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Fellhorn – KanzelwandGarmisch-PartenkirchenGrainau
Nebelhorn Oberstdorf

German Ski Resorts

Fellhorn – Kanzelwand

Located near the Austrian border and close to the famous German winter sports are of Oberstdorf is Fellhorn. Fellhorn is over 2000m above sea level and the views from above are spectacular. Their 12 ski lifts caters to all levels of skiers and snowboarders. For more information go to





This resort stands at the foot of the country’s largest mountain, the Zugspitze which rises to 2,100 meters and is accessible by railway and cable-car. Garmisch Partenkirchen is Germany’s undisputed ‘Winter Sports Capital’, located only a short distance from the Austrian border in the countries southwestern corner.  Famous for its annual Ski jumping competition which is televised all over the world, and the former site of the Winter Olympics, Garmisch is a large, cosmopolitan town with an amazing nightlife. For more information on Garmisch Partenkirchen go to





Located in Bavaria and a short distance from Garmisch – Partenkirchen is the small resort of Grainau. This resort is more popular with people wanting a bit of challenge when you can do some glacier skiing on the peak of Zugspitze, which is the tallest peak in Germany. For more information on Grainau go to





Located in the Allgua Alps near the village of Oberstdorf is the small resort of Nebelhorn. Its highest peak is over 2200 m above sea level and it’s an extremely popular resort among the locals. For more information on Nebelhorn go to




One of Germany's biggest and best known resorts, as well as its most southerly. Oberstdorf is popular with families year round. There are a wide range of sporting (and not sporting) alternatives to skiing. There are ski areas dotted all round the village. Ski jumping world-cup events are staged here annually. In 2005, the Nordic Ski World Championships took place in the resort for the second time since 1987. If you come to Germany to go skiing this is the area of the country where you will be skiing or snowboarding. For more information on Oberstdorf go to




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