Mountain paradise in Garmisch Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen - spells skiing, mountaineering, ski jumping, downhill skiing world cup on the Kandahar piste, Zugspitze, Partnachklamm, via ferrata and mountain biking. It spells active holidays! Why don't you and your family or school class take a break from the everyday routine and catch a breath of mountain air!
Garmisch-Partenkirchen Youth Hostel is located in the Pre-Alps - and it's up to you to climb the summits! Pick a summit cross - and off you go. Stop at the cosy huts along the way and enjoy the unforgettable mountain panorama. Regardless of whether you are atop or at the foot of Germany's highest mountain, Zugspitze: the view is always breathtaking.
If you enjoy outdoor sports, there are plenty of opportunities for you here, as varied in summer as in winter: hiking in the mountains, climbing, leisurely tours with the bike - or adventurous ones with the mountain bike - downhill skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, or hiking in snow shoes: In Garmisch Partenkirchen, mountain fans are spoilt for choice.

Outdoors, amidst nature, or indoors inside the Youth Hostel - Groups and families.
Travel individually, experience things together, learn something new in a playful way. These are the things that count at Garmisch-Partenkirchen Youth Hostel. Learn more about the Alps as a natural habitat in the Alpine Studies courses for groups and school classes. Go out on a discovery tour, use your sense of orientation in an Alpine environment, meet face-to-face with bats and owls at a night hike, be tempted to new delights in the outdoor cooking studio, sharpen your senses. With the support of our educationalists, learning becomes an adventure for teachers and students of all ages alike at Garmisch-Partenkirchen Youth Hostel. And don't forget to keep moving in order to keep your mind and body agile. Groups will learn more about plants and animals through our experiential education approach, as the concept also includes learning more about your self and your team. And afterwards, you will be going higher up - higher than you ever thought!
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Opening hours
The house is open

7.00 a.m. - 8.00 p.m.

The reception is open

7.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m.

4.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.


4.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.

Closing time

Open all year except

10. Nov 2023 - 26. Dec 2023