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Where can one get a great breakfast in the morning?

"Where in Garmisch-Partenkirchen can I buy fresh rolls in the morning or get a nice breakfast with coffee?" (posted 05/31/2014)

A very good bakery is in the Ludwig street in Partenkirchen (bakery Sieß) The "pano" in Garmisch also offers very good coffee with a special breakfast; alternatively Cafe Centro in Garmisch (a retro café ...)
Answer provided by Christine Hoffmann on 05/31/2014
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Fresh bread rolls can be found here in Garmisch-Partenkirchen "on every corner". There are around 25 bakeries and a few coffee shops, so one is sure to find a place just walking around. Depending on what street you live on? Here in Partenkirchen you can find very good breakfast at Cafe Kneitinger on the City Hall Square (Rathausplatz), at the Cafe in the Grand Hotel in the Ludwig street next to the church, at the Kafeebörse (“coffee exchange”) in the lower Ludwig street, Mac Cafe, .. Maybe you are staying in our Fiakerhof? We serve our guests a homemade breakfast of regional products in our parlor or directly in the apartment. If you live in the district of Garmisch then great choices are: Cafe Kneitinger in the pedestrian zone, Hobis bakery at Marienplatz, Cafe Rühl and bakery Dünzinger in Zugspitzstraße, Aran on Mohrenplatz, .... Or how about a sunrise breakfast directly on the Zugspitze? To this end, the Zugspitze Railway some days offers special package deals; check www.zugspitze.de for those.
Answer provided by Monika Erhardt on 05/31/2014
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From the apartment here, the next baker’s is three minutes of walking away. In the center of Garmisch, there are a few bakeries and cafes.
Answer provided by Christl Kraus on 05/31/2014
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Are there any cultural highlights, museums?

"I'm very interested in the history and culture of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Are there any cultural highlights or museums in Garmisch-Partenkirchen that you can recommend?" (posted 06/04/2014)

Garmisch-Partenkirchen has already been settled by the "Romans". Traces can be seen in the local museum in the historic Ludwig Street and Spring Street. Later the castle Will Rock was built, which can still be viewed as a ruin. King Ludwig II was often in our area and built Linderhof Castle and the castle on Schachen. magnificent Baroque churches and monasteries to visit and reflect the lush natural beauty. Large museums are located in Munich and Innsbruck in each one hour by car.
Answer provided by Christine Fenzl on 06/04/2014
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purely click here: http://www.gapa.de/Kunst-Kultur/
Answer provided by Peter Leditznig on 06/04/2014
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There is the Castle ruins of rock equal to me - a nice walk-. Then there is the hunting castle of King Ludwig on the mountain and a nice day trip with a visit to the Royal Castles Linderhof, Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau. The local museum and Aschenbrenner Musem in Garmisch Partenkirchen and report on the history of the place. Greetings from the Alps Christl Kraus
Answer provided by Christl Kraus on 06/04/2014
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"What are all of the wooden huts used for? The ones out in the fields by where the cattle graze. Thanks" (posted 06/20/2014)

here the hay - dried grass is deposited and stored for the whole year
Answer provided by Bärbel Sailer on 06/21/2014
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The cabins are used to store the hay for the cattle. This way in the winter, the cows can eat the dried grass in the barn.
Answer provided by Petra Fux on 06/21/2014
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"I would like to take a Beginning German Language class in this area, do you know of a person or school that would provide this service? Thanks!" (posted 06/22/2015)

This provides the adult education center of Garmisch-Partenkirchen on, by-Brug-street., Tel 08821-95900
Answer provided by Monika Erhardt on 06/23/2015
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the beneficiary way to learn German is at the adult education center in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in the Burgstrasse. There are various input stages. Sincerely Apartments Almhüttenweg A. Seitz
Answer provided by Elisabeth Demleitner-Seitz on 06/24/2015
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Ideas for 2-3 activities and daytrips?

"Can you recommend 2-3 ideas for day trips with interesting targets near Garmisch-Partenkirchen? As we do not want to travel more than 2 hours (one way) we are looking for nearby attractions or points of interests that are worthwhile to visit. What is the best way to get there (car, bus, train?)" (posted 06/02/2014)

1 You can take a hike around the eibsee companies. It is a pleasant walk around the lake. It lies just below the Zugspitze. 2 you can take a trip to the town of Mittenwald. 3.Our mountains invite lie around Garmisch course a to mountain and downhill and short hikes. 4 Ca. a 1/2 hour away, in the Ettal monastery and approximately once a 1/2 hour on the Royal Castle of Linderhof.
Answer provided by Ingeborg Greß on 06/02/2014
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Walks and mountain hikes in the region of Garmisch-Partenkirchen is recommended at any time of year. In winter, ice skating is possible on many lakes. On the Riessersee the Sports Club was founded in 1920 and Riessersee performed the ice skating and ice hockey competitions at the Olympic Winter Games in 1936. In addition, located in the region a number of cultural attractions of the Bavarian history. Artistically designed monasteries, castles, churches and museums give insight into the past. But even in the present, you can experience Bavarian traditions and way of life immediately. Be it directly in the old town center of Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Oberammergau, or on one of the many mountain inns. >> Partnachklamm 700 meters long and some 80 meters deep incised river gorge in Reintal >> Höllentalklamm A huge incision of up to 150 meters deep and only 2 to 5 meter narrow gorge below the Zugspitze >> Chess Castle hunting castle of King Ludwig II Can only be reached on foot. >> Castle ruins of rock Partly reconstructed a ruined 13th century at Loisachtal >> Historical Partenkirchen This part of the former Roman alpine road 'Via Claudia' is today's promenade and shopping street of Partenkirchen >> Historical Garmisch Here a distinction can Lüftlmalereien on the facades of bygone times come to life, on the other hand you will find a variety of boutiques, designer shops, cafes and restaurants in the pedestrian zone. Ice Rink Events >>: Hockey games, curling, figure skating, concerts. Mountain Railways >> Have bringing closer of the surrounding 12 lifts the mountain tops. Hiking and cycling routes >> An extensive network of trails offers relaxation or even challenge for everyone in every season >> Historical bobsled Almost 4 km long toboggan run on the mountain house in Garmisch
Answer provided by Heike Woynowski on 06/02/2014
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"Please send me a 5-7 day trip plan for the Garmisch region. Thank you" (posted 01/26/2015)

Hi, it depends on what they want to see. Good tips for trips can be found here: http://www.gapa.de/Sights http://www.gapa.de/Garmisch-Partenkirchen_Excursion_destinations please report any further questions. Greetings Walter Bernth www.fewo-bernth.de
Answer provided by Walter Bernth on 01/26/2015
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Day 1 visit to the Zugspitze Day 2 visit various museums in Mittenwald (Geigenbaumueum) Murnau (Schloßßmuseum) Kochel (franz marc Museum) and Garmisch Partenkirhen (local history museum, Aschenbrenner Museum) Day 3 Visit to the royal castles Linderhof, Neuschwanstein alternatively Herrenchiemsee .. Day 4 Visit the partnachklamm with hike to Eckbauer (or even without walking) Day 5 Visit the beautiful lakes (Eibsee Badersee, Walchensee Staffelsee) Day 6 Ice skating in the ice rink, swimming in Alpspitz wave Day 7 Visit the Alpspix on the Osterfelderkopf with hike to the top corner day 8 Seegway tour of Garmisch
Answer provided by Christine Hoffmann on 01/26/2015
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Good restaurants for dinner?

"Can you recommend me 2-3 good local restaurants in Garmisch-Partenkirchen where I can get a nice and tasty dinner?" (posted 06/01/2014)

A real Bavarian restaurant in Garmisch iat the "Schrannenplatz" real Bavarian food and very nicely decorated. Find it at Marienplatz, corner pharmacy in the center of Garmisch. Best regards Petra Fux St. Luke Apartments Oberammergau
Answer provided by Petra Fux on 06/01/2014
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Very popular with all guests is the guest house Fraundorfer old Bavarian restaurant with shoe-slapping. Then the poacher in the pedestrian zone and the RENZO a great Italians at the Town Hall Square. Of course then some. Greeting Brigitte SCHOBERT
Answer provided by Brigitte Schobert on 06/01/2014
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Highly recommended are the inns "to Schrannenplatz" at Marienplatz, Restaurant poacher Bankgasse. Table reservation recommended, good Bavarian cuisine. Mountain Lodge at the Mountain House base terminal, cutlets in different variations, Good burgers, roast pork, Southwestern. LG Gabi Niefnecker
Answer provided by Edi und Gabi Niefnecker on 06/01/2014
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Dear Family ..., the poacher, Maroni, Guest House Mohrenplatz are very good restaurants. The best is to make reservation in the houses. Kind regards Christine Biersack
Answer provided by Christine Biersack on 06/02/2014
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Typical tourist activities or places that one should NOT do, as they are not worthwhile doing.

Things can do to make it a fun and memorable evening?

"Can you recommend some activites or places to go out in the evening in Garmisch-Partenkirchen that make it a fun and memorable evening?" (posted 07/01/2014)

At my age, I do not visit bistros, discos or bars. But there is in our twin locality, Garmisch and Partenkirchen, there are a lot of these locales. Bars are located in every major hotel. there are 2-3 bistros and discos in each district. However, thank God there are still offerings for traditional culture and events in the evening. All of this is available on on the Internet. There is nothing that does not exist in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Best regards, I. Greß
Answer provided by Ingeborg Greß on 07/02/2014
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In Ga-Pa, they have a wide range of restorations, bistros, restaurants with a Bavarian flair, and eating establishments. Daily Discos take place in Peachees in Garmisch at Marienplatz, in Johns' Club in Partenkirchen, Cabaret at the casino, Dance in the Park with live music in the resort park. Greetings from the Werdenfelser country, Christl Kraus
Answer provided by Christl Kraus on 07/01/2014
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How to get around and find best means of local transportation?

"I understand that a private bus service has been running for a couple of years between Munich airport and G.A.P. could someone give me the departure times...Thank you." (posted 06/16/2014)

To get the exact departure times, please go to the Garmisch Partenkirchen Main Station. The times change some, but are usually hourly. There is also a bus stop (arrival and departure) at the main station of Garmisch Partenkirchen. Best regards, Petra Fux St. Lukas Apartments St. Lukas Str 10 82487 Oberammergau
Answer provided by Petra Fux on 06/17/2014
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"How to get from ruhpoling to your location?" (posted 06/24/2015)

Ruhpolding on the motorway 8 (A8) towards Munich. Rosenheim exit and drive through Miesbach, Bad Toelz in the direction of Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
Answer provided by Marlis Neuhaus on 06/24/2015
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"Coming to Munich in December and would like to take the train to Garmisch. Does the train also stop at the cable car for the Aussichtsplatform AlpspiX. If not could you tell me how to get from the station at Garmisch to the cable car. Thank you." (posted 08/15/2015)

You can Garmisch ride from Central Station with the Bavarian Zugspitzbahn to station Kreuzeck Osterfelder station and from there take the funicular to the Osterfelderkopf. Up there is then the Alpspix. Greetings from Garmisch Partenkirchen. Walter Bernth www.fewo-bernth.de
Answer provided by Walter Bernth on 08/15/2015
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You have to change trains in Garmisch. There is a separate train to the Zugspitze.
Answer provided by Peter Leditznig on 08/15/2015
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Values ​​woman force to drive S Bahn from the airport to the main station and from there by train to Garmisch has absolutely nothing to do with the cable car. The easier way is not down with the S train and then by train to Garmisch, but with the remote bus. Get off there at the airport and at the station in Garmisch and costs just € 10.50 per person measly times. I take this path ever since I travel a lot and this is the most perfect and easiest way without having to change. www.meinfernbus.de ------------------- The drive up to Alpspix is ​​then made with the Alpspitzbahn of Garmisch. To this end, the guest gets the best us complete info at the Tourist Info bzg. Price, travel times and weather, because it costs a few euros and should be made only on a clear day. So, I hope I have a little info can enter and remain Yours sincerely ... Brigitte SCHOBERT
Answer provided by Brigitte Schobert on 08/15/2015
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Where to find good quality groceries?

"Are there good bakeries near the train station ?" (posted 10/02/2015)

yes we have a lot of bakeries in the center
Answer provided by Christine Biersack on 10/03/2015
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Directly at the train station there is a branch of the Müller bakery with an extensive offer. In the center of Garmisch and Partenkirchen center you will also find plenty of bakeries, some craft bakery with very good goods!
Answer provided by Monika Erhardt on 10/03/2015
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Near the train station there are a lot of good bakeries mfG Apartments Almhüttenweg A. Seitz
Answer provided by Elisabeth Demleitner-Seitz on 10/03/2015
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Are there any special local events?

"Are there any special local or traditional events in Garmisch-Partenkirchen that one should visit? When are those happening?" (posted 06/12/2014)

The last weekend in July in Garmisch the festival week with various home evenings in the beer tent. The second week in August is home week in Partenkirchen with a marquee. Late August to mid September, the Culture Days will take place. In early July, the international BMW days. Currently is the Richard Strauss Festival. In the nearby Schloss Elmau (G8 2015), there are constantly concerts in all styles. In August is also the Almsingen. That means in each cottage is making music. Greetings from the Werdenfelser country Christl Kraus
Answer provided by Christl Kraus on 06/12/2014
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there are always events, for example, currently 150th anniversary of Richard Strauss lot of concerts and events look but the best under Garmisch Event Calendar Hope to have helped you. Regards Monika Hofmeister
Answer provided by Monika Hofmeister on 06/12/2014
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"I have been to G.A.P.many times as my son&daughter-in-law live there, and once watched a German band in the beautiful park in the centre, I am due out in July 9th - 23rd could you tell me if any bands are playing in the area on those dates please." (posted 06/15/2014)

Hello, yes, we still have music in the park, and various different groups play here. Kind regards, Christine Biersack
Answer provided by Christine Biersack on 06/16/2014
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At this link, you will find the current program in the park http://www.musik-im-park.de/programm.php Regards, Gabi Niefnecker
Answer provided by Edi und Gabi Niefnecker on 06/16/2014
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"I am coming to GP in just a few days. Are there seasonal fests going on right now? Some related to vegetables in season ( like spargel) or traditional spring fests, etc? Thanks in advance." (posted 04/24/2015)

Hello, seasonal festivals are not known to me. On Sun 26.04. is the market in Partenkirchen. At 30.04. evening is in different places in GAP "GAP live night" with various bands. traditional festivals are with us the Festival, this will take place in July and August.
Answer provided by Edi und Gabi Niefnecker on 04/25/2015
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Here you will find all events: http://www.gapa.de/Garmisch-Partenkirchen_Events-Dates_Event-calendar Many greetings Heike Woynowski Alps Holiday Apartments Heike Woynowski Brandstraße 20b 82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Tel: 08821/3152 Fax: 08821/76718 info @ alps vacation homes. de www.alpenferienwohnungen.de Tax ID No .: DE 252661012
Answer provided by Heike Woynowski on 04/25/2015
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"Tonight is June 23 and there are lights on the tops of the mountains. Why?" (posted 06/23/2015)

These are Johannifeuer, these are on the name John ignited each year in the mountains.
Answer provided by Edi und Gabi Niefnecker on 06/24/2015
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were last night
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At nightfall we go: loaded with gallons of oil, many locals make their way to the top - to the mountain peaks in the region. The Johannifeuer be ignited. A common custom in the area of ​​Garmisch-Partenkirchen. "Every year on June 23, burning the fire on the mountains," says Josef Karg. The Garmisch-Partenkirchen lives this tradition since his youth. "At 13, I was the first time here." Now he is 53. The long-established Garmischer traditionally goes to Kramer. At the ridge, the fire burning. For the different places there is a kind of hierarchy: "I have started at the bottom with the fire and then worked my way up to the summit '," says Karg. He himself has but given the highest point again a few years ago, "to give a chance to the younger generations." The Kramer summit, it is also, of "the green light" are. The fire burns at the top, are only subsequently the Schafwankl, Mitter Gern and the king stand in line. "Most will be a cut-steel drum, filled it with canola oil and ignites the whole thing with a linen cloth," says Karg. Pretty comfortable - compared with earlier. "Older generations have always told how difficult it has been to create the wood up - especially if you were stationed above the tree line," recalls Andreas Baumann from Werdenfels Museum. In case of rain or poor visibility the spectacle falls into the water, but this rarely happens. "In my 40 years, it has only failed twice," says Karg recalls. And if they do? "Will there be postponed under any circumstances!" This opinion joins Anton Vogg on. He is one of the passionate lighter in Grainau. "For us it's all about the tradition. There is no tourism event like in Austria. "In Ehrwald you do not take it with the date and as accurate. "The do it when the weather is fine." Many locals and visitors marvel every year as soon as the flames shine out of darkness. Thus the birth of John the Baptist is honored. "The custom dates back to pagan times," says Baumann. "In dialect one speaks of the Summer Hansel." His counterpart is the Winter Hansel on 27 December. The commemorations are a symbol of the solstice. While the birthday of John the Baptist on June 23, is the mark of the shorter days, it is the birthday of the Apostle John the exact opposite: "An evangelist is remembered on 27 December - in other words, when the days are getting longer "explains Baumann. For generations, John the Baptist is very revered in the area: "In the past in the night from 23 to 24 June, the whole night sounded the bell of Farchanter Church," the museum director recalls. Although the veneration of the saints "is no longer in the first place", as Baumann finds, so the custom has preserved over the centuries. And many locals make Also this Saturday back on track and bring the mountain peaks surrounding Garmisch-Partenkirchen shine.
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"Hi. My wife and I will be visiting GaPa from late November until early January 2016. We are coming from Australia and wondered if there were any special events and what to see and what else you might recommend. On Christmas day we would like to go to a traditional Hotel or Restaurant with live band for lunch that is not too expensive. Please let me know your thoughts. Regards, Norm." (posted 09/05/2015)

There are in the square in front of the Kongresshaus a Christmas market. Due to the Christmas day please ask at the tourist information or www.gapa.de
Answer provided by Edi und Gabi Niefnecker on 09/07/2015
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In November, it is a quiet time in the CAP. There is a Christmas market and various Adventsingen. For the Christmas dinner you have several options which the guest can pick up in November on the spot. Between Christmas and January is in GAP among others, the City skiing, ski jumping and horn sled race.
Answer provided by Christl Kraus on 09/07/2015
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Good day family standard, you will receive all CATERING FOR EVENTS and Ausküfte over gapa tourist info. We offer a lot but to arrange the Kalle Eder you get there. www.gapa.de climatic health resort of Premium Class Kind Regards Regina King
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Are there any local food specialties one should try out?

"Are there any local food specialties in Garmisch-Partenkirchen one should try out?" (posted 05/31/2014)

Very popular is the Gasthof Fraundorfer in Ludwigstarsse or the poacher in the pedestrian zone. In addition, there are many restaurants especially the Italian at the Town Hall Square. Customers will be there certainly satisfied and tired to get up from the table. Greeting Brigitte SCHOBERT
Answer provided by Brigitte Schobert on 05/31/2014
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the best specialty restaurant in Garmisch pedestrian zone and says: "For Wildschuetz" Bankgasse 9 mfG apartment Almhüttenweg A. Seitz
Answer provided by Elisabeth Demleitner-Seitz on 05/31/2014
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What makes this destination special? Why should one spend some time here during vacation?

"We will visit Garmisch-Partenkirchen for the first time next winter. We will not come by car. How shall we go to the ski area from the city center with a child? Do we need a car?" (posted 04/03/2014)

From our apartments, it's a 5 - 10 minute walk to the city center of Garmisch. For skiing, you can take the ski bus and local bus service to the ski resorts Hausberg and Kreuzeck. Regards, Vacation Apartments Almhüttenweg
Answer provided by Elisabeth Demleitner-Seitz on 04/03/2014
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In Garmisch-Partenkirchen, winter as summer, you don't need a car. We have a town bus going East-West through the whole town, past the train station, exit with the possibility of using the town bus or getting a taxi. On first arrival, good transport by taxi. Transport to the ski lift stations also by town bus or by ski bus. A few words on the location of our house: it's very centrally located, a few meters from the bus stop, a few minutes' walk along the river to the center of Garmisch. All various shopping close by, too. Yet, it's a quiet location without traffic noise. Hope I could help. I think there's a city map online, too. Best regards, Haus ASPEN, I.Greß
Answer provided by Ingeborg Greß on 04/03/2014
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen has a bus connection plus, in the skiing season, additional ski buses going to the lift stations - with the Kurkarte it's even for free. One gets this card when paying the tourist tax (Kurtaxe) to the apartment owner. There are also taxis available, all large enough for family and skis.
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I am happy to answer your questions. With the tourist card, the local bus service can be used for free. From the town center, the ski bus goes to the Classic ski area, and the Zugspitze Railway goes to the area of ​​the Zugspitze. But, my apartment is not in the city center - and yet, it's a 3-minute walk to the bus stop, 2 minutes to the bakery and 10 minutes to get to the shopping center. Greetings from the Alps Christl Kraus
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"Why should someone do a vacation in Garmisch-Partenkirchen? Can you possibly tell me 2-3 popular travel tips for Garmisch-Partenkirchen, which everyone visiting Garmisch-Partenkirchen should see? Also let me know 2-3 special insider travel tips for Garmisch-Partenkirchen that a typical tourist may not know about, but that you can highly recommend. Thanks!" (posted 05/31/2014)

Garmisch-Partenkirchen is especially interesting in winter, when there are many events such as January 1’s ski jump. There are many international sport’s traditions here, for example the ski races on the Kandahar slope, the slalom on the Gudiberg, ice hockey in the Olympic ice rink, and, on the Riessersee lake, curling. All surrounded by the magnificent mountain landscape, deep in snow and with sunshine. Up to the beginning of May, winter sports on the Zugspitze are a must-do. Spring, summer and fall are great for hikes on nice trails, always in view of the beautiful mountains. The Partnachklamm and further trails with not so much rock, beautifully healthy nature, many meadows and forests and in view of the Wettersteinwand rock is a particularly nice experience. Below these rocks lies the Schachnenschloss castle, a small hunting lodge of King Ludwig II. There are also many trains and cable cars that can deliver everybody looking for some relaxation up to the peaks above Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The Zugspitz cog-wheel train runs past quaint Eibsee lake up to the Zugspitzplatt; the Alpspitzbahn leads to Osterfelderkopf; the Hausbergbahn goes to the Classic skiing area; Eckbauernbahn and Wankbahn leads onto the Wank offering great panoramic views. From Elmau, it takes about 5 hours to walk the Königludwigsweg (King Ludwig’s Trail). From up there, one can see the back side of the Zugspitze with the ‘blaue Gumpe’ (a light green lake) and the Rhine valley. It’s magnificent, and there are not too many tourists. King Ludwig’s other castles in the area (Neuschwanstein and Linderhof) are also magnificent. Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers two golf courses surrounded by the magnificent mountain scenery, so bring your golf clubs. In the town, there are quaint houses with ‘Lüftlmalerei’ paintings and restaurants with Bavarian hospitality. Ludwigstrasse in the Partenkirchen part of town is particularly beautiful thanks to its houses’ painted facades. All in all, Garmisch-Partenkirchen is always worth a visit.
Answer provided by Marlis Neuhaus on 05/31/2014
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The traveler coming here will not just experience tradition and good air, but also many sights such as the famous Frühlingsstrasse, the spa park, the mountain landscape, the glacier of the Zugspitze, the Partnachklamm gorge… Munich is quickly reached (1.5 hours by train); castles and Swarovski in Innsbruck. Something of everything.
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"Guten Tag, We would like to know what the wooden houses/huts that are scattered through out the fields are used for. (some have cut wood next to them - others don't) Appreciated your time and information! Thanks Much" (posted 10/08/2014)

In the small huts on the meadow hay (dried gas) is stored for the winter. You may also wood and small agricultural machinery. I hope I can help with this answer. Greetings from Garmisch-Partenkirchen Doris Ganser Alpin Ferienwohnungen Garmisch-www.ferienwohnungen ganser.de
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"I am interested in scheduling a private tour of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Do you have a list of recommended tour guides that I can contact? Regards, Jolie'" (posted 11/29/2014)

About gapa tourism will give you all information.
Answer provided by Regina Koenig on 11/29/2014
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Hi, it depends on what you plan to Garmisch. Mountain tours, city tours, tours of the area, etc. Can you please describe to me in more detail what they plan then maybe I can help you. Greetings from Garmisch. Walter. www.fewo-bernth.de
Answer provided by Walter Bernth on 11/30/2014
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Is there a good local deli or restaurant with lunch menu?

"Is there a good local deli or restaurant in Garmisch-Partenkirchen where they serve a good lunch?" (posted 05/31/2014)

There are several good delis in GaPa: from Ayurveda to Bavarian food. The recommendation depends on your taste. Let me know what you like and you will get a hint selective. Peter Leditznig
Answer provided by Peter Leditznig on 06/01/2014
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Hello! You Should really enjoy your lunch at restaurant "Schrannenplatz" Its in the center, near the Marienplatz. Best regards Petra Fux St. Luke Apartment Oberammergau
Answer provided by Petra Fux on 05/31/2014
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A very good 'butcher shop with regional products is the butcher / farm shop "at Jochala" in the Ludwigstr.82, in the Ludwigstr. there is also good food at the Inn 3 Moors or in Garmisch at the Marienplatz in the inn Schrannenplatz. I hope I could answer the questions of the guest sufficient. LG from Garmisch-Partenkirchen Gabi Niefnecker
Answer provided by Edi und Gabi Niefnecker on 06/01/2014
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Are there any points of interest or local attractions?

"Are there any special points of interests or local attractions in Garmisch-Partenkirchen that you can recommend that are worthwhile visiting?" (posted 06/07/2014)

www.garmisch-partenkirchen.de www.zugspitze.de www.wank.de www.kreuzeck.de www.partnachklamm.de www.neuschwanstein.com/ www.innsbruck.at
Answer provided by Bärbel Sailer on 06/07/2014
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Ski jump, Zugspitze, Partnachklamm. Ludwig Street and the old Garmisch.
Answer provided by Edi und Gabi Niefnecker on 06/07/2014
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yes, there are all sorts of interesting, for example, the Partnachklamm, the royal palaces, the AlpspiX, of course the Zugspitze, .... best under www.garmisch-partenkirchen.de because you will find everything good in English described Sincerely Monika Erhardt
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What are good places to go for shopping?

Any sporting activites and recommendations to stay active?

"Are there any dry slope toboggan slopes in the area please?" (posted 09/13/2014)

In the summer without snow you can go sleighing in Garmisch-Partenkirchen and surroundings on so-called summer toboggan see www.gapa.de or www.kolbensattel.de/alpine-coaster. in winter you can snow on several toboggan runs using eg the Rode lbahn on mountain or on Eckbauer. In addition, there are shorter routes suitable for small children or beginners.
Answer provided by Christine Fenzl on 09/15/2014
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There is an official toboggan run and several hanging outside the resort, which can be used when there is enough snow for sledding. Also, there is a lighted sledding hill at the local mountain. Best regards, Your House ASPEN, I.Greß
Answer provided by Ingeborg Greß on 09/15/2014
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"Can you please recommend any easy walks in and around Garmisch - Partenkirchen that can be completed in about 2 hours? Thank you very much. John Mathews." (posted 06/28/2015)

Kramer Plateauweg, Philosophers to Farchant, to Kochelbergalm and through the Partnachklamm back.
Answer provided by Edi und Gabi Niefnecker on 06/29/2015
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the best is you take a map of walking ways of Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Answer provided by Christine Biersack on 06/29/2015
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Walks without gradients can be in the valley, such as use for the ski stadium, to Hammersbach through the meadows at a good inn. With a car you can drive to and enjoy Kramerplateauweg there without great slopes with stunning views of the mountains. After a ride on a gondola to the top corner and Eckbauern you can also go hiking there. Best regards Marlis Neuhaus
Answer provided by Marlis Neuhaus on 06/29/2015
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You Will Find Easy Walks in any direction. E. g. Pertnachklamm with stunning waterfalls and the Ski Jumping Stadium on the way. Around the Eibsee on the foot of the Zugspitze. And many more. In our apartments you will find waking maps with dozens of walks and hikes. Vacation Apartments Almrausch in Garmisch www.garmisch-fewo.eu
Answer provided by Peter Leditznig on 06/28/2015
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"My wife and I will be visiting the Garmisch-Partenkirchen area for 2-3 nights, we are looking for some favorite local hikes (2-4 hrs), local events (visiting September 10-12, 2017), football matches, favorite local restaurants, outdoor things to do...Please advise!! Thank you T" (posted 02/14/2017)

Hello, in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, you can make as many beautiful walks on the Wank (about 2 hours, a number of routes) and the cable car to the valley. of Ga.-Pa. over the Eckbauer to Schloss Elmau and Klais and return by train (approx 4 h.); to Castle Schachen (4-6 h) to the Eibsee (about 2 hours). Well you can eat at the inn shadows Gasthof Wildschütz, or in many restaurant in the pedestrian zone. Definitely in nice weather with the gondola to Zugspitze, Germany's highest mountain or Linderhof Castle (ca 1/2 hours away by car)
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Questions around the weather, different seasons, ...

"If i visit this place in the second half of May, will I be able to see and touch snow? Please let me know. Regards " (posted 03/17/2017)

There are usually in Garmisch-Partenkirchen then no more snow. On the surrounding hills there are also driven snow. If you mi the mountain railway to the Zugspitze with an altitude of 3,000 m drive you can still find a lot of snow.
Answer provided by Christine Fenzl on 03/18/2017
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Maybe not just a touch. There is plenty of snow at the glacier Zugspitzee- all year round. If you are looking for a nice place to stay (with alpine view galore) check out our web site: www.garmisch-fewo.eu You can see the snow from our vacation apartments.
Answer provided by Peter Leditznig on 03/18/2017
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Yes in May you can see on the Zugspitze snow and touch MfG M.Hofmeister
Answer provided by Monika Hofmeister on 03/18/2017
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Popular Points of Interest in and near Garmisch-Partenkirchen

  • Zugspitze Transportation
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    Zugspitze Transportation

    Enjoy a breathtaking ride to the top of Germany's highest mountain (almost 10,000 feet). A particularly beautiful way up the mountain is to go up by cogwheel train to the Schneefern glacier, then change to the glacier cable car, which takes you to Germany's highest summit. The visitor is awaited by a breath-taking 360 degree panoramic view over countless peaks in Austria, Italy, Switzerland and of course Germany.

    After soaking in the view you can take the Eibsee cable car, with wonderful views of the Eibsee, back down into the valley. At the Eibsee you rejoin the cogwheel train to travel back to Grainau or Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Of course you can make this round trip in the opposite direction.

    There is a restaurant at the top and many nearby hiking trails during summer; winter of course leads to skiing and snowboarding.

  • The King's House on Schachen
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    The King's House on Schachen

    The King's House on Schachen (Königshaus am Schachen) is a small castle at Schachen Witterstein, about 10 km south of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, built by Ludwig II of Bavaria. The castle was constructed between 1869 and 1872 and was used as a hunting lodge and retreat for the king. It can only be reached by a three to four hour hike, either from Elmau or Garmisch-Partenkirchen, and provides a view of the Zugspitze.

    One room (known as the Turkish Room) occupies the entire upper-floor of the castle, and is elaborately decorated in an Oriental fashion. The extravagant interior stands in stark contrast to the exterior, which is rather modest.

    The castle is open from June to October, and daily tours are offered at 11am, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Admission is 4 € Adults, 3 &euros; concessions.

  • Historic Ludwigstrasse (Ludwig's Street)
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    Historic Ludwigstrasse (Ludwig's Street)

    2000 years ago the Ludwigstrasse was part of the Via Claudia Roman alpine road from Augsburg to Bozen. About 1000 years ago the street was the local trading place in the Werdenfelser Land which was widely known as the Golden Landl. Today the historic cobblestoned Ludwigstrasse in the heart of Partenkirchen invites you to stroll, linger, shop and to have a meal in one of the numerous bavarian guesthouses and restaurants.

  • Wank (mountain)
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    Wank (mountain)

    Wank (German pronunciation: [ˈvaŋk]) is a mountain in southern Germany, situated in the Loisach valley close to the Austrian border in the southwestern Ester Mountains range near Garmisch-Partenkirchen. It rises from about 700 metres (2,300 ft) above mean sea level up to 1,780 metres (5,840 ft) at the summit.[1] The mountain is crowned by a grassy summit which offers spectacular views over Garmisch-Partenkirchen and the surrounding region. The summit can be reached via the eponymous Wankbahn, a cable car system that runs during the summer months, or by an extensive network of footpaths that criss-cross the area. It is possible to both eat and sleep on the Wank at the Wank-Haus, a mountain hut on the summit, and a nearby scientific observatory plays an important role in monitoring atmospheric and climatic conditions. The Wank is a popular destination for hikers, day-trippers from Garmisch-Partenkirchen and paragliders, who are able to take advantage of its strong thermals to make exceptionally long flights.

    Physical characteristics

    The mountain's geology, which is dominated by calcareous rocks, is typical of the Bavarian Alps. Its climate is also typical of the region. Precipitation is high, ranging from about 1,300 millimetres (51 in) at valley level to 1,800 millimetres (71 in) at the summit. It peaks in the summer and is lowest in winter. Wank's mean annual air temperature ranges from 7 °C (45 °F) in the valley to 3 °C (37 °F) at the summit. The prevailing wind comes from a westerly direction but for about 30 to 40 days a year the mountain experiences a warm, dry föhn wind. A local wind system also operates in the area giving a daily uphill/downhill circulation. Inversion layers occur for about 30 days per year, predominately in the autumn and winter.

    Wank was originally covered by a forest consisting of a mix of spruce, fir and beech trees. A process of man-made deforestation that began in the Roman period, when the trees were cut down and the mountain's slopes were grazed by horses, sheep, goats and cattle, resulted in much of the forest being destroyed by the 15th century. Forestry in the area was taken over by the Bavarian government in 1803 but the former forest cover did not regenerate due in part to the continued use of forest lands as pasture, storms and browsing by game animals. As a result, the current Wank forest is predominately spruce (about 75%) and pine (15%). Forestry programmes are currently underway to improve the arboreal diversity of the mountain.



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Garmisch-Partenkirchen Overview

Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a lovely town in southern Bavaria and a great destination if you’re a hiker or skier, or just want to surround yourself with gorgeous Alpine scenery. Don’t miss the spectacular view from the Zugspitze: at 2,962 meters, it’s Germany’s tallest mountain.

The town is served by the A95 Autobahn (motorway), and has railway connections to Munich (Munich vacation rentals | Munich travel guide), Innsbruck, Reutte and to the Zugspitze mountain. The views of the majestic peak from the town are especially spectacular and several accessible hiking trails cover both the lower and higher elevations.

Sports in Garmisch-Partenkirchen:

In 1936 it was the site of the Winter Olympic Games. Traditionally, a ski jumping contest is held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen on New Year's Day, as a part of the Four Hills Tournament (Vierschanzen-Tournee). A variety of Ski World Cup Races are also held here, usually on the Kandahar Track outside town. The 1978 Alpine World Ski Championships were organized in Garmisch and the 2011 Alpine World Ski Championships are to be held there as well.

Garmisch-Partenkirchen is also a favored holiday spot for hiking, skiing, and snowboarding, having some of the best skiing areas in Germany.

In 2007 it was announced that Garmisch-Partenkirchen will put in a bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics together with partner candidates Munich (Munich vacation rentals | Munich travel guide) and Schönau am Königsee (Königsee vacation rentals | Königsee travel guide) (near Berchtesgaden). The final decision will be made in 2011.

Notable Persons:

Garmisch-Partenkirchen was the birthplace of Michael Ende, author of The Neverending Story, and was also home to composer Richard Strauss.

Points of Interest:

South of Garmisch-Partenkirchen is the Partnach Gorge[2] and the Zugspitze, the highest mountain of Germany.

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More about the History of Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch and Partenkirchen were separate towns for many centuries, and still maintain quite separate identities. Partenkirchen originated as the Roman town of Partanum on the trade route from Venice to Augsburg and is first mentioned in the year A.D. 15. Its main street, Ludwigsstrasse, follows the original Roman road. Garmisch is first mentioned some 800 years later as Germaneskau ("German District"), suggesting that at some point a Teutonic tribe took up settlement in the western end of the valley. The valley came under the rule of the Bishop of Freising and was governed by a bishop's representative known as a Pfleger (caretaker or warden) from Werdenfels Castle on a cliff north of Garmisch.

Garmisch and Partenkirchen remained separate until their respective mayors were forced by Adolf Hitler to combine the two market towns in 1935 in anticipation of the 1936 Winter Olympic games. Today, the united town is casually (but incorrectly) referred to as Garmisch, much to the dismay of Partenkirchen's residents. Most visitors will notice the slightly more modern feel of Garmisch while the fresco-filled, cobblestoned streets of Partenkirchen offer a glimpse into times past. Early mornings and late afternoons in pleasant weather often find local traffic stopped while the dairy cows are herded to and from the nearby mountain meadows.

Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a lovely town in southern Bavaria and a great destination if you’re a hiker or skier, or just want to surround yourself with gorgeous Alpine scenery. Don’t miss the spectacular view from the Zugspitze: at 2,962 meters, it’s Germany’s tallest mountain. The town is served by the A95 Autobahn (motorway), and has railway connections to Munich, Innsbruck, Reutte, and the Zugspitze itself. The views of the majestic peak from the town are especially spectacular, and several accessible hiking trails cover both the lower and higher elevations. In addition to skiing and hiking, you may wish to visit the historic cobblestoned Ludwigstrasse, which invites you to stroll, linger, shop and to have a meal in one of the numerous Bavarian guesthouses and restaurants. Other notable points of interest include the Werdenfels Castle, where accused witches were held, tried, and executed at the turn of the 16th century, the King's House on Schachen, the Partnach Gorge, and Wank Mountain.

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