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ABOVE: A residential street in Garmisch. (Many
chalets like these have furnished apartments and rooms for tourists.)
Tourist information - Web links
The tourist office's official Web site has information in German
Hotels, restaurants, and a handful of other topics are covered by excerpts from
the Frommer's Germany guidebook.
Related articles and photos
No trip to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is complete without a cogwheel-railway and cablecar
ascent of Germany's highest mountain. Come for skiing, snowboarding, and
spectacular year-round views of four countries.
Partnach Gorge -
Hike safely on a stone ledge above a roaring river, or--in winter--take a guided
torchlight tour past magical ice and snow formations.
Click through a 65-image slide show of the town, the Partnach Gorge, and the
Zugspitze with captions and Web links.
Garmisch-Partenkirchen - Introduction
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and The Washington Post
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