Valley deep, mountain high

Do you feel a tingling in your toes when you look at these pictures?

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Then give your feet free reign! Our mountaineering schools offer you the finest tours. Under the guidance of experienced mountain guides, we will get you safely to famous viewpoints and secluded hiking trails.

Germany’s southernmost village, themed “Oberstdorf – the hiking village.
Mountain top in the south!”, shows its extraordinary position as hiking destination. Not only is Oberstdorf one of the largest and most attractive Bavarian communities but it also offers a great variety of touristic facilities and 230 square kilometres of mountains. Oberstdorf lies within a valley, 815 m above sea level in the middle of the Alps in the Allgäu. It is surrounded by mountains which are up to 2,600 m high, and the three different altitudes make Oberstdorf specifically attractive.

A total of 200 km of hiking trails offer a diversified alpine landscape with routes and tours of every difficulty:
Promenades, which lead for example to one of Oberstdorf’s seven valleys, offer an incomparable panoramic view over the mountains. Hikes on different altitudes where tourists are able to get closer to the 400 summits around Oberstdorf or get even up to one. Alpine athletes will also find a particular challenge on a via ferrata. The hiking possibilities offer unique experiences, for example with its walks around the lake „Freibergsee“ and along the rivers “Trettach” and “Stillach” or with the walk through the “Breitachklamm”, the deepest canyon in Middle Europe. On one of the theme walks guests will learn about herbs, flowers or mountain cheese production. Hikers enjoy an incomparable panoramic view of 400 summits when they are on the mountain “Nebelhorn”. The “Fellhorn” is Germany’s most beautiful mountain regarding flowers. On the beginning of July, when summer starts and alpine roses are in flower, the whole mountain turns red.

Mountain bike tour

Angels and donkeys

Feel like taking a short trip somewhere? Then how about taking your bike to the Rohrmoos valley.


Cable Cars

In a flash you are at the highest peaks of the Alps! The Oberstdorf lifts Fellhornbahn, Nebelhornbahn and Söllereckbahn bring you to the top easily. Enjoy the best views Bavaria has to offer on your hiking holiday.



Oberstdorf is not only for extreme bikers, Oberstdorf is an ideal destination for the Allgäu region for everyone who enjoys cycling.

Hiking suggestions

Those who take on the 200 km walking network all around Oberstdorf, leave behind their stress, hectic pace and everyday life. Together with the neighboring Kleinwalsertal, Oberstdorf is the largest hiking and mountain sport area on the north edge of the Alps.

Rasante Mountainbiketour

Mountain biking

Oberstdorf is a paradise for mountain bike lovers. In the scenic Allgäu Mountains everyone will find their paths and routes. Oberstdorf provides an excellent starting point for mountain biking.

Unsere Klettergruppe

Mountain climbing

Deep in the south – and really high up! Mountain-climbing and climbing in high alpine environments. From leisurely alpine mountain tours, to high alpine trails which lead to the fixed rope climbing routes (Klettersteig) – Oberstdorf has an answer for all mountain climbers wishes.

Nordic Walking

Nordic walking

In the spring, you can roam through dandelion meadows, in summer Germany's highest Nordic walking distance to explore the Nebelhorn, in the fall walking through the rustling leaves and in the winter you can see all the ice crystals forming.


Waterfalls and mountain idyll

Whether by horsedrawn carriage, by bike or on foot: the way to the Oy valley is straightforward to find and is always worthwhile.

Walserstraße 5
Tel. 08322 987 47 88

OASE AlpinCenter

mountaineering school located in Oberstdorf.

Bahnhofpl. 5/ Am Gleis 1
Tel. 08322 800 09 80
IMG 2734

Aktiv am Berg

Bergschule Oberstdorf

Enzenspergerweg 10
Tel. 08322 6126

Alpinschule Oberstdorf

Der Bergreise - Partner

Im Oberen Winkel 12a
Tel. 08322 940 750
100 % Empfehlung

Bergschule Oberallgäu

Immer auf der Höhe !

Edelweißstraße 5
Tel. 08321 4953

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