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Reit im Winkl. Panoramic view from the village centre in the direction of the waterfall.
In the native language of the webcam owner
Reit im Winkl. Blick von der Ortsmitte Richtung Wasserfall.
Reit im Winkl is a small village in the southeastern part of Bavaria, Germany, in the Traunstein district. It is situated southwest of Ruhpolding in the Alps. The village area has borders with two states of Austria, Tyrol and Salzburg. The small village of Kössen in Tyrol is the next village following the river Lofer to the confluence into the Tiroler Achen. The Reit im Winkl has a population of approximately 2,600. It is a famous tourist resort, especially for winter sports. The skiing area is located in a district of the village called Winklmoos Alm. Districts: Reit im Winkl is divided into the districts Birnbach, Blindau, Entfelden, Groissenbach, Oberbichl, Seegatterl, Unterbichl and Winklmoos Alm. History: The first signs of settlement in Reit im Winkl are in the 12th century. The date of the foundation is 1160 when Otto de Rute was named in a document. The accuracy of the document is disputed and some historiens put the beginning of the sttlement to the mid of the 13th century. ... Read more about Reit im Winkl on Wikipedia