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Due to Covid-19 there might be changes at events, opening hours etc at all times.

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Birnbach in winter
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Latest Updates and Information

Last update: January 24, 2022

Travelling in times of Covid 19

Please note that travel restrictions are subject to change on a short notice. As a traveller you are always responsible for ensuring that you fulfill the requirements of your destination and possible transit country.

Please adhere to all hygiene rules in order to avoid infection with the corona virus! For more information check out the Bavarian State Ministry of the Interior.

Also please be aware that Austria has different rules that might change from time to time. Please check with your embassy or consulate before your travel. Random checks are carried out at the border. More with the Austrian Ministry of Health. For the return entry to Germany check out the Foreign Office and the Ministry of Health.

The following regulations currently apply to the Traunstein district:

  • Accommodation: available for the vaccinated and recovered
  • Restaurants: open for the vaccinated and recovered
  • The tourist information is open as usual (proof of vaccination, recovery or negative test)
  • Please wear an FFP2 face mask in buildings, on buses, skilifts etc.


Skiing Season 2021/ 22

Please be aware that different regulations apply in Germany/ Bavaria and Austria/ Tyrol/ Salzburg. When skiing at Winklmoos-Alm you're in Germany, when skiing at Steinplatte, you're in Austria!


Skiing in Bavaria: Access via proof of vaccination or recovery ("2G"), with exceptions for children. Check the Winklmoosalm website for details.

Skiing in Austria: Access via the "2G rule" which means you have to be vaccinated or recovered. This applys for 12 years and older, there are however exceptions for students aged 12 to 15 if you download the Holiday Ninja Pass. Check the Steinplatte website for details.


Checking of the vaccination/ testing status takes place at the time and place of lift ticket purchase.

Corona test center Reit im Winkl

Test station at the Festsaal, Tiroler Straße 37

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Opening hours

Tuesday: 6 to 7 pm
Wednesday: 11 am to 1 pm
Friday: 6 to 7 pm


The following medical practices offer test options, always by prior arrangement by telephone:

Ärztehaus Reit im Winkl, Kirchplatz 4, phone +49 8640 1333

Praxisklinik Reit im Winkl, Weitseestraße 8, phone +49 8640 985000



Other testing facilities

All test stations in the Traunstein district:

PCR Testing: Testzentrum Traunstein

Roads and Cross-Country trails

Wintersport Information

The cross-country trails & winter hiking trails in Reit im Winkl are groomed. Ski lifts are in operation.  Check the daily snow report for details.

Road to Winklmoos-Alm

The toll road is closed during the operating hours of the gondola.


The shuttle bus to the Hindenburghütte runs daily from 9 a.m. (Tickets sold by the driver, show proof of vaccination, recovery or negative test result)

Medical advice

If you suspect a corona virus or flu-like infection, please do not go to a doctor's practice. Get in contact by phone! In this way you prevent other patients, staff and doctors from being infected.

If your practice cannot be reached, contact the medical on-call service on 116 117.

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Winter day in Reit im Winkl
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Seegatterl-Winklmoos-Alm gondola
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Snow Report

Daily updates during winter season

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