Garmisch-Partenkirchen is Bavaria’s largest market town and ranks as touristic centre of the district Werdenfelser Land. While staying at a hotel in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, you will be surrounded by international flair and the Wetterstein massif. The town is a popular health resort and the first choice for skiers.
Numerous hotels in the district Garmisch are idyllic farmhouses with illusionistic front painting as they are usual in Upper Bavaria. Near the hotels you will find the congress building of this cosmopolitan twin community as well as the beautiful spa park, which is a popular destination for visitors of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The parish church Saint Martin with its wonderful stucco decoration made by the Wessobrunner School (group of Baroque stucco-workers).
In the district Partenkirchen the hotels are located in close proximity to the square Floriansplatz, which grants you a marvellous view on the Zugspitz massif. While staying in Garmisch-Partenkirchen you should not miss to visit Germany’s highest peak with the Bayrische Zugspitzbahn (a train that will carry you comfortably right to the top).
During your visit to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in the wintertime you will experience several sport events, e.g. the traditional ski jumping contest that is being held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen on New Year's Day. When staying in a Garmisch-Partenkirchen hotel, you should also include a hike to the romantic Partnachklamm (Partnach Gorge) in your plans.
Garmisch-Partenkirchen hotels and other touristic accommodations characterise the community’s economic life. Middle-class enterprises as well as agriculture are also of relevance. Public transportation is made comfortable by the “Green Bus“. There is a direct train connection to Munich. Garmisch-Partenkirchen is the starting point of the Außerfernbahn, a train that will take you to Reutte in Tirol.
Total population: 26,117 (December 2006)
Postal code: 82467