Ski Germany begins and ends in the south, in Bavaria and at the border with Austria. Bavarian Alps is the mountain range, on the slopes of which today are concentrated main ski resorts in Germany.
The highest point of the country is the Zugspitze Mountain (2962 m). Zugspitze is located at the border of Germany and Austria. At the Zugspitze foot is located the most famous ski resort in Germany - Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
Germany it is not only Garmisch. Among the most famous German ski areas are such ski resorts as Oberstdorf, Ruhpolding and others.
Almost all ski resorts in Germany offer perfect organization, developed infrastructure, elaborate system of lifts and a wide range of accommodation options. In addition to hotels of the world hotel chains, Germany offers garni hotels (small hotels for 10 rooms), ski guesthouses and pensions, where you can get acquainted with traditions of the German nationalities.
Each of the ski resorts in Germany has a strong reputation. Therefore, when selecting a place for the winter holidays in the country you should define beforehand how you want to spend the New Year, Christmas or holidays. So, Garmisch-Partenkirchen is considered to be a multi-purpose ski resort, which is interesting both for experienced skiers and family tourists. The high popularity of Garmisch means a large influx of tourists during the high season. Christmas and New Year in Garmisch is often a time of queues at the lifts.
Oberstdorf is a ski resort in the Allgäu Alps, which combines excellent opportunities for the beginners and health-improving spa vacations.
In general, combination of spa and skiing is a distinctive feature of almost all resorts in Germany. Whether it's a small village of Grainau at the foot of the Zugspitze or a small resort of Füssen - almost everywhere, apart from tracks of different complexity levels, can be met swimming pools with thermal water, common swimming pools, saunas and Turkish baths.
Ski resorts in Germany often position themselves as something special. Thus, the resort of Rettenberg is known for among other things as the most southern village brewery in Germany. Two breweries are located here. Ski resort of Mittenwald is famous for its violins, which have been produced here for nearly 500 years. Feldberg enjoys the reputation of the best ski resort in Germany outside the Alps. Feldberg is situated in the famous with its natural beauties region of the Schwarzwald.
Hotels at ski resorts in Germany, ski cottage rentals, ski villas and apartment rentals in German cities for the winter holidays can be booked on the portal ski-holidays.ru.
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