Follow the traces of salt for 130km/81mi. Saline bike tail goes from Rosenheim to Hallein, paste brine pipes, historic salt extraction sites, and salt trade routes. Starting at Salingarten in Rosenheim, you bike all the way to Lake Chiemsee and along the Alps to Traunstein. Past further mountain towns, you finally get to the salt mine in Berchtesgaden. Along Berchtesgadener Alpe, you cross the Austrian border. The hike is well sign-posted with the salt logo and features many highlights well worth taking a break for.
Where to eat
There are options for food and accommodation in many of the towns you cross.
- With an overall length of 81 miles the bike trail is among the 3 longest bike Trails in Germany available on TouriSpo.
- If you get hungry along the way, there are places to rest and get food. Nevertheless it’s recommended to also have enough water and food in your backpack when hiking or biking.
From Munich, you take motorway A8 to exit Rosenheim, then follow B15 into the centre. There are car parks at the ice stadium (P18) and at the clinic (P9).
You can take a train to Rosenheim railway station, which is very close to Salingarten. Ride over Bahnhofstraße, turn right onto Münchener Straße, and follow it to the park.