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Hörner Panorama Tour - lovely mountain hike from Bolsterlang or Ofterschwang

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    Photo: Stefanie Salzberger, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
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    Photo: Stefanie Salzberger, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
  • / Blick vom Weiherkopf
    Photo: Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
  • / Unser Panoramaweg über Stock und Stein.
    Photo: Outdooractive Editors
  • / Grünten
    Photo: Stefanie Salzberger, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
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    Photo: Stefanie Salzberger, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
  • / Alpe Fahnengehren
    Photo: Stefanie Salzberger, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
  • / Kaffee und Kuchen
    Photo: Stefanie Salzberger, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
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    Photo: Stefanie Salzberger, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
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    Photo: Stefanie Salzberger, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
  • / Riedberger Horn
    Photo: Stefanie Salzberger, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
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    Photo: Stefanie Salzberger, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
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    Photo: Stefanie Salzberger, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
  • / Blick auf die Hörnerkette
    Photo: Anna Strobel, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
  • / Weltcup-Hütte Lodge in Oferschwang - Bavarian Alps
    Photo: Sonnenalp Resort
  • / hochbichl-huette
  • / Sonnenterrasse
    Photo: Wurzelhütte Ofterschwang
  • / Die Wurzelhütte
    Photo: Wurzelhütte Ofterschwang
  • / Schlitte Hitte Lodge in Ofterschwang - Bavarian Alps
    Photo: Schlitte Hitte
  • / Hörner Panorama Tour ab Bolsterlang
    Photo: Stefanie Salzberger, Tourismus Hörnerdörfer GmbH
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This fantastic tour can start either in Bolsterlang or Ofterschwang and takes you over the popular Hörner Panorama Tour along the Weiherkopf, Rangiswanger Horn, Sigiswanger Horn and Ofterschwanger Horn.

moderate
16 km
7:45 h
963 m
963 m

The unquestioned hiking classic in the Hörnerdörfer is undoubtedly the Hörner Panorama Tour. With only slight ascents and descents, this hiking trail is also suitable for families with little hikers.

Author’s recommendation

At the end of June, early July, the Alpine roses bloom at the Rangiswanger Horn and turn the slopes into pink.

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Gästeinformation Bolsterlang
Updated: April 29, 2020

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
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Highest point
1662 m
Lowest point
818 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Talhütte Bolsterlang
Schlitte Hitte - Lodge
Hochbichlhütte
Wurzelhütte - Ofterschwang
Ristorante-Pizzeria Cortina
Weltcup-Hütte Lodge
Alpe Fahnengehren

Safety information

You are in the Nature Park Nagelfluhkette. A Nature Park is a protected landscape created by long-term use and cultivation. This valuable cultural landscape is to be preserved in its present form, but at the same time also to be used.

Please note the following recommendations:

  • Please do not make noise.
  • Please do not go off the road.
  • Please do not make an open fire.
  • Please only camp on marked areas.
  • Please do not resettle plants or animals.
  • Please do not pick plants and flowers.
  • Please do not collect mushrooms.
  • Please do not collect stones or minerals.
  • Please do not feed animals.
  • Please do not leave any rubbish.
  • Please dispose of dog droppings in public dog kennels or at home

Equipment

The right equipment for your tour consists of proper hiking boots and clothing appropriate to the weather. This tour takes you along a partially exposed ridge. Take sun cream and water along. Note that you are in the mountains and weather changes can be expected at any time.

Start

Parking valley station Hörnerbahn in Bolsterlang or valley station Weltcup-Express in Ofterschwang (953 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.463260, 10.226759
UTM
32T 592455 5257376

Destination

Parking valley station Weltcup-Express in Ofterschwang or valley station Hörnerbahn in Bolsterlang

Turn-by-turn directions

The unquestioned classic in the Hörnerdörfer is undoubtedly the Hörner Panorama Tour. With only slight ascents and descents, this hiking trail is also suitable for families with little hikers. The tour can be started either in Bolsterlang, or in Ofterschwang. From the mountain station of the Hörnerbahn (1550), which can be reached by car or on foot,  the steepest passage leads to the highest point of the tour - the Weiherkopf (1665). If you do not want to take the steep ascent, you can also take the opportunity to go across below the peak.

Following the panoramic trail, you can now bypass or climb the following peaks - Rangiswanger Horn (1612) - Sigiswanger Horn (1527) - Ofterschwanger Horn (1408). Best summits for a fabulous all-round view in the Allgäu Alps are the Weiherkopf the Rangiswanger Horn and Ofterschwanger Horn.

In Ofterschwang, you can take the cable car Weltcup-Express back into the valley, or take the panoramic trail downhill past Alpe Eck.

The return path from Ofterschwang follows via Sigiswang and Kierwang back to the starting point. Alternatively, you can also take the bus back, please check the departure times.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public transport friendly

From the Sonthofen train station by bus to Ofterschwang or Bolsterlang (bus route Sonthofen - Ofterschwang - Bolsterlang) or via Fischen (via Bolsterlang)

Getting there

The access to Ofterschwang is via the B19, with exit Sigishofen at Sonthofen or via Tiefenberg. Or carry on to Fischen and turn right in direction of Riedbergpass and again right to Bolsterlang

Parking

Free parking at the Weltcup-Express base station in Ofterschwang or the Hörnerbahn in Bolsetrlang.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

You can buy good and affordable hiking maps of the region in the Tourist Information in Ofterschwang.

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4.0
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Nicole Schanno-Reisch
September 26, 2018 · Community
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Mittwoch, 26. September 2018 15:51:46
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T D
October 30, 2017 · Community
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
16 km
Duration
7:45h
Ascent
963 m
Descent
963 m
Public transport friendly Loop Scenic Summit route

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