Freising and Surroundings

Freising, just northeast of Munich (near the airport), is also on the Isar. North of Munich the Isartal is much less dramatic than it is to the south, although it still follows a leg of the Jakobsweg. At Marzling the route heads inland past recently plowed farmland and small villages. After Altenhausen the route heads […]

It Should Have Been a Walk in the Park

The Isartal south of Munich is mostly a wildlife preserve (Naturschutzgebiet) with well-developed trails along both banks of the Isar. A walk from Schäftlarn to Wolfratshausen looked to be in the cards. High waters from recent snowmelt were not enough to flood the banks of the Isar. Early signs of Spring on the last days […]