Lofer meadows Loop

hiking tour

A stroll past the mysterious fairytale forest and the picturesque Lofer meadows.

  • Starting point Church St. Pankratius
  • Location Reit im Winkl
  • distance 5.8 kilometres
  • duration 01:30 hours
  • maximum altitude 696 meters
  • minimum altitude 653 meters
  • altitude difference 59 ascending
  • altitude difference 59 descending
easy difficulty

Tour description:

From Kirchplatz follow Hausbachweg to the Thalgartner Wald and then into the Lofer meadows, along the Lofer river to the east to Grenzsteg bridge.

After crossing this footbridge, head east again along the Lofer to the horse-riding arena at the Lofer Bridge. After the bridge we leave the Loferau meadows, walk along the B 305 towards the north. After crossing the street, we march to the Gletschermühlenfeld and into the center of the village to the starting point.

Note: A nice hike in a wild river landscape. Beautiful meadow landscape on a river. At the Gletschermühlenfeld we find witnesses of prehistoric times.

Catering option

Circular tour

Recommended months for this tour

Tips for this tour

Along the wild river, just let your mind wander and enjoy the tranquility of this meadow landscape. Beautiful snowdrops and the "Zweiblatt", a rare species of orchid, bloom in spring.



Arrival by car

Coming from Munich or Salzburg on the Munich - Salzburg motorway (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 spaces: -Dorfstraße 38 at the Tourist - Info, 83242 Reit im Winkl, -Tirolerstraße 37 at the Festsaal, 83242 Reit im Winkl.

Coming from Munich or Innsbruck on the Rosenheim - Innsbruck motorway (A93) to Oberaudorf (exit 59). On to Walchsee, Kössen and Reit im Winkl. Parking spaces: -Tirolerstraße 37 am 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 office or in the center.

Connections to Reit im Winkl from Ruhpolding train station with the RVO bus line 9506. Stop directly at the tourist information office or in the center.