Summer Hiking & Spa Holidays in Upper Bavaria
Bavaria's Ammergau region is famed among lovers of the great outdoors for its spectacular alpine scenery, fresh mountain air, and abundant opportunities for rejuvenating outdoor activities. Home to miles of winding trails, the region is a walker's paradise. It also plays host to a number of picturesque spa towns where visitors can unwind after a day's activity. A holiday in Bavaria combining hiking and luxurious spas could be just the ticket for anyone seeking an invigorating yet relaxing outdoor break.
Hiking and Spa Holidays in Bavaria: Activities
With its proximity to the Soier See lake and the Bavarian Alps, the picturesque mountain resort of Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers visitors a huge range of outdoor activities. As well as being the perfect starting point for hiking the region, opportunities for Nordic walking are ample in the rugged surrounding terrain. Furthermore, the lake offers visitors a range of watersports in the summer, as well as ice skating in the winter months, while the nearby Alpine peaks are home to hundreds of ski runs catering to all ability levels.
Relax and Rejuvenate at Parkhotel Bayersoien
Located on the shore of the Soier See lake, Parkhotel Bayersoien boasts opulent spa facilities intended to promote a sense of total wellness. With a wide range of luxurious treatments available, and famous Bavarian spa town Bad Kohlgrub nearby, guests are spoilt for choice when it comes to relaxation. Gourmets are well catered for, with the hotel's sumptuous African themed lounge offering up a range of exotic dishes complemented perfectly by an extensive range of fine wines, chosen from the hotel's famous cellar by expert resident sommeliers. Combining the pleasures of the great outdoors with the luxury of high class spa treatments, a hiking and spa holiday in Bavaria will leave visitors with a sense of wellbeing which lasts long after the trip comes to an end.