Across the Alps: Bavaria to South Tyrol

Walk across the Eastern Alps from German Bavaria to Italy’s South Tyrol via Austria on this moderate inn to inn walking tour. This unique route has been designed by us with the Alpine novice in mind, or for those who are simply looking for a comparatively easy-going Alpine experience.

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20.1 km
7:02 h
830 m
774 m
Starting in Füssen cross over the German and Austrian border, followed by sweeping views of the Zugspitze mountain range
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Hiking trail · Zugspitz Arena Tyrol
The Five Lakes Trail to Fernsteinsee
16.9 km
5:46 h
462 m
521 m
Hike over Fernpass before passing five iconic lakes of the region.
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Hiking trail · Mieminger Plateau & Fernpass
Walk to Imst
15.6 km
5:52 h
803 m
828 m
Walk along Starkenberg's Panorama Trail and discover Castle Starkenberg
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Hiking trail · Oetztal
Walk from Umhausen to Längenfeld
15.3 km
4:51 h
623 m
460 m
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Hiking trail · Oetztal
Walk to Obergurgl
15.1 km
6:17 h
851 m
295 m
Hike through the Kühtrainschlucht Gorge to Zweislstein and experience a section of the E5 Trail
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Hiking trail · Meraner Land
Walk to St. Leonhard
18.1 km
6:30 h
322 m
1355 m
Take a quick transfer before joining the E5 as it takes you along the dramatic Passer Gorge Trail to St. Leonhard
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11.2 km
4:07 h
401 m
248 m
Enjoy a shorter less demanding walk to Sölden, this walk also avoids the suspension bridge. 
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Hiking trail · Craven
Burnsall to Hubberholme
moderate
24.8 km
7:00 h
227 m
134 m
After a riverside walk to the village of Grassington, enjoy a walk over moorland with beathtaking views and along a hillside before rejoining the ...
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