Germany Germany
Austria Austria

Worth knowing

The Lechweg runs for a length of 127 kilometers through Germany and Austria.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as easy and it usually takes 6 days to walk the Lechweg.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail food supply is less of an issue. As a rule, you can either buy groceries every day or eat in a hut or restaurant.
Nevertheless, it is important to carry an appropriate supply with you.

You can stay overnight in guesthouses/hotels along the way.

Wild camping is not allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently prohibited. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Lechweg

127 km
Elevation gain
2.500 m
Elevation loss
3.600 m
Highest Point
Formarinalpe / 1.870 m
Lowest Point
Lechfall / 804 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
127 km
2.500 m
3.600 m
1.870 m
804 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Lechweg
  • in guesthouses/hotels along the way
Solitude on the Lechweg
You come to villages several times a day and often meet people

The best time to hike the Lechweg is:


Arrival to the Lechweg

You will arrive via Munich Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus / Zug. Duration approx. 7 hours.

Departure from the Lechweg

Departure is via Munich Airport.

You can get to the airport per Zug. Takes about 3 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Lechweg

What else you should know about the Lechweg

Here we have summarized some important information for you

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