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Garmisch Partenkirchen ski resort, Germany

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Come ski the most famous ski resort in Germany! Home of the 1936 Winter Olympics, Garmisch Partenkirchen is located at the foot of Germany's highest peak, Zugspitze. Garmisch Partenkirchen is two resorts built into one and offers skiers and boarders over 47 miles of downhill runs, 7 miles of Nordic trails and a wide array of terrain for every difficulty level. Skiers and boarders can also opt for some adventure on the world famous Kandahara and Olympic slopes which are also used for the annual World Cup Ski competitions. For those seeking an exciting Apres ski experience, Garmisch Partenkirchen offers plenty of upscale shopping boutiques, charming Inns and B&B's, high class hotels, restaurants for a succulent culinary experience and bars, pubs and nightclubs to dance the night away .

Garmisch Partenkirchen ski resort


Garmisch Partenkirchen offers dozens of options for lodging, ranging for smaller and affordable rooms with a rustic ambiance to full service five star hotels that will spoil you with amenities. You can create the perfect holiday for your Bavarian ski adventure in Garmisch Partenkirchen. Among the options are quiet inns, cozy bed and breakfasts, guest houses, and two to five star hotels.



Garmisch Partenkirchen offers a full-service ski facility, designed for skiers of all levels, as well as those traveling with children. Altitudes range from 720 to 2,830 meters above sea level, and the majestic peaks offer superb views of the landscape for you to enjoy from the top of the slopes. There are a total of 35 ski slopes, for beginner, intermediate, and advanced skill levels. Garmisch Partenkirchen has 73 kilometers of slopes as well as another 39 kilometers of cross country tracks. The ski resort offers a full range of facilities for children, as well as after-ski activities for all ages.

Other Activities

When you aren't heading down the beautiful slopes at Garmisch Partenkirchen, the whole family will have a great time on any of the five area ice skating rinks. Relax and unwind with a dip in the gorgeous wave pool.

In summer months, the Garmisch Partenkirchen ski resort is a vibrant and active area. When the mountains and valleys turn lush and green, nature hikes at both low and high altitudes are popular. Nordic walking is a new activity to the area. You can take a guided Nordic walking tour or explore the outdoors on your own. The area has two popular golf courses, both offering a challenge to even experienced golfers. The rugged Alpspitze area is ideal for mountain climbing. Mountain biking is also popular in the area.


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