Hike – Sonnenweg

Hiking trail

A gentle hike from Oberammergau through the Graswang Valley to Linderhof Palace.

  • Type Hiking trail
  • Difficulty easy
  • Duration 4:15 h
  • Distance 13,1 km
  • Ascent 165 m
  • Descent 52 m
  • Lowest point 833 m
  • Highest point 1006 m
This hike begins at Oberammergau railway station and continues along the River Ammer for about 3 kilometres upstream. Sonnenweg leads off to the right towards Linderhof at the large bridge in the Weidmoos nature conservation area.

When you arrive on the small tarred road, first turn left and then right towards Linderhof. The route will take you past farmsteads and Graswang and continues on Kohlbachweg.

A gentle climb brings you to a hiking trail that leads across meadows and through a wood. You do not begin your descent to the Palace Gardens on your left until after you have reached a gate shortly before Linderhof. The destination of the hike, Linderhof Palace, has been reached. 

You can enjoy an unforgettable hiking experience in the Ammergau Alps as long as you have the right gear. Visit the "Best of Wandern" Test Centre in Bad Kohlgrub to try out the latest outdoor equipment free of charge.

- GPS devices

- rucksacks, child carriers, children's jackets

- multifunctional jackets

- hiking boots

- sticks and head lamps

- binoculars

- tour software

- snow shoes

- backpacking umbrellas

The Best of Wandern Test Centre is located at Hotel Schillingshof, directly opposite the Hörnlebahn ski lift. adress: Fallerstraße 11, Bad Kohlgrub tel.: +49 8845 7010.

For more information, visit: www.ammergauer-alpen.de/testcenter

Am Abend nach Führungsschluss hat man den Schlosspark fast für sich alleine und es herrscht eine magische Stimmung.
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A95, B23 to Oberammergau via Ettal
At Oberammergau railway station or shopping centre
bus stop: Oberammergau Bhf
9606 Garmisch-Partenkirchen - Oberammergau - Wieskirche - Füssen
9606 Füssen - Wieskirche - Oberammergau - Garmisch-Partenkirchen
9621 Oberammergau - Saulgrub - Bad Kohlgrub - Murnau
9622 Oberammergau - Ettal - Linderhof (Schloss) und zurück
train stop: Bhf Oberammergau
Murnau Oberammergau

Guests in the Ammergauer Alps Region can use their electronic guest pass or the "KönigsCard" to obtain free bus travel. 

Kartenmaterial erhalten Sie im Onlineshop der Ammergauer Alpen GmbH unter www.ammergauer-alpen.de/onlineshop oder in den Tourist-Informationen vor Ort.

Map and arrival

Elevation profile