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Oberau Overview

Oberau is a town in the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Garmisch-Partenkirchen vacation rentals | Garmisch-Partenkirchen travel guide), in Bavaria, Germany.

Oberau is located on the Loisach in the Zugspitzland region. It is 8 km to the northwest of Oberammergau (Oberammergau vacation rentals | Oberammergau travel guide), about 90 km to Munich (Munich vacation rentals | Munich travel guide), and 70 km to Tyrol.

Things to See in Oberau

Rathaus

Skiing in the winter and water sports in the summer

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More about the History of Oberau

While it has been recorded as being inhabited since 750 AD, the town has never grown to immense proportions. Throughout its entire existence, the village was part of the monastic rule of Murnau (Murnau vacation rentals | Murnau travel guide). The city utilized the river as well as gypsum mining to support itself economically. After the gypsum ran out, the city turned to hydropower and timber for revenue.

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Oberau is a town in the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, in Bavaria, Germany.

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