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Lechweg hiking trail

A real highlight is the Lech hiking trail, which leads from the source to the falls. Experience the newest attraction in the Außerfern. You have the opportunity to experience the BEAUTY OF OUR MOUNTAIN WORLD and one of the LAST WILDFLUSSLANDS IN EUROPE, the Lech, on a hike lasting several days. This hiking route leads from Füssen via Reutte - Elbigenalp - Steeg to Lech am Arlberg to Lake Formarinsee.

For more than 120 kilometres, the hiker accompanies the Lech from its source near Lake Formarin to the Lech Falls in Füssen in the Allgäu.


At the beginning of each section description in the "LECHWEG" brochure you will find a categorisation of difficulty. This is based on the specifications of the European Hiking Federation. All information can be accessed via can be taken. The Lech hiking trail leads directly past our "TRADITIONAL 3 STAR HOTEL". Distance to the next stages: Füssen to Pflach: Walking time approx. 5 hours - distance 14 kilometres Weißenbach to Pflach: Walking time approx. 5.5 hours - distance 18 kilometres

Lechweg Hiking Hotel

Nordic Walking

The Nordic Walking Park impresses with its 9 fitness trails, which are also suitable for runners. The routes vary between 3.5 km and 7.5 km and offer a special kind of mountain panorama. Train your whole body and improve your cardiovascular system and physical fitness.


Cycling and mountain biking

Explore the beautiful landscape in a leisurely or sporty way. On over 186 km of cycle and mountain bike trails Reutte Nature Park offers the right route for everyone. And if you don't want to lug your bike with you from home, you can hire bikes and e-bikes from the sports shops in Reutte.

Guided cycle tours

Canyoning and climbing

Explore Reute in a different way. With the Abseiling into deep gorgesjumping into deep blue, millennia-old pools of water or climbing at lofty heights. The Reutte Nature Park region also offers something for the adventurous. Climbing pros as well as families with children will find fun and action here.


Castles and palaces

Go on a journey through time. The surrounding castles and palaces offer many opportunities to do so. Discover the imposing walls and the stories behind them. Ehrenberg Castle World - 700 years of history await you. The entire fortress consists of four complexes: Klause, Festung am Schlosskopf, Fort Claudia and the Ehrenberg castle ruins. Hohenschwangau Castle and Neuschwanstein - These 2 castles bring you closer to the Middle Ages and the history of the Wittelsbach dynasty.


Highline 179

The suspension bridge is the longest cable suspension bridge in the world. It is 405 metres long, 112.7 metres high and connects the Ehrenberg ruins with Fort Claudia.

To the Highline 179

Alpentherme Ehrenberg

The ALPENTHERME Ehrenberg is located in the Reutte holiday region, with a magnificent view of Ehrenberg Castle and the surrounding mountains of the Lechtal, Allgäu and Ammergau Alps.

To the Alpentherme

Ziegelwiese forest adventure centre - Füssen

Forest experience between Bavaria and Tyrol.
Feel the boundless experience of nature where the barrier once separated! Here you can experience the forest in its original form and understand its role in nature.

To the experience centre

Kayaking & Rafting

The Lech is one of the largest mountain rivers in the Austrian Alps. The Lech is particularly well known as an easy whitewater river and as a sporty hiking river. On these sections, it runs largely unspoilt in a wide trough valley and always offers a magnificent view of the surrounding mountain panorama during a trip. There are rafting and kayaking centres in the Lech Valley, where guided tours promise an adventure.



The Tiroler Lech Nature Park offers guided tours on various topics as well as an exhibition on the "last wild one". Information on the current programme can be found on the nature park's website.

To the nature park page


Distance to our house approx. 20 kilometres - travel time by car approx. 35 minutes. Linderhof Castle is the smallest of the three castles built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria and the only one completed during his lifetime. It is located near Ettal in the Bavarian Alps, Germany. This magnificent palace, which was built between 1874 and 1878 in the neo-Rococo style, served Ludwig as a private retreat.

Linderhof Castle


Distance to our house approx. 4 kilometres. The Ehrenberg ruins are a historic fortress in Tyrol, Austria, near the town of Reutte. This imposing ruin, built in the 13th century, was once part of an important defence system and played a strategic role in controlling the trade routes between Tyrol and the Allgäu for centuries. The complex consists of several parts: the main Ehrenberg castle, the Schlosskopf fortress, the Claudia fortress and Fort Claudia.



Ettal Abbey is an important Benedictine abbey located in the village of Ettal in Bavaria, Germany, close to the famous castles of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof. It was founded in 1330 by Emperor Ludwig the Bavarian and is known both for its impressive baroque church and its long history of education and spirituality. The monastery is picturesquely situated at the foot of the Bavarian Alps and attracts visitors with its breathtaking architecture, spiritual atmosphere and cultural offerings.

Oberammergau Info


The Ehrwalder Zugspitzbahn is a cable car that starts in Ehrwald, a picturesque village in Tyrol, Austria, and leads up to the Zugspitze, Germany's highest mountain. This cable car offers one of the most spectacular ways to experience the impressive mountain world of the Alps. It allows visitors to travel from the valley station in Ehrwald to an altitude of almost 3,000 metres in just a few minutes, right into the heart of the Zugspitze massif.



The pilgrimage church of the Scourged Saviour on the Wies, often simply referred to as the Wieskirche, is one of the most famous rococo churches in the world. It is located in Steingaden in the Bavarian district of Weilheim-Schongau in Germany. The church was built in the middle of the 18th century, more precisely between 1745 and 1754, after tears were reported on an image of the scourged Christ, which attracted pilgrims. The master builder Dominikus Zimmermann designed this extraordinary church, which is considered the pinnacle of his work.