Grainau & surroundings

Leisure Facilities Sports & Attractions

Vacation under the Zugspitze

Hotel Quellenhof in Grainau

Pure natural, crystal clear waters and the magnificent mountain scenery – that is Grainau. It nestles right on the Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain and liesin Upper Bavaria, about 6 km southwest of Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

In Grainau you can recover magnificently. This is guaranteed by the magnificent mountains of the Bavarian Alps alone, you can enjoy yourself here in winter and in summer alike.

If you like to wander and enjoy yourself in fresh mountain air, then you are right with us. Here you finally have the time for the finer things in life: cycling in a magnificent backdrop, alpine relaxation in natural wellness oasis, swimming in clear mountain lakes or pure winter- and skiing-pleasure… from enjoyment to casual Grainau is a unique holiday experience in every season.

Discover the variety! The health resort with its leisure and sports facilities is an ideal base for your holiday – for young and old alike.


Bathing seas

The Eibsee is only 6km away from our Hotel. Here you can walk around the lake within 2 hours or lend a pedalo.



This leisure activity can be exercised at several mountains. Hausberg, Wank or the Zugspitze itself..



The 9-hole Golf-Club Werdenfels e.V. is situated only 5 kilometres from the Hotel. Our reservation is pleased to make an appointment.


Ice skating, curling

For this winter sports you can use the ice rink in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.


Carriage Rides

We organize carriage rides within Grainau or Garmisch-Partenkirchen.



In Tirol at the Imster Schlucht, rafting is also suited for beginners. We are pleased to make Appointments.


Royal Castles

The royal castles of King Ludwig are easily accessible from here, Linderhof Palace is located on the road to Oberammergau and can be reached in just 20 km. The two castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau in Fuessen can be reached within 40 minutes.


Alpine Ski

Numerous ski resorts are located on the mountains around our hotel, in the middle of the skiing panorama of Garmisch-Partenkirchen- Grainau / Zugspitze. The ski bus to the Zugspitze stops right behind the hotel. The bus is included within the environmental ticket of Grainau.


Cross-country skiing

Directly behind the hotel in a distance of about 50m begins a cross-country from where you can walk out to Hammersbach or center or Untergrainau.Bike and hiking / walking paths:Very close to the hotel mountain trails start in and around Grainau, as well as walks to Eibsee or Pflegersee. From here you can reach huts and mountain lakes, ruins or just watch the beautiful nature.



There are two resorts for Minigolf in Garmisch.


Cycling / Mountain biking

The reception offers contact info for a bicycle rental in summer. We also work very closely with a tour agency which organizes tours along the routes from easy to difficult from Garmisch to Lake Garda.



Tennis courts such as indoor and outdoor courts are available at the tennis center Rösner in Grainau, the reception will be pleased to make an appointment.