Philosophenweg in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
An encounter with Platon, Nietzsche, Schopenhauer and the like
If you appreciate hiking, you appreciate pleasure. Who enjoys, hikes. Relax and recharge your batteries! A leisurely hike along the Philosophenweg is a wonderful relaxation break in both summer and winter! With the Zugspitze and Garmisch-Partenkirchen always right within reach of vision, you pass interesting stations and lots of seating options. Perfect for enjoying little breaks with stunning views!
You’re wondering why the trail is called “Philosophenweg”? The benches along the trail are adorned with quotes of famous philosophers. From Platon to Nietzsche, Schopenhauer and many more – let yourself be inspired!
Before you continue your philosophical hike, have a look at the famous frescos in the pilgrimage church of St. Anton! That’s the starting point of the route that meanders all the way to Farchant.
Details about the hike:
Duration: about 1 h 45 min
Start: St. Anton, with its finish in Farchant
Level of difficulty: Easy. Wheelchair and baby buggy accessible. In winter, the Philosophenweg is snow-groomed.