Holidays don’t get much more varied than this
From the impressive mountain ranges in the Alps, and the Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain, to the picturesque lakes with the most pleasant of bathing temperatures: irrespective of whether it’s hiking, water sports in the summer, or skiing, snow or ice based activities, the region can offer you THE mountains and lakes experience.
On the pages below we would like to introduce you to some of these so that you are able to better arrange your summer or winter stay.
The top of Germany: The Zugspitze Mountain Range
At a height of 2,962 meters, the Zugspitze towers over the whole region and its different mountain ranges.
You can find information about the hiking and skiing conditions in and around the Zugspitze, Alpspitze, Kreuzeck, Hausberg and Wank areas as well as the timetable for the Bavarian Zugspitzbahn (railway, cable cars, lifts etc.) here.
A Region of Enjoyment: The Ammergau Alps
The Alpine mountains in this region of tourist enjoyment aren’t the highest in the region. Explore the local Hörnle, Kolben, Ettaler Mandl, Pürschling and Notkarspitze mountains. Detailed information is available here.
Alpine World: The Karwendel
It you want to explore the region’s highest mountains, the Karwendel mountain range, with its 125 peaks, is ideal. Or how about a visit to the fascinating exhibition about the Karwendel nature reserve? Detailed information is available here.
Only a few minutes’ drive separates you from the so-called blue country with its beautiful moor-lands and lakes. The clear waters of these lakes, ideal for bathing, are among the warmest in Bavaria. At the Staffel-, Rieg- and Froschhauser lakes, countless idyllic lakeside swimming and bathing areas invite you to relax and enjoy yourself. Additional Information.
Near the Zuspitze village of Grainau, situated at a height of 1,000 meters, you will discover the crystal clear Eibsee lake. During the angling season this lake is very popular and well known - not only because of its picturesque and peaceful setting, but also its good stocks of fish. Further Information.
The Plansee lake is situated near the parishes of Breitenwang and Heiterwand in the district of Reutte, Austria, in the Ammergau alps. In the parish for lake Plansee, which is in the Breitenwang district, there is also a diving camp, which can also offer visitors the exceptionally refreshing experience of ice diving during the winter. Additional things of interest.