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Schliersee and Spitzingsee: a paradise for holidays and winter sports

The Schliersee area is an internationally renowned winter sport resort in the Bavarian Alps. It is also a climatic health spa. The village has a population of about 6,500 and is located in the Miesbach uplands, the "soul of Bavaria". Schliersee (785 metres above sea level) and Spitzingsee (1,085 metres above sea level) are bathing lakes with top quality water. The highest mountain massif in the region is the Sonnwendjoch, with an altitude of 1,986 metres. Because the region is so easy to reach from Munich, Schliersee became a popular recreational area for Bavarians and other Germans early on. Away from the big city, it is ideal for taking a break from the everyday routine and enjoying the beautiful natural surroundings. Plenty of sports and leisure activities are on offer in the region for holidaymakers, both in summer and winter.

Leisure activities at the Youth Hostel

Table tennis
Table football and attractive green for playing
Mountain bike rental (for groups only, guided)
In winter: rental of cross-country ski equipment, curling equipment and sledges

Leisure activities in the area

Guided mountain bike tours
Hikes in an attractive Alpine region
Pedal boats and rowing boats for rent on Schliersee
Water ski lift (50 minutes away)
Football field, summer toboggan run, mini golf, tennis
Horse-drawn carriage rides
Bathing in the lake, heated indoor and outdoor pools
A number of cable cars and rack-and-pinion railways in summer
Downhill skiing in winter in the three nearby ski resorts, with about 50 lifts cross-country skiing in the valley or on high cross-country ski tracks (1,100 m), ice skating and sledging in winter.

Outings and excursions

Day trips to destinations in Upper Bavaria (Chiemgau, Zugspitze, Berchtesgarden)
or to Munich (60 km), Innsbruck (100 km) or Salzburg (100 km).

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