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Preparing your trip to Garmisch-Partenkirchen: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1. Tourists, who expect to devote much time to skiing, are recommended to visit the resort during the period from December to May. At this time of year all the zones for this kind of sport are open and visitors will surely benefit from the most favorable weather for skiing.
2. The resort is a perfect choice for both professional athletes and novices. They will surely benefit from more than 60 kilometers of plains and gentle slopes. All guests of the resort are welcome to visit the local ski school. There is also a special school for children in the resort.
3. Bus remains the main form of public transport. You can use it to travel to absolutely any part of the city. By the way, you can use it to get to the nearby settlements and suburbs of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Tourists are not recommended to go far away from their hotels in the evening as buses usually ply less frequently after 24:00 than in the daytime.
4. You will find an effective system of discounts for foreign travelers in Garmisch. Tourists, who pay the city tax during their stay at the resort (the size of the tax is approximately 2 euros a day), will get a special tourist pass. This pass entitles you to a reduced fare in regular buses and a discount for visiting local entertainment centers and activities.
5. Besides numerous restaurants, cost-conscious travelers should not forget to pay attention to the local pubs. Irish and The Rose'n'Crown are considered the most popular pubs of the city. In addition to a large choice of drinks they serve a no less richer selection of dishes at very attractive prices. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. Inexperienced athletes will surely fall in love with Wank, which is a perfect area of the resort for beginners. This is the location of various simple routes, many of which are suitable even for children. Experienced skiers are recommended to pay attention to the area of Zugspitze. Snowboarders will find all they need and more in Hausberg.
7. By the way, you can easily get to ski resorts of Austria from Garmisch. Visitors should take into account that the ski pass bought at the resort will be valid in the Tyrol region of Austria.
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8. Tourists are usually offered to purchase several types of ski-passes. The cheapest pass costs approximately 50 euros and it entitles its owner to move freely across the territory of Garmisch-Parterkirhen. Tourists, who expect to attend various Austrian resorts, should consider purchasing a ski-pass for two weeks, which will cost about 150 euros.
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What to visit being in Garmisch-Partenkirchen - unique sights

Alpspix

From the series “The World's Highest Observation Decks”
In clear weather beautiful views of the Zugspitze, the highest mountain in Germany, can be admired. Alpspix observation deck is available all year round. Thanks to its unique shape, you can see spectacular scenery, invisible from other places. Despite the fact that the observation deck is very popular among travelers, it has a number of opponents. After its opening, group of climbers, which has chosen this venue for the annual training, said that this massive construction only spoils the perfect mountain landscape. According to them, the only way to enjoy beauty of these places is to conquer one of the mountain peaks. … Read further

Neuschwanstein Castle

From the series “The Most Wonderful Castles and Palaces”
Neuschwanstein is characterized not only by the wonderful exterior design, but also by the first-class furnishings. The water was laid in the castle; Its huge halls and corridors were heated with warm air. The royal apartments were equipped with telephones, as well as a kind of electrical signaling system, with the help of which he summoned the servants. Situated in the picturesque mountains and surrounded by the lush pine forest, Neuschwanstein is now accessible to the tourists. … Read further

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Travelling to Garmisch-Partenkirchen - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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