Trail running
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Trail running, golf, Nordic walking, tennis, paragliding - there are so many more options for active athletes than just hiking or cycling.

Here we briefly introduce you to various sports options. Advice, maps, tour suggestions and contacts to guides or trainers are available from the Tourist Information, or you can ask at your accommodation.

Jogging, running, trail running

Experienced mountain runners are enthusiastic about the different running routes at three altitudes, the well-signposted paths and the numerous refreshment stops in Reit im Winkl. Many vacationers: they use their stay to gain running experience on alpine trails for the first time away from the usual asphalt stretches and to discover the importance of vertical meters.

Tip: Get the free trail running map "Trail im Winkl" from the Tourist Info. With (signposted) tour suggestions and tips for beginners. Be aware of the weather conditions, remember to wear appropriate clothing and equipment, and stay on the trails. Trail running is not cross-country running: protect nature, because of which you and many other guests come to Reit im Winkl.

Even in winter, trail running is a perfect sport to keep actively fit. Learn more

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Town Loop - short

easy (tour)
Nice route along the Lofer river and back to the alpine town of Reit im Winkl.
  • 4.6 km
  • 65 Hm
  • 00:30 h
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Town Loop - long

easy (tour)
A delightful route along the Lofer river, across meadows, paths and trails to Blindau and back to the starting point.
  • 6.8 km
  • 100 Hm
  • 00:45 h
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Kapellensteig Trail

easy (tour)
A run to beautifully situated chapels, with a fantastic view of lake Chiemsee.
  • 6.4 km
  • 322 Hm
  • 00:45 h
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difficult (tour)
Between the Durchkaseralm and Straubinger Haus, countless vantage points invite you to take a break.
  • 14.6 km
  • 562 Hm
  • 02:30 h
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Nordic walking

Tip: the high altitude route Winklmoos-Alm, an easy Nordic walking tour with a length of approx. 6 km.The trail leads along circular hiking trail no. 7 Winklmoos-Alm with a total ascent of 100 m and a difference in altitude of 58 m.

The advantages of Nordic Walking include training the entire cardiovascular system, increased oxygen uptake, increased calorie consumption, strengthening of the back muscles, prevention of back problems with low stress on the knees. Nordic walking courses with a trainer can be found in the calendar of events, equipment in the local sports shops.


Playing golf on the 18-hole course of the Reit im Winkl GC is something special: the golf course is the only cross-border golf course in Europe! 12 holes are in Reit im Winkl, Germany, while the remaining 6 holes are in Kössen in Austria. The view of the Kaiser Mountains also makes the round of golf in Reit im Winkl and Kössen a special experience! At the golf partner houses in Reit im Winkl you receive discounts on green fees at the Reit im Winkl /Kössen golf club.

Golf courses around Lake Chiemsee

Tip Chiemsee Golfcard:after purchasing the card you canYou can play on four golf courses of your choice from the twelve participating golf courses around Lake Chiemsee. More information at the participating golf courses.

Golfclub Reit im Winkl eV - Kössen 6345 Kössen, Austria Tip: Ask about dates for taster golf! Kaiserwinkl Golf-Kössen - Lärchenhof (8 km) 6345 Kössen, Austria Attention: Here you get a 20% discount with the Reit im Winkl inclusive card!

Golf resort Achental (21 km) 83224 Grassau

Ruhpolding Golf Club (23 km) 83324 Ruhpolding

Golfclub Chiemsee GC Prien (33 km) 83209 Prien am Chiemsee

Chieming Golf Club (41 km) 83339 Chieming

Golfclub Höslwang Chiemgau (48 km) 83129 Höslwang

Golfclub am Obinger See (54 km) 83119 Obing

Berchtesgadener Land Golf Club (58 km) 83404 Ainring

Anthal-Waginger See Golf Club (60 km) 83413 Fridolfing

Golf club Schloss Maxlrain (66 km) 83104 Tuntenhausen

Mangfalltal Golf Club (75 km) 83620 Feldkirchen-Westerham

Golfclub Schloss Elkofen eV (81 km) 85567 Grafing near Munich

Entrance to Reit im Winkl
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See Reit im Winkl and the Chiemgau mountains from above, slowly and in peace. First orientate yourself, search for and find your favorite spots, glide over them - paragliding is an unforgettable holiday experience!

If you don't have your own paraglider, you can fly with others in tandem. Numerous flight schools in Chiemgau have tandem flights on offer - whether they fly over Reit im Winkl depends on the wind. You start, for example, from the peaks of Hochfelln, Unternberg, Unterberghorn, Rechenberg, Hochgern or Hochplatte. Sometimes the "first stage" is by mountain railway, sometimes you can walk to the starting point.

Flying schools in the area around Reit im Winkl to fly with

A list of all providers in Chiemgau with contact details can be found on the Chiemgau Tourism website.

In Kössen /Tyrol you can fly in tandem with the following providers:

  • Paragliding Center, Tyrol
  • NOG - Next Outdoor Generation
  • Flywear
  • The Flying Dutchman - Paragliding
  • Flight school Kössen
  • Paragliding workshop

Tennis and badminton

Harry's tennis camp in Reit im Winkl has 8 clay courts and 2 indoor courts, as well as badminton, table tennis, speedminton, hockey and soccer tennis.


You can also ride horses and ponies in Reit im Winkl! For example at the Berghotel Birkenhof and Beim Draxl. There are special dates for children during the main season, see the children's programme page.


If you would like to go fishing, please contact the Quellfisch Resort Schwendt in Austria, phone +43 5375 6807

Summer activities in the mountains

With the mountain bike on the Winklmoos-Alm
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Hiking in Reit im Winkl
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Bike tour in Reit im Winkl
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In the Hausbachfall via ferrata in Reit im Winkl
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Hausbachfall Via Ferrata

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Children in the Reit im Winkl outdoor pool
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