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To help you to discover the beauty of our region, our Garmisch-Partenkirchen blog provides you with the best tips for a perfect and relaxed holiday, up-to-date information on interesting events and leisure activities in the region, as well as exciting news to the Zugspitze.

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Kuhfluchtwasserfälle in Farchant

Top 3 Sights in Grainau

Grainau - Picturesque village at the foot of the Zuspitze

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Kuhfluchtwasserfälle in Farchant

Top 3 Sights in Farchant

Farchant - a beautifully idyllic place near Garmisch-Partenkirchen

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Entspannen in Garmisch

Wellness in nature

A time to really relax in nature. Garmisch-Partenkirchen has a special healing climate and is simply wonderful for a wellness holiday.

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Ferienwohnung mit Hund

Tips: Holiday Apartments with dogs in Garmisch

You can find a holiday flat with dog in Garmisch-Partenkirchen or Farchant without problems.

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New Eibsee aerial cableway – Germany’s highest construction site

New Eibsee aerial cableway – Germany’s highest construction site

The Eibsee cableway construction site is Germany’s highest construction site this year. Work is progressing at full speed so that the “Seilbahn Zugspitze” project can be brought to a close in December as planned.

Helicopters deliver material to the site, the crane is 25 meters higher than the peak of the Zugspitze mountain. Work also continued through the winter – with wind, freezing temperatures and even at the weekend. They were rewarded with amazing views from the highest point in Germany.

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A frosty winter wonderland in Garmisch

A frosty winter wonderland in Garmisch

Winter 2016/17 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen becomes a real wonderland of snow and ice. Excellent skiing conditions, consistently low temperatures, perfect for winter sports - what more could you ask for?

In the Garmisch-Classic ski area, which covers three ski mountains and a total of 40 kilometres of pistes with Hausberg, Kreuzeck and Alpspitze, and other adjoining slopes, you can really let yourself loose. 

 

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Snowshoeing in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
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Snowshoeing in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Time for something a bit different: Snowshoeing around Garmisch-Partenkirchen allows you to experience winter magic on the foot of the Zugspitze in a whole new way.

Even the most die-hard fans of the slopes are always surprised by a hike on snowshoes where you can tackle a number of different routes around Garmisch-Partenkirchen. 

Everything goes by that little bit more slowly on snowshoes as hikers proceed at a more leisurely pace. This can be quite an appealing escape from our often hectic everyday lifestyle.

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Ice skating in Garmisch-Partenkirchen with some Olympic flair
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Ice skating in Garmisch-Partenkirchen with some Olympic flair

Anyone who goes ice skating in Garmisch-Partenkirchen will also be delving into the fascinating world of the five coloured rings in the Garmisch Olympia Stadium.

In 1934, it took just 106 days for the Olympia Stadium to be built in time for the Olympic Games. The arena did not have a roof back then and was used for ice hockey and figure skating.

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