Nature Park Ammergauer Alps experience up close


The Ammergau Alps Nature Park is probably one of the most authentic holiday regions in Bavaria: a unique natural landscape awaits guests here, from Bad Bayersoien in the north to the wildly romantic Graswangtal in the southwest, which was declared a “nature park” in 2017.
Holidaymakers can actively experience the summer on extensive grounds Hiking trails and Bike tours. These are cultural highlights Passion theater in oberammergau, Linderhof Palace, Ettal Monastery as well as Alpine wood carving. The region is also known for two spas with their local Remedy Moor.


Ranger tours

All tours are free

Do you know what a litter meadow is? Do carnivorous plants grow in the nature park? And have you always wondered what this sandpiper is all about? The nature park rangers and other experts will give you the answers and, on top of that, you will learn a lot more interesting facts on the guided hike through the Ammergau Alps Nature Park. Join us and get to know and understand nature better.

Events in the nature park

are as varied as they are diverse. Top-class performances on the Passion Theater stage, traditional evenings, guided hikes, carriage rides and much more leave nothing to be desired.

Cultural summer 2024

A varied, top-class cultural program in a unique ambience. This will also be the hallmark of the Ammergau Cultural Summer in 2024, which promises unforgettable experiences for both experienced culture lovers and curious explorers. Look forward to the iconic Home Sound Festival in the Passion Theatre, the Alpine Film Festival and the Classic Days Ammergau Alps in the Bad Kohlgruber Kurpark and the Ettal Classical Summer Festival.

Junior Ranger on a discovery tour

29.07.2024 – 23.08.2024

For the third time, the Ammergau Alps, in collaboration with the Naturpark eV, are offering a children's holiday program for the entire nature park region during the summer holidays.

For four weeks in August, the children can playfully explore the nature park from Monday to Friday. Holidaymakers and local children (aged 6 – 12 years) are allowed to take part.

If you stay five nights or more in one of our accommodations, the program is free for your child(ren)!

The Female Explorer

30.08.2024 – 01.09.2024

Connect wild hearts and active outdoor lovers in the Ammergau Alps Nature Park. Spend an outdoor weekend in the Ammergau Alps Nature Park and get to know THE FEMALE EXPLORER community.

© The Gravel Fest

Gravel Festival in the Nature Park

05.09. - 08.09.2024

Gravel biking in the Ammergau Alps Nature Park in Bavaria offers a unique opportunity to explore the region's breathtaking nature. With its extensive trails and varied landscapes, the nature park is a paradise for gravel enthusiasts.

Valley Green Up 2024

Hiking & nature conservation in one

The fourth Clean-Up Day of Action is now scheduled for 2024. This time on 28 September. Volunteer garbage collectors will once again be out and about on around 30 different tours, combining hiking and nature conservation on this day.


Ettal Monastery and Linderhof Castle

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Passion plays, Lüftl painting and carving

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Home of the whetstone makers

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Bad kohlgrub

Germany's highest moorland health resort

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Bad Bayersoien

Moor health resort on the Soier See

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Saulgrub, Altenau and Wurmansau

Nature for all senses

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Alpine Blog 

Welcome to the Ammergau Alps Blog, your contact point for insights into the diverse world of the Ammergau Alps Nature Park!

Do you have any questions about your stay in the nature park?

Then just give us a call! We will advise you, give you tips and answer all your questions about the Ammergau Alps.

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