If truly outstanding food is one of your main pleasures, the Tegernsee region belongs on your bucket list. Here, we know all about how to pleasure a palate with traditional favourites, discerning haute cuisine, and simple home-made delights made with locally sourced products. Whether it's wild game at a mountainside inn or fresh-caught fish with a view of the lake, the culinary possibilities are practically endless!
It's no wonder that the Tegernsee region is known far and wide as a place where you can truly enjoy the finer things. How about fresh-caught char from the lake's crystal-clear waters, cheese made with local pasture milk at a regional dairy co-operative, or a nice cold pint of Tegernseer Hell? Our status as an officially designated "Genussort" lets you know you’re in the right place for real epicurean enjoyment.
All around the Tegernsee, you can choose from starred chefs, affable innkeepers and local producers whose offerings will give you the chance to taste their love of home in every bite. Ranging from traditional home-made specialities to health-conscious options and the very best in fine dining, the Tegernsee Valley has nearly 200 restaurants of various types, which gives it a higher concentration of eating establishments than practically anywhere else in Bavaria.
The Tegernsee and its environs represent one of Germany's most renowned regions for relaxing holidays. All around the crystal-clear lake and the marvellous mountain landscape that surrounds it, there are myriad ways to kick back, recharge, and enjoy some of life's pleasures.
From traditional festivities and cultural highlights to refined hospitality, countless recreational options, and thermal springs rich in iodine and sulphur, there's no shortage of opportunities to experience Bavaria in all its charms. Why not plan a relaxing – but never boring! – holiday in Bad Wiessee, Gmund, Kreuth, Rottach-Egern, or the town of Tegernsee itself?
If you’d like to find out more about our region, Tegernsee's local guides offer exciting and wide-ranging tours – local culinary specialities very much included.