Lake Taubensee Loop - Festsaal

hiking tour

"The eye of the Chiemgau" - this is how a poetic person called the Taubensee. You can empathize with his enthusiasm when you visit this wonderful mountain lake

  • Starting point Festsaal
  • Location Reit im Winkl
  • distance 17.2 kilometres
  • duration 06:50 hours
  • maximum altitude 1292 meters
  • minimum altitude 682 meters
  • altitude difference 867 ascending
  • altitude difference 869 descending
intermediate difficulty

Tour description:

From the starting point via Hausbachweg to the church, behind it via Hausbergstraße, path no. 1 to the Eckkapelle chapel and then follow the signs to lake Taubensee, paths no. 32,3,9.

Via the Stoibenmöseralm (path no. 9) you continue to the Sauermöseralm (1281 m) and lake Taubensee.

The way back leads over the Taubenseehütte, further past the Hirzinghütte, then left to the Dichtleralm. Over the alpine meadows to the east to the Hutzenalm and via Birnbach back to the starting point.

Special features: lookout point "Tauernblick and Chiemseeblick" near Stoibenmöseralm, romantic lake Taubensee, path leads partly over Tyrolean area, view of the Kaiser mountains.

Catering option

Recommended months for this tour

Tips for this tour

If you go to lake Taubensee, don't forget your bathing suit. A very special kind of mountain lake. The way there leads through an alpine pasture area. The view of the surrounding mountains is breathtakingly beautiful.


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 no. 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 the Festsaal.

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