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Welcome to Waltenhofen, a charming destination in the Allgäu. This Travel Guide gives you an overview of the geographical location and special features, tourist attractions, cultural highlights and events as well as culinary specialities. We also inform you about the most important outdoor activities with the best seasons and locations.
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Attractions in Waltenhofen


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Gravel Bike · Tegernsee-Schliersee
Bavarian 7 Summits - 7 auf einen Streich
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 1,408.5 km
Duration 110:40 h
Ascent 15,000 m
Descent 15,000 m

Die 7 höchsten Gipfel der 7 bayrischen Regierungsbezirke auf einen Streich. Mit dem Gravelbike und zu Fuß auf Zugspitze (Oberbayern, 2962m), ...

from Tomtom MacGyver,   Community
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 15.6 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 494 m
Descent 488 m

Landschaftlich schöne Rundwanderung mit knackigem Anstieg zum Aussichtsturm Alpkönigblick und einer tollen Aussicht, Rast in der Höfle Alpe und ...

from Ulrike Tenzer,   Community
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
Hiking Trail · Allgäu
Niedersonthofener Waterfalls
Premium content Difficulty moderate
Distance 7 km
Duration 2:30 h
Ascent 240 m
Descent 240 m

We hike through dense forests up and down through a ravine, until we reach the impressive Niedersonthofener Waterfalls.

ADAC Wanderführer
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
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 15.6 km
Duration 4:15 h
Ascent 113 m
Descent 50 m

We learn about hydroelectric power generation along the Iller, marvel at imposing bridge structures and old factory buildings and walk for a long ...

from Martin Lässig,   Outdooractive Editors
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
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Waltenhofen is located in the southern part of Germany at the foot of the Alps. The region is known for its picturesque landscapes with breathtaking mountain panoramas and idyllic lakes. A special highlight is the nearby Neuschwanstein Castle, one of the most visited sights in Germany.

In addition to the castle, Waltenhofen offers numerous other attractions such as the Glentleiten open-air museum or the Skywalk Allgäu nature adventure park. Those interested in culture should definitely visit the museum of the town of Kempten or take part in a guided tour through the historic old town.

For gourmets, Waltenhofen has a lot to offer: Enjoy regional specialities such as Allgäu cheese or fresh bread from a traditional bakery. Also be sure to try the local beer!

The area around Waltenhofen is perfect for outdoor activities of all kinds - from hiking to skiing! In summer you can go hiking in the mountains or go swimming on a lake. In winter, the nearby skiing area of Oberstdorf beckons. For adrenaline junkies, there is also the possibility of paragliding or rafting.

Even if the weather doesn't cooperate, there is plenty to do in Waltenhofen: Visit one of the numerous thermal baths and wellness facilities, for example, or take a trip to Kempten to the ice skating rink.

The most beautiful places in Waltenhofen are undoubtedly the mountains with their spectacular views. But the historic old town of Kempten is also a popular destination for tourists.

In summary, Waltenhofen is definitely worth a trip! This travel guide provides you with all the important information and tips for your stay - whether you are culturally interested or an outdoor fan. We hope you will enjoy your time here!

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Bissl strampeln by Andreass
March 15, 2023 · Community
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Morning Ride. Go by Luis
February 01, 2023 · Community
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When did you do this route? February 01, 2023
Ausblick aus dem Steig
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Parts of this content were machine translated using German as the source language