Grainau – an alpine world straight from a picture book
Pure natural surroundings, crystal-clear water, all in a magnificent alpine setting – that's Grainau. The quaint village snuggles against Zugspitze and is only some 6 km southwest of the famous resort town, Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
You will find blissful relaxation in Grainau! Assured by the awesome mountain world of the Bavarian Alps, which you can enjoy here in summer and winter alike. If you feel comfortable in fresh mountain air, this is just the right place for you. Here, you will find an opportunity to finally enjoy the good things in life: Hiking or cycling against a glorious backdrop, alpine relaxation in natural wellness oases, swimming in clear mountain lakes and streams or winter fun while skiing and sledding in the glittering snow… The Zugspitze Village is perfect for an alpine vacation any time of year, regardless of whether you want to just lay back or exert yourself.
Do whatever you feel like, when you feel like it. Try it: Grainau, a source of energy and relaxation. This climatic health resort with countless recreational and sporting options is the ideal destination for a vacation, for both young and old. Sense the energy of the mountains – where they reach highest in Germany. Experience diversity – you will be astounded by all the things you can do in Grainau. So much variety in one spot – year round – only in Grainau!
Surrounded by lush meadows and picture-perfect natural scenery against the awesome backdrop of the Zugspitze, Waxenstein and Alpspitze peaks, Grainau with 3,800 inhabitants has kept its original charm. The emerald-green lake, Eibsee, the mysterious Badersee lake and the wild Höllentalklamm gorge round off this wonderland. The five sections making up Grainau are distributed in a vast park-like alpine valley and are all connected by bus or the Zugspitzbahn train.
Grainau für the athletic minded - year-round recreational fun in fantastic natural surrounding Gently climbing alpine trails for hiking and strolling with a length of over 100 kilometers make the mountain world of the Zugspitze Village and pure relaxation easily accessible for everyone all year round. Whether you want to kayak on the Loisach river, go swimming, paragliding, cycling on the road or on mountain trails, Nordic walking or hiking on gentle trails, the sporting opportunities here are boundless.
Grainau in winter
Glittering crystals, tracks in a fresh blanket of snow, snow-covered pine tops, white peaks and a radiant blue sky – that's Grainau in the winter. Nature, and especially the mountains, invite you to long walks in the fresh alpine air, horse sleigh rides, ice skating, cross-country skiing, alpine skiing or snowboarding.