is a fascinating little town with about 26.000 inhabitants
in the south of Bavaria. But
one thing makes it famous all over the world: it’s
located at the foot of the highest mountain in Germany,
the 2.962 m ( 9.724 ft ) Zugspitze. This is one of the
reason why every year millions of visitors come to garmisch
is also famous because here took place the Winter Olympics
1936 and the Alpine Ski World Championship 1978.
routes lead to garmisch.
at the Munich “Franz-Josef-Strauss” airport there
are different possibilities. By car, Garmisch-Partenkirchen
is reached via the A95 motorway after 120 km ( 75 miles).There
are also attractiv rail connections within Germany,
as well as international links (IC/ICE). Informations
at Deutsche Bahn ReiseService, Tel. 11861.The transportation
from the airport by hired car, taxi, rail or bus can
be organized by the tourist-information in garmisch,
Richard-Strauss-Platz 2, 82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
in garmisch are various. You can choose between about
1.000 establishments, from rustic inns, farms, bread&breakfast,
holiday apartments up to five stars luxury hotels.
One of the well-known garmisch hotels is the Dorint
Sport Hotel which can be reached across the “Deutsche
a road with spectacular sights of the mountains of
hotel is located absolutely quiet in an expanded park.
Another famous hotel is the Hotel Zugspitze situated
in the heart of garmisch-partenkirchen, but with rural
quiet and a wonderful sight.The tourist-information,
Tel. 08821/180-700 helps finding the right accomodation
for every taste.
it’s time to discover the
city and the environs.Garmisch combines in a special
way bavarian tradition and international flair.
You find designer shops and antique shops near traditional
handicrafts and souvenir shops.Nightlife is also
a hit in garmisch. Relaxing and chilling in one
of the bars or bistros, dancing in trendy clubs or
trying one’s luck in
the Casino – the
decision is hard.The Casino offers blackjack,
poker, roulette and lots of slot machines for
those who search their luck. The etrance fee
for the gaming table is 2.50 Euros and 50 Eurocent
for slot machines. Playing is only allowed for
at least 21 year old persons. More informations
about the Casino :Bayerische
Am Kurpark 10, 82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen,
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cultural life in garmisch Germany has many
highlights.Traditional events like the “Bauerntheater” and
the folklore weeks show local theatre groups and
processions in nice traditional bavarian costumes.
The program of the folklore week shows folklore
clubs with their dances and “Schuhplattler”,
an historic dance.In beer tents visitors see
girls and boys in traditional costumes with
their bavarian songs and dances.
can also choose concerts with classic or popular music,
musicals or cabaret.
famous event is the annual Richard Strauss Festival.The
composer Richard Strauss lived in garmisch from 1908
until 1949. To honor the genious inhabitant this festival
takes place in June every year.The environs of garmisch
are crowned by the summits of the mountains called “Wank”, “Kreuzberg”, “Osterfelder” and
of course the “Zugspitze”.
A highlight is a Zugspitze trip on the
cog wheel train, the glacier cable car
and the Eibsee cable car.In summer and
winter, trekking round the mountains in
garmisch means experiencing the most beautiful
side of nature.The most attractive offer
for holiday activity is alpine skiing on
the top of Germany’s
highest mountain – the Zugspitze.The
glacier skiing region guarantees snow fun
until late spring. Everybody, beginner
or expert is sure to find his favorite
ski slope. In total there are about 118
km ( 73 miles) of slopes in all difficulty
levels. You find here Germany’s
only downhill run with “World Cup License” the
presents itself as a holiday destination
for everyone, singles and families. You can relax, let
yourself be pampered or you search for a challenge in
sporty activities – all
these possibilities in a breathtaking landscape
at the foot of the Zugspitze in garmisch.
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