Garmisch-Partenkirchen Travel Guide

Garmisch-Partenkirchen is located in the state of Bavaria in Germany.

It is one of the most popular destinations in the Alps. It is well-known as a winter sports resort.

Things to see and do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen


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Zugspitze is the highest point in Germany with about 3000 meters.

During the winter it is very popular among skiers from all over Europe.


Historic Garmisch

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In Historic Garmisch walk along the Frühlingsstrasse and the nearby alleys.

Visit the Alte Kirche, a Romanesque-Gothic church dating back to the 13th century.

Marienpl. 6, 82467

Partnach Gorge

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The Partnach Gorge was declared in 1912 as a natural monument. The place will enchant you with its waterfalls.

It is also a starting point for numerous walks through the area.

Partnachklamm, 82467

Werdenfels Castle

Werdenfels Castle

The ruins of Werdenfels Castle stand about 80 metres above the Loisach Valley.

Although only the ruins remain, the powerful construction still shows the size of the castle and its splendor.

82467 Burgrain

Where to stay

Best Western Obermühle

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The Best Western Obermühle is located a few minutes’ walk from the center of Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

The hotel has a swimming pool with panoramic windows.


Mühlstraße 22, 82467

Hotel Zugspitze Garmisch-Partenkirchen

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The Hotel Zugspitze Garmisch-Partenkirchen is located 13 km from the Austria frontier.

Rooms have elegant decor and are equipped with a flat-screen TV.

The hotel has a swimming pool and spa.


Klammstraße 19, 82467

Hotel Sonnenbichl Garmisch-Partenkirchen

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The Hotel Sonnenbichl Garmisch-Partenkirchen is located just a few minutes from the city center.

Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV and minibar.

The hotel has a swimming pool and sauna.


Burgstraße 97, 82467


In the Historic Partenkirchen you will find smaller shops focused on crafts, in addition there are several cafés and restaurants.

Plan your Trip

Garmisch-Partenkirchen has easy train access from Munich.


Munich – 88,8 km

Ulm – 180 km

Stuttgart – 360 km

Augsburg – 119 km

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