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Welcome to Buchenberg, an idyllic destination in Oberallgäu, Germany. This charming place is a real insider tip for nature lovers and hiking enthusiasts.
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Attractions in Buchenberg


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Mountain Bike · Kempten (Allgaeu)
MTB Tour to the Eschach Pond
Premium content Difficulty S2 moderate
Distance 27.9 km
Duration 2:40 h
Ascent 352 m
Descent 352 m

View-rich MTB round trip from Kempten to the Eschacher Weiher with technically challenging single trails around Buchenberg. 

from Christoph Stangl,   Outdooractive Premium
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 40.2 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 1,003 m
Descent 1,035 m

Charming tour with many views of the Allgäu hills and the Alps. The crisp climbs are often rewarded with racy descents. In between there is also a ...

from Martin Lässig,   Outdooractive Editors
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 25.4 km
Duration 7:30 h
Ascent 466 m
Descent 489 m

We experience a beautiful hike through the Allgäu hills with many views and vistas. Despite its length, the tour seems entertaining.

from Martin Lässig,   Outdooractive Editors
Premium content Difficulty difficult closed
Distance 225.9 km
Duration 93:00 h
Ascent 8,184 m
Descent 8,169 m

The hiking trail leads more than 200 km through the most beautiful regions of the scenic Oberallgäu: from the hilly countryside around Kempten, the ...

from Julia Grimm,   Outdooractive Premium
Road Bike · Allgäu
Premium content Difficulty moderate
Distance 127.2 km
Duration 6:30 h
Ascent 2,100 m
Descent 2,100 m

Abwechslungsreiche Tour durch das Ober-und Westallgäu, mit kleinem Abstecher in den Bregenzer Wald: Giftige Rampen, längere Anstiege und ...

from Robert Busch,   Outdooractive Premium
Long Distance Hiking · Swabian Alb
Etappentour Pforzheim - Pforzheimer Hütte
recommended route Difficulty moderate Multi-stage route
Distance 367.6 km
Duration 390:00 h
Ascent 7,930 m
Descent 5,891 m

125-Jahre DAV Sektion Pforzheim. Eine andere Art in die Alpen und zum Berghaus der Sektion Pforzheim zu kommen. Tour quer durchs Ländle, über die ...

from Bruno Kohl,
Premium content Difficulty S0 moderate
Distance 40.5 km
Duration 4:45 h
Ascent 574 m
Descent 574 m

Typical pre-Alpine tour from Kempten to the Schwarzer Grat, the highest point in the Ravensburg district. Hilly, with a total of 700 metres of ...

from Albert Rinn,   Outdooractive Premium
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Geographically, Buchenberg is situated on a hill between the rivers Iller and Lech. The municipality covers an area of 16 square kilometres and has about 1,500 inhabitants.

Buchenberg is known for its breathtaking landscapes with picturesque mountain panoramas, green meadows and clear lakes. Here you can enjoy the tranquillity of nature or get active with numerous outdoor activities.

Topically relevant sights include Neuschwanstein Castle - one of the most famous castles in Europe - and Ettal Monastery with its impressive Baroque architecture.

Cultural highlights include the annual Allgäu Folk Festival in summer as well as various concerts and theatre performances in the "Alte Säge" cultural centre.

In addition to cultural experiences, Buchenberg also offers culinary specialities such as regional specialities from the Allgäu like cheese spaetzle or pretzel dumplings.

The best seasons for outdoor activities are spring to autumn when there is mild weather. The most popular activities include hiking, cycling, swimming in nearby lakes or skiing in winter on surrounding slopes such as the Grünten.

When it rains, there are also indoor activities in Buchenberg such as visiting museums or swimming pools. A leisurely day in the wellness area can also be a nice alternative.

The most beautiful time in Buchenberg is in the early morning, when the sun rises behind the mountains and the landscape slowly comes to life. An unforgettable experience!

Overall, Buchenberg is definitely worth a trip and offers something for everyone - be it relaxation in nature or active adventures. This travel guide is intended to serve as a travel guide and help you make the most of your stay!

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Parts of this content were machine translated using German as the source language