Edelweiss Lodge and Resort
Edelweiss Lodge and Resort


Vacation is all about learning about different cultures and experiencing new activities to help open your mind. 

Go Beyond Sightseeing

Not a day goes by without some fun activity or event to discover. You can count on our Alpine Adventure hosts to tempt you with many unique activities in the surrounding area. You’ll find these leisure activities last a few hours, so you and your family can visit more than one each day, or go ahead and plan an extra day to soak it all in.

Vacation Ideas :
• Rent our E-Bikes and ride up to the Eibsee for a swim
• Learn to ski or snowboard with our certified instructors
• Take a gondola ride to the AlspiX viewing platform
• Experience the world-record holding Zugspitze gondola
• Join a guided tour and try the amazing Alpine Coaster
• Learn about the famous King Ludwig on a guided tour
• Get "certified" as a Bavarian Beer expert on our Brew Tour


Vacation Planning Guide


Guided Tours

Our Alpine Adventures staff have put together an incredible mix of tours that capture the culture, scenery and history of the area. You could spend over a week here and never go on the same tour. Our English-speaking tour guides get you to all the can’t-miss spots. 

Guided Tours
Recreation Activities

The whole region is packed with destinations to climb and conquer. We’ve got your access to some experiences you won’t want to miss. From family activities, to mini golf to more exciting pursuits like paragliding and white water rafting. Your vacation can be as exciting or relaxing as you like. 

Area Attractions

Edelweiss Lodge and Resort is close to all kinds of sights you’ll want to see while on vacation. We sell tickets to many of the activities listed in this section which can save you time and money. Either take a guided tour or do some activities on your own. Either way, you will not be at a loss for things to do. 

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Summer Vacation Guide

When you take a vacation you open up your mind to new experiences and break down the stress. You see the world a bit different. On vacation your perspective shifts and you experience what matters most: family, health, well-being and happiness. Take the time to discover new foods, new feelings, new sights, and new experiences. Come back from vacation feeling refreshed, relaxed and reconnected with those you love. Discover a new you! 


Souvenir Online Gift Store

Looking for a unique souvenir or the perfect gift to treasure your time spent at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort? We've got you covered with some of the most popular Alpine Adventures souvenirs. 

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Hikes in the Area

Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a hikers paradise for everyone from experienced hikers to family friendly adventures. There are so many walks and hikes that are perfect for all ages. Here are a few of our favorite hikes in the area.



Length: 2-3 hours // Difficulty: Easy-Medium Take a short hike from Edelweiss Resort to the Riessersee. Here you can enjoy a quiet lakeside stroll soaking in stunning views of the Alpspitze. You can also explore the bobsled track from the 1936 winter Olympic Games. Food sometimes available.


War Memorial & St. Martin's Hutte

Length: 4-5 hours // Difficulty: Medium Take a 45 minute hike from Edelweiss Resort to a German WWII War Memorial. From there continue up the Kramerspitz to St. Martin's Hutte. You will enjoy wonderful views of Garmisch. Food and drink is sometimes available. Cash only.


Eibsee Drive and Hike

Length: 3-4 hours // Difficulty: Easy-Medium Drive to the Eibsee and park in any of the pay lots. Start hiking counter-clock around the lake for immediate breath taking views. Food and drink is sometimes available. Cash only.

Special Events

Not a week goes by in the summer where a parade seems to march by. From world-class sporting events to century-old traditions, the area has some amazing special events to celebrate. 

Special Events
Airport Transfer Service

Arriving or departing from Munich airport? Let our team organize a transfer for you and your group and take the hassle out of traveling. With door-to-door service, you can't beat the convenience. A stress-free way to start or end your trip. Strongly recommended reserving your transfer ten days in advance. 

• Munich (MUC) airport for $250 one way for up to 4 passengers.
• Up to 4 passengers, $25 extra per passenger (5 - 8 persons).

ZBC - A New Era

Zuggy's Base Camp will be closed for construction from 29 February for roughly 3 - 4 months. Market Station and Pullman Place will be available for dinner with upgraded dinner options during the closure. 

With a focus on enhancing your dining experience, we are thrilled to unveil our revamped space, designed with you, our valued guests, in mind. As we put the finishing touches on our front-of-house renovations, we invite you to join us on this exciting culinary journey. 

Our new restaurant will open in the Summer of 2024


Zugspitze Gondola

This is no exaggeration: The 9,718 feet high Zugspitze is a mountain of superlatives. Germany’s highest elevation is home to three glaciers, a unique 360° panorama including mountain peaks from four countries and an attractive range of activities. A summer day on the Zugspitze offers mountains of possibilities.

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Hausberg Night Family Sledding

Just because the sun went down doesn't mean the action has to stop. Our Hausberg Lodge is equipped with pool table, ping pong, ski movies, a full-service bar and more.

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Trail Running Routes

Find the perfect run for body and soul. Within the Garmisch-Partenkirchen area, there are about 78 trail running routes for you to discover. We have created a list for you to enjoy during your vacation.

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Mittenwald Village

The rural mountain village of Mittenwald rests along the Isar River at the border of Austria and Germany. Known as "The Village of a Thousand Violins," it has been ranked on multiple sites as one of the most authentic and scenic small towns in Europe.

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Just for Ski Kids

Certified instructors teach children ages 5-7 how to ski on our private ski slope. We focus on encouragement and achievement during this daylong course.

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Salzburg, Austria Tour

Spend a day down the road in Austria, exploring the city center and old town. Check out old stomping grounds of Mozart and the storied von Trapps.

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Winter Partnach Gorge

This mystical, charming natural wonder is a must-see on any trip to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Enjoy it all year long.

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Alpine Coaster Adventure

It’s like a roller coaster built into a mountain. It’s fast-flying fun and full of beautiful sights the whole way up and back down.

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Linderhof Palace

Visit the smallest of the three palaces built by King Ludwig II in the fairy tale village of Oberammergau.

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Carriage Rides

Check out life in the slow lane for a change. Taking a horse-drawn carriage ride is a quaint, but quintessential way to check out the sights around town.

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Partnach Gorge Tour

This mystical, charming natural wonder is a must-see on any trip to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Enjoy it all year long, with a torchlit tour in the winter or hike in the summer.

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Bike Rental

Pedal through Garmisch and the surrounding area at your own leisurely pace. It’s a great way to get around town without paying cab fare. And, you can also find some of the best mountain bike trails in the country, ranging from flat and easy to medium hills and more intense climbs.

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Kids' Night Out

Let us entertain your kids for the evening, so you can get a little time for yourself and reconnect.

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Snowsports Lessons Form

Fill out this form to get your snow sports reserved prior to arrival.

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Alpental Mini Golf Course

Check out our 9 hole mini golf course for some relaxing friend competition with the family.

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Kids' Night Out

Let us entertain your kids for the evening, so you can get a little time for yourself and reconnect.

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One of our favorite tours is back! Enjoy a day visiting the small town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, where Edelweiss Resort is located.

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Berchtesgaden Eagle's Nest Tour

View one of the most interesting and historic buildings from WWII in all of Germany. You will be given information along the way before ascending to the scenic Eagle’s Nest overlooking the valley.

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Kletterwald High Ropes Course

Fly high among the treetops on the Wank Mountain in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. You can test your limitations, practice teamwork and enjoy a fast-paced mountain experience along the way.

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White Water Rafting

This is one of our most popular programs. White water rafting gives you two ways to brave the rapids. You can choose your adventure and make it relatively tame or a little more advanced.

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Discover mystical mountain gorges and nature with this sporty activity that combines climbing, rappelling, jumping and swimming. It’s Europe’s latest craze, and we can help you get in on the fun.

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Tandem Paragliding Flights

Soar like an eagle above Garmisch and find out just how free you can feel. Take a tandem flight with an instructor over Kreuzeck Mountain for a wonderful perspective on the Alpine scenery.

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Hausberg Sport Lodge

Our private ski lodge is ground zero for all of your snow and ski adventures, supplies and activities, as well as some après ski dining and diversions.

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Sled Rental

Sledding is a great adventure for the family to do together. When you go dashing through the snow, you’ll get to see some sights and experience great quality time.

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Lift Tickets

Garmish-Partenkirchen is home to miles of downhill ski runs, ski lifts, cable cars and cross-country ski trails. We’ve got your lift tickets to get you up to the downhill action.

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Ski and Snowboard Program

When it’s snow season, our certified Ski and Snowboard instructors will help you improve your skills while having fun and enjoying the picturesque mountain settings from our private slopes.

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Neuschwanstein Castle Tour

This is what you think of when you think of a fairytale castle. Neuschwanstein Castle is a majestic icon recognized the world over, and it’s just a few miles away, just waiting for you to see in person year-round.

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Ettal Monastery, Beer & Cheese

Beer and cheese. It’s an epicurean’s delight with a helping of history and culture mixed in.

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Griesbräu Brewery

Bavaria is beer country. Only, here it’s called bier. Learn more about it direct from the cradle of beer civilization at this classic Bavarian brewery tour.

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