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Castle Neuschwanstein.jpg
The trail passes Neuschwanstein Castle
Length350 km (217 mi)
LocationBavarian Alps
TrailheadsLindau, Berchtesgaden
Highest pointTegelberg-Haus, 1,707 m (5,600 ft)
Hiking details

Maximiliansweg is a long-distance hiking path through the Bavarian Alps (with some short sections through the Austrian Alps), which connects Lindau (im Bodensee) to Berchtesgaden. The trail is about 350 km in distance and is largely congruous with long-distance path E4. Two boat crossings are suggested, from Lindau to Bregenz (over the Bodensee) and from Bad Wiessee to Tegernsee (over the Tegernsee).

Beginning in Lindau, the path travels through Bregenz, Füssen passing such notable sites as Neuschwanstein castle. It continues through the Ammergauer Alps, Mangfall Mountains, Chiemgauer Alps and ends in Berchtesgaden south of Salzburg.

External links[edit]

The trail ends in Berchtesgaden
  • "Maximiliansweg" (in German). Deutscher Wanderverband. Retrieved 2007-03-11. Brief information with map.
  • "Wandern" (in German). Upper Bavaria tourist association (Tourismusverband München Oberbayern). Archived from the original on 2005-12-11. Retrieved 2007-03-11.