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Short Nordic walking round at the Iller near Ofterschwang

Nordic Walking • Ofterschwang
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  • Wittelsbacher Höhe im Abendlicht
    / Wittelsbacher Höhe im Abendlicht
    Photo: Michael Redecker, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
Map / Short Nordic walking round at the Iller near Ofterschwang
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Uphill-downhill, this round leads partly along the Iller River and offers many beautiful viewpoints.

easy
6.9 km
1:20 h
127 m
127 m

This varied Nordic walking tour leads from the Oberzollbrücke near Ofterschwang passt the Sonthofer Lake to the Iller River. Follow this road for a short distance in the direction of Oberstdorf until Sigishofen. From here you go uphill with the forest path crossing the Wittelsbacher Höhe and on the other side downhill to Westerhofen and back to the starting point.

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Updated: 2018-07-16

Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
834 m
731 m
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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 (735 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.518957 N 10.257016 E
UTM
32T 594635 5263602

Destination

Parking area at Oberzollbrücke

Turn-by-turn directions

From the parking area at the Oberzollbrücke, the path leads along the shore path past the Sonthofer Lake and along the Iller River towards Oberstdorf to Sigishofen. Follow the road to Sigishofen and take the second street on the left and then turn right to the fire station. At the fire station, you go stright uphill through a magnificent forest area. From the glades there are always beautiful views of the "guardian of the Allgäu": the Grünten Mountain. Over wonderful forest trails, you descend to Westerhofen and from there back to the starting point "Oberzollbrücke".

Getting there

The access to Ofterschwang is via the B19, until exit OA5 to Ofterschwang near Sonthofen. Drive through Sigishofen and in Westerhofen turn right to the "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
easy
Distance
6.9 km
Duration
1:20 h
Ascent
127 m
Descent
127 m
Round tour Nice views With refreshment stops

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