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Bavaria King Ludwig Way 8-day Self-guided Walking Tour Level 2

  • 8days
  • Germany

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On the Trail of the Fairytale King -King Ludwig Way

The King Ludwig Way starts at the idyllic lake Starnberg, where the fairy tale king died so tragically, and leads through the Alpine foothills over to the castles of the Allgäu region, where he spent his youth. You walk past scenic highlights and Bavarian cultural treasures across a landscape, very much adored by this Bavarian monarch King Ludwig II which ultimately inspired him to have several castles and palaces built. On your tour little monastery towns, tranquil villages, paths past lakes and moors await you. Enjoy the fantastic panoramic views onto the Ammergauer Alps, the Zugspitze summit and the Allgäu mountains just like King Ludwig used to.

Character - Walking Level 2

You walk on walking paths or forest trails as well as on asphalted paths. For tours through the Alpine foothills with a walking time of 4 to max. 6 hours, stamina and a good basic fitness level is required.

Included in the King Ludwig Way Walking Tour:

  • 7 overnight stays in 3* and country hotels
  • Breakfast
  • Luggage transfer
  • 1 Boat trip Herrsching – Dießen
  • Carefully elaborated route description
  • Detailed travel and tour documents
  • GPS data available and app navigation
  • Service-Hotline

Not included in the tour:

  • Any visitor’s taxes not included in the tour price and payable on site!
  • Return transfer by minibus to Bernried (everyday), costs 75 EUR per person, extra 29 EUR if you have a dog, reservation is necessay, to be paid in advance. 
  • Train ride Bernried - Starnberg, approx. 6 EUR per person
  • Train ride Peißenberg - Peiting, approx. 5 EUR per person
  • Train ride Steingaden - Buching, approx. 5 EUR per person

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • Arrival in Munich and then a 45 mins train journey to Bernried on Lake Starnberg
  • Parking: hotel parking spaces free of charge, no reservation required
  • Public parking spaces apprix 3 EUR per day
  • Return train journey from Füssen to Bernried, duration approx. 3 hours (2x change trains)
  • Munich airport

Notes:

  • Departure Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays 
  • On this particular walking tour you have the option of bringing your 'four-legged friend'. When booking, simply let us know the breed and size of your dog. Possible additional costs are payable locally on site.
  • Extra nights
    • Bernried: From 105 EUR p.p (+39 EUR single person)
    • Fussen: From 99 EUR p.p (+79 EUR single person)

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  • Day 1

    Individual journey to Bernried on Lake Starnberg

  • Day 2

    Bernried – Dießen on Lake Ammer

    The tour leads you through the nature reserve along the banks of Lake Starnberg via the Ilka cave with its stunning view onto Lake Starnberg all the way to the Deixfurter pond. Along pretty Bavarian villages with inviting beergardens you head for Andechs monastery with its own brewery. Then a short bus ride to Herrsching and a cosy boat trip to Dießen. Walking time approx. 5 to 6 hours. Details: approx. 21,5 km, +270 m / -172 m

  • Day 3

    Dießen on Lake Ammer - Wessobrunn

    From Dießen the path leads you across beautiful meadows and past the castle chapel and after that into the stunningly peaceful Stiller forest. Via hilltops with marvellous views you reach Wessobrunn, home of the well-known ‚grey duke’ (historic belfry) and the natural landmark ‚Tassilolinde’. In the distance you get a glimpse of the Zugspitze summit. Walking time approx. 4 to 5 hours. Details: approx. 13,5 km, +240 m / -80 m

  • Day 4

    Wessobrunn – Peiting

    Today you explore the Alpine foothills, very typical for Bavaria with its sleepy little villages and the remote moor areas. Prepare for a steep ascent onto the Hohen Peissenberg mountain, a magnificent spot with weather station and breathtaking panoramic views over the Alps from the Großvenediger all the way into the Allgäu region. Onwards now downhill to Hohenpeissenberg and your tour continues through forests and across fields all the way to Peiting. Walking time approx. 4.5 to 6 hours. Details: approx. 21 km, +410 m / -400 m.

  • Day 5

    Peiting - Wildsteig

    From Peiting onwards to the untamed and romantic Ammer ravine. Several little bridges and footbridges take you through a ravine above the river Ammer all the way to Rottenbuch. There an especially ornate monastery church awaits you. Then across hills and meadows with glorious views onto the Alpine mountain range, you arrive at Wildsteig. Walking time approx. 4 hours. Details: approx. 14,5 km, +270 m / -110 m

  • Day 6

    Wildsteig – Buching

    From Wildsteig through idyllic moor regions onwards to the world famous UNESCO world heritage ‚Kirche in der Wies’ (church in the meadow). Via soft hilltops, through forests and meadows covered in colourful flowers and distant views onto the Allgäu Alps and the King-Ludwig-country on Lake Forggensee to your Day 6 finish Buching. Walking time approx. 4 to 5 hours. Details: approx. 19 km, +150 m / -220 m

  • Day 7

    Buching - Füssen

    Across nature reserves along and past Lake Hegratsried and then either continue on the path along Lake Forggensee to Füssen or via the Pöllat ravine uphill to the most stunning castles Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau. Then along the path Alpenrosenweg into the historic market town of Füssen. Walking time approx. 5 to 6 hours. Details: approx. 19,5 km, +310 m / -320 m

  • Day 8

    Individual departure or extra days

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Double rooms 989€
Jun 29 2024 Jul 06 2024 12 Single rooms 1,298€
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Sep 07 2024 Sep 14 2024 12 Single rooms 1,208€
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Sep 08 2024 Sep 15 2024 12 Single rooms 1,208€
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Sep 16 2024 Sep 23 2024 12 Single rooms 1,148€
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Sep 21 2024 Sep 28 2024 12 Single rooms 1,148€
Double rooms 839€
Sep 22 2024 Sep 29 2024 12 Single rooms 1,148€
Double rooms 839€
Sep 23 2024 Sep 30 2024 12 Single rooms 1,148€
Double rooms 839€
Sep 27 2024 Oct 04 2024 12 Single rooms 1,148€
Double rooms 839€
Sep 28 2024 Oct 05 2024 12 Single rooms 1,148€
Double rooms 839€
Sep 29 2024 Oct 06 2024 12 Single rooms 1,148€
Double rooms 839€
Sep 30 2024 Oct 07 2024 12 Single rooms 1,148€
Double rooms 839€
Oct 04 2024 Oct 11 2024 12 Single rooms 1,148€
Double rooms 839€
Oct 05 2024 Oct 12 2024 12 Single rooms 1,148€
Double rooms 839€
Oct 06 2024 Oct 13 2024 12 Single rooms 1,148€
Double rooms 839€

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