Sign and logo of the German Alpine Road
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Reit im Winkl is a popular stop on the journey along the German Alpine Road, "Deutsche Alpenstraße". The well-signposted, extraordinary road trip starts in Lindau on Lake Constance and ends in Schönau am Königssee. Those who stop on the German Alpine Road in Reit im Winkl often spend the evening in the Dark Sky Park on the Winklmoos-Alm or use the day for a hike in the Chiemgau Alps.

The German Alpine Road leads through the most famous and beautiful German Alpine locations, it is the oldest German holiday route.

484 km long, signposted in both directions, so you can also start at Lake Königssee and drive towards Lake Constance.

Signpost German Alpine Road
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Route of the German Alpine Road

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Town view spring sun

On your way on the alpine road, stop in Reit im Winkl?

Why a stop in Reit im Winkl is definitely worthwhile when you explore the German Alpine Road on your road trip.

Our recommendations for a short stay - one that might inspire you to come back.

On the Winklmoos-Alm
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Alpine pastures

The most beautiful alpine pastures and how to get there

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Church of St. Pankratius in Reit im Winkl
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Taking a stroll around Reit im Winkl

Fascinating sights and view points

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Summer on the Winklmoos-Alm
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Maybe the most famous alpine pasture in Germany

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Dark Sky Park Winklmoos-Alm - Church and Milky Way
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Dark Sky Park Winklmoos-Alm

1st Dark Sky Park in the Alps - in Reit im Winkl / Winklmoos-Alm

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Eat and drink well in Reit im Winkl
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Where to eat and drink

Enjoy regional specialities

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St. Anna's Chapel on the Hemmersuppenalm
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Unspoilt nature, between Hindenburghütte and Fellhorn

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Window shopping in Reit im Winkl
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Shopping in Reit im Winkl

Souvenirs, presents and everything you need for your holidays

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Highlights of the German Alpine Road

Famous lakes: Lake Constance, Forggensee, Walchensee, Kochelsee, Sylvensteinstausee, Tegernsee, Schliersee, Chiemsee, Königssee

Famous churches and monasteries: Wieskirche, Ettal Abbey, Benediktbeuern

Famous castles: Neuschwanstein, Hohenschwangau, Linderhof

Electric boat on Lake Königssee in front of St. Bartholomä
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To Lake Königssee

To the next destination on the German Alpine Road

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Online booking

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Out and about on the German Alpine Road
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Hausen Eibe Reit im Winkl
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Tourist Information Office Reit im Winkl

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