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Ski Germany – German ski resorts

Ski holidays in Germany

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Germany offers a varied landscape. It offers the mountains in the Alpine south, lakes, forests and many resorts. Situated in the upper Bavarian region, Neuschwanstein Castle should not be missed. The ski season at most resorts lasts from around December to March.

Berchtesgadener Land is in southeastern Bavaria, near the Austrian border and just 23kms from Salzburg. This ski resort is popular with families as there are plenty of beginner and intermediate slopes, as well as good facilities for children. The resort includes the six ski areas of Jenner, Rossfeld, Zinkenkogel, Götschen, Hochschwarzeck and Berchtesgaden, which surround the city of Berchtesgaden. Berchtesgaden itself is serene and boasts ancient winding streets, a medieval marketplace and castle square.

Garmisch-Partenkirchen is the most famous ski resort in Germany and is located 97kms southwest of Munich. Nestled at the base of the countrys highest moutnain, Zugspitze (2,963m).Garmisch offers some fantstic ski schools, with runs and terrain to cater to all abilities. There are also some excellent board runs. Host to the 1936 Winter Olympics, Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a premier ski destination. Garmisch and Partenkirchen offer an ancient village atmosphere that is sure to charm any visitor.

Oberammergau is another popular ski resort and is located 95kms southwest of Munich and 20kms north of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The resort has good beginner and intermediate pistes, scenic surroundings and excellent cross-country skiing. This resort is also popular with families, who come here to enjoy the well-maintained beginner runs, the first-rate ski school and good childcare facilities. Oberammergau town is a year round holiday destination, providing a full range of shops, visitor amenities and recreational opportunities.

Frankfurt is a busy air hub, servicing all regions of the world. Additionally, international flights are received at Hamburg, Stuttgart, Berlin and Munich. Berlin has three airports: Tegel (European), Schonefeld (international) and Templehof (both). The train network is efficient and reliable and can be the easiest option to reach the many excellent resorts in the country. Ferries sail from the UK to ports in Germany, such as Hamburg providing a transport alternative. Germany borders nine countries and has an extensive road network of autobahn.

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen ski resort hotel accommodation and map – Germany

Ski Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany - Skiing and snowboarding in the German ski resort

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ski resort hotel accommodation and map — Germany

Garmisch Partenkirchen ski resort hotel accommodation and map Germany

Garmisch-Partenkirchen is located at the foot of the Zugspitze, the highest mountain in Germany (2,962m / 9,724ft), and is both one of the principal climatic health spas in the Bavarian Alps and Germany’s premier winter sports metropolis. The city hosted the 1936 Winter Olympics and the 1978 World Championship and offers pristine nature, secluded spots, cultural and culinary highlights, new experiences, relaxation, wellness, and upscale shopping. A wide range of sports is available in both summer and winter. You can also pamper yourself with spa treatments such as ayurveda, thalasso, natural hay baths, and numerous health therapies.

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