Winter hiking in Bregenzerwald
Enjoy romantic winter landscapes
Enjoy the natural paradise of Bregenzerwald and explore the wonderful snow-covered winter landscape on foot. Idyllic winter hiking trails with dreamy backdrops are here waiting to be discovered by you.
Start out on variety-packed circular hikes and hiking routes direct from the St. Hubertus. Enjoy tranquillity in the snow-covered forest on the prepared hiking routes and the dreamy sights from the many viewing points along the route. Enjoy unforgettable moments while winter hiking in Bregenzerwald. In the Schetteregg and Hochhäderich areas in particular you will come across dreamy winter backdrops and romantic snow-covered forests. Traditional lodges and inns invite you to warm up and take a break; enjoy a warming cup of hot chocolate or a hot apple strudel, along with the breath-taking views.
There are numerous hiking routes available to choose from and are there waiting for you to explore.There are numerous hiking routes available to choose from and are there waiting for you to explore.
direct from your accommodation
When there is plenty of snow, in Großdorf on the 'Dorfer Feld', there is an easy, flat hiking piste available. The winter hike, which is approx. 3 km in length, can be started direct from the St. Hubertus. On side roads which have little traffic, the route proceeds through Freien, Stocker and Hasen to Großdorf and the start of the hiking trail. Reckon on approximately 30 minutes walking time per route. Anyone who would like to shorten the outward journey, can get to the winter hiking trail in just a few minutes by car. Parking is available in the centre of the village at Landammannsaal Großdorf at the Heckisau bus stop.
through beautiful Bregenzerwald
Through the Vorsäß and Alpine area of Schetteregg you will find yourself on a prepared hiking piste, which is around 6 km in length and a 2 ½ hour variety-packed circuit hike. From Schetteregg the hiking piste proceeds initially to the Vorsäß areas of Eggatsberg and Hammeratsberg. Along the route you get to gaze in wonder at the Vorsäßhütten which are typical of Bregenzerwald. You will soon pass Unter Falzalpe and from there get to enjoy the dreamy views to the mountains of Bullerschkopf and Winterstaude, located in the south. Afterwards the path then climbs to Obere Falzalpe, continuing to the Ochsenhofalpe area and from there, back to the starting point again.
The start point in Schetteregg is accessible by car and bus in around 10 minutes.
from Bregenzerwald to Allgäu
Enjoy a dreamily scenic winter hike from Bregenzerwald into Allgäu.
- Rollered hiking piste from Hittisau to Balderschwang
- Route from Hittisau along the Bolgenach with ascent and descent to Sippersegg via the Bibersteinalpe to Balderschwang
- The hike, which is 14 km in total, can be negotiated in around 4 hours
- The route can also be done in sections
- Bus stops in Sippersegg and Dornbündt
- Several times a day there is a 'Linienbus' service between Balderschwang and Hittisau
- Hittisau is accessible by car in about 10 minutes
- Parking available direct in the town centre