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Dream Path Munich-Venice (whole route)

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Distance 578.4 km
192:05 h
24,998 m
25,483 m
3,150 m
-4 m
The over 550 km long "Dream Trail" is one of the most famous long-distance hiking trails in the Alpine region. It connects two European cultural metropolises - Munich and Venice.

In a total of 30 daily stages, we hike from Marienplatz in Munich always southwards, through the Karwendel, across the Central Alps and the Dolomites to the Adriatic Sea. The route of the long-distance hiking trail was first published in 1977 by the German mountaineer Ludwig Graßler. It is a popular alternative to the often very overcrowded crossing of the Alps on the E5. As far as the scenic experiences, but also the sporting demands are concerned, the "Dream Trail" certainly does not need to hide. While easy hiking trails lead across the meadows of the Alpine foothills and through the river landscape of the Piave plain, we are often on steep mountain paths and secured climbs among the rugged rocky peaks of the Zillertal Alps and the Bellunese Dolomites. The individual stages of the "Dream Trail" are certainly not to be underestimated. The individual stages vary greatly in their degree of difficulty because of the different natural areas. Because the trail is not uniformly


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Questions and answers

Question from Will Boag · October 11, 2022 · Community
Where in munich do i start the dream path
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Answered by Tabea Götze  · October 12, 2022 · Outdooractive Editors
Hi Will, the "official" start is the Marienplatz in central Munich. Have fun on the trail! – Outdooractive Team
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Question from Thomas Bachmann  · February 17, 2022 · Community
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Answered by Manuel Sehrt · February 17, 2022 · Community
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Herbert Eckhardt
September 09, 2013 · Community
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When did you do this route? August 05, 2013
Blick nach Norden
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Panoramaweg
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