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Premium hiking trail Kapellensteig

hiking tour

A hike for the whole family with great views, culture and many chapels along the way.

  • Starting point Festsaal / Tiroler Straße
  • location Reit im Winkl
  • distance 6.2 kilometres
  • duration 02:40 hours
  • maximum altitude 953 meters
  • minimum altitude 681 meters
  • altitude difference 363 ascending
  • altitude difference 363 descending
intermediate difficulty

Tour description:

Path: medium-difficult hike

From the sports field head to the church and via Hausbergstraße towards the Eckkapelle chapel. Then turn right to Pötschbichl on to Walmberg. From Walmberg towards the Eckkapelle chapel (Chiemseeblick) then back to Reit im Winkl over the Amthorsteig to the Kriegerkapelle chapel, from there over the Scheffelsteig to the lookout point.

Continue over the Protestant church to Birnbacherstraße and along the mini golf course and Hausbach back to the Festsaal.

Special features: Eckkapelle chapel decorated with old frescoes. On the descent to the Kriegerkapelle chapel, you walk on part of an artistically designed Way of the Cross. The Kriegerkapelle chapel was built to commemorate the fallen soldiers from Reit im Winkl during two world wars.

Catering option

Circular tour

Recommended months for this tour

Tips for this tour

Not only that on this premium hike you have a wonderful view of the mountains and the Reit im Winkler Tal. Very special beauties grow here. As soon as the snow says goodbye, you will find snow roses, the white forest bird, a very special type of orchid, and many other types of flowers.


Arrival by car

Coming from Munich or Salzburg on the Munich - Salzburg motorway (A8 to Grabenstätt exit no. 109), continue towards Marquartstein and on the well-developed German Alpine Road (B305) 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 Chimesee train station (best bus connection!). With the RVO bus, line 9505.

Stop directly at the tourist information office or at the Festsaal.

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