Summer in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Summer resort: Sports and recreation in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

You would like to improve your golf handicap or bring more power into your golf swing, or fulfill your dream of flying? All this or more is possible in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Action and recreation, cycling tours through the Loisach valley, mountain biking along the forest mountain roads, and for the brave, a hot air ballon ride or paragliding over the mountains, forests and castles.

Kayak touring and wild water rafting. Dive into the crystal clear lakes or jump into the surf of the Alpspitz wave pool. Sail on one of the moutain lakes. So many opportunities to enjoy yourself in Garmisch – Partenkirchen.

Hiking tips around the Zugspitze in Werdenfelser Land

If you take the time to explore Garmisch – Partenkirchen, you will discover a variety of tours, short and long, with magnificant panoramic views. Choose from leasurely mountain hikes to challenging mountain tours, rock climbing ascent to the Zugspitze (Top of Germany). There are endless possibilities to enjoy your holiday in Garmisch – Partenkirchen.

Hiking highlights:

Partnachklamm: the wild romatic, imposing mountain gorge lies 3 km south of the Olympic ski stadium. From the end of the gorge you can walk or hike to the Partnach Alm for a well deserved meal. Enjoy the picturesque views.

Höllentalklamm: can be reached via Hammersbach and Grainau. From the Höllentalangerhütte (1378m above sea level).Passing the impressive waterfall you enter the breathtaking „Höllentalklamm) (mountain gorge) with its divers tunnels, bridges and galleries.

Zugspitze: Germany‘s highest mountain (2962m above sea level) has three possible ways to comfortably reach the summit.

  • Cog wheel train from GAP
  • Eibsee Cable car from Eibsee
  • Cable car from Ehrwald in Austria

Kreuzeck: with stunning views over Garmisch – Partenkirchen

Kramerplateauweg: a 7 km long hike reveals some of the most stunning views over mountains and valleys that Garmisch – Partenkirchen has to offer.