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Surreal landscape. Just amazing!

All I can say is bring a proper camera with enough memory there are world class views everywhere... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Las Vegas, Nevada
Breathtaking views

We had booked a Zugspitze - Garmisch combo ticket. The bases for these are about a 20min drive from... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All I can say is bring a proper camera with enough memory there are world class views everywhere you turn. One of the best places to truly appreciate the landscape and the beauty of the Alps. I have been to many places, but this place...More

Thank Traveler8N
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We had booked a Zugspitze - Garmisch combo ticket. The bases for these are about a 20min drive from each other. Both offer spectacular views from the top. Garmisch Classic offers a bit extra as one can walk a bit more comparatively.

Thank karthik0410
Reviewed 8 August 2018

It couldn't be more "Sound of Music" if you visit the mountains in the summer. Excellent lifts (Alpsitzbahn, Kreuzbahn) take you up and down and in-between (hochhalmbahn) for further excursions on foot or just the bahn-ride to enjoy and admire the breathtaking views. So, if...More

1  Thank Vierdank
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Love this area. So many lovely walks and views at every corner. We visited in summer and hiked each day and rented bikes to ride over the lake at Eibsee. We did the cog railway up to the top of the Zugspitze. Brilliant ride up...More

1  Thank Lorna S
Reviewed 14 June 2018

We traveled to the town planning to do Zugspitze but reading the reviews of the long cog railway ride and how boring that is, we decided it was a beautiful day-let's rent bikes and ride around. we stored our bags in the lockers at the...More

2  Thank teamfunannie
Reviewed 6 February 2018

A very nice place with the numbers of ski slopes different sort of complication. Some of the slopes are very long, tough and steep. One of them - Kandahar is a World Cup level! Also, there are many slopes for beginners. It's important that ski...More

Thank Алексей Б
Reviewed 25 January 2018

we were there in December 2017, although we did not ski we watched the ski-ing from the resturant once we got off ast the top,we had a meal, lovely morning, would loved to have spent more time on the slopes. Garmisch Partenkirchen is a beautiful...More

Thank kaysm12
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Really can not understand why none of bars and restaurant can not accept payment by card???! Really? In 2017??? Germany is still in middle age..

Thank martin85883
Reviewed 12 January 2018

What a great place to ski! We watched other skiiers do two 360's and land it perfectly. They have timed runs, look-outs on top of the mountains, gorges to ski between, and even easy cross-county type runs with beautiful views! The kinderland was perfect for...More

1  Thank Tonia M
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We used Garmisch-Partenkirchen as our Base. It served us well. There is plenty to do in town and outside using public transport. We used our hotel free bus pass a lot! We caught the train to Mittenwald and were also able to catch the cog...More

3  Thank Roger H
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Adrian a
27 January 2017|
Response from Damian A | Reviewed this property |
There is ample free parking at the bottom of the lift very close to the rental shop. Take the car!
8 October 2015|
Response from Irmi E | Reviewed this property |
Hello Ireland ... Although I have not skied in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in years, we go often during cold weather so I can help you out a bit with your question. Firstly, yes, take your backpack with extra socks and such... More
14 February 2015|
Response from Irmi E | Reviewed this property |
Hello Melbourne. I do not know of a chalet to rent, but I do know a great hotel in Grainau just a wee bit outside of Garmisch. It is the Hotel Post. They do have a web page and have great rooms, a fabulous breakfast and... More