PARAGLIDING IN GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN
Silently glide through the air and feel free!
You almost feel weightless as the air carries you along. You make use of the thermal uplift to determine the altitude. Enjoy the views of the stunning Alpine scenery. Breathe refreshing mountain air and let the intense feeling of freedom carry you away. Moments, in which you’re sure that you can do anything. Paragliding in Garmisch-Partenkirchen means: feeling and experiencing life while catching a whiff of ultimate freedom.
The dream destination for paragliders
Cross-country flights of more than 100 kilometres and thermal flights of several hours sound enticing? And they’re a dream that hasn’t come true so far? It’s the amazing thermal uplift in the region that makes Garmisch-Partenkirchen a paradise for paragliders and hang-gliders. A rare change of perspective. Free as a bird in the Bavarian Alps.
Perfect conditions for paragliders on the Wank
The Wank is one of the most active mountains of the region in terms of thermal uplift. While you’re gently floating through the air, you enjoy a view of the lush green meadows of the Ester mountain range and the harsh rock faces of the Wetterstein massif. Just stunning!
The adventure in lofty heights starts in immediate proximity of the Sonnenalm. After an ascent with the Wank cable car, you’ll find the take-off locations for paragliders right at the Wankhaus.
Watching the ground from the Osterfelderkopf or Kreuzeck
Unforgettable flights are guaranteed at the Osterfelderkopf or Kreuzeck as well. Whether you want to gently sail, make use of the excellent thermal uplift or fly over several summits for a few hours – there’s something for every taste! With the Alpspitz or the Kreuz cable car, you can conveniently take a ride up the mountain.
Tip: We recommend that experienced and flying-hungry paragliders start right from the Alpspitz summit.
Tandem flights in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Let your dream come true – of paragliding through the heavenly scenery high above the valley! In the heart of the Bavarian Alps, you can enjoy the freedom of flying with an experienced tandem pilot by your side. A unique experience you’ll love to think back to!