GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN Germany

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen Background

Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a charming town in Southern Bavaria, not far from the Austrian border. The town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen delights visitors with al fresco painted buildings and many locals dressing in the traditional styles.

Garmisch Hotels, Chalets & Bed and Breakfasts

Historic Garmisch-Partenkirchen hotels and accommodation offer an aura of elegance that few other resort towns can equal. This Grand dame of all the mountain vacation resorts is a small town with a world-wide reputation. The chalet style hotels and bed and breakfasts have the traditional feel of a European Alps experience, especially with the Zugspitze towering above town.

Garmisch-Partenkirchen lodging choices include luxury hotels offering a perfect blend of Bavarian style and modern comfort, first-class chalet-style guest houses and pensions, elegant private houses and self-catering apartments ideal for a family vacation. Many hotels offer a typical European breakfast including fresh meats and cheeses, speck or proscuitto, eggs, yogourt, and of course teas and coffees.

In winter you can enjoy the unique experience of sleeping in an igloo on the Zugspitze! There is an igloo restaurant and bar, and hot tubs on hand to keep you warm and entertained during your stay.

Visit our Garmisch Accommodation pages to book your next mountain getaway. 

Ski & Snowboard Garmisch

Skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts head to Garmisch-Partenkirchen from November to May to take full advantage of the exceptional snow conditions and first-class facilities Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers during the winter season. Garmisch-Partenkirchen snow activities include skiing down more than 70 km (44 miles) of downhill slopes, snowboarding, as well as cross-country skiing across more than 100 km (70 miles) of scenic trails through the breathtaking Alpine landscape.

For the less sport-focused nature lovers, snowshoeing or walking along the winter hiking trails allow for a more relaxed pace. The five-rink Olympic Ice Sport Centre is an amazing accomplishment in which to enjoy ice skating, perfect for the whole family. 

Visit our Garmisch Activities pages to plan your next winter visit to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. 

Spring, Summer, and Fall in Garmisch

With such an exhaustive variety of summer activities it is not surprising visitors flock to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in the summer months. Many festive summer events and numerous outdoor activities in addition to nearly 200 miles of marked footpaths render this site a perfect mountain vacation for the spring, summer, and fall.

During the warmer months in Garmisch enjoy white-water rafting, windsurfing on the Walchensee Lake, paragliding, mountain biking and even a flight up in a hot-air balloon; there is no limit to the summer activities in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. For the milder temperaments mini-golf, archery and tennis are on offer, perfect for family vacation. Garmisch is a golfers heaven, with 18 golf courses located within an hour of town. 

Visit our Garmisch Activities pages to plan your next summer vacation to Garmisch Partenkirchen. 



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