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  • Fischen »»

    Rejuvenating leisuretime destination in the Iller river valley with panoramic views of the mountains. Ideal for bike tours, Nordic walking, leisurely strolls, and low-impact hikes. Certified premium-class health climate, e-bike tours and exceptional shopping opportunities.

  • Bolsterlang »»

    Panoramic views across the Iller river valley, at the very heart of the Allgäu Alps. You won’t find a more picture perfect mountain village than this gem at the foot of the Hörnerkette mountain range, surrounded by picturesque Alpine meadows.

  • Obermaiselstein »»

    Family-friendly mountain village in panoramic surroundings with views of the Allgäu region mountain world. Nature highlights, like the only underground cave of the Allgäu region are just a leisurely walk away.

  • Balderschwang »»

    A natural treasure: the small Alpine village of Balderschwang. Nestled at the heart of Nature Park Nagelfluhkette, situated at 1,044 metres (3,425 feet) above sea level in a virtually untouched valley near the border to Vorarlberg.

  • Ofterschwang »»

    A beautiful Alpine village with panoramic views of the Allgäu mountains, renowned for its regional delicacies and its skiing- and golf resort. Offers range from farm accommodation, lovely holiday flats to luxury holidays at a golf resort, and a specialized family hotel.

Snowshoeing is sportive, fun and adventurous - but please take care of nature!

In the footsteps and even on the shoes of the Inuit - that is how you should experience the beauty of the Hörnerdörfer region - particularly if you are looking for peace and quiet, want to relax, but still want to be active at your own pace.

Large areas of our Hörner Mountain region are only accessible on touring skis or snowshoes during the winter. Explore an untouched winter wonderland in the company of one of our expert snowshoe hiking guides. Guided snowshoe hikes are offered at each of our five communities all through the winter.
Learn about how avalanches are formed, and about the important role Alpine farming plays in mountain safety during the summer. Discover the unique beauty of our region and try your luck at counting the peaks! 
Numerous hire points offer all the equipment you will need.

The newly created Snowshoe Park Oberallgäu near Schweineberg in Ofterschwang offers various snowshoe hiking tours for all fitness levels. You will also have an opportunity to learn about the techniques and skills of the Inuit at an Igloo Camp & Husky Workshop, where you will also build your very own igloo. Dog sledding with a team of Huskies is part of the programme, as is the extraordinary night you will spend in your self-built igloo - unforgettable experiences that will round off this very special winter highlight.

Tips for snowshoeing »

Here you will find a few suggestions for snowshoeing tours, easy to print or a file to download for your GPS device.