Don’t Look Back at Kloster Kreuzberg

It had been nearly 20 years since our first visit to Kloster Kreuzberg. Expectations are funny things when it comes to experiencing beery pilgrimage sites and this exercise proved no different.

Sometimes enjoying nature means having to become part of the food chain

Sonnen-Bräu is a great reason to make your way to Mürsbach but it´s not the only one. The pretty valley features pretty trails and lots of beery options.

You can’t tell the dorfs without a scorecard

The Dorf Breweries Express is an easy 9km hike in Franconia Switzerland which takes in five small regional breweries. Join Beer Hiking Bavaria author Rich Carbonara to find the best beers and foods along the way.

lake, beer with pretzel, mountains

Mountains & Weisswurst & Beers, oh my!

Beer Hiking Bavaria is a great guide detailing 50 hikes in Bavaria which pass by or end at some of Bavaria's best breweries. Murnau is one of Bavaria's hidden gems sitting on the beautiful Staffelsee. The Dragon Slayer's Way is great short hike taking in the scenery and breweries.

mountain lake, dark beer, peak with small chapel on top

I feel fine on the Riederstein

Beer Hiking Bavaria is a great guide detailing 50 hikes in Bavaria which pass by or end at some of Bavaria's best breweries. Tegernsee is one of the most beautiful mountain lakes in Bavaria and this hike takes to the top of the Riederstein and then to the Tegernsee Bräustüberl.

rocky outcropping, hill with church, dark beer, half-timbered house in reflection

The Walberla Undressed

The Walberla is a special hill in Franconian Switzerland. Just west of Forchheim, it offers great hiking opportunities and some fine small regional breweries surrounding it.

Berchtesgaden Plan B Revisited

Beer Hiking Bavaria is a great guide which details 50 hikes in Bavaria which pass by or end at some of Bavaria's best breweries. Berchtesgaden is the crown jewel in the Bavarian National Park system. This hike takes you up high to look down on the stunning Königsee.

One flew over the stork’s nest

The Voggendorf Keller is located outside of Uehfeld, an area rich with stork nesting areas. It's featured in Beer Hiking Bavaria along with the two breweries in town.

path through trees, hiking sign, lush bierkeller area

The Cherry Way on a hot day to Bierkeller Nirvana

The Pretzfelder Kirschenweg is a pretty hiking circuit which starts in Pretzfeld, a short train trip from Forchheim. The Pretzfelder Keller is an idyllic place for your beery reward.

forest trail weissbier lake with church

Father knows best at the Chiemsee

Beer Hiking Bavaria is a great guide which details 50 hikes in Bavaria which pass by or end at some of Bavaria's best breweries. Chiemsee is perhaps the most beautiful of the many mountain lakes in Bavaria and this hike takes you around the two islands lying in its center.