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Events, culture and shopping in and around Reit im Winkl

Enrich your active holidays with events, shopping trips and excursions

Skiing, cross-country skiing and winter hiking in the cold season, hiking, biking, golf and a lot more in the rest of the year: Reit im Winkl is a dream for active holidaymakers and mountain lovers. But the picturesque village in the South of Bavaria has a lot more to offer than mountains, pistes and hiking paths: Walk through the idyllic village, shop souvenirs and get to know the local customs at various events. There will be also a lot to do and to visit in the area. Read our tips and recommendations.

Customs: an integral part of Bavarian culture

Bavaria would not be Bavaria without its traditions. Also in Reit im Winkl, a calendar without traditional events could not be imagined. Traditional dance contests and “dirndl” dances as well as the Almkirta festival on the Winklmoosalm are only some of the festive highlights every year. Especially the detailed costumes that pretty girls and guys wear on these occasions will not fail to catch your eye.

Guest welcome evenings, folkloric evenings and the ever popular peasant theatre should not be missed either. In January, a trip to Ruhpolding is worthwhile for the Biathlon World Cup.

Culture and folklore in the museums of Reit im Winkl

The ski museum impressively documents the development of skiing, in the local museum you will feel taken back to another time and in the schnapps museum you can enjoy a sip after the tour.

The short hike to the soldiers memorial chapel should also be included in your holiday programme as well as a visit to the Maria Himmelfahrt chapel on the Winklmoosalm.

Popular excursion destinations near Reit im Winkl

Also, in the wider area you can reach some world-famous destinations in a short time by car. Herrenchiemsee Palace with the King Ludwig II Museum, Kufstein with the fortress, Kitzbühel with the world-famous ski run Streif and Munich and Salzburg with its countless sights and cultural events are worth a trip in your holiday in Reit im Winkl.

Shopping in Reit im Winkl

Are you looking for a souvenir, would you like to buy typical regional fashion or discover regional products? Stroll through Reit im Winkl and discover the small shops and boutiques. From shoes and bags to traditional hats to liquors you will find almost everything that guests are looking for in Reit im Winkl.

One thing is for sure: Your holidays in Reit im Winkl in the Chiemgau will not get boring. And if the weather does not play along, you will have plenty of opportunity to explore the extensive spa area at the wellness hotel Unterwirt. The team of the Hotel Unterwirt is looking forward to your booking or enquiry!

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