Spring, summer & autumn in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Actively enjoying the warmer months of the year
When the spring sunshine is bathing Garmisch-Partenkirchen in its golden light, it’s not just the first tender alpine flowers that start appearing again. It’s also time for those who preferred to spend the colder months of the year by the warmth of an open fire to emerge from hibernation.
Suddenly, there’s a new kind of energy in the air and you know that it has arrived: the time for new adventures out in nature! Whether it’s biking in spring, swimming in summer or hiking in autumn – doing sports is always in season in Garmisch-Partenkirchen!
For the “cooler” ones: It takes a bit of snow to make you happy? Take a look at the great winter sports activities Garmisch-Partenkirchen has to offer!
Mountain experiences in Bavaria
The mountains are calling … and you don’t want to keep them waiting? Well, you shouldn’t – unless you want to miss out on quite a lot in Garmisch-Partenkirchen!
For instance: the heavenly mountain hut delicacies, best enjoyed after a hike to Stepbergalm. Or the spectacular views during a tour around the Wank. If you absolutely love to start every day of your vacation by slipping into your hiking boots, then the incredible hiking paradise of Garmisch-Partenkirchen is just the place for you. 300 kilometres of panoramic hiking trails are only waiting for you to pack your rucksack!
Ready for your personal mountain experience? The GaPa Tour Planner offers you a great selection of hikes for every taste!
Up, up you go!
You only really start to “feel” the mountains when there’s rough rock beneath your fingers? Then you’re bound to fall in love with the fascinating mountain world surrounding Garmisch-Partenkirchen!
Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced climber – the craggy rockfaces, rough summits and gaping gorges around Garmisch-Partenkirchen will make the jaws of passionate mountaineers and climbers drop. After all, the summit of an alpine giant is the ultimate place to feel free as a bird and at one with nature.
High-altitude dreams: You feel a tingling in your fingers when you hear the names “Alpspitz Ferrata“ or “Jubilee Arête”? Then you will probably want to learn more about Mountaineering & Climbing in Garmisch-Partenkirchen …
Holidays on two wheels
You love pushing the pedals and exploring your holiday region on two wheels? Then Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a perfect choice for you – whether for taking a leisurely ride around the lake with your loved ones or pushing yourself on a challenging MTB adventure.
With 450 kilometres of cycling routes at your feet and below your tyres, the goal is conquering the horizon. Take a tour around the Wetterstein mountains, or from Garmisch-Partenkirchen through the Upper Isar Valley – with the GaPa Tour Planner, every holiday turns into a bike fest.
Your two wheels come with a bit more speed? The region surrounding Garmisch-Partenkirchen is also one big adventure playground for motorcyclists. For instance, how about a guided motorcycle tour to the Bavarian, Austrian, Italian or Swiss Alps?
Like a fish in the water ... That’s how you’ll feel on your holiday in Garmisch-Partenkirchen – quite literally. After all, water is all around you in the Bavarian holiday region!
Give life a new dimension during a refreshing dip into a crystal-clear mountain lake! Let your soul and spirit fly with the summer wind at Alpspitz-Wellenbad or the picturesque Naturfreibad Kainzenbad! You’re looking to enter some adrenaline into the equation? There are plenty of thrilling adventures waiting for water lovers, in the rafting boats and kayaks of Garmisch-Partenkirchen …
More activities in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
In Garmisch-Partenkirchen, summer knows no limits. Incidentally, the same is true for spring and autumn. That’s why holiday adventures happen quite naturally here, during paragliding or horse-back riding, golfing or Segway tours, tennis matches or fishing. Because holidays in Garmisch-Partenkirchen are holidays with a wow – exactly how you want them to be.
Aktion #Sauber Bleim
BECAUSE EVERYONE CAN DO SOMETHING
Mountain bike professional Holger Meyer demands it. Artist Sani Kneitinger asks for it. The same goes for the photographer and filmmaker Anton Brey, the former biathlete Miriam Neureuther and the former ski professional Fritz Dopfer. Ski legend Rosi Mittermeier. And so many more. Everyone who cares about nature as much as we do. They all have only one message: take your rubbish back with you! This is how they address every guest and every local. Because something has to change.
GARBAGE BAG MADE OF RECYCLED MATERIAL
From the end of June, we will distribute our specially manufactured garbage bags made of recycled material at the valley stations of the mountain railways and in the tourist information in Grainau and Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The request: "Clean lead", pack your own waste again. Click here for more info: Sauber Bleim