Snowshoe tours around the Dreisessel
The Dreisesselberg in the Bavarian Forest lies in the border triangle of Bavaria, Bohemia and Austria.
A mountain that joins three countries: Steeped in legend, the Dreisessel Massif with its bizarre rock formations marks the convergence of the national borders of Germany, the Czech Republic and Austria. Its highest points are the Plöckenstein (1,364 m), the Hochstein (1,332 m) and the Dreisesselfelsen (1,312 m). The unique location and the exceptional rock formations, surrounded by pristine nature, make this mountain massif a rewarding destination – at any time of the year.
Snowshoes are a wonderful way of exploring and enjoying untouched natural scenery and the captivating winter landscape, particularly in areas with a lot of snow. In the crystal-clear air, only the soft crunch of your own footsteps can be heard, allowing you to find your own rhythm and a deep sense of peace.
In the communities in this border triangle, guides regularly lead snowshoe tours up and around the Dreisessel.
One meeting place, for example, is the Dreisesselhaus (car park at the end of Dreisesselstraße, around a 15-minute walk from the Dreisesselhaus). After renting the necessary equipment there’s a short introduction and then it’s time to get going. On a simple tour for beginners (approx. 2 h), a family tour (approx. 2.5 h) or a Three-Country tour (approx. 3.5 h) across all three national borders, you can enjoy the marvellous panorama over the rocky sea of granite blocks with views as far as the Alps. The finishing touch is a comfortable stop in the Berggasthof Dreisessel, where you can reflect on your experiences over a hearty snack. Naturally even if you haven’t booked a guided tour you can still hire snowshoes and all the kit.