The Großer Arber (German pronunciation ); Czech: Velký Javor, "Great Maple") or Great Arber, is the highest peak of the Bavarian/Bohemian Forest mountain range and in Lower Bavaria, with an elevation of 1,455.5 metres (4,775 ft). As a result, it is known in the Lower Bavarian county of Regen and the Upper Palatine county of Cham as the "King of the Bavarian Forest". Its summit region consists of paragneiss.Make Großer Arbersee a centerpiece of your Bayerisch Eisenstein vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Bayerisch Eisenstein road trip website.
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We started to walk the 4 km hike up to the peak but then thankfully decided to take the gondola (last run at 4:30 PM). There was plenty of hiking and exploring at the top which was nice and then we... more »
Our intent was to go up the Grosser Arber with the cable car, but after driving all the way over, we were very disappointed to find it was closed, although the view was nice and I'm sure would have... more »
Nice hike around the lake. Come back every year st least once ideally outside the main tourism season when the place is packed.
Incredibly magnificent! Infinite paronamic view and blue sky
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