Hiking and cycling around Hopfen am See

The Kneipp and climatic health resort of Hopfen am See is part of the town Füssen and is situated on the northern shore of Lake Hopfen. The resort guarantees an unforgettable holiday in the Allgäu with its scenic beauty and many sports and leisure opportunities. The wonderful landscape around the Voralpensee with its magnificent mountains, lush green meadows and crystal-clear waters is perfect for hiking and cycling tours and inspires with varied nature impressions and breathtaking panoramas.

The popular holiday resort Hopfen am See is really a magical place and is often called “Riviera of the Allgäu” because of its sunny hillside location and the lively promenade along the shore where numerous cafés and restaurants line up. The breathtaking view of the Ammergauer, Tannheimer and Allgäu Alpine peaks from the shore of Lake Hopfen makes every holidaymaker's heart beat faster. The fairytale-like Neuschwanstein Castle enthroned in the middle of the picturesque mountains makes for a perfect postcard backdrop. The dreamy landscape around Hopfen offers numerous sports and leisure activities in the pleasant air and is above all perfect for leisurely hikes and bike tours. Allgäu holidaymakers can enjoy nature, forget their everyday worries and discover many sights such as castles, fortresses and old churches. In between, rustic alpine pastures and mountain huts invite you to have a refreshing Bavarian snack.

The area around Hopfen am See is a hiking paradise with countless trails for all levels of fitness that lead through the beautiful mountain landscape. An easy tour for everyone is the approx. 7 kilometre long Hopfensee round trip, which goes around the picturesque Voralpensee on the shore. While strolling along green meadows and through shady woods, there is always a fantastic view of the Alpine peaks. Another worthwhile hike is a detour to the castle ruin of Hopfen towering over the village on a hill. Only a few walls remain from the oldest stone castle in the Allgäu, but the view of the landscape from this spot is truly fantastic. Many other charming tours to cozy mountain huts such as the Salober Alm or to sights such as the castle ruins Hohenfreyberg and Eisenberg make a hike in Hopfen am See perfect. Charming long-distance hiking trails such as the König-Ludwig-Weg, the Wandertrilogie Allgäu and the Lechweg can also be explored at selected stages in the region.

The Allgäu region around Hopfen am See is also an Eldorado for cyclists with endless networked routes for every requirement. Whether by normal bike, comfortable e-bike, mountain bike or racing bike - Bavarian foothills of the Alps with its green plains, gentle hills and charming mountains are perfect for all cycling adventures. In addition to the Hopfensee tour, which can be attended by foot or by bike, there is a cycle tour around Lake Forggen. The approx. 30 km long tour inspires with wonderful landscape impressions and leads past idyllic places inviting for a picnic or bathing on warm days. From June to October, a cycle tour around Lake Forggen can also be combined with a boat tour. There are several stops on the shore and they transport bicycles as well.

Hikes and bike tours around Hopfen am See are wonderful holiday activities combined with a picturesque landscape and lots of activities to promote your well-being.

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