Germany: Hiking & Hotels
Did you know that hiking is the most popular outdoor activity in Germany? And, for a good reason. The country boasts 125,000 miles of well-maintained hiking trails. A number of these beautiful trails showcase some of Europe’s highest peaks and most impressive scenery. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has taken note of the growing trend; offering several amazing hotels for travelers to rest falling a long day in nature. Here’s a look at a few of our favorites near some of the best hiking trails in Germany!
Wyndham Grand Bad Reichenhall Axelmannstein
Neighboring the Berchtesgaden Alps Mountain range and a stone’s throw from a beautiful park, there are plenty of walking options with stunning vistas. With approximately 518 mountain hikes to discover in the region, be it a full-day hike or a shorter hour-long walk, the possibilities are endless for all skill levels. Following a long trek, guests can re-energize with a treatment infused with local salts, muds, and herbs in the onsite spa or indulge in Bavarian classics with the delicious breakfast buffet, lunch, dinner and cocktail options at Wyndham Grand Bad Reichenhall Axelmannstein. The picturesque views are just a bonus!
Wyndham Garden Donaueschingen
Located in Southwest Germany, on the fringe of the Black Forest and the river Danube, Wyndham Garden Donaueschingen is the perfect home base for the area’s 47 trails, listed on the outdoor active website. After a day spent in nature, retreat to the sun-soaked atrium or enjoy hand-crafted cocktails, traditional German beer, and wine, in the Sky Bar. After settling in, dine in style at the onsite restaurant, where culinary specialties include Black Forest ham and flammkuchen.
H+ Alpina Garmisch
Located in the historical city center, the charming H+ Alpina Garmisch sits minutes away from the abundant hiking trails, accessible year-round. Awe-inspiring scenery set amid spectacular mountains and the Partnach Gorge waters crashing below makes the perfect backdrop. Stylish guest rooms and premier amenities entice guests while the alpine comforts of the onsite spa make create a welcome reprieve for weary hikers. Thanks to the children’s game room, even young ramblers find entertainment each evening.
H+ Limes Thermen Aalen
If you’re looking for a peaceful forest retreat, the beautifully secluded H+ Limes Thermen Aalen fits the bill. This quaint spot is situated on the edge of the Aalen Forest next to Ostalb-Skilift Aalen, offering scenic hiking trails and premier ski slopes. After a full day of hiking, heal tired muscles at the adjoining spa or indulge in the Mineral-rich healing waters only moments away. True German comforts are on offer to ensuring guests are adequately fueled for their daily hikes.
Wyndham Garden Gummersbach
The stunning views of nearby meadows and lakes of the Bergisches Land mountain region bring leisure travelers to the Wyndham Garden Gummersbach for weekend getaways and family retreats. Adventurous guests can rent bikes to pedal through the scenic trails and landscapes of the Bergisches Land. While those wishing to relax can enjoy a cocktail in the idyllic setting of the Garden Terrace, or make a splash in the spacious indoor Roman-style pool.
Germany is brimming with an alluring art and culturing scene, but don’t overlook the outdoor adventure that awaits along miles of extraordinary trails.