Bad-weather alternatives in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Grey skies and colourful activities
A look through the window of your hotel room shows: It’s a rainy day today. But no worries! Even if Garmisch-Partenkirchen shines even more when the sun is out – there’s plenty to discover and to do on bad-weather days as well. Even when the clouds over the holiday resort are grey, the list of bad-weather activities is colourful and diverse. A visit to the museum or to the spa, going shopping or doing indoor sports? With so many bad-weather alternatives, you might even hope that the sun isn’t shining every day!
Museums & events
In Garmisch-Partenkirchen, there are several exciting museums and exhibitions that are worth a visit – not just on rainy days. The Aschenbrenner Museum or the Werdenfels Museum provide a number of options to fill grey days with colourful impressions.
And then? You could browse all the shops in the area and hunt for souvenirs and bargains. Don’t miss out on taking a break at one of the cosy inns or charming cafés in Garmisch-Partenkirchen!
Tip: In Garmisch-Partenkirchen, a number of events take place throughout the year. Browse the event calendar – maybe you could spice up a rainy day with a concert or theatre play!
Sights & excursion tips
Even when the changeable weather is a little too risky for an extended hike – for a shopping tour through historic Garmisch or the charming Partenkirchen, it might just be perfect! Stroll through the picturesque alleys, discover the masterful Lüftlmalerei mural paintings as you pass them and savour a piece of cake at one of the many cafés! Who knows, maybe you’ll get to know Garmisch-Partenkirchen from a new and exciting perspective during a guided tour through town on a day when the sun isn’t shining down on it!
Numerous sights and excursion destinations in and near Garmisch-Partenkirchen are great options for new adventures on rainy days, too. How about a guided tour up the impressive Olympic ski jump for instance? Or a shopping trip to Innsbruck?
The famous Partnach Gorge is another rewarding excursion destination on bad-weather days. You don’t think so? Then you haven’t seen the waves and vortexes that rage through the gorge when there are large amounts of water!
Indoor sports for rainy days
You were planning to come to Garmisch-Partenkirchen to do something for your physical fitness? To give it your all while climbing or playing tennis – and now the weather just isn’t how it’s supposed to be?
Then let the rain do its thing while you do yours! Practise your climbing technique at the bouldering gym or play an exciting match of tennis on the indoor court! A little bit of rain won’t stop you from having an amazing holiday in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
Relaxation and wellness
Rumour has it that some holiday guests actually look forward to a rainy day or two while on holiday in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Why? So they don’t feel bad when they spend the whole day at a spa and enjoy the wellness offers at the resort. Sweating in the Finnish sauna at the Alpspitz wave pool or kicking back in the spa area of one of the hotels in the area – enjoy doing sweet nothing for a few hours and you’ll be refreshed and energised for another sunny day on holiday!
Relaxation right around the corner: Visiting the spa area isn’t just a must on bad-weather days but also an absolute highlight after an eventful day outdoors for you? Then choose from the many accommodation options in Garmisch-Partenkirchen – and book a hotel with spa area right away!