Mountain and lake landscape

Summer holidays at last, back to Tegernsee

Relax and be active, just the way you like it

Lake Tegernsee shimmers in the finest blue and turquoise. A light breeze blows across the water. Green mountains, rocky edges and gentle slopes majestically frame the lake. Whether you enjoy swimming, sailing, stand-up paddling, windsurfing or kitesurfing, the cool water with the mountains all around make Lake Tegernsee a special water sports paradise.

Those who prefer to be active on land also get their money's worth thanks to fantastic hiking routes, bike trails, golf courses and horse-drawn carriage rides. The view of Lake Tegernsee and its beautiful valley from above – whether on a balloon flight or a tandem paraglider flight – makes hearts beat faster.

For everyone

Paraglider over mountain and lake landscape
Volleyball court at Lake Tegernsee
Kite surfer at Lake Tegernsee

Water sports on the lake

Just you and the lake and maybe a few swans. Get on a SUP and get going! Stand-up paddling lets you experience Lake Tegernsee from a different perspective. Enjoy the view of the mountains and the picturesque villages from the water. As a guest of the Parkhotel Egerner Höfe, you are able learn this new trend sport easily and hassle-free with our partner, the Sailingcenter Tegernsee. They offer beginner courses and private lessons for the perfect handling of the SUP or SUP yoga. We are sure that after just a few hours you can relax and do your laps on the lake. The southern downwind, called Föhn, can be a real treat on Lake Tegernsee, as there are days when it can make it to four Beaufort and more! These are great times for windsurfing and kitesurfing. But water sports enthusiasts also get their money's worth in all other wind conditions.

Stand-up paddler at Lake Tegernsee

A must for your summer holiday: swimming & bathing

Due to its depth of around 70 metres, Lake Tegernsee has clear, fresh water – simply the perfect way to cool off on hot days in high summer. With average temperatures of 20 to 22 degrees Celsius in the summer, it attracts young and old alike to the cool waters. Beaches in Rottach-Egern, Bad Wiessee, Kreuth, Tegernsee and Gmund invite you to swim in the lake. Our guests with dogs are able to cool off with their canine pals at the Popperwiese dog beach.

If the lake water is a little too fresh for you, you can have fun swimming right here at the Parkhotel Egerner Höfe. Our 20m-long swimming pool in the Mangfall Spa offers plenty of space to enjoy a few laps. Our front-office team are happy to help you with further information, phone +49 (0) 8022 / 666-0 or e-mail

Hiking & Cycling around Lake Tegernsee

Numerous hiking trails in the region around Lake Tegernsee are waiting to be explored by you. Whether you prefer a leisurely lake hike, want to do long Nordic walking laps, or you want to enjoy the view on a panoramic hike or are planning a summit hiking tour, Lake Tegernsee and the Bavarian Pre-Alps are a hiking and cycling paradise with many signposted and varied hiking and cycling trails and tours for every level of fitness. On each of them you are sure to enjoya variety of sights and natural spectacles. The Parkhotel Egerner Höfe in Rottach-Egern is the perfect starting point for your active holiday on foot or on two wheels. Learn more about hiking and cycling at the lake.

Mountain peak above sea of clouds

Summit happiness, Bird’s eye style: experience Lake Tegernsee from above

If you have a head for heights, the Tegernsee Valley is perhaps best experienced from a bird's eye view! Be it on a tandem paragliding flight from the Wallberg or on a balloon flight directly from Lake Tegernsee. Both flight options make our guests' hearts beat faster as they soar over the surrounding mountains and lakes against the unique backdrop of the Alps. Gently driven by the wind, you’ll enjoy the flight or the ride with magnificent panoramic views of the Alps. Concierge Laura Breymann and her team are happy to arrange unique holiday activities for our guests at the Parkhotel Egerner Höfe, phone +49 (0) 8022 / 666-525 or email

Paraglider above beautiful landscape

Horse-drawn carriage ride at Lake Tegernsee

Simply sit back and enjoy the ride – that's the motto of every horse-drawn carriage ride along the lake. The journey takes you through green forests, along the Weißach river or along the lakeshore. With only horsepower, the wonderful landscape of Lake Tegernsee and its surroundings can be experienced in a completely different way. Book your personal carriage driver at Lake Tegernsee for a special occasion or as a stylish means of transport. Our concierge Laura Breymann and her team are all be happy to help you with further arrangements, phone +49 (0) 8022 / 666-525 or e-mail

Horses on pasture in front of mountain landscape

Sport for the young at heart: beach volleyball

You don't need much for perfect sports moments; just a court with fine sand, a net, a ball and 4 players. Add to that a pinch of agility, ambition, and a desire to have fun and you’ll be sure to know why beach volleyball is becoming more and more popular. There are several locations around Lake Tegernsee where you can play. For example, at the two well-equipped beach volleyball courts at "Popperwiese", directly at the Ringsee open-air swimming pool in Rottach-Egern.

Another very popular beach volleyball facility can be found at the "Point" lido in Tegernsee. The two beach volleyball courts are located on a headland jutting into the lake. Here, an unforgettable panoramic view and perfect swimming opportunities are the icing on the cake for beach volleyball lovers.