Holidays in Tegernseer Tal
Idyllic Tegernseer Tal valley can be found about 50 kilometers south of Munich, at the edge of Bavaria's Alpine foothills. Active holiday makers especially appreciate the great number of attractive sports and activities while health vacationers love the bracing climate, the more than 100 year old iodine-sulfur spring, the healing St. Quirinus oil plus many health hotels, recreational offers and spa centers. Scenic lake Tegernsee – one of Germany's cleanest waters – is fed by crystal clear Alpine brooks. The whole Tegernseer Tal features the holiday resorts of Tegernsee right on the lakeshore, Gmund am Tegernsee, Rottach-Egern, Kreuth and Bad Wiessee. Entertaining Bavarian events and program highlights are scheduled throughout the year, coupled with fine culinary delicacies served in the quaint local inns.
Tegernseer Tal – Peace and recreation in winter
The Spitzingsee ski area is popular among all sports fans in Munich, the Bavarian capital. A fine ski region offering varied ski slopes and demanding runs, 21 mountain lifts and practicing slopes. The ungroomed "Glaslhang" on the north-western slope of Wallberg attracts riders and freestylers from near and far. Other ski mountains like Oedberg, Hirschberg, Kirchberg and Sonnenmoos are renowned among novice skiers and families. Night skiing is available on Oedberg. The Alpen Plus Skipass is the best way to explore all winter regions at a glance.
Over 100 kilometers of cross-country skiing trails in the surroundings of lake Tegernsee attract nordic sport fans of all ages and abilities. The classic-style nordic track of Kreuth ranks among the most beautiful cross-country skiing routes, traveling through snow-covered winter landscapes and deep green forests towards Glashütte. Off the beaten tracks winter fans enjoy endless kilometers of signposted winter walking routes or indulge in scenic snowshoe hiking trails to the region's most idyllic spots. Culture lovers shouldn't miss out on a visit to the Tegernseer Tal museum that gives an insight into Ancient Bavarian history and traditions. The horse carriage, cart and sled museum is an absolute must.