Summer in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
At the foot of the Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain lies a region rich in culture and tradition and offers the ultimate in outdoor activities. Get a taste of Bavaria and become one with nature during your summer stay in beautiful Garmisch.
Home to every outdoor activity imaginable, Garmisch offers an environment that caters to a plethora of interests. Bike ride through the Alps, white-water raft at nearby Tyrol region or hike, climb or take tours at Vilvapin. Garmisch is your gateway to over 188 miles of trails that connect you with nature and attractions such as King Ludwig II’s Schachen hunting lodge or the Partnach Gorge, which holds the reputation as being one of the most impressive wonders of the Alps.
Garmisch summer vacation
Looking for something a little lower key? Get in a round of golf at one of the 18 golf courses within an hour from town, or witness the breathtaking landscape by air via a hot air balloon ride. Relax and unwind at one of the five world-class spas located within the region. The Richard Strauss Institute, an international center for research, offers an array of concerts, exhibitions and other musical events throughout the summer months as well.
For an awe-inspiring view unlike any other, visit the top of Zugspitze (10,000 feet) for a 360-degree panoramic view of more than 400 peaks in four different countries.
In addition, with more than 100 beer gardens, restaurants and bars to choose from, what’s not to like about one of Germany’s best mountain regions?