Langlaufen um den Barmsee

Cross Country Skiing

A cross-country skier’s dream,
and the home of Olympic champions

Alpenwelt Karwendel is heaven for cross-country skiers.

Whether you prefer classic cross-country skiing or the dynamic skating style, you can glide through a unique winter landscape on our network of more than 150 kilometres of superbly prepared cross-country runs.

Who hasn’t heard of probably the best-known faces from this region – Magdalena Neuner and Martina Beck?

Their first cross-country runs were here in Alpenwelt Karwendel and it is still their favourite place to train.

Cross-country skiing through the winter landscape is a great way to enjoy the natural world around you. Whether your prefer to take the trails at the edge of the town and the forest, head straight out across the plains and around the lakes, follow the river bed or get out on the night-time tracks, you can be sure your route will be magical.

And not only that: our cross-country runs are certified by the German Ski Association (Deutscher Skiverband – DSV) and free to use.

See for more information.


Lisa and Luis have tried out Alpenwelt Karwendel’s cross-country runs for you.


Kühe auf Krüner Alm

Pastures, regional cuisine, friendly people –


can generate a yearning: a longing for peace, for the beauty of nature and mountains, but also for challenges and adventure. In the ‘Land of the flowers' – the ‘Buckelwiesen’ meadows around Krün are the most species-rich natural meadows of Upper Bavaria – there are many vantage points from which to satisfy this longing. Our valley, with its impressive natural scenes, amazing stories and culinary specialities, presents a multifaceted portrait of the Alpine summer around Krün.


Trips with the E-bike

Explore the mountains between Karwendel and Zugspitze on an E-bike
Bergwandern im Soierngebirge Bergwandern im Soierngebirge

hiking package

A seven days stay for hiking in the hiking region Nr. 1 including free access to our spa  -Alpin Spa Alpenhof-, 2 mountain railways..

Summertime fun in the upper Isar Valley

Wulfn Franzi beim Almabtrieb

Autumn blaze of colour

The alpine world of Karwendel awaits the harvest festival season with a wealth of experiences and pleasures.
The diverse and colourful cultural landscape and the living traditions of the Isar Valley farmers are the foundation of a wide range of things to do.
The Harvest Festival is a holiday season: every week, another village or town puts on its special celebration, with a farmer's market, rural crafts, village music and autumn specialities at the inns and hotels and restaurants. The whole village is part of it. Let the happiness catch you up in it, and join the celebration.


Trips with the E-bike

Explore the mountains between Karwendel and Zugspitze on an E-bike
Almabtrieb Bub Kleiner Ferlbauer mit gesch�cktem Kalb

Autumn Special – 15%

The summer is ending ... It's time for the Alpine cattle drive, a unique experience for every guest! Autumnal landscapes invite hikers to discover...

Harvest Festival

Winterlandschaft tief verscheite Bäume

Where stress and the hectic life head into hibernation.

Snow crystals glittering in the sun, the crunch of boots in frozen snow, and undisturbed peace and quiet all around. That’s high winter in the Upper Isar Valley. Away from the bustle of the ski resorts of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Mittenwald and Seefeld, visitors relax and unwind in the unique, untouched winter landscapes up and down the valley. Whether on foot, in horse-drawn sleighs, tobogganing, cross-country skiing or even on snow-shoes: quiet places in nature, to marvel at and to enjoy. The worries and stresses of everyday life take a winter break here!

Langläufer auf der Barmseerundloipe

Cross-Country Skiing

Our region "Alpenwelt Karwendel" is a paradise for cross-country skiers, with over 150 kilometers of perfectly groomed trails.

skiing fun

Skiing like champions - Werdenfels offers  many opportunities for skiing and snowboarding.

Impressions of winter

Auch das ist Kunst, ist Gottesgabe, aus ein paar sommerlichen Tagen, sich soviel Licht ins Herz zu tragen, dass wenn der Sommer längst verweht, das Leuchten immer noch besteht.
J.W.v. Goethe