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Where is Schöfweg?

Schöfweg is a German municipality located in the Lower Bavarian district of Freyung-Grafenau. It is home to around 1,310 people. Sitting in the Bavarian Forest at the north face of 1,1011m Brotjacklriegel mountain, Schöfweg is 45km from Passau, 18km from Grafenau, 25km from Deggendorf and 22km from Regen.

Schöfweg is part of the Sonnenwald region along with the communities Grattersdorf, Innernzell, Schöllnach and Zenting.

Things to do in Schöfweg

Take a stroll through Schöfweg and stop at "Maria Sieben Schmerzen" Church built in 1889.

Haunstein Biotope is a 7ha natural habitat offering home to a vast array of animals and plants.

More activities: Allhartsmais nature trail, ice skating, horseback riding and lots more.

observation tower Brotjackriegel (c) Woidlife Photography
observation tower Brotjackriegel (c) TVB Region-Sonnenwald

Hiking

Sonnenwald Region in the Bavarian Forest features a great number of hiking trails, one provides a connection to "Goldsteig" Premium Hiking Trail.

1,011m Brotjacklriegel is the highest mountain of the Bavarian Forest; the hiking tour up to the summit is a must-do for every visitor. In the summer as well as in the winter this trail is perfectly suitable for families. Starting at Schöfweg the hike takes about two hours, but you will never forget the fantastic view from the top of Brotjacklriegel. Our live webcam at Brotjacklriegel observatory deck provides first impressions of this amazing panorama.

Families love Sonnenwald Adventure trail! Kobold "Jackl" is your companion on then way and helps you to learn more about the forest and its habitat. Start at Sturmriegel parking.

Do not miss out on the hike to Kleine (913 m) and Große Aschenstein (942m).

Different kind of hiking experience: donkey trekking through the Bavarian Forest, including overnight stay at Tiny House.

View Brotjackriegel in winter (c) TVB Region-Sonnenwald
Schöfweg Brotjackriegel in winter (c) Kubinska & Hofmann GbR

Winter Experience in Schöfweg

Sonnenwald Ski Resort features lifts, x-country trails, tobogganing run, ski school, floodlight skiing and terrain park.

Steinberg lift is ideal for the little ones to start skiing. Skiing equipment can be rented at the ski resort.

What’s the weather like in Schöfweg/Bavarian Forest?

July is the hottest month of the year with average temperatures of 18°C while January is the coldest with temperatures of -1.9 °C. Schöfweg is a great place to visit any time of the year.

If you want to know more about the current weather in Schöfweg, check out our live webcam.