After driveway with the Söllereckbahn begins the wonderfully landscaped lookout way to Riezlern.Nach a few minutes walk to reach the Schrattenwangalpe the highest point and shortly thereafter the state border. On the way you have a wonderful view of the imposing summit of the High Ifen (2,230 m) and the Gottesacker Plateau. An excellent refreshment stop is the GenussHütte Mittelalp. After crossing the Westeggtobel you reach with beautiful views of the valley the village Riezlern. Recommended in the afternoon with pleasant sunshine. Ascent with guest card reduced, bus in German territory (from Walserschanz) fee.
Sturdy shoes and hiking poles for steep sections recommended. When necessary, rainproof clothing and head covering.
Tips, hints and links
Hiking trails, huts and attractions can also be found in the nature adventure map, which can be purchased at the tourist office in Hirschegg.
Oberstdorf (1376 m)
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Public transport friendly
Leave the car where it is!
The Walserbus is a convenient way to reach your starting point. Line 1 takes you to the town Oberstdorf. For this tour you need to get off at the bus stop "Söllereckbahn". Way back: bus line 1 from "Riezlern Post".
Most routes from Germany lead to Ulm before carrying on along the A7. Take the Allgäu junction over a section of the A980 to the Waltenhofen junction, then take the 4- lane B19 via Sonthofen and Oberstdorf to Kleinwalsertal. From Austria (Vorarlberg) and Switzerland you reach the Kleinwalsertal via the Bregenzerwald (Hittisau) – Riedbergpass – Fischen – Oberstdorf. From Tyrol the fastest route is over the A7 to Kempten carrying on along the B19 direction Oberstdorf. A motorway vignette is not required to reach the valley.
A parking area (fee required) is located directly by the starting point.