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Where can one get a great breakfast in the morning?
Are there any cultural highlights, museums?
Ideas for 2-3 activities and daytrips?
Good restaurants for dinner?"What would be the best option for a christmass dinner in Grainau for a large group of 15pers?" (posted 11/30/2014)
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?
How to get around and find best means of local transportation?"What is the best and cheapest travelling in Grainau and surrondings. We are from South Africa and are six adults that will visit Grainau in July 2015" (posted 07/31/2014)
Where to find good quality groceries?
Are there any special local events?
Are there any local food specialties one should try out?
What makes this destination special? Why should one spend some time here during vacation?
Is there a good local deli or restaurant with lunch menu?
Are there any points of interest or local attractions?"In 1966, I worked at the Hotel Luitpold, which was on Zugspitzstrasse, diagonally across from a park. Can anyone tell me what happened to it? Thank you so much!!!!" (posted 02/11/2017)
What are good places to go for shopping?
Any sporting activites and recommendations to stay active?"I am a solo traveller I would like to join a hiking trip to Hollentalklamm gorge. Do you know any guided tour group going in to gorge? If not, is it safe to hike alone by myself?" (posted 08/01/2015)
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Popular Points of Interest in and near Grainau
Eibsee is a lake in Bavaria, Germany, 9 km southwest of Garmisch-Partenkirchen and roughly 100 km southwest of Munich. At an elevation of 973.28 m, its surface area is 177.4 ha. Eibsee lies at the base of the Zugspitze (2950 meters above sea level), Germany's highest mountain.
As of May 2010, trains from Munich to Garmisch-Partenkirchen leave roughly once an hour and the trip takes about an hour and a half. Buses travel regularly from the train station in Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Eibsee. A valid train ticket can often be used to ride the bus.
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Travel Insider Tips for Grainau
It is located at the foot of the Zugspitze mountain, the tallest mountain in Germany in the sub-mountain range of the Wetterstein Alps which is a branch off the main mountain range it is connected to, the Alps. The lake Eibsee also at the foot of the Zugspitze and separated by a forest from Grainau is nearby.
Things to See in Grainau
Höllentalklamm and Höllental hiking trails
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More about the History of Grainau
Grainau was first mentioned in 1305.
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The town of Grainau is located at the foot of the Zugspitze, the tallest mountain in Germany in the sub-mountain range of the Wetterstein Alps. Eibsee Lake is situated at the foot of the Zugspitze and is separated by a forest from nearby Grainau. As you might guess, this area is known for its outdoor recreation opportunities. From Grainau, you can find wonderful, scenic hiking trails, including the Höllentalklamm and Höllental trails.
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