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 highlights

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)
Transport

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.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Garmisch-Partenkirchen?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Olympic Hill: 1,452 holiday lettings
  • Museum Aschenbrenner: 1,519 holiday lettings
  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen Kainzenbad Station: 1,364 holiday lettings
  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen (ZEI-Garmisch-Partenkirchen Train Station): 1,432 holiday lettings
  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen Station: 1,429 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Garmisch-Partenkirchen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,013 Condos/Apartments in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Our other popular types of Garmisch-Partenkirchen holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 107 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 54 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Garmisch-Partenkirchen?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 121 holiday homes with pool available in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.