Looking for one of the best views of the Tegernsee Lake in Germany. Wallberg is your answer! Just 75 km away from Munich, it is the perfect destination for a day trip. Wallberg is a mountain in the Bavarian Alps and is quite famous for hiking and mountain biking. The summit of Wallberg is at an altitude of 1722 meters. In this blog post, we share with you, how to reach Wallberg from Munich and what to expect. So if you are planning for a day trip to Wallberg from Munich then keep on reading.
1. HOW TO REACH WALLBERG FROM MUNICH
1.1 By public transport to Wallbergbahn from Munich
From Munich ( Munich Central Station (Hauptbahnhof)) you have to take a train to Tegernsee and then bus number 9556 takes you to Wallbergbahn.
Opt for Bayern Ticket as it’s the cheapest option if you are travelling in a group or as a couple.
The last bus from Wallbergbahn is at 17:17!!!
( Tip: Make sure you crosscheck the timings at the bus stop.)
1.2 By car to Wallbergbahn
You can also drive to the Wallbergbahn from Munich. Drive towards Holzkirchen on Autobahn 8 and then from Holzkirchen take the exit towards Route 318.
Parking: There is a parking lot right next to the cable car station.
2. HOW TO GET UP TO THE SUMMIT
2.1 By cable car
This is the easiest option. The cable car takes you up to the top in just 10 minutes.
You can buy the tickets from the station near the parking lot or from the machine located near the restaurant at the top.
Tickets for adults
Ride up & down: 21 €
Tickets for children
Ride up & down: 10.50 €
For both parents and all kids under 15
Children under 6
- 8:45 am – 17:00 pm
- The last cable car that goes up to the peak at 16:30!!!
Sommerweg is the shorter route. It takes around 3 hours to ascent and 2 hours to descent. Make sure you are stocked up on food, water and don’t forget your hiking/trekking poles. Wear comfortable shoes.
Once you reach the top, don’t forget to walk a bit further to reach the summit. You have to hike from the Panoramarestaurant (1620m) to Wallberg summit (1722m). It takes around 20-30 minutes.
The hike is well-marked.
3. THINGS TO DO IN WALLBERG, GERMANY
Enjoy the views
You can walk to the church or the summit or just order a drink/ coffee at Panoramarestaurant and enjoy the views.
Paragliding over Tegnersee Lake, Germany
It costs around 160 € – 190 €. Below are some of the companies
Winter / Summer tobogganing
Enjoy one of the longest natural toboggan runs in Bavaria, which is more than 6.5 kilometers long.
Check the official site for more details.
If you are visiting during summer, enjoy your time swimming, sunbathing, or chilling at the shore of the beautiful Tegernsee lake. A boat trip or exploring on a SUP might interest you.
4. DAY TRIP TO WALLBERG FROM MUNICH – BUDGET SUMMARY
- Bayern Ticket: € 33 (for a couple).
- 2-way cable car for adults: 21 € per person
- ( Optional ) Lunch at the Panaroma Resturant : 20.00 € ( Hot Chocolate, Beer, Kaiserschmarrn )
Total budget: € 95
Tip: You can also pack food and have a small picnic whilst enjoying the views.
5. WHERE TO STAY
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