Reutte Travel Guide

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Reutte Things to Do

  • Walking

    Walk around the Untermarkt and the Obermarkt in the market town center with the Zeillerhaus, Grünes Haus (Museum), Franziskanerkloster etc. Many of the houses have painted facades of Reuttener painter Johann Jakob Zeiller.

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  • Walk around the center

    Walk around the Untermarkt and the Obermarkt in the market town center with the Zeillerhaus, Grünes Haus (Museum), Franziskanerkloster etc.Many of the houses have painted facades of Reuttener painter Johann Jakob Zeiller.

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  • Heiterwang and around

    Just want to show the church and some of the scenery on the walk along the lake. The Heiterwang area is very pretty and picturesque with its towering, steep mountains and the lovely lake. The town of Heiterwang is pretty but there is not much to do there.

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  • Stroll by the sides of thr River Lech

    There is a lovely walk along the Lech River. This river is very swift moving and freezing cold. It runs through the centre of town and it is possible to stroll along its banks. In the evening by the waterbeware of the horseflies though, they can give you a nasty bite and they are very irritating.

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  • The Ehrenberg, Schlosskopf,Klause and...

    There are several castles and remains in Reutte. The Klause is a kind of gatehouse below the Ehrenberg. It used to have a gasthaus there. We did not go this year but got talking to someone who mentioned visiting the museum there, so it may be fairly different from our last visit.The Klause and Erhenberg host a mediaeval festival each July. There is...

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  • Visit Wangle

    This lovely village can be combined with the cable car or the Frauensee. It has a wonderful church with lovely paintings and a serene, peaceful atmosphere and a gasthaus.

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  • The Plansee and Heiterwangersee

    You can walk to these lakes from Reutte by continuing on past the waterfalls. It is around another 30/40 minutes from the waterfalls to the Plansee lake. I love the walk along the lakes' edges from the Plansee to the Heiterwangersee with their steep mountains and clear blue waters. At the Plansee there is a kiosk for snacks and drinks, a gasthaus...

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  • The stuibenfalle waterfalls

    These waterfalls are about 30 minutes walk from the centre of Reutte in the direction of Muhl. Nowadays you get there by walking along the side of the electricity works. It looks like it will be horrible, then you are past the works and surrounded by beautiful Alpine scenery. There are several falls. The smaller ones are near each other. The bigger...

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  • Cable Car in Hofen

    Walk to Hofen via Wangle or take the bus from Reutte and you can take the cable car up to the Alpine garden. The views from the top are lovely. I'll have to scan photos later as we did not do it this time.

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  • The Frauensee

    To get to this lovely mountain lake, walk from Reutte to Lechashau then head towards Wangle. Before Wangle head off to the right. It is signposted. There is a steep route to the lake up a hill or a gentler route up the road. There is a new gasthaus by the lake. There were signs up this year saying you have to pay for a swim. This has not been the...

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  • Swim in the Urisee

    The Urisee is a lovely lake that can be reached on foot from the centre of Reutte in around 30 minutes. Head in the direction of Muhl. This lovely lake is wonderful for a cold swim. Or if you are not brave enough, you can walk around and enjoy the scenery. The Urisee Gasthaus next to the lake is available for food and drink. It's very pleasant.

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  • The Town of Reutte

    Within the town of Reutte itself there are beautiful churches, shrines, fountains, painted houses, a museum in the Green House, a little rose filled park, shops and restaurants.

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  • Climb the Durrenberger Alm

    The Durrenberger AlmWe have climbed up to the heutte on this alm many times, but it is getting more difficult as we get older and less fit. The climb is steep, hard work but lovely. The views from the heutte are stunning and we usually celebrate our arrival with beer for hubby and buttermilk for me. Check next to the Urisee to see when ruhetag...

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  • schloss ehrenburg

    the ruins of schloss ehrenburg is located on a hill over looking the village of reutte. you can drive up to the hill and then there is a short walk to the castle. schloss ehrenburg was built in the 13th century by the stauffer dynasty. on a clear day you can get a great view of the village of reutte and the austrian alps from ehrenburg castle.

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  • Visit colorful old center

    Reutte's center is made of typical Tyrolean houses where the window frames are paintedin old patterns which are very picturesque indeed. Strolling through the little town centeris a nice experience you should not miss out.

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Reutte Hotels

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  • Hotel Maximilian

    Ehenbichl, Reutte, 6600, Austria

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Hotel Goldene Rose

    Dorfstrasse 2, Reutte, 6600, Austria

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Hotel Das Beck

    We first stayed in Hotel das Beck around 9 years ago and were pleased and surprised to find the...

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Reutte Restaurants

  • An old friend

    This restaurant is a firm favourite of ours. It has remained unchanged over the years, We were even served by the same waitress as always. Daily specials on the board. Note they stop serving food around 8pm and will turn you away if you come too close to this time. I had a great nature schnitzel here.

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  • Great place for a meal or a drink.

    This was the first restaurant I ever went to in Reutte. There are indoor and outdoor seating areas. It is a local rather than touristy place. The food and drink are good and the staff are pleasant.I had a great champignon schnitzel with rice and peas, my husband had weiner schnitzel. Very good.

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Reutte Nightlife

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    Mediaeval Festival on the Ehrenberg: Ritterfest

    by IreneMcKay Written Dec 12, 2015

    Every summer a mediaeval festival takes place next to the castle on the Ehrenberg. It is quite entertaining to visit with mediaeval food, mediaeval music, knights fencing, re-enactments of battles, traditional crafts etc. Sadly we have had the misfortune of staying next door to the performing bands in our bed and breakfast on two occasions. I say misfortune as they make rather noisy neighbours!!!!!!

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Reutte Transportation

  • Trains

    From Munich you have frequent trains either direct or with a change in Garmisch Partenkirchen taking 2.5 to 3 hours. The so called Werdenfels Ticket for € 19 plus € 4 for each of up to 4 additional persons, valid for unlimited travel from 9 am until 3 am next day, for trains from Reutte, Pfronten, Mittenwald, Oberammergau, Kochel and Munich (MVV)...

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  • Getting there

    From Munich you have frequent trains either direct or with a change in Garmisch Partenkirchen taking 2.5 to 3 hours. The so called Werdenfels Ticket for € 19 plus € 4 for each of up to 4 additional persons, valid for unlimited travel from 9 am until 3 am next day, for trains from Reutte, Pfronten, Mittenwald, Oberammergau, Kochel and Munich (MVV)...

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  • Changing trains in Reutte

    If you intend to travel by train between Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Füssen along the scenic "Außenfern" railway, you will most like have to change trains in Reutte. The complete run takes about 2 hours each way (longer and breathtaking in winter). An interesting sidenote: although a majority of this rail line runs through Austria, it is operated by...

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Reutte Shopping

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    Aus & Raus: It´s an Austrian Big Lots!

    by LeatherBikerGene Written Apr 23, 2004

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    Food, housewares, clothing...it´s all here..at mark-it-down-and-move-it-out prices!

    What to buy: Carbonated beverages...these are only sold in return/deposit bottles in Germany. In Austria, the PET bottles are disposable/recyclable.

    What to pay: ...as little or as much as you want! Last time I was there we went WAY over the number of products the cash register will list on one receipt!

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Reutte Local Customs

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    Traditional Festivals

    by IreneMcKay Written Dec 12, 2015

    Austrians love any excuse to wear their traditional clothes, play their traditional music, drink large quantities of traditional beer and eat lots of traditional big greasy sausages. Such events are fun to watch and once you are there it would just be rude not to join in on the beer and sausage front.

    Traditional Tyrolean cistumes.
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Reutte Sports & Outdoors

  • Swimming in an icy lake

    There is nothing more refreshing than swimming in one of Reutte's ice cold lakes. You can really only do this on a hot day in summer because the water is so cold, you need to be able to warm up when you come out. The water is soooooo clean and all around you the scenery is breathtaking. The only problem is forcing yourself to get in........once you...

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  • Hiking

    To get the most out of Reutte don't restrict your stay to the town itself, go hiking in the beautiful surrounding countryside. Walks vary in difficulty. The scenery is truly marvellous. Our favourite walks include the Frauensee, the Urisee, the Durrenberger Alm, the Plansee and the Heiterwanger See.

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  • Don't Forget Insurance

    If your current health insurance doesn't cover you while your abroad, you should consider getting international travel insurance just in case something should go wrong.

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