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The Garmischer Hof - Biohotel in the center of Garmisch-Partenkirchen

The Biohotel Garmischer Hof is located right in the center of Garmisch(-Partenkirchen), which makes it the top address for a wide variety of activities in the Zugspitze region. The nearby train station and sufficient parking spaces at the hotel (for a fee) make your journey to the hotel child’s play. Upon arrival, relax in our sauna at the Alpisana Spa. Then it’s time to go outside – the nature of Bavaria and the mountain region around the Zugspitze has a lot to offer!

Garmischer Hof Biergarten
Garmischer Hof Hotel Nahe Zugspitze Abendrot
Garmischer Hof Hotel Nahe Zugspitze Ausblick

Experience the Zugspitze – from the Biohotel Garmischer Hof

The region around the Zugspitze offers many natural beauties, activities and experiences. Experience the diversity of the unique region from the Garmischer Hof – personally and easily. All of this very close to the Garmischer Hof. Be inspired by the fresh mountain air during your active holiday.

Explore the treasures of nature in the Zugspitze region:

– Burgruine Werdenfels

– Kuhfluchtwasserfälle


– Partnachklamm

– Hausbergbahn

– Eckbauerbahn

– Kreuzeckbahn zur Alpspitze


BZB Zahnradbahn

– Tiroler Zugspitzbahn von Obermoos

– Gletscherbahn

Eibsee Seilbahn

Garmischer Hof Hotel Nahe Zugspitze Eibsee
Garmischer Hof Hotel Nahe Zugspitze Wandern
Garmischer Hof Hotel Nahe Zugspitze Landschaft
Garmischer Hof Biergarten
Garmischer Hof Hotel Nahe Zugspitze Ausblick Gastgeber

The Zugspitze within reach: routes and transport

If you want to experience all facets of the Zugspitz landscape, you need to bring some time with you. The panorama mountain Wank, Garmisch-Classic and the Zugspitze itself offer a wide range of activities. The numerous attractions can be reached quickly from the Biohotel Garmischer Hof in several ways.

How to get from the Garmischer Hof to the Zugspitze:

Bus Shuttle

With the local bus (included in the guest card) you can get cheaply from the Garmischer Hof to many starting points of cable cars, hiking routes and sights. The Eibseebus is included in the Zugspitz ticket and takes you to the cable car station.

rental car

With E-ALOIS CARSHARING you reach your destination emission-free. Inexpensive and convenient, without fixed costs, without a deposit. More information and reservation directly at the reception. In addition, in Garmisch-Partenkirchen cars can be rented for any area from SIXT, Europcar, Avis Autovermietung or Opel Rent.

routes on foot

  • It takes 20 minutes to walk to the Hausbergbahn valley station, which leads to the Garmisch-Classic (the ski area is only open in winter)
  • It takes 30 minutes to get to the station of the Eckbauerbahn and the summer toboggan run
  • You only need 5 minutes to walk to the BZB cog railway

The hotel for holidaymakers

Summer in the Zugspitz region

Countless experiences await you in the mountains around the Zugspitze! Whether sporty or relaxed – here you can actively get to know the heights of the mountains in your own way.

Garmischer Hof Hotel Nahe Zugspitze Wandern

Hiking, mountaineering & climbing, mountain biking

Nature lovers get their money’s worth. Rent a bike that suits your riding style in town and off you go on the many trail and bike paths with graded degrees of difficulty. And you can also go on a discovery tour in forests, meadows and mountains on foot. Decide on the right path from among the most diverse hiking routes. Should it be even steeper? No problem, the mountain landscape in Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers numerous climbing tours and via ferratas for enthusiastic mountaineers. Get tips and contacts from us or from the tour planner.

Garmischer Hof Hotel Nahe Zugspitze Wald
Garmischer Hof Hotel Nahe Zugspitze Wandern
Garmischer Hof Hotel Nahe Zugspitze Eises

Bathing lakes & water sports

Brave enough for the cold mountain lakes? Good, because there is a fantastic range of bathing lakes with a mountain panorama!

  • Riessersee 3 km
  • Pflegersee 5 km
  • Eibsee 9 km
  • Kochelsee 25 km
  • Walchensee 29 km
  • Staffelsee 34 km
  • Plansee 42 km
  • Lake Starnberg 63 km
  • Lake Ammer 70 km
Garmischer Hof Hotel Nahe Zugspitze Rodeln

Tobogganing & winter hiking

There is action for the whole family in the Zugspitz region. Have fun in the snow while tobogganing with the kids. Prefer to explore the mountains? Then discover the magical, white-covered nature on winter hikes or snowshoe hikes. Be mesmerized by the sight of the ice and stone. Then it’s back to the Garmischer Hof to warm up, where you can regenerate in the Alpisana Spa with a steam bath, massages and full baths.

Excursions, cable cars, gain strength

Experiences as far as the eye can see – if you want to get to know the region even better through typical activities, you have a number of options. Conyoning tour, climbing forest, herb hike, Olympic adventure world, or get a taste of Bavarian culture in museums, exhibitions, theaters and concerts in Garmisch.

Garmischer Hof Hotel Nahe Zugspitze Wankbahn

… sporty in winter around the Zugspitze

Winter in the mountains, there is hardly a better season to experience the Zugspitze region. No attraction of this winter wonderland is far from the Garmischer Hof.

Garmischer Hof Hotel Nahe Zugspitze Skipiste

Skiing, ski touring, cross-country skiing

The heart of Germany’s highest mountain beats for snow. Do you love adrenaline and sporting challenges? Then you will love skiing on a total of over 60 km of slopes or sporty ski tours on individual routes. If you want it to be a little quieter, use the approx. 28 km of cross-country ski trails in the area and enjoy the view. Opening hours of the mountain railways here!

Highlights of the Zugspitze

At almost 3,000 meters above sea level, on the summit of the Zugspitze, which you can reach with the cog railway or the Zugspitzbahn, a spectacular 360° panorama awaits you. Enjoy the moment on the Zugspitzplatt, surrounded by around 400 peaks from four countries. The view from the ride on the Gletscherbahn becomes a special memory. At the top you can strengthen yourself with delicacies typical of the region.

There are attractions on Germany’s highest mountain, from the Zugspitze round trip with cable cars to glacier exploration and weddings on the Zugspitze with a mountain panorama. You can find out their history in the museum including the panorama restaurant. On special days there are fondue evenings that you will surely never forget.

Off to the adventure of the Zugspitz region!