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A place to unwind

Healthy air, a relaxed atmosphere and a marvellous location - Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a place to unwind. Here, you can relax and regain new strength. You can unwind, relax and enjoy life. And even more: You can improve your health in a targeted and sustained manner. Thanks to its especially advantageous climate and the continuous good quality of the air, Garmisch-Partenkirchen is one of the 15 premium class health resorts with a healing atmosphere. This seal of quality is only awarded to the top quality health and spa resorts in Germany. Since 2012, Garmisch-Partenkirchen is "health region of Bavaria". This quality label is awarded only to particularly high-quality health regions.


Thus: Do not hesitate to go outside and enjoy the fresh air! Go hiking or walking - as you prefer. Nordic Walking is considered the healthiest kind of sport. Fetch your poles and get going, no matter whether in the summer or winter! Enjoy fantastic tours in the summer, past meadows scented by herbs and shaded forests. Or discover the routes in a snow-covered winter wonderland. No matter whether at Mount Wank, Mount Eckbauer or at the foot of Mount Kramer, there are fantastic paths anywhere, whether on your own, with a partner or in a group with a professional guide.
Did you know that you can also improve your health in the town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen? For example, experience the spa park, which is located in the centre of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, the cold-water basin according to Father Kneipp’s Water Cure, the grass maze and the bare-foot path. The respiratory system information trail in the St.-Anton facilities has been developed based on medical criteria – this information trail is unique. Information boards show you special breathing exercises as to how to inhale the pure air of the mountains deeper as well as to strengthen your lungs.

If you have any questions, your holiday advisors of the Tourist Information will be happy to assist you. At the Tourist Information you will also find our certified trainers and the members of the health team.

Hike with a climate therapist

Hiking is healthy. The healthy effect is especially lasting if you are hiking with a climate therapist. Here, you will learn to observe your movements and find the perfect rhythm of your steps. You will also learn special breathing exercises, how to measure your pulse manually, how to measure your blood pressure and how to improve resilience by thermoregulation training.

The hike, which takes four to five hours, takes place every Thursday (except for public holidays), throughout the year. The meeting point is the Health corner at 10:00 am. Fee: 12 EUR per person – with a visitor´s card 10 EUR.
We would like to recommend for you to register in advance at the Health corner.