Winter sports in Munich and the surrounding area: Our tips
The lakes are freezing and the snow is falling already? Get outside! Whether Munich or the surrounding area, there's plenty of action waiting. Here are our tips for winter sports.
Sledding: Hills for tobogganing
Fast-paced downhill runs are not only to be found in the Alps, but also in Munich. Hardly anything is as much fun in winter as shooting down the hill with the kids. The longest and fastest toboggan runs can be found on the 50-meter-high Olympiaberg, but the city also has some steep hills to offer:
- Monopteros in the English Garden
- Aubinger Lohe
Ice skating: locations in Munich
- Ice Skating at the Olympiapark
- Ice Skating at Stachus square
November to January
- Ice Skating at Prinzregentenstadion
Prinzregentenstr. 80 (U4 Prinzregentenplatz)
- Ice skating at Eis- und Funsportzentrum München-Ost
Staudinger Straße 17 (U5/U8 Michaelibad)
- Ice Skating at Eis- und Funsportzentrum München West
Agnes-Bernauer-Str. 241 (Tram 10 or Bus 72 Westbad)
Skiing: Ski resorts around Munich
Of course, there aren't that many reasons to get out of Munich - but the mountains are definitely one of them. Conveniently accessible by car or train, the most popular ski resorts for a sporty winter excursion are close by! Whether carving pro, snowboarder, family or ski beginner - every winter sports enthusiast will find the right slope.
Cross-country skiing: Whether in Munich's parks or in the surrounding countryside
Skiing through the parks is possible in Munich, but it takes a fair amount of snow for the trails to be groomed. Fortunately, the surrounding area has some nearby alternatives - even in the evening you can still cross-country ski under floodlights.
Warnung vor Betreten von Eisflächen
Die Wasserwacht Bayern warnt aufgrund der winterlichen Temperaturen vor dem Betreten von nicht-freigegebenen und unbewachten Eisflächen. Es droht Lebensgefahr. Bitte unbedingt auf Warnungen der Behörden und Hinweis- und Verbotsschilder vor Ort achten.