the mainroad left out of the village and take the path right downhill to Oberzollbrücke. At the parking area in the centre take the path past the Sonthofer Lake and then follow along the Iller River to the right upto the bridge. Follow the road on the right in the direction of Sigishofen. After the "Komm Mit" tour bus company, take the second street on the left and next road to the right leads you to the fire station. Follow the path straight uphill through the shadow-giving forest. At the junction to Schweineberg, it is worth to walk about 300 m and make a detour to Wittelsbacher Höhe, a hillside with an old basswood tree ontop. The view is really gorgeous! The tour then continues to Wielenberg. Take the path down and cross the Ettersbach. The path leads upwards to Ofterschwang and from head you head back to 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 (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
medium
Distance
11.4 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
350 m
Descent
350 m
Public transport friendly Round tour Nice views With refreshment stops

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