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The people that live here are envied by many; those that spend their holidays here even more so. Garmisch-Partenkirchen will move you with its unspoilt nature, vibrancy and Bavarian charm.

First of all you'll be overwhelmed by the mountains, nature and the breathtaking panorama. Next, the local people will win you over with their kindness, openness and honesty. And finally, you'll take unforgettable moments, memories and experiences with you. In nature. Playing sports. Or just relaxing.

Walk along the streets and stroll down the alleyways; with every step you'll discover a little more of the variety the area has to offer: historical sights, interesting excursions, art and culture, exciting events and no end of sport and wellness. Plus: shop and stroll and indulge, 365 days a year. Go to a concert. Or find your own personal highlights.

And of course: Relax. Unwind. Enjoy. Your Life, for example! We look forward to seeing you!

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen has a lot to offer: Lots of nature. Lots of culture. And lots and lots of heart. Discover:

  • Germany's no.1 location for winter sports
  • Spa-health resort of the highest class
  • Historic town centres
  • World's most modern ski jump
  • Partnach Gorge a unique natural phenomenon
  • Zugspitze Germany's highest mountain
  • Outstanding cultural and sporting events
  • Renowned location for congresses
  • Member of "Best of the Alps"
  • Venue for the Alpine World Ski Championships 2011
  • Winter Olympics candidate for 2018