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Hiking in the Allgäu - experience the wonderful nature of the Alps!

The Hotel Garni Engelberg in Wangen im Allgäu offers the ideal starting point for your hikes in the beautiful landscape of the Allgäu Alps. Enjoy extensive tours through the rustic Allgäu and its wonderful forests and sunny meadows and listen to the refreshing sounds of the Alps – you can hike in the Allgäu in the footsteps of untouched nature directly from the hotel!

Culture lovers hike on a historical path in the Allgäu!

Only 8 km away is the climatic health resort of Kißlegg in the middle of the Württemberg Allgäu, which is not only interesting for nature lovers. Even as a culture connoisseur, you can hike in the Allgäu on a path that will inspire you. The baroque church of St. Gallus and Ulrich with its generous barrel vault and the well-known Augsburg silver treasure attracts visitors, as does the New Palace with its famous Sibyl figures by Joseph Anton Feuchtmayer. Contemporary art exhibitions also find their fans in the “city of short distances”!

In the medieval gem of Wangen in the Allgäu, visitors go on a tour between historical buildings, artistic fountains, mysterious alleys and experience the pure hospitality of the Allgäu people.

Because the people of Wangen are proud of their city and make it easy for guests of the Alps to feel safe even in the coldest winter. It is said: “In the cheek, ma hang!”. Just why? The Hotel Garni Engelberg shows you how you can enjoy nature, wellness and leisure to the full here in the Allgäu.

Just a few minutes’ drive away you can hike through fairytale towns in Allgäu such as Waldburg, Isny ​​or Wolfegg. In Leutkirch, in the middle of the Allgäu holiday region and against the backdrop of the high Alps, you can explore many historical buildings in the magnificent old town. Above all the baroque town hall with the elegant stucco work by the master Johannes Schütz. Zeil Castle invites you to take a stroll through the castle courtyard and the park – and offers a wonderful view of the Alpine chain. In the historic glassmaking village of Schmidsfelden, glassblower Stefan Michaelis shows old craftsmanship. The architecture of the old town looks particularly magical from a gondola of the numerous mountain railways in the snowy Allgäu winter.

Pure nature experience – hiking in the Allgäu!

Isny is a medieval oval with a city wall, defensive towers, churches and a castle. On the tour “Isny tells history” you will find out how friars, the nobility and the bourgeoisie, craftsmen and traders shaped the face of the former free imperial city.

For nothing in the world you shouldn’t miss the eventful hikes in the nature reserves at the gates of the city and the instructive tours through the rare fauna and flora of moor areas. All information about this natural wonder in the middle of the Allgäu can be found on the website of our Hotel Garni Engelberg.

At the foot of the forest castle, which can be seen from afar, lies the nationally recognized resort of the same name, which, with its mild, stimulating climate, is a popular excursion and recreational destination for hiking in the Allgäu in both summer and winter. After extensive renovation, the Waldburg, the region’s landmark, is one of the best preserved medieval castles in southern Germany. It houses an interesting museum and is the scene of a variety of cultural events. From here you have a unique view of the Alpine chain, Lake Constance, Upper Swabia and of course the Allgäu itself.

All information about the most beautiful hikes, captivating mountain railways, breathtaking tours through nature and the most beautiful architectural masterpieces of the Alps, we at the Hotel Garni Engelberg provide for you with the utmost pleasure. So that hiking in the Allgäu becomes the greatest pleasure for you!