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Market Mittenwald in autumn with Karwendel mountains and the white peaks of Soiern, Arnspitzen and Wetterstein.


Embedded between Wetterstein, Kranzberg and Karwendel lies the picturesque violin making and climatic spa Mittenwald in Upper Bavaria. North of the Isar source, Bavaria meets Tirol and, besides much culture, offers the ideal starting point for an active holiday in the mountains.

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An existing tradition - Violin making in Mittenwald, © Alpenwelt Karwendel | Zugspitz Region

Violin making

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The cable car to the Karwendel takes you from Mittenwald to the 2,244m Karwendel. From there you can enjoy a unique view - from the Zugspitze over the Stubai Glacier to Watzmann., © Alpenwelt Karwendel | Rudolph Pohmann

Karwendelbahn lift Mittenwald

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The Kranzberg chairlift near Mittenwald with joyful passengers, © Alpenwelt Karwendel | Anton Brey

Kranzberg Chairlift

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Fresco painting on a house in Mittenwald with Jesus on the cross in a passion representation. , © Alpenwelt Karwendel | Rudolf Pohmann

Lüftlmalerei (fresco painting)

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Guided torchlight walks around Mittenwald, Krün and Wallgau, © Alpenwelt Karwendel | Zugspitz Region GmbH

Calendar of events

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Unique way of life

Centuries ago, Mittenwald was the trade gate to the South and later reached fame through its violin making. The historic centre still testifies today to its cultural flowering and old traditions which have been preserved to the present day. Not only the place itself, but the surroundings too are also inviting. Embedded in the Bavarian Alps, you find here the perfect conditions for a holiday in Bavaria as it should be.

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Over 650 hosts for perfect mountain moments in Mittenwald, Krün or Wallgau! Find your accommodation in “Alpenwelt Karwendel – Holiday” where Bavaria is its most beautiful.

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