Edelweiss Lodge and Resort
Edelweiss Lodge and Resort

Experiences

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

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. 


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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. 


Activities
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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Snowsports Instruction

Soon snow will blanket the valley and when it does, over 70km of prepared slopes are ready for action. Make this the winter to ride the Bavarian Alps of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. We have certified instructors that make skiing and snowboarding fun for the whole family. Learn with the same instructor and watch yourself improve daily.
 

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Certified Instruction

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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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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Equipment Rental

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

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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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Special Events

The coronavirus has put a damper on many events this year. However, many are being planned for next year. 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. 

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Adventures Await

Take a look at all the different activities you can do while on vacation. From Skiing and Snowboarding, trail running, sledding at night, guided tours, carriage rides, sightseeing and more. The hardest decision will be what NOT to do. There is an incredible history here that our dedicated tour guides can help teach while showing you a dynamic culture and scenery that will leave you speachless. 

Highline 179

One of our favorite tours is back! Take a stroll through 13th century Ehrenberg Castle Ruins as you witness dazzling views over the town of Reutte and the Austrian Alps.

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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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Austria Night Sledding

Experience this unique and exciting way to have fun on the snow after the sun sets. Illuminated slopes, a cozy lodge and an exhilarating ride down make this an outing where you will laugh all the way down.

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Instructor Training Clinic

Advanced and expert skiers and snowboarders are invited to our Instructor Training Clinic. 4-day course geared toward skiers and snowboarders wishing to learn to teach as well as instructors who are unfamiliar with the American Teaching System.

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FREE Vacation Planning Guide

Life is stressful. Planning a vacation shouldn't be.

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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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Innsbruck & Rattenberg Glass Blowing

Not far from Garmisch lies the Austrian city of Innsbruck, capital city of the federal state of Tirol in northern Austria and home of the 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympics.

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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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Dachau Concentration Camp

Opened in 1933 as the first regular concentration camp established by the National Socialist Party. You will visit an exhibit and learn the history of the camp.

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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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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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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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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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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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Canyoning

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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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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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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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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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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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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Snowsports Lessons Form

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

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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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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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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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Alpental Mini Golf Course

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

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Bavarian Brotzeit Tour

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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