Pfronten, a picturesque jewel in the Allgäu, opens its doors to a winter paradise that will delight adventurers and those seeking relaxation alike. This idyllic community, nestled in the majestic mountains, offers a unique blend of natural beauty and diverse leisure activities that captivates every visitor.
Pfronten: An oasis for winter fun at three altitudes
Flexible winter experiences in Pfronten
In Pfronten you will find a rare variety, which is made possible by the three different altitudes. Whether on the snow-covered peaks of the Breitenberg, in the cosy huts or in the quiet tranquillity of the valley – Pfronten offers unique winter experiences. Winter sports enthusiasts, tobogganists and snowshoe hikers will find ideal conditions here, while leisure hikers and families will appreciate the winter tranquillity in the valley.
The charm of the Pfronten Valley
The winter trails in the Pfronten valley, marked by magenta-coloured signs, are not only well prepared, but also ideal for families with children. A hike to the Fallmühle inn promises encounters with locals and reveals the authentic side of Pfronten. The “Pfrontener Nordpol” and the Pfrontener Moor also offer unique nature experiences. Evening tours through the moor provide insights into the fascinating animal world, while torchlight walks show the local flora and fauna in a whole new light.
Culinary and sporting highlights in the Pfronten huts
Pleasure and adventure at lofty heights
The Hündeleskopfhütte and the Kappeler Alp are connected by a five-kilometre winter hiking trail, which is equally attractive for tobogganists and hikers. Snowshoe beginners can count on professional mountain guides, while culinary connoisseurs are spoilt with traditional Allgäu dishes in the huts. The view of the Alpine foothills and sights such as Neuschwanstein Castle round off the experience.
Tradition meets modernity: the Schalenggen race
A special highlight is the Schalenggen race, a traditional horn sledge race that attracts numerous participants and visitors every year. The next race will take place on 10 February 2024 and promises to be an unforgettable spectacle.
Pfronten’s highlights: Snow-sure winter fun on the Breitenberg
A paradise for winter sports enthusiasts
A natural snow paradise awaits winter sports enthusiasts on the 1,838 metre high Breitenberg. The Breitenberg cable car takes you to the Hochalpe in ten minutes, where both (snowshoe) hikers and toboggan fans will get their money’s worth. The longest natural toboggan run in the Allgäu offers fast-paced fun, while the Ostlerhütte enchants with its panoramic views.
Skiing fun for the whole family
The “Pfronten Ski Centre”, a 30-hectare family ski area, is located at the foot of the Breitenberg. Five lifts, modern snowmaking technology and two cosy huts make it the ideal place for families and beginners.
Pfronten – A winter dream for everyone
Pfronten in the Allgäu is a real insider tip for all those who are not just looking for snow and sport in winter, but also want to enjoy authentic experiences and peaceful moments.