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Kronbichl Kapelle
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Great Valley Loop

hiking tour

A moderately difficult, leisurely valley hike with a beautiful panorama. There are various places to stop for refreshments on this tour.

  • Starting point Tourist Information
  • location Reit im Winkl
  • distance 14.2 kilometres
  • duration 04:30 hours
  • maximum altitude 806 meters
  • minimum altitude 655 meters
  • altitude difference 306 ascending
  • altitude difference 306 descending
intermediate difficulty

Tour description:

From the starting point to the parish church, then path no. 2 to the water lily pond, then path no. 3 via Augustensteig to Birnbach.

From here, take no. 33 via Oberbichl and Unterbichl to the Tiroler Straße, walk about 80 m in the direction of the town center, then turn right via Loferau - Grenzsteg bridge to Benzeck on path no. 19 to the Blindau children's playground.

Continue to the right to the ski jumps and to the district of Entfelden. Follow the signs in the direction of the town center, then path no. 61 Dorfmitte via Pötschbichl, then further back to the twon center.

Special features: From Birnbach, a wonderful view of the Kaiser Mountains, the natural heat power plant in the Lofertal, a romantic pond in Blindau, ski jumps, a view from the Pötschbichl.

Catering option

Circular tour

Recommended months for this tour

Tips for this tour

The special feature of this tour is the magnificent view of the Kaiser Mountains.


Arrival by car

Coming from Munich or Salzburg on the federal autobahn Munich - Salzburg (A8 to Grabenstätt exit no. 109), continue in the direction of Marquartstein and on the well-developed German Alpine Road (B 305) to Reit im Winkl. Parking: -Dorfstr. 38 at the Tourist Info, 83242 Reit im Winkl, -Tirolerstraße 37 at the Festsaal, 83242 Reit im Winkl.

From Munich or Innsbruck on the federal autobahn Rosenheim - Innsbruck (A93) to Oberaudorf (exit no. 59). Continue to Walchsee, Kössen and Reit im Winkl. Parking: -Tirolerstraße 37 at the Festsaal, 83242 Reit im Winkl, -Tourist - Info Dorfstraße 38, 83242 Reit im Winkl.


Arrival by public transport

Connections to Reit im Winkl from Prien am Chiemsee train station (best bus connection!). With the RVO bus line 9505. Stop directly at the tourist information.

Connections to Reit im Winkl from Ruhpolding train station with the RVO line 9506.

Bus stop directly at the Tourist Info.