Typically Bavarian, with untouched nature, calm and yet diversified – the area around Dannerwirt, the Inn Valey and the region Lake Chiemsee-Chiemgau is rightly called the most beautiful spot in Upper Bavaria by many people.
Meadows, mountain railways and of course Lake Chiemsee, the third largest inland water after Lake Constance and Lake Müritz, are making this region so special. The Inn Valley and the Chiemgau region, their sights and destinations have much to offer for their visitors. Skiing, hiking, biking or golfing – everyone will find something here.
Dannerwirt is the ideal starting point to the most beautiful places of the Chiemgau region. There are many different destinations. You can spend a beach day at Lake Chiemsee and visit Herrenchiemsee Castle: often called the “Bavarian Versailles”, it is located on Herreninsel Island in the lake and has been built in 1873 based on the model of the famous French palace. In close proximity of the castle, you can find the Frauenchiemsee Convent – the oldest German nunnery welcomes visitors with calm and consciousness, the small convent shop offers culinary delights.
Of course you can also start relaxed day trips in the Inn Valley directly in Flintsbach. The parking lot for hikers is close to Dannerwirt and a good starting point for excursions to the mountains Petersberg and Hohe Asten, which you can reach quickly from our Dannerwirt. A lovely intermediate stop: the Astenhof farms. They are Germany’s highest located farms which are run all year round. The hike up to Hohe Asten takes about 3 hours and is also suitable for families. If you aim high: the hiking trail to Mount Petersberg leads from Flintsbach past large stone columns with medal pictures, the so-called Apostle Stations. After around 3 kilometres, you reach the destination and will be rewarded for your ascent by a wonderful view over the Inn Valley.
Hiking at Mount Wendelstein or in the Kaiser Mountains –nature lovers and sport enthusiasts shouldn’t miss out on this experience. Those who prefer biking can hire bikes at the tourist office in neighbouring Brannenburg. For experienced bikers, the Inn Valley cycle track is very appealing: the route runs close to rivers, more than 520 kilometres through Germany, Austria and Switzerland. And everyone who likes to take their time can take the rack railway up to Mount Wendelstein – the valley station is also located in Brannenburg. When you are a guest at Dannerwirt, our hotel is the perfect starting point for excursions in the Inn Valley and the Chiemgau region.
Wandern am Wendelstein oder im Kaisergebirge – ein Erlebnis, das sich Naturfreunde und Sportbegeisterte nicht entgehen lassen dürfen. Wer lieber Fahrrad fährt, der kann im Verkehrsamt im benachbarten Brannenburg Fahrräder leihen. Für erprobte Radfahrer ist besonders der Inntal-Radweg reizvoll: Die Strecke verläuft meistens flussnah und führt über 520 Kilometer durch Deutschland, Österreich und die Schweiz. Und wer es ganz gemütlich angehen lassen möchte, der fährt mit der Zahnradbahn auf den Wendelstein hinauf – die Talstation befindet sich ebenfalls in Brannenburg. Sind Sie beim Dannerwirt Gast, ist unser Hotel ein idealer Ausgangspunkt, um ins Inntal oder in den Chiemgau zu Ausflügen aufzubrechen.
During the winter months, our region has also much to offer: the Chiemgau area is a diverse winter sport region featuring ski runs suitable for beginners and professionals. The skiing paradise Sudelfeld can be reached from Dannerwirt in 30 minutes and is perfect for families and occasional skiers thanks to its various ski slopes. The diversified tracks and the wonderful panorama of the entire region are also appealing for cross-country skiers. Other skiing regions close to Dannerwirt are of course Mount Wendelstein and the area of Oberaudorf-Hocheck. Moreover, large ski regions behind the Austrian frontier in Tirol can be reached conveniently from our house.
Golfers will also spend a wonderful time during the warmer months: golf courses featuring views on the Chiemgau Alps, challenging 18-hole courses any golfer will love and the right zones for beginners: the Chiemsee-Chiemgau golfing region offers excellent courses for all players.
Twice a year, in July and December, the famous Erl Festival takes place in Tirol and attracts thousands of visitors in the small Austrian village Erl. The Tirol Festival presents productions of famous operas and piano concerts – from Richard Wagner to Verdi, Bach and Beethoven. From Dannerwirt, you can reach Erl within a few minutes by car.