Resorts in Germany

Germany has variety of relief. There are three major regions: northernmost land on coasts of the North and the Baltic Seas, central part on North German Plain and southern half of the territory with Alps. Each area has respective features of climate. Southern mountainous portion is usually colder and rainier than lain part and by the seas there is higher humidity.

Resorts in general are distributed by type of relief. Mountainous regions have plenty of skiing sights while cultural and health-recreational institutions are mostly on plains. Seaside vacationing in German is less popular due to availability of warmer locations i.e. on coasts of the Mediterranean Sea.


Climate and Seasonality

Bad Kissingen

Bad Kissingen

Small but famous spa resort is located in northern Bavaria. This calm and picturesque town offers high-grade recreation close to nature. Hills with lush greenery and distinctive Baroque architecture create perfect condition to improve health in local institutions. Bad Kissingen was visited by Leo Tolstoy, Otto von Bismarck and other historical personalities.

Climate in Bad Kissingen by Seasons

The resort is situated in the middle of Germany and therefore it has pronounced temperate climate with mild precipitation and distinctive division of seasons. First part of spring is cool with daily range of 9-2 °C (48-35 °F), but by the end of the season it becomes as warm as 18-9 °C (64-48 °F). Precipitation distributed evenly over a year. It only shifts from fast showers in summer to long drizzle in autumn and winter. In summer afternoon temperature reaches pleasant 24 °C (75 °F).

Autumn drop of temperature follows from 20 °C (68 °F) to 9 °C (48 °F). Rains become drizzly and in late November there is probability of snow. Winter afternoons are as cool as 4 °C (39 °F) and at night temperature drops to around -1 °C (30 °F). It snows from time to time, but there is no significant accumulation of snow.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
-1°C
 31°F
1°C
 33°F
5°C
 40°F
9°C
 48°F
13°C
 56°F
16°C
 62°F
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
18°C
 65°F
18°C
 64°F
14°C
 58°F
9°C
 49°F
4°C
 40°F
1°C
 33°F

t° - average; ⛹ - health

Bad Reichenhall

Bad Reichenhall

Another German spa town is situated between two ranges in south-western corner of Bavaria. It is only 18 km (11 mi.) away from Austrian Salzburg. There are around 70 mineral springs directed to fountains. There is also 150 years old salt mine. It is carefully preserved to show visitors old technologies including stone salt mill.

Climate in Bad Reichenhall by Seasons

Weather in Bad Reichenhall is mild. Crisp and clean air of the resort is as curative as water in local springs. Weather is comfortable throughout a year. Summers are pleasantly warm with 22-24 °C (71-75 °F). Water in local lakes warms up to almost equal temperature.

Autumn has some cloudy and rainy days, but periods of such weather are short. Afternoon temperature decreases from 20 °C (68 °F) to 10 °C (50 °F). Winters are chilly and snowy, but surrounding mountains are protecting Bad Reichenhall from piercing cold winds. Afternoon temperature hovers around 5 °C (41 °C) and at night it drops slightly below freezing.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
-1°C
 30°F
0°C
 32°F
5°C
 40°F
9°C
 48°F
13°C
 56°F
17°C
 62°F
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
18°C
 65°F
18°C
 64°F
14°C
 58°F
9°C
 48°F
4°C
 39°F
0°C
 32°F

t° - average; ⛹ - health


Baden-Baden

Baden-Baden

One of the most famous spa towns in Germany is situated close to border with France in western part of Baden-Württemberg land. It is recognized as resort since late 30th of XIX century. There 29 natural springs with temperature of water of 46 °C to 67 °C (115-152 °F).Historical center of the town is on the right bank of river Oos while most of resorts are on opposite bank.

Climate in Baden-Baden by Seasons

Weather in Baden-Baden is mild. Surrounding wooded mountains are protecting the resort from cold winds. Amount of rain is almost equal for all season except snowy winter. Onset of spring brings begging of significant warming. Through the season temperature rises from 11 °C (52 °F) to 19 °C (66 °F). By the middle of summer afternoons are as warm as 24 °C (75 °F).

Pleasant summer weather remains through first weeks of September and then becomes cooler. Bit by bit afternoon average drops from 21 °C (70 °F) to 10 °C (50 °F) and rains become long and drizzly though actual amount of precipitation is almost same as it was before. Winter is snowy, but most of time temperature is above freezing with around 6 °C (43 °F) at afternoon.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
1°C
 34°F
2°C
 36°F
6°C
 43°F
10°C
 50°F
14°C
 57°F
17°C
 63°F
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
19°C
 67°F
19°C
 66°F
16°C
 60°F
11°C
 51°F
5°C
41°F
2°C
 36°F

t° - average; ⛹ - health

Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen

One of the most recognized German ski resorts oddly enough has no official status of town or city. Settlement is hidden in Bavarian Alps on border with Austrian Tyrol. It is available by train or car from Munich. There are around 120 km (74 mi.) of trails for all kinds of skiing including 14 km (8.6 mi.) on glacier. Apre-ski is developed too. Infrastructure of the settlement and trails is developed enough.

Climate in Garmisch-Partenkirchen by Seasons

Weather in Garmisch-Partenkirchen is cooler and rainier than in the rest of Bavaria due to elevation. During spring temperature grows from 7 °C (44 °F) to 18 °C (64 °F). Amount of rainfall grows too. Summer is the peak of temperature and precipitation. More than third part of annual precipitation falls during the season. Air at warm summer afternoons warms up to 23 °C (73 °F).

With onset of autumn temperature and precipitation are reducing. By the end of the season afternoons are as cool as 10 °C (50 °F). With course of the season rains are shifting to occasional snow, though even in the middle of winter temperature remains above freezing at around 5 °C (41 °F).

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
-2°C
 29°F
0°C
 32°F
4°C
 39°F
8°C
 46°F
12°C
 54°F
15°C
 59°F
- -
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
17°C
 63°F
17°C
 62°F
14°C
 57°F
9°C
 48°F
4°C
 39°F
-1°C
 31°F
-

t° - average; ⛷ - ski ; ⌘ - excursion


Wiesbaden

Wiesbaden

Wiesbaden is the capital of the land Hesse and one of the fanciest spa resorts of the country. The city is on the right bank of the Main and has been used as a resort since times of Roman Empire. Aside from its spa sights the city has astonishing architecture and plenty cultural sights. The town was visited by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Elvis Presley and Queen Elizabeth II.

Climate in Wiesbaden by Seasons

The city has typical temperate climate with fairly cold winters and warm summers. Precipitation is distributed over a year almost evenly. Each month has 8-10 rainy days with 40-70 mm (1.5-2.7”) of it. Spring warming follows from 11 °C (52 °F) to 19 °C (66 °F) and then in the middle of summer temperature rises to pleasant 25 °C (77 °F).

Autumn starts with pleasant sunny and warm days, but eventually temperature drops to 9 °C (46 °F) in November. Then it goes even lower hitting mark of 5 °C (41 °F) in winter afternoons and some frost at night. Snow is rare and moderate.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
1°C
 33°F
2°C
 35°F
5°C
 42°F
10°C
 49°F
14°C
 57°F
17°C
 63°F
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Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
19°C
 65°F
18°C
 64°F
15°C
 59°F
10°C
 50°F
5°C
41°F
2°C
 35°F
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t° - average; ⛹ - health; ⌘ - excursion

Hiddensee

Hiddensee

Hiddensee is an island in the Baltic Sea. As kind of tourist attraction it will appeal to passionate naturalists. It is great place for bird watching and strolls. The island appeared around 12 000 years ago and continues to form. Also in is included in national park of Pomerania.

Climate in Hiddensee by Seasons

Hiddensee

The island has its own microclimate caused by influence of the sea. Its most distinctive features are strong winds with often shifts of direction. Also weather in Hiddensee is sunny with around 1850 hours of annual sunshine. It is the sunniest place in Germany. Spring starts with daily range of temperatures of 8-0 °C (46-32 °F) at afternoon and night respectively. In summer air warms up to 23 °C (73 °F).

Autumn cooling brings temperature down to 8 °C (46 °F) by the end of the season. In the middle of winter afternoon average reaches 4 °C (39 °F) and at night temperature might drop slightly below freezing. Precipitation is moderate comparing to mountainous regions of the country.

Climate and Seasonality by Month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
0°C
 32°F
0°C
 32°F
3°C
 37°F
7°C
 44°F
11°C
 52°F
15°C
 59°F
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
17°C
 63°F
17°C
 62°F
14°C
 57°F
10°C
 49°F
5°C
 40°F
2°C
 35°F

t° - average; ⛹ - health