SKIING, HIKING AND BEING ACTIVE
2,106 m Scharfreuter is the highest mountain of Lenggries but 1,556 Brauneck is the most famous peak of the region. Brauneck cable car takes you to the summit providing a spectacular mountain experience in the winter as well as in the summer. Brauneck is well known both as large hiking area and family-friendly skiing resort. The ski resort boasts 18 state-of-the-art lifts and 34 km of perfectly groomed slopes, ranging from beginners’ pistes to world cup racing trails. Hang-gliding and paragliding is also possible on Brauneck. Tired and hungry hikers or skiers must stop at one of the many on-mountain huts for refreshments and local delicacies. "Panoramarestaurant am Brauneck" not only offers fine food but also a unique view of the mountains.
In the summer 140 km of hiking trails and 500 km of cycling and mountain biking trails wind through the Lenggries region. Brauneck high altitude loop trail includes many vantage points. In good weather you see as far as Munich and Germany’s highest mountain, Zugspitze.
WHAT CAN YOU DO IN LENGGRIES? SIGHTS AND MORE
In case you do not feel like doing sports or the weather won’t permit it, there are many other things to explore, such as St. Jakob church built in 1722, displaying pompous frescoes, relics, statues, and poles of former fraternities. The crypt of the church is the last resting place of the renowned Count Ferdinand Joseph von Herwarth. The Baroque Hohenburg castle built in 1718 as well as the ruins of the old Hohenburg castle are definitely worth visiting. Explore the beautiful Calvary or the last freestanding lime kiln from the 18th century of Isarwinkel.
There are so many exciting things still to discover. Come and join a tour through the area.