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Garmisch-Partenkirchen
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen featuring road cycling, cycling and landscape views

In this resort village, experience the best of the Bavarian Alps, from world-class skiing on shimmering glaciers to scenic hiking routes, heritage trails and dense woods.

The village of Garmisch-Partenkirchen lies in the valleys of the Bavarian Alps, beneath the towering Zugspitze peak. Combined in 1935 to host the 1936 Winter Olympics, Garmisch-Partenkirchen is best known as a mountain resort, home of the magnificent Garmisch-Classic Ski Resort. Ski pristine powder and groomed slopes on this internationally acclaimed mountain or visit the resort in summer to experience breathtaking alpine hiking and history.

Visit Garmisch-Partenkirchen in winter to enjoy its exceptional ski areas. With modern cable cars and chairlifts, Garmisch-Classic has a range of slopes for all skill levels, from the blue-graded Kinderland to the dizzying moguls and tree-skiing runs of Kreuzeck. Garmisch-Partenkirchen hosts thrilling international snow-sports events, including downhill ski races, figure skating and hockey. Ride the cogwheel train up the formidable Zugspitze to enjoy stunning views and glacial plateau skiing. See this mountain vista throughout the summer while exploring the rugged alpine landscapes above Garmisch-Partenkirchen and neighboring Grainau.

Visit the town year-round and admire the charming streetscapes. Garmisch has a more modern atmosphere, while Partenkirchen has maintained plenty of traditional alpine Bavarian charisma. Stroll around Partenkirchen to see heritage houses with painted façades. Learn about some of the resort’s more recent history at the Stadion Olympiaschanze Garmisch-Partenkirchen, a relic of intriguing architecture from the 1936 Olympics.

Explore some of Garmisch-Partenkirchen’s glacially chiseled landscapes, such as the awe-inspiring gorges of Partnachklamm and Höllentalklamm. Stroll around beautiful Eibsee for views of the colossal Zugspitze.

Check out traditional Bavarian beer gardens and restaurants. Sample a cold Bavarian lager and select from a variety of quality meats, cheeses and breads. Find a range of accommodations, from camping sites to traditional inns and ferienwohnungen (vacation rentals).

Garmisch-Partenkirchen is located in the Bavarian Alps, 56 miles (90 kilometers) southwest of Munich. Reach the resort within 1.5 hours from Munich on public transportation. Nearby, visit the pretty vacation resort of Seefeld in Tyrol, Austria, and the castles of Ludwig II, including the fairy tale-like Neuschwanstein Castle.

Hyperion Hotel Garmisch – Partenkirchen
Hyperion Hotel Garmisch – Partenkirchen
5 out of 5
Alpspitzstraße 12, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, BY
The price is SG$375 per night from 24 May to 24 May
Excludes taxes & fees
Conveniently located near the ski slopes, this Garmisch-Partenkirchen hotel is situated in the city centre, within 2 miles (3 km) of Casino Garmisch-Partenkirchen ...
4.2/5Excellent! (19 reviews)
Great all round hotel and spa
"The spa facilities were very clean and of a very high standard and the hotel is less than a 10 minute walk to the pedestrianised central area. The hotel staff were extremely helpful and were able to help arrange some Euros when we had an issue with our bank. We had a great stay."

Reviewed on 9 Sep,2020

Hyperion Hotel Garmisch – Partenkirchen
Dorint Sporthotel Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Dorint Sporthotel Garmisch-Partenkirchen
4 out of 5
Mittenwalder Strasse 59, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, BY
The price is SG$135 per night from 16 May to 16 May
Excludes taxes & fees
This family-friendly Garmisch-Partenkirchen hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Olympic Hill and Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ski Resort. Partnach Gorge is 1.8 mi (2.9 ...
4.2/5Very Good! (571 reviews)
"Hotel is in much need of updating and TLC. Staff was very nice and the breakfast was good. The two room suite had more than enough room, but the single bed in the second room was not what I'd call a real bed and was so uncomfortable, my son ended up sleeping on the couch instead. Great views and ..."

Reviewed on 9 Jul,2020

Dorint Sporthotel Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Hotel Königshof
Hotel Königshof
4 out of 5
St.-Martin-Strasse 4, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, BY
The price is SG$321 per night from 1 Jun to 1 Jun
Excludes taxes & fees
Located in the heart of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, this spa hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ski Resort, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Eibsee and ...
4/5Very Good! (362 reviews)
"Great views of the mountains. Easy parking nearby. Breakfast was very good. Room was comfortable. Friendly staff."

Reviewed on 19 Aug,2020

Hotel Königshof
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moun10-urlaubswohnen
moun10-urlaubswohnen
4 out of 5
Bahnhofstraße 29, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, BY
Located near the slopes, this Garmisch-Partenkirchen apartment building is situated in the city centre, within 1 mile (2 km) of Richard Strauss Platz and Garmisch-Partenkirchen ...
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Bader Suites
Bader Suites
3 out of 5
Alpspitzstraße 13, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, BY
Situated in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, this apartment building is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Casino Garmisch-Partenkirchen and within 3 miles (5 km) of Garmisch-Partenkirchen ...
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Loved it
"New and amazing, very large room, great location - staff was very friendly and helpful"

Reviewed on 1 Apr,2021

Bader Suites
Hotel quartier - lodges tagesbar forum
Hotel quartier - lodges tagesbar forum
3.5 out of 5
St.-Martin-Strasse 26, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern
The price is SG$322 per night from 13 May to 13 May
Excludes taxes & fees
Conveniently located near to the ski slopes, this Garmisch-Partenkirchen aparthotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Casino Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Garmisch-Partenkirchen ...
5/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
Superb design hotel near the center of town
"Great location, beautifully designed hotel. The room was huge. Loved the wood and concrete aesthetics."

Reviewed on 5 Sep,2020

Hotel quartier - lodges tagesbar forum
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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