Garmisch-Partenkirchen: ski vacation in Bavarian Alps
Ski resort:

Garmisch-Partenkirchen in brief


Visit Garmisch-Partenkirchen for well-prepared ski slopes, snowboarding, freestyle skiing, carving, modern lift facilities and amazing Bavarian alpine views.


Resort name:



Bavaria, Germany

Nearest airport:

Innsbruck (INN) (57 km)

Transfer time:

1h  (by car)


2,050 m (highest point)

Total ski runs:

40 km

Beginner runs:

12 km

Intermediate runs:

18 km

Advanced runs:

10 km


Alpine skiing, winter hiking, tobogganing, ice sports,

cross-country, skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing

Did you know?

for the first time the alpine skiing was presented in

Garmisch-Partenkirchen in occasion of

Winter Olympic Games


Skiing in Garmisch-Partenkirchen


The German top ski resort of Garmisch-Partenkirchen is located in the Oberbayern region, a district on the boarder with Austria. In 2011 Garmisch-Partenkirchen has hosted the Alpine Skiing World Championship.

Even if in past Garmisch and Partenkirchen were separate areas, today they offer one of the most beautiful ski holiday resort by offering the best quality modern ski facilities and scrupulously prepared pistes. Here you will find a perfect climate for your holidays from November till May. During your ski day you will have the temptation for a break because there are a lots of cosy ski huts where you will be welcomed at any time: for a breakfast, lunch or just to try the original Bavarian mulled wine and beer.


If you are an outdoor sports lover you might be interested to try out something different there are 110 kilometres of prepared winter hiking trails. The magic snow covered landscape with wonderful views are guaranteed!

The snow hiking here are full of surprises: there is a choice of various trail for everyone and all levels of physical preparation: romantic hikes or adventurous ones with torchlight through the ice-covered Partnach Gorge.

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ski resort is proud of its historic Olympic Ice Sports Centre (it was built for the 1936 Winter Olympics). Today it is a true attraction which offers perfect setting for competitions, entertainment and shows both in summer and winter

There are many ice sports to try out: one of them Bavarian curling.



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