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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.

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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.

Two breweries & Seven Rivers on the Steigerwald Panoramaweg

Beer Hiking Bavaria is a great guide that details 50 hikes in Bavaria which pass by or end at some of Bavaria's best breweries. The Steigerwald Panoramaweg is a long distance route and this describes the section between Bischberg to Weiher, home to the Kundmüller brewery.

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Looking up at and down from the Kofel are two very different things

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. The Kofel is an iconic peak in Upper Bavaria and having a beer at Ammergauer Maxbräu is the perfect reward for climbing it.

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Bang a Gong in Stublang with the Brothers Dinkel

Beer Hiking Bavaria is a great guide that details 50 hikes in Bavaria which pass by or end at some of Bavaria's best breweries. Stublang has two small regional breweries and lots of beer hiking trails emanating from it.

lambs dark beer forest trail

Finding the light between two darks on the Bierquellenwanderweg

Beer Hiking Bavaria is a great guide that details 50 hikes in Bavaria which pass by or end at some of Bavaria's best breweries. The Bierquellenwanderweg is one of the top beer hiking circuits you'll find.

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Connecting the dots between beery paradises

Beer Hiking Bavaria is a great guide that details 50 hikes in Bavaria which pass by or end at some of Bavaria's best breweries. This one-way route connects two beery paradises (the Fünf Seidla Steig® and Walberla).