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A Private Day Tour of Garmisch-Partenkirchen and the Zugspitze Mountain
"The tour begins at 9:00 am with an exciting cable car ride to the peak of the Zugspitze mountain. Standing at 2962 meters on a clear day visibility will include four countries. Plus the peak acts as the border between Austria and Germany giving you the o glacier and Austria you will enjoy a fun filled afternoon tour of Garmisch-Partenkirchen village. Home to beautiful paintings traditional Bavarian culture and amazing history this small community is the perfect place to immerse yourself into the Bavarian Alpine culture.""""Garmisch-Partenkirchen is the entrance into the Bavarian Alps and home to world class skiing atop the tallest mountain in Germany. This amazing tour brings you to the peak of Germany's pride for lunch and sight-seeing and then on to the town itself for h
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Private Tour: Royal Castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau from Munich
"Head to the land of enchantment – the Bavarian foothills of the Alps near Fussen – and visit the glorious castles of King Ludwig II. Your private royal castle tour customized according to your preferences begins in the morning with pickup from your Munich hotel. First your informative local guide will transport you by Volkswagen minivan or similar vehicle to Hohenschwangau passing the famous Pilgrimage Church of Wies along the way. If you wish stop to explore and take photos inside the gorgeous 18th-century Rococo-style church.You’ll arrive in Hohenschwangau just in time for lunch (own expense). Afterward embark on a private guided tour of Hohenschwangau Castle
From EUR185.00
 
Royal Castles of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Day Tour from Munich
"Departing Munich visit the smallest of three royal castles Linderhof which was built by King Ludwig II during the 19th century as a hunting lodge. Built in French Rococo style the castle has a Moorish pavilion which can be visited during your one hour stay. You have the option to join a guided tour of the interior of Linderhof. After departing Linderhof you will have a short shopping stop in Oberammergau world-famous for its woodcarvers
From EUR54.00

More General in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Ramshackle Huts

All over the countryside around Garmisch-Partenkirchen are these wooden huts. I can't see what the need for them is, but they really add to the rural Bavarian style. They didn't appear to be lived in...
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antistar
Jul 10, 2013

Alpine Meadows

The town is surrounded by fields of lush long soft green grass, mixed with the whites of dandelions in bloom, the yellows of buttercups and the blues, purples, and oranges of all the other Alpine...
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antistar
Jul 10, 2013

Mountain Views

Almost everywhere you walk in Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers stunning views of the Alpine mountains that surround it. I spent my first few hours walking in the town simply walking around in awe. The...
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antistar
Jul 10, 2013

Asslan v Haus Schiran at the Zugspitze

As usual Asslan was with us when we traveled around Germany because German Shepherds World Championship was held in Karlsruhe that year. We couldn’t take him to the top of the Zugspitze and he was...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Feb 17, 2013

Cowbells

Despite being a major tourist destination many of the streets you walk down are empty of people, and all about the town you will find people getting on with their everyday rural Bavarian lives. Many...
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antistar
Nov 09, 2011

Wedding in Garmisch

Garmisch is such a super place, and once you make contact with the right people ....it's incredibly easy to organise a wedding there by email only !!! Anyone wanting any help or advice please feel...
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emmajayne34
Sep 06, 2008
 
 
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Miscellaneous Tips...

Meeting New People and Seeing New PlacesThese tips are based on my last 8 weeks of traveling in Europe/Africa:1. Buy/pre-order as many museum/attraction tickets online as you can.2. Ask the taxi fare...
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Donna_in_India
Aug 30, 2007

U S Military only

The Edelweiss Lodge and Resort is a recreation and relaxation center designed primarily for American military personnel in Europe as a part of our commitment to NATO and trying to convince Europeans...
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etfromnc
Jan 12, 2005

Wood Buildings

There were many building with wooden supports on the outside of the buildings which now-a-days is for decoration but many years ago it was part of the support for the building. It is nice to see the...
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TinKan
May 03, 2004

Funny memories

The funniest part of our day here was after the event when Kerstin, our friend and a mad Hanni supporter, chased her hero along with all the 16 year old girls. She came back after quite a while (we...
sabsi
Jan 11, 2003

GREAT VIEW AT THE HUPFLEITENJOCH

IF YOU SUFFER UNDER ACROPHOBIA , IT MAY BE ONE WAY WE HAVE GONE TO THE HUPFLEITENJOCH , THE WAY IS INDICATED BY SIGNS
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RitchiS1
Sep 22, 2004

Onion domes

Many of the older buildings have the famous "onion dome" style of roof. You will find this style all over the southern Germany area.
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TinKan
May 14, 2003

Top Hotels in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

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Graseck 4, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, 82467, Germany
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Martinswinkelstr. 15-17, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, 82467, Germany
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Klammstrasse 19, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, 82467, Germany
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Am Eibsee 1-3, Eibsee, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, 82491, Germany
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Burgstrasse 97, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, 82467, Germany
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Ludwigstrasse 24, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, 82467, Germany
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Top Things to Do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

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Zugspitze

Zugspitze is a 2,962 m high mountain and with that height the highest mountain of Germany. To visit the top you will have to go by several funiculars or lifts. To visit it is not cheap when you are...
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Olympic Ski Jump and Stadium

In 1936 the Olympic Winter Games were held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Already in 1923 they started building the skijump stadium. The ramps for the skijump are still in use and can be seen on TV every...
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Eibsee

The Eibsee lies close to the start of the funicular to the Zugspitze. It is a beautiful lake with extraordinary nature experience. For the first in my life a stood eye in eye with some wild snakes,...
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St. Martin Old Church

The Old Church of St Martin is the oldest church of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. In the middle ages it used to be the one and only parish church for the whole valley. Its history dates back to the 12th...
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Partnachklamm - Gorge

The gorge is probably most impressive in winter when the rocks are covered with snow and ice and long icicles are hanging from them. The best time to visit is the late morning: Around 11:30-12:00...
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Walking Old Town

This picture is in every book about Garmisch and on many postcards: the painted window, two soldiers in uniforms from around 1800 leaning out and watching the world go by. One is a hussar, the other...
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"Garmisch Partenkirchen"
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lareina

"Welcome to my Ga-P page!"
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antistar

"A Tale of Two Villages"
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Kuznetsov_Sergey

"Garmish-Partenkirchen and the Zugspitze"
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"Garmisch-Partenkirchen"
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