Bregenz Forest Walking Holidays
Start: Sulzberg

Your Itinerary

Bregenz Forest Self-Guided Walking Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | From £569 per person

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Walking Tour Highlights
• Walk through the Bregenz Forest with its rolling hills.
• Stay in cosy spa hotels.
• Follow well-designed and maintained paths.
• Experience Austrian hospitality at its best!

Walking Route Features
Easy to medium walking tours. For walking tours with an average walking time of approx. 3.5 to 6 hours a good basic fitness level is essential. Cable car rides take you in parts into Alpine terrain. Also with descents towards rivers surefootedness is required.

The approximate difficulty level for this tour

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Day-by-Day Walking Holiday Itinerary

1st Day: Individual journey to Sulzberg

2nd Day: Circular Walk Wildrosen Moor & Trogener Moors

Starting at Sulzberg you walk along the Schwarzenbach stream over to the Wildrosenmoos. An amazing moor landscape unfurls in front of you. Onwards to the Vorderschweinhöf, into the nature reserve Trogener Moors.

A very unspoilt area with lots to see and explore. The last section of this tour leads you from German soil back into Austria.

Details: approx. 4 hours | 15 km | Up 690 m / Down 690 m.

3rd Day: Circular Walk Nagelfluhkette & Oberstaufen

The first highlight of today’s tour takes you to the waterfall on the Eibelesmühle. From this high plain you have a sensational view onto the nearby Nagelfluhkette group.

Then along the stream Weißbach to Willis. There you have the opportunity to visit a distillery in Oberstaufen and experience at first hand how spirit and snaps is destilled.

Details: approx. 6 hours | 22 km | Up 620 m / Down 620 m.

4th Day: Sulzberg – Lingenau

Today’s route leads you to your next overnight stay. Walk via Krumbach across stunning scenery, characterised by farm houses, along the reservoir Bolgenach.

From Rotenberg mountain along a forest-educational-trail downhill into the valley. You walk through a light forest, marbled with numerous forest and root paths, and come across silver firs and copper beeches. From afar you can make out Lingenau.

Details: approx. 5,5 hours | 18 km | Up 530 m / Down 850 m.

5th Day: Circular Walk Drahtstegweg Path & Rothenberg Mountain

Cross the Subersach on the little wire bridge, an amazing experience! Then continue through the district Mühle near Egg. From here walk along the river Bregenzerach, an inlet of Lake Constance, until you leave the forest and walk through the villages of Kränzen and Fehren.

The Rotenberg-walking path takes you just below the summit, bofore you continue via the Lingenau-Heidach-Tobel downhill into the valley to Lingenau.

Details: approx. 6 hours | 21 km | Up 650 m / Down 650 m.

6th Day: Lingenau – Reuthe

From Lingenau the tour takes you around the Stangstattkogel summit. On this mountain ridge, after a short while, you reach the ‚Hennenbergvorsäss’, a high moor heath. A true paradise for various plants and moor flora.

In Andelsbuch take the cable car up to the Niederalpe and enjoy the magnificent panorama all the way to Lake Constance. After that return by cable car to the valley to Bezau and then onwards to Reuthe.

Details: approx. 6,5 hours | 24 km | Up 810 m / Down 820 m.

7th Day: Circular Walk Mellental Valley

Bus ride to Mellau and then via mountain railway up to the hunting lodge at just below 1400 m in altitude. The route leads through Alpine terrain past the Vorder- and Hinterbleichtenalpe, then downhill into a shady valley.

There you walk along the stream Mellenbach to a goat alpine pasture. If you feel hungry you can indulge in a snack break and a glass of goats milk, before you start your return towards Mellau.

Details: approx. 5 hours | 19 km | Up 390 m / Down 990 m.

8th Day: Individual departure or extra days

Map & Route Information

Route Profile

Easy to medium walking tours. For walking tours with an average walking time of approx. 3.5 to 6 hours a good basic fitness level is essential. Cable car rides take you in parts into Alpine terrain. Also with descents towards rivers surefootedness is required.

Where is the starting point of the holiday?

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Tour Route Map

Tour Information

Holiday Information

The Bregenz Forest tour stays in pretty 3*** hotels and country hotels carefully chosen for their location, hospitality and proximity to your tour route.

Your stay includes the daily transfer of luggage to the next hotel and permanent assistance in case of problems.

Available services

- 7 x overnight stays in chosen category, breakfast included
– Half-board: minimum 3-course meal (Supplement Payable)
– Luggage transfer
– Bregenz Forest-Card (numerous services included (amongst others are cable car rides)
– 4x admission to the spa area in the individual Day Finishes
(daily admission with Category Charm)
– Carefully elaborated route description
– Detailed travel and tour documents
– Service hotline

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Travel Information

We recommend flying to Munich, Salzburg or Friedrichshafen and arriving by train to the starting point to the Allgau area. For more information, please visit Austrian Railways.

Train journey to Lindau. From there by local train via Kempten in the Allgäu region tp Sulzberg in approx. 1.5 hours.

Parking in Sulzberg: hotel parking spaces free of charge, no reservation necessary.

Organised return transfer from Reuthe to Sulzberg, € 69 per fare. Advance booking essential, payable in advance.

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Your Prices

Bregenz Forest, 8 days, 7 nights
All prices are per person sharing a double or twin room

2018 Walking Holiday Prices:

Prices are based on seasonal date bands
Season 1: 22.09. – 14.10.2018
Arrival Daily
Season 2: 12.05. – 29.06.2018 | 01.09. – 21.09.2018
Arrival Daily
Season 3: 30.06. – 31.08.2018
Arrival Daily

Category A: Prices per person
Season 1: £569 | Book online here >>
Season 2: £599 | Book online here >>
Season 3: £619 | Book online here >>
Single Room Supplement: £89
Half Board Upgrade: £129

Single supplements apply.
You will stay in the same hotel as the previous night.

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Holiday Price: £569
Single Supplement: £89

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