Destination guide

The majestic setting of Garmisch-Partenkirchen is ready to explore

The mountains and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Travelers to this walkable city praise the skiing, hiking and shopping. Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ski Resort and Ettal Abbey are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Travelers enjoy fun activities like skiing and hiking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Garmisch-Partenkirchen a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ski Resort (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Hell Valley (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Tiroler Zugspitz Cable Car (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Kranzberg Cable Car (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Alpenbad Adventure World (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Karwendel Cable Car (9.3 mi / 15 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen is well known for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in January, December, November or February, when snowfall averages 9.83 inches and temperatures average 23°F.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Richard Strauss Platz (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Kramerplateauweg Hiking Trail (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Partnach Gorge (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Waxenstein (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Eibsee (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Zugspitze (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Garmisch-Partenkirchen

The nearest airport is in Innsbruck (INN-Kranebitten), located 20.4 mi (32.9 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Garmisch-Partenkirchen Station, Garmisch-Partenkirchen Hausberg Station and Garmisch-Partenkirchen Kainzenbad Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay near Garmisch-Partenkirchen?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 790 house rentals near Garmisch-Partenkirchen. From 634 Condos/Apartments to 46 Houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Garmisch-Partenkirchen area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Garmisch-Partenkirchen?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Garmisch-Partenkirchen:

  • Burgrain: 23 vacation rentals
  • Sonnenbichl: 36 vacation rentals
  • Enzensberg: 15 vacation rentals
  • Schwarzenbach: 27 vacation rentals
  • Hopfen am See: 16 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Garmisch-Partenkirchen?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen Hausberg Station: 840 home rentals
  • Kramerplateauweg Hiking Trail: 910 home rentals
  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen Station: 840 home rentals
  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen (ZEI-Garmisch-Partenkirchen Train Station): 834 home rentals
  • Olympic Hill: 810 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Garmisch-Partenkirchen listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Garmisch-Partenkirchen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 634 Condos/Apartments in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Garmisch-Partenkirchen include:

  • Houses: 46 lodging choices
  • Chalets: 4 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 40 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Garmisch-Partenkirchen?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 23 vacation homes with pool available in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

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