Winter sports in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
White, wild and wonderful
As soon as temperatures start to drop, winter sports athletes in Garmisch-Partenkirchen are gleefully rubbing their gloved hands. Everybody knows it: The cold season is the starting signal for countless of your favourites activities that you have craved all summer long. From skiing to sledging. From snowboarding to ice skating. From snowshoeing to cross-country skiing and so much more!
Setting of the 1978 and 2011 Ski World Championships, home to Germany’s highest mountain – if this place doesn’t push the buttons of passionate snow revellers and winter lovers, nowhere will!
Even thinking about the first snowflakes gives you frost boils? Then you should let Garmisch-Partenkirchen kiss you awake from athletic hibernation – with the best sports activities in spring, summer and autumn!
Skiing & snowboarding
Whether you’re a skiing supremo, a passionate snowboarder, fan of carving or an ardent freestyler – in Garmisch-Partenkirchen every winter sports fan gets his money’s worth. After all, you get to enjoy excellent snow conditions from November to April. Add to that 60 kilometres of slopes, perfectly groomed descents for all difficulty levels and a great selection of mountain huts, and what you get is every skier’s paradise!
Can you smell the first snow ahead? Then it’s time to find out about skiing & snowboarding in Garmisch-Partenkirchen!
Tip for beginners: You love the backcountry? Then make your personal winter dream come true with a ski tour in Garmisch-Partenkirchen!
Slow down and relax!
Racing down the slopes and letting off steam – Garmisch-Partenkirchen has more than enough activities in store to keep you warm on cold winter days! However, winter holidays in Garmisch-Partenkirchen are also about taking the time to breathe and slow down.
And what better way to work out and relax at the same time than during cross-country skiing? Or while making your first biathlon experiences on perfectly groomed cross-country runs? Or while winter hiking or snowshoeing through the enchanted winter forest?
Winter fun on skids
You like to swap your skis for skids once in a while? Then you will love the varied winter sports landscape of Garmisch-Partenkirchen with its perfect preconditions for ice skating and ice stock shooting or for sledging adventures with the whole family. Sounds like maximum winter fun? You bet it is!
Even more winter activities
There are almost as many winter sports activities in Bavaria as there are fluffy white snowflakes. In addition to great slopes, cross-country runs and ice-skating rinks, there’s plenty more waiting for holiday guests in winter. More fun. More adrenaline. More romance, relaxation and everything else that makes winter perfect.
For instance, how about a balloon ride or paragliding flight high above snow-covered Garmisch? Or romantic couple moments at a spa area or during a horse-drawn carriage ride? Or a fun game of pool, bowling or darts with your friends?
One thing’s for sure: Winter in Garmisch-Partenkirchen is both: snow white and colourful!