Family holidays in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Unforgettable days for kids and adults
It’s here: your long-awaited family holiday. No school, no work, no stress – instead, you get to take a well-deserved break and you finally have enough time. Time for yourself and, especially, time for your loved ones who don’t always get the attention they deserve during stressful every day life. And what could be better than discovering something new and experiencing adventures with your folks?
When it comes to perfect holidays with kids, everything points to Garmisch-Partenkirchen as the perfect destination. Even if your ideas of a perfect holiday differ sometimes: That’s where all family members will find common ground. While biking, skiing, swimming or sledging: The kids as well as Mum and Dad will have tons of fun. In summer or in winter, between the Zugspitze and the Karwendel, holiday memories will be made that you’ll love to reminisce. And soon you’ll say: “Do you remember that one time in Garmisch-Partenkirchen when we …?”
Stamp-RallyeHere we go, Loisls Stamp Rallye! On an exciting voyage of discovery through Garmisch-Partenkirchen, local children as well as big and small vacation guests get to know the town and its immediate surroundings in a playful way. Spread over 10 stations, the local sights, their history and other exciting destinations in the area are explained in a child-friendly way.
The playgrounds in Garmisch-Partenkirchen and the surrounding area make children's and families' hearts beat faster. Together they can play, romp and enjoy the wonderful nature with alpine panorama. Just the right thing for family time.
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The fifth grade of the elementary and middle school Garmisch-Partenkirchen am Gröben and the P-Seminar of the Werdenfels-Gymnasium Garmisch-Partenkirchen had the task to develop different geocaches for Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The result are great different trails for every age group that make you want to solve the puzzles and explore the surrounding area.
Let's go to the individual geocaching routes
Hiking is the miller's delight - this also applies to the smallest vacation guests. With the right hikes, even the smallest explorer can become a mountain expert. These should not be too far, too steep or too long. Because then nothing stands in the way of family time with alpine panorama.
BIKE TOURS WITH THE FAMILY
Who pedals the fastest? On a bike tour through the breathtaking scenery of the mountain region, mom and dad can prove that they can easily keep up with their whirlwinds. But at least in between, you and your little ones should also set a more leisurely pace.
alpaka- & Lama-wanderungen
Ein tierisches Vergnügen - eine Alpaka Wanderung- Kulleraugen und einen Charakter zum Verlieben, das sind die Markenzeichen der Alpakas und Lamas.
Das etwas andere Abenteuer auf zwei Rädern. Mit dem Segway durch die atemberaubende Bergwelt - egal bei welchem Wetter!
Take the plunge! Water sports in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
What’s usually the best part about summer for kids? Yes, eating ice cream is one of the answers. But what we’re really talking about is: splashing and romping about in the cool water of a bathing lake. In Garmisch-Partenkirchen, young mermaids and pirates can have tons of fun at the lake. While the little ones get to dabble in the water, the older ones can enjoy their time while swimming or stand-up paddling.
Dive right in: Discover the refreshing water sports you can do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen!
Summer activities for every taste
Boredom while on holiday with the family? Impossible in Garmisch-Partenkirchen! If your kids don’t know what to do with all their free time on holiday, you can make a few suggestions right away. They’ll be thrilled! How about the following summer adventures for kids?
- horseback riding
- summer tobogganing
- Flying Fox
- skate park
Colourful and varied bad-weather alternatives
Even when the weather isn’t that great in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, you can still enjoy plenty of exciting activities with the whole family. How about visiting the exhibitions at the Aschenbrenner Museum or the Werdenfels Museum? The giant Olympic ski jump that thrones above Garmisch-Partenkirchen is always worth a visit, too!
There are many excursion destinations within close proximity that are perfect for bad-weather days. The famous Partnach Gorge, for instance, is an even greater spectacle of nature when there are large quantities of water rushing through it!
Bad weather = bad mood? That’s an equation that doesn’t add up in Garmisch-Partenkirchen! Discover an extensive list of bad-weather alternatives that turn even the greyest of days into a colourful adventure …
Family adventures in winter
Building a snowman or snowball fights … as soon as the mountains of Bavaria are covered with a layer of fluffy powder snow, there’s nothing that keep kids indoors! Hat on, gloves on and you’re ready for the cool family winter in Garmisch-Partenkirchen!
Skiing & snowboarding fun for all ages
Whether your little ski stars are practising their first turns or are already swooshing down the mountain: On the slopes of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, family-friendly fun in the snow awaits you!
Find out more about skiing & snowboarding in Garmisch-Partenkirchen …
Winter and snowshoe hikes for the whole family
Your family loves to go hiking in summer? Then you and your loved ones shouldn’t have to make do without your favourite pastime in winter! The area surrounding Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers perfect conditions for extensive winter and snowshoe hikes of all levels of difficulty. Together with you kids or during some Mum and Dad time-out – while wading through the snowy winter landscape, little as well as grown-up holiday guests can gather amazing holiday experiences.
Big-footed into family joy: Find out more about winter hikes & snowshoe hikes in Garmisch-Partenkirchen …
Smooth as glass and really cool: ice skating in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Your kids are crazy about Elsa and Anna? Then you’ll be glad to hear that they can be an “ice queen” themselves and practise their pirouettes on the ice rinks of Garmisch-Partenkirchen! Older kids can try curling or ice hockey – there are hardly any limits to all the icy fun!
Sounds like a fixed point on your family holiday schedule? Then read more about ice sports in Garmisch-Partenkirchen …
Sledging fun for kids and kids at heart
3, 2, 1 – and off you go on a wild ride! Sledging isn’t just tons of fun for the little ones. Some parents squeal like little kids during their speedy descent on a sledge, too … Don’t miss out on this fun experience on family holiday – and let it take you on a journey down memory lane to the days when you were a child!
Rosy red cheeks, windswept hair and an extra joyful smile: Experience winter fun for the whole family and find out more about sledging in Garmisch-Partenkirchen!