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Welcome to Wertach, a charming destination in Oberallgäu, Germany. This Travel Guide provides you with all the information you need for an unforgettable stay.
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Attractions in Wertach


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recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 76.5 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 751 m
Descent 751 m

Eine schöne Rennradtour von Sonthofen im Oberallgäu über Tannheim ins Ostallgäu und zurück

from Matthias Schön,   Outdooractive Editors
Premium content Difficulty moderate
Distance 41.8 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 712 m
Descent 712 m

Beautiful round trip through the southern Allgäu in the middle of the blooming cattle pastures and mostly off the roads.

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Premium content Difficulty difficult
Distance 119.7 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 2,440 m
Descent 2,440 m

This tour through the Allgäu has everything a cyclist's heart desires. Short, steep ramps, steady climbs and flat passages along the rivers.

from Robert Busch,   Outdooractive Premium
Mountain Bike · Tannheim Valley
Grenzlandrunde near Jungholz
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 14.2 km
Duration 2:00 h
Ascent 321 m
Descent 321 m

On this tour we cross the border to Austria four times. We mainly cycle on wide gravel roads that are easy to ride on.

from User Alpstein,   Outdooractive Editors
Long Distance Hiking · Bayerisch-Schwaben
Swabian-Allgäu Hiking Trail
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 158.4 km
Duration 41:00 h
Ascent 1,598 m
Descent 1,310 m

The Schwäbisch-Allgäuer Wanderweg (SAW) has been leading since 1978 from the old Römerstadt Augsburg through a highly varied landscape to the ...

from Michael Lenke, Julia Grimm, Tobias Ullmann,   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
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 8.4 km
Duration 3:49 h
Ascent 774 m
Descent 157 m

Promising hiking tour to a worthwhile summit in the Oberallgaeu.

from Benedikt Wachter,   Outdooractive Editors
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Geographical location and special features: Wertach lies at an altitude of 915 metres above sea level and is surrounded by majestic mountains. The landscape is characterised by green meadows, dense forests and crystal clear lakes. These idyllic surroundings make Wertach a perfect place for outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling or skiing.

Tourist attractions: There are many tourist-relevant sights to discover in Wertach. One of the most famous attractions is the parish church of St. Ulrich with its impressive baroque altar from the 18th century. The local history museum also impressively shows the history of the village and its inhabitants.

Cultural highlights and events: The cultural life in Wertach is enriched by various events: In summer, the traditional "Alphornblasen" takes place - an event where musicians play their alphorns, creating a special atmosphere.

Culinary specialities: The regional cuisine in Wertach has a lot to offer! Try local specialities such as Kaiserschmarrn or Allgäu mountain cheese directly on site in cosy inns or restaurants.

Outdoor activities: For nature lovers there are numerous opportunities to be active. In summer you can go hiking, cycling or climbing, and in winter you can go skiing. Particularly recommended is the Nagelfluhkette Nature Park with its breathtaking views.

Best Seasons: Wertach is worth a visit at any time of year! In spring and summer, nature blossoms and invites you to go hiking, while autumn delights with its blaze of colour. Winter, on the other hand, transforms Wertach into a wintry wonderland - perfect for all ski enthusiasts!

What to do when it rains: Even if it does rain, there are plenty of activities to make the day: Visit the local museum or relax in a wellness centre.

Where it's most beautiful: The centre of Wertach has a special charm with its traditional houses made of wood and stone. Here you will also find cosy cafés and restaurants as well as small shops with regional products.

Overall, Wertach in Oberallgäu offers incomparable charm paired with an impressive landscape full of possibilities for leisure activities - a destination that definitely deserves a place on your bucket list!

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Radrunde Sonthofen - Vorderburg - Ellegghöhe - Wertach - Großer Wald by Michael
May 28, 2023 · Community
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When did you do this route? May 28, 2023
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Wertachtet Hoernle by Michael
May 27, 2023 · Community
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Von Oberjoch rund um den Grünten by Nina
May 19, 2023 · Outdooractive Premium
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Destinations in Wertach


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