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Holidays in Bavaria: the contemplative alpine village Reit im Winkl

Your holiday village at Chiemgau with the Hotel Unterwirt in the middle

Reit im Winkl has always impressed with a wonderful location. Shielded by the fascinating mountain world it has its very own charm. Therefore, it is no surprise that the village has already been certified as an air health resort. In summer, it is surrounded by large mountain forests, in winter by the snowy Chiemgau Alps. This makes Reit im Winkl a popular holiday destination for active people and those seeking recreation.

Fascinating in summer …

Beside uncountable activities in the unique natural surroundings, also numerous excursion destinations and cultural events make the region worth a visit. Reit im Winkl is a premium hiking paradise with uncountable appealing hiking paths. Wonderful trails are for example the panoramic hike on the Hemmersuppenalm or the premium winter hiking path Kaiserblick to give you only a small foretaste.

… and in winter

In winter, Reit im Winkl in Upper Bavaria becomes a paradise for skiers and winter lovers. The region is said to be one of the most beautiful cross-country ski regions across Bavaria. There are cross-country ski tracks with different levels of difficulty and diverse slopes for skiers and snowboarders in the whole ski region. Here lies also one of the best-known alpine pastures throughout Germany: The Winklmoos Alm which became popular through gold medal winner Rosi Mittermaier. We will show you where you can find the most beautiful pistes or which guided ski tours are suitable for you.

Culture & events in Reit im Winkl

Time-honoured traditions and customs play a very big role in the municipality Reit im Winkl. You will see this if you take a glance at the event calendar of the Chiemgau region. Among the cultural highlights that give you an insight into the Bavarian traditions are the folklore evenings which are organised by the local society. Old dances and songs are performed on these evenings where you will surely like to stay a little longer.

Humorous Bavarian plays are brought to the stage by the theatre association Reit, an amateur actors’ group that offers shows in the winter and summer season. Since its founding in 1919, the theatre association delights the audience and surely knows how to stimulate the laugh muscles. Our receptionists will be happy to inform you on the current programme.

If you want to know more on the regional customs, pay a visit to the museums in Reit im Winkl. The village has a local museum, a small schnapps museum and the informative ski museum. The latter gives an interesting insight in the history and the development of ski sports in the region.

Thanks to the exposed location of the Hotel Unterwirt, you can also go on excursions in the region, for example to Kufstein, Kitzbühel or Herrenchiemsee Castle. Experience for yourself how beautiful Reit im Winkl and the whole Chiemgau region can be!

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