Discover Chiemsee in winter

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Experience the winter

WINTER VACATION BY THE LAKE

Enjoy a winter break far away from everyday life and discover the snow-covered landscape of the Chiemsee-Chiemgau vacation region!

The perfect vacation in the snow – the Chiemgau offers the perfect conditions for winter sports enthusiasts and lovers.

The largest ski area in the vacation region is the German-Austrian Winklmoosalm/Steinplatte area in Reit im Winkl, with around 50 kilometers of slopes that promise guaranteed snow and skiing fun.

Lovers of natural snow will get their money’s worth on the Hochfelln: perfectly groomed slopes, freeride runs and a hearty stop at the mountain huts promise complete skiing pleasure.

There are great offers in the Chiemgau winter paradise for all those who don’t want to ski but still want to enjoy their winter vacation to the full.

How about a break of a different kind: enjoy winter in its full beauty in a dreamlike setting, get away from everyday life, breathe in the clear mountain air, surrounded by snow-covered peaks. Whether winter hiking, cross-country skiing, curling, tobogganing, snowshoeing, ice skating or a romantic carriage ride – enjoy the magnificent views of the snow-covered mountains.

TOBOGGANING WITH THE FAMILY

You will find a variety of tobogganing options around the Chiemsee.

Whether it’s groomed toboggan runs or the magic of a hut followed by a descent, they promise tobogganing fun for young and old.

Staffenalm - 1050m

STAFFENALM – 1050M

Chiemgau Alps

Ascent: 1 ¼ hours

Hochplatten parking lot (450 m) – Staffenalm (1050 m)

Staffenalm – a family experience

The Staffenalm is a popular excursion destination for the whole family. The Staffen mountain forest adventure trail is particularly recommended. There are 20 stations for your children to play and learn at along the 4-kilometre trail. However, you should plan 2 ½ hours for the adventure trail.

From the Hochplattenbahn parking lot, walk along a wide forest path towards Staffen-Alm. After about 20 minutes’ walk, a narrow and steep mountain path leads you uphill. A little later, you cross a few ditches until you reach the Hochplattenbahn mountain station. Continue straight ahead to the Staffen Alm.

n- Alm.

There is a large children’s playground and a hang-gliding launch site right next to the Alm.

Our tip: You can hire a toboggan at the valley station and embark on an adventurous descent on the natural toboggan run.

 

Staffenalm:

April to the end of October, open daily

November to March, closed on Monday and Tuesday

Directions: country road towards Bernau / towards Grassau / in Grassau towards Marquartstein / shortly after the end of Grassau towards Hochplattenbahn / Hochplattenbahn parking lot for hikers

Costs: Parking lot Hochplattenbahn 2,- € day ticket (as of 2021)

 

Maisalm - 905m

MAISALM – 905M

Chiemgau Alps

Ascent: 25 minutes 

Hikers’ parking lot Aigen (650 m) – Maisalm (905)

The Maisalm – small and fine

There are several ways to reach the Maisalm. In summer the Kohlstatt path is suitable and in winter the Aigen parking lot is ideal for tobogganing. You hike from the Aigen parking lot in Hintergschwendt. At the upper of the two hiking parking lots, take the wide forest path that leads gently uphill. After just under ten minutes, leave the path that branches off from the forest path towards Kampenwand on the left. After another five minutes or so, you will come to a large crossroads. Continue straight ahead here, leave the mountain forest and you will already see the Maisalm, which you will eventually walk down to.

The Maisalm is a popular hiking destination for young and old in the middle of the Kampenwand. Enjoy hearty alpine sandwiches and Kaiserschmarrn in the rustic hut.

Our tip: If you would like to continue your hike, climb the Erlbergkopf (1134m), which takes about another 50 minutes on foot

Maisalm:

April to the end of October, closed on Mondays

November to March, closed Monday to Thursday

Directions: A8 towards Munich / exit Frasdorf / towards Aschau im Chiemgau / in Aschau towards Seiseralm / past the Seiseralm towards the Aigen hiking parking lot

 

Costs: Parking lot Kohlstatt 2,- € day ticket (as of 2021)

 

Frasdorfer Hütte - 950m

FRASDORFER HÜTTE

Chiemgau Alps

Ascent: 1 hour

Hikers’ parking lot Lederstube (800 m) – Frasdorferhütte (950 m)

The Frasdorferhütte

Our hut tip for the whole year – a wonderful excursion for the whole family. In summer you can enjoy the wonderful sun terrace and in winter the full winter sports program awaits you. Whether tobogganing, snowshoeing or ski touring, everything is possible here and within easy reach. From the Lederstube hiking parking lot, the trail always leads in the direction of Frasdorfer Hütte.

The wide forest path is easy to manage and runs through the forest past small streams. Shortcuts are occasionally possible over roots and stones. You will reach the Frasdorfer Hütte in approx. 1 hour. The hut was completely renovated in February 2021. The hut is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Our tip: After the Frasdorfer Hütte, take a short snowshoe hike to the Hofalm. This can be reached in 20 minutes from the Frasdorfer Hütte. You just walk across the alpine meadows. Once there, fresh Hofalm milk and homemade cakes and pastries await you. Closed on Thursdays.

Directions: A8 towards Munich / exit Frasdorf / towards Lederstube or Frasdorfer Hütte

Costs: Parking lot Lederstube 2,- € day ticket (as of 2021)

Hohe Asten - 1104m

HIGH ASTEN – 1104M

Mangfall Mountains

Ascent: 1:45 hours

Flintsbach Falkenstein (485 m) – Hohe Asten (1104 m)

Hohe Asten

The Hohe Asten is the highest mountain farm in Germany and is farmed all year round. From the Hohe Asten you can enjoy a magnificent view over the Inntal valley to the peaks of the Chiemgau Alps, such as the Heuberg, Spitzstein and Kranzhorn. The ascent from Flintsbach to the Hohe Asten is easy and leads along a wide forest path. The ascent from Flintsbach is along a wide forest path. As there are a few steep sections along the way, the descent is very fast and not recommended for small children.

The summit destinations around the Hohe Asten are the Großer Riesenkopf and the Rehleitenkopf, which can both be hiked to in 45 minutes. Hungry hikers are catered for with hot meals, various snacks, homemade cakes and desserts. Products from our own farm are used in the preparation.

Our tip: You can buy meat and cheese products to take home with you.

Hohe Asten:

Thursdays and Fridays are closed days at the mountain inn

If Thursday falls on a public holiday, the mountain inn opens its doors

Directions: A8 direction Munich / towards Inntal Dreieck / exit Brannenburg / direction Flintsbach-Kiefersfelden / in Flintsbach to Falkenstein Castle / Falkenstein hiking parking lot

Costs: Falkenstein parking lot free of charge (as of 2021)

IMPORTANT NOTICE

We inform you about tourist activities on site, but are not responsible for the execution of the tours/hikes/excursions and their risks.

“Please observe the generally applicable and customary safety and behavioral rules in connection with the respective activity. Always choose your excursions according to your general state of health, fitness and experience. Also pay attention to the weather. Paths can change within a very short time due to weather and other influences and may even become impassable. The descriptions, in particular the character of the tour, may vary depending on the weather conditions and season as well as the subjective condition of the guest.”