3 Days Hiking and Yoga Retreat in Bavaria, Germany

  • Hotel Gut Moierhof, Leonhardistraße 11, 85137 Walting, Eichstätt District, Bavaria, Germany

Overview

Weekend Yoga Retreat Germany

  • 2 days with instruction
  • Experience an autumn weekend of yoga, hiking, and wellness at the heart of Bavaria in the idyllic Altmühl Valley. Combine yoga with hiking and enjoy also the healthy cuisine and local traditions. If you are new to yoga, this retreat is for you. Traveling Yoga will give you a solid basis for your future practice. They will take care of you and your needs and dedicate some extra time to teach you the basics.

    Highlights

    • 2-hour yoga classes daily
    • Two 4-hour guided hiking tours
    • Relax with the hammam or Turkish baths and sauna
    • Regional, organic, or vegetarian Bavarian cuisine
    • Breakfasts are available daily
    • Transports for the hiking tours
    • 2 nights accommodation

    Skill level

    • Beginner

    Group sizes

    The maximum participants in the group is 10.

      Languages

      • Instruction language: English
      • Spoken languages: German, Italian, English
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    The accommodation options available are on private and double room basis. The beautifully renovated hotel is an ancient rural house. It has a beautiful garden that can be used for yoga if the weather allows it. All of the rooms have their own telephones and linens. When booking for a shared double room, you will be assigned a roommate of the same gender.

    Daily schedule

    • 08:00 Engage in an inspiring yoga class of light asanas and pranayama suitable for intermediate practitioners and beginners
    • 09:00 Eat a good and healthy breakfast that will give you the energy to explore the beautiful surroundings
    • 10:00 Hike and walk for four to five hours with a nice picnic stop-­over
    • 17:30 Join the yoga session with nice stretching
    • 19:30 Dinner

    Gentle Hatha yoga

    You will practice gentle yoga poses or asanas, which will strengthen your body, improve your balance, and help you relax. In this class, the basics of yoga will be explained in detail, so it is the ideal class for beginners. You will also learn breathing techniques, easy sequences, meditation, and relaxation.

    Hatha Vinyasa yoga

    It is open to practitioners of all levels. The asana options will be provided for beginners, intermediate, and advanced students. Traveling Yoga will do flowing Vinyasa sequences, which are fast paced and invigorating. This is an intense class, so be prepared to sweat. Pranayama or breathing techniques, as well as relaxation and meditation are part of every class.

    During this retreat, you will have four-hour excursions on Saturday and another on Sunday. You will also be exploring the idyllic valley, strolling along the golden forests, and visiting ancient castles.

    • Chiara Zanetti

      Association of Yoga and Meditation Rishikesh International Yoga Federation (Yoga)

      Chiara dedicates herself to her passions, traveling, outdoor sports, and teaching yoga and is used to teach in different languages. She aims of integrating yoga in the everyday life, bringing the positive effects of this ancient philosophy even to the working environment.

    • Jürgen Husch

      Jürgen is especially interested in Buddhist philosophy and the related meditation techniques of Vipassana and Osho-Meditation.

    The retreat will be held in Hotel Gut Moierhof, Walting, Altmühltal, Germany.

    Nearby places

    • Munich - 1 hour

    All the breakfasts are included in the package. The meals are organic and regional. Vegetarian or vegan food is available upon request.

    The following meals are included:

    • Breakfast
    • Dinner

    The following dietary requirements are served and/or catered for:

    • Organic
    • Vegan
    • Vegetarian
    (If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation)

    Throughout the retreat, you will have some time during breaks between activities to explore the area.

    • 2 guided four-hour long hikes
    • 2 hours of yoga and meditation daily
    • 2 nights accommodation
    • Daily breakfasts
    • Transportation for the hikes
    • Airfare
    • Airport transfers
    • All lunches
    • Additional activities

    Driving directions from Berlin

    • Take the A9 to Nürnberg and then take the exit to Eichstätt.
    • Walting is about 80 kilometers north of Munich.

    Arrival by airplane

    Please book your flight to arrive at Munich Airport (MUC).

    Arrival by train

    Take the intercity train to Ingolstadt and the regional train to Eichstätt. From Eichstätt, Traveling Yoga can pick you up by car for 20 EUR.

    • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 30 days before the arrival date.
    • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

    Testimonials

    • Review by Izabella Spiegelberger

      "Just relaxing! We are looking forward to come to the retreats and it is always so nice to be part of their retreats. Bring along guests!"

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    • Review by Robert Doggie

      "I know Jürgen and Chiara personally and I am enthusiastic about their idea to organize yoga trips. I highly recommend them."

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    • Review by Simon Frie

      "Wochenende in den Ammergauer Alpen. Fantastisch. Kann man nur empfehlen. Wir kommen wieder.."

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    • Review by Roberto Zanetti

      "Na figata"

      Traveling Yoga Facebook page, edited

    Traveling Yoga is a small tour operator that offers yoga and hiking retreats in Europe. They combine yoga with outdoor activities like hiking or trekking.

    Speaks English

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    Departure:
    Sunday October 15, 2017
    (3 days / 2 nights)

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