Weilheim and the surrounding area offers an amazingly large variety of interesting activities. Several high-class golf courses are located in close proximity to Weilheim. The hiking trails around the town are ideal for Nordic Walking or long walks. The many lakes, such as the Ammersee, Lake Starnberg, the Staffelsee, the Kochelsee, and the Walchensee, which are so typical for the Bavarian Alpine Foreland, offer numerous possibilities for water sports. Biking enthusiasts will also not be disappointed: The area around Weilheim offers a great network of biking trails. Our guests can rent electric bikes or pedelecs, children’s bikes, bike seats for children, or bike trailers directly from the hotel.
Go on a tour with your whole family and enjoy an unforgettable day trip. Of course, our friendly staff will gladly give you advice on available leisure activities for your stay.
Mountain Cable Cars
Covering an area of more than 47 square kilometers (18 square miles) the Ammersee is Bavaria’s third largest lake. It is a natural sight worth a recreational visit.
The Dietelhofer See is is located just outside Weilheim within walking distance from the Hotel Vollmann in the old city center.
Located at the foot of the mountain “Herzogstand” and close to the Walchensee, the Kochelsee is a great starting point for hiking and mountaineering.
Springs, bogs, and marshes are typical for this nature reserve. Explore the area on a long hike along more than 20 lakes in total.
Visit Seefeld Castle that dates back to the 13th century. It is located at the shore of the Pilsensee and offers a historic brewery inn.
Both the lake and the town called “Riegsee” offer a wonderful view of the Alpine panorama and lots of authentic Bavarian charm.
The Soier See is a bog lake that originated in the last Würm glaciation. Due to its special conditions, it is one of the warmest lakes in the region.
The Staffelsee is one of the lakes with the most islands in the Alpine Foreland. It has 7 islands in total. Most of these islands can be explored by ferry.
Germany’s fifth largest lake is located right at the gates of Munich. It is an interesting destination both for those who want to spend a nice day at the lake as well as visitors looking to visit Starnberg, Tutzing, or the town of Seeshaupt.
The Walchensee is Germany’s largest Alpine lake. Its impressive depth of 190 meters keeps the water refreshingly cool even during hot summers.
The Wörthsee is famous in a large area for being one of the most beautiful and clean lakes in all of Germany.
Take the cable car up the Blomberg close to the Town of Bad Tölz. The mountain’s summit is at 1248 meters and offers a wonderful view. This is a great destination for families.
The Herzogstand is a mountain that is very representative for this area. Take the Herzogstandbahn, the cable car up from the town of Walchensee, and it will lift you straight up to the summit.
With its numerous hiking trails, chairlifts, and cabins, the skiing and hiking area at the Hörnle offers many opportunities to do sports or relax and recharge one’s batteries.
The Kolbensattel offers a mountain terrain with an especially good infrastructure. This makes this mountain particularly attractive for mountain bikers, rock climbers, and other summer-time mountain sports.
The golf club in Hohenpähl puts special emphasis on the combination of golf and nature. Playing golf here is a special highlight for nature enthusiasts.
Just 2 kilometers from the western shore of Lake Starnberg, north of Tutzing, you will find the Golfclub Tutzing. It is one of the most beautiful golf clubs in the area.
The Golf Club Iffeldorf is located just a few kilometers from Weilheim. It lies between the Alpes, lakes, and lush nature and it offers a restaurant, a golf school, and a wonderful view.
Enjoy traditional Bavarian cuisine in this rustic restaurant at the lake.
This restaurant above the town of Peißenberg offers an amazing view of the Alpine panorama. It’s an ideal destination for hikers.
This restaurant with its idyllic beer garden and historic wooden nine-pins ally is worth a visit.
Enjoy Bavarian and international cuisine at the Café Edelweiß in Ettal – in the very heart of the Ammergau Alps.
It’s a classic! The Fröhliches Wirtshaus (German for “happy inn”) dates back to 1873 and serves food from their own slaughtery.
The country inn “Beim Kargl” takes special pride in offering food that is regional, seasonal, and traditional. It's a great place for gourmets.
Enjoy the wonderful view of the Alps from the lakeside restaurant’s deck. The perfect place to dine in style.
Discover exciting natural treasures, such as the Partnach Gorge, and visit famous venues of international sports events, such as the Olympic ski jumping hill or the historic Olympic bobsleigh tracks. Visitors can easily and conveniently reach the summit of the Zugspitze via rack railway or cable car. You will be greeted by a breathtaking view of the Alpes from this highest summit of Germany. Don’t miss out!
Murnau has a special historic connection to art and literature: The town that is located south of Weilheim was once home to great artists and writers such as Gabriele Münter, Wassily Kandinsky, and Ödön von Horvath. The legacy of these personalities is still palpable in Murnau and it draws many visitors to the town. Visit the Gabriele-Münter-Haus, the museum in the castle (the Schlossmuseum), or one of Murnau’s galleries that are home to alternating exhibitions. The paintings and sculpture will let you dive deep into the special atmosphere of this magical place.
The famous capital of Bavaria is located only 30 minutes by train or 45 minutes by car from Weilheim. With its numerous sights, such as the Marienplatz (the central square of Munich), the Frauenkirche (the church that Munich’s skyline is famous for), the Bayrische Staatsoper (the opera house), the Nationaltheater (the national theater), the Deutsches Museum (Munich’s huge museum of technology), the English Garden, the famous Hofbräuhaus, and many great events. Munich’s most well-known event is very likely the Oktoberfest. It takes place every year from late September to early October on the “Theresienwiese” fair ground. The pedestrian zone of Munich and the old parts of the city offer a large variety of shopping opportunities, bars, and restaurants for every taste and all budget sizes. The Viktualienmarkt (the traditional all-year market close to the Marienplatz) is a great place to get a hearty snack and to buy some regional artisan craftwork.
Landsberg am Lech is located about 40 kilometers (25 miles) north-west of Weilheim. Its beautiful medieval city center right next to the river Lech is a marvelous piece of history that nicely illustrates how the regional architecture evolved over time. It is definitely worth a day trip.
A trip to the Tegernsee, the beautiful Schliersee, or to the Sylvensteinspeicher can be conveniently combined with a visit to Bad Tölz. The town’s lively pedestrian zone features many historic buildings. An especially nice event to visit is the local Christmas market that is well-known in the area.