Leisure Guide

Leisure Guide

Nature, Sports & Bavarian Culture in Loisach Valley

The Loisach Valley offers countless leisure opportunities. Be it sightseeing, relaxing, mountaineering, biking or skiing - here you will find the right activity at any season.
Use our leisure guide below and feel free to contact the reception for assistance.

Exploring Grainau: Traffic Tips

While planing your activities, check the traffic situation in the area.

Also, don't forget to take your ID with you on cross-border trips.

Commitment to Nature

We have developed a very special relationship with nature and the environment in our fantastic location surrounded by meadows and forests with the most beautiful peaks of the German Alps – including Mount Zugspitze – as a backdrop.

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Badersee Webcam

The amazing panorama view from the hotel to Lake Badersee and the Wetterstein Chain with both Waxenstein peaks and Mount Zugspitze is to enjoy in any weather and season!

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Planning

We have put together a few suggestions from hiking experts on a variety of routes to choose from.

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Skiing & Snowboarding

Enjoy a slide in the Zugspitze ski area with its 87 skilifts and 213 kilometers of prepared slopes. The 'Zugspitze' and 'Garmisch Classic' ski resorts can be easily reached from the Hotel am Badersee with the Zugspitzbahn cogwheel train.

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Winter Tours

Discover the region around Mount Zugspitze on numerous cross-country, skimo and snowshoe tours - as well as on foot.

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Winter Sports Events

In winter Garmisch-Partenkirchen traditionally becomes the meeting point of the winter sport elite. Don't miss the chance and see the breathtaking race with your own eyes!

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Snow Fun Unlimited

Winter sports are multifaceted! From skating and ice climbing to winter paragliding from the Zugspitze summit, winter in Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers leisure opportunities for everyone.

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The Alpine Village of Grainau

Take a walk through the Zugpitze Village of Grainau (elevation 758 m) and enjoy the typical architecture of a mountain village in Upper Bavaria.

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Events in Zugspitze Area

Health and sports, traditions and culture, gastronomy and celebrations – our guests enjoy countless leisure opportunities during their stay at the foot of the Zugspitze.

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Shopping

Bring a couple of souvenirs or presents for the family and friends from your holiday. New places let you discover shops and boutiques you had never been to, or buy regional products in local markets. 

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Mountaineering

The Bavarian Alps in the Zugspitze area offer a large choice of activities - from easy and medium tours to demanding mountain treks and exciting climbing routes.

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Biking

You can start biking in the Zugspitze region already in the spring months. In summer you can reach even higher altitudes with a mountain bike or e-bike. That way, you will find an impressive choice of mountain roads and paths in all difficulty levels.

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Water sports

Staying on or by the water on hot sunny days leaves nothing else to be desired. We will show you how to make a start as a "water rat" in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

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Paragliding, Ballooning & Canyoning

Experience the most beautiful spots in Loisach Valley from the perspective available only to adventure sports enthusiasts: try paragliding, canyoning or make a balloon trip. 

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