Garmisch-Partenkirchen and its surroundings

In the surrounding of Garmisch-Partenkirchen you can find a lot of very famous historic sites, Bavarian traditions and have the opportunity to experience various exciting sights. A popular tourist attraction in Garmisch is the open-air museum Glentleiten, which still has a lot of working historic farmerly facilities to offer. The Monastery in Ettal which was founded by the Emperor of Bavaria in 1330, the Violin maker museum in Mittenwald, the famous castle of Neuschwanstein and the castle in Linderhof which was built in the style of the beautiful palace in Versailles, are    just a few wonderful examples of what there is to see in the area around Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

The landscape of Garmisch-Partenkirchen invites you to many leisure activities during the summer as well as the winter. Hikers from all over come to Garmisch to enjoy the mountains during the fall season. Come enjoy the beauty that our nature has to offer. Rest and relax far away from your everyday life!


Sightseeing & activities:                     


- Zugspitze

- Hiking           

- The Castle ruins of Werdenfels 

- Mountain biking   

-The historical Ludwig street

- Ice sports   

- Hunting Lodge (castle) Schachen

- Cross-country skiing and skating 

- Olympic ski jump stadium

- Alpine skiing   

- Partnach Gorge 

- Sledding   

- Höllental Gorge               

- Mountain lakes            

- Museums and exhibitions                                        

- Castles