Garmisch-Partenkirchen is one of the most important climatic spa resorts of the Bavarian Alps and Germany’s winter sports capital. It is located in the heart of the German Alps, surrounded by the Wetterstein, one of the mightiest mountain ranges
of the northern Alps and the Zugspitze ( 9.730 ft. ). It offers an unlimited choice of walking trails, flat in the valley. Congress-Hall, Kurpark with daily outdoor music performances in summer, Casino, Pedestrian area, Shopping. 9 cable cars, many ski lifts and chair lifts. Cog-wheel train and cable car to the Zugspitze.
How to get there
Garmisch-Partenkirchen is on the railway line Munich-Innsbruck. Trains run in both directions every hour. Travel time Munich-Garmisch is 90 minutes, Innsbruck-Garmisch 75 minutes.
From Munich: approx. 80 kms
Motorway A 95 direction Garmisch-Partenkirchen. From end of motorway at Eschenlohe follow B 2 (10 kms). After the tunnel follow direction Partenkirchen, turn right at the 2nd stop light. You will find the hotel after 300 meters on your left side.
From Innsbruck: approx. 55 kms
Take the road via Seefeld and Mittenwald to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, turn left at the 5th stop light. You will find the hotel after 300 meters on your left side.
From Airport Munich (140 kms) by train, rental car or taxi (can be arranged by hotel, approx. EUR 130.00) to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
From Airport Innsbruck ( 50 kms ) by train, rental car or taxi (can be arranged by hotel approx. EUR 65.00) to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
Places to visit
Royal Bavarian Castles of Ludwig II Neuschwanstein und Hohenschwangau: 70 kms
Linderhof: 25 kms
Herrenchiemsee: 110 kms
Oberammergau and Monastery of Ettal: 20 kms
Wieskirche (Rokkoko Church in the Wies): 50 kms
Munich: 80 kms
Innsbruck: 55 kms
Salzburg: 180 kms
Cross country skiing
Ice skating in- and outdoors in the Olympic Ice Stadium.
Curling in the Olympic Ice Stadium.
9 holes: distance 1.2 kms, 18 holes: distance: 8 kms
10 outdoor and 4 indoor courts.
More sport facilities
River rafting, Kajak, mountain biking, nordic walking,
mountain climbing and hiking with experienced guide, paragliding,
hiking (300 kms of marked trails in the surrounding mountains),
swimming (Hotel pool, public pools, mountain lakes).
Hotels in Garmisch
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The wellness Hotel Wittelsbacher Hof in Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a fantastic mountain view. It is only a 5 minutes walk from the pedestrian area away and offers 55 wellappointed rooms, traditionally furnished.