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Pleasant paths, rugged rocks

Tie your boots, pack your rucksack and just start hiking. Through roads and alleys, past lovingly painted houses and friendly people. Out of town,into nature.

Stimulating, exciting or calming – all around Garmisch-Partenkirchen you can experience and walk the rough beauty of the breathtaking Alpine mountains.


Let your mind wander into the vast Alpine landscape. Across blooming Alpine pastures, rugged mountain ranges, deep blue lakes and crystal clear streams. Wild and real, gentle and calm. A world of contradictions – incomparable enjoyment. Past the Wetterstein mountain range all the way to Karwendel. Moments you will never forget. The daily grind moves far away and you can clear your head, as clear as the high Alpine mountain air. You might get to know yourself a bit better. You almost wish you will never arrive at your destination.



 

The way up is often strenuous, but you will be richly rewarded, as the hiking region around Garmisch-Partenkirchen is one of the most charming landscapes in the Bavarian Alps. 300 kilometres of marked footpaths promise special moments and insights into the fantastic Alpine world.

The well-signposted routes will provide you with the ideal prerequisite for a little escape from the daily grind. Whether you are a passionate mountaineer, Nordic walker or climber, out hiking on your own or with the whole family up to the summits or on flat paths; you will find lots of inspiration for your favourite tour in our GaPa tour planner.

You can get your comprehensive hiking map right here at the GaPa Shop or when in Garmisch-Partenkirchen at the Tourist Information. Enjoy, relax and let your mind wander. You are far away from the daily grind and from the people down there in the valley. You are right here and now – right at home within yourself.

GaPa tour planner

For up-to-date information about hiking and a comprehensive archive of different hiking routes visit our GaPa tour planner. Detailed route descriptions take you to the most beautiful destinations around Garmisch-Partenkirchen, these descriptions include information on hiking times and difficulty, birds-eye views and clear altitude profiles and lots of tips on rest stops and places to get refreshments or a meal.