Blick auf Garmisch-Partenkirchen
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Centuries ago, these were two separate towns, which is now one picturesque city, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany has become a favored destination of tourists across the globe. It is enveloped by mountains teeming with abundant trees and greens,serving as a perfect background for your postcard-perfect souvenir photo.

The city used What sets this city apart from other key cities in Germany is the simple fact that it is a world-class ski resort come winter time and a fantastic playground during the summer. During winter, tourists flock the city to experience the first-class alps perfect for skiing and snowboarding, among other winter sports. The five-rink Olympic Ice Sports Center is also a favored location by locals and tourists to have fun during the chilly winter months or one could catch the World Cup ski races, the International New Year’s Ski Jumping competition or the International Ice Skating Gala.

But what is there to do when the snow has melted and summer season has begun? Well, the city prides itself in its numerous sports and recreation offerings no matter what season so for the summer months, there’s mountain biking, kayaking, hot-air ballooning, paragliding, among many others. Simply put, Garmisch-Partenkirchen is the ideal destination for a fun-packed vacation or even a temporary home to the most active of tourists—climbers, hikers, cyclists, high-altitude enthusiasts, and more who are seeking the thrill that the city offers.

Although the history, architectural supremacy, and the arts of the city is not as famous among international tourists compared to the activities that Garmisch-Partenkirchen has to offer, the city still boasts of stunning sites that speak so much about their traditions and culture. The history-laden churches around the city such as aMartinskirche and Pfarrkirche are worth exploring too if one wants to look into the architectural history of the scenic city. If you want more of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, then might as well drop by the Werdenfelser Heimatmusem where you can see artifacts and other items that details the region’s history. The Richard Strauss Insitute, on the other hand is a Richard Strauss information hub. Richard Strauss is a celebrated German composer.

Indeed, Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a city that covers the interests of the most picky tourist. A city with a humble history and rich future, a vibrant lifestyle and a very active population, Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a German destination worth experiencing no matter what month it is of the year.

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