Ski Oberammergau by Train

10 km of piste between 835-1670m

Ski oberammergau by train (c) Nic Oatridge

Oberammergau, in the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, is famous for its woodcarvings and the Passion Play that takes place there every ten years and involves a cast of thousands, literally, from the local village. The village is pretty with "L├╝ftlmalerei" (frescoes) adorning many houses, but the Kolbensattel ski area is rather limited except for beginners and undemanding intermediates. For a winter break, however, the whole area is very pleasant with access to other small ski areas in the region, a substantial Christmas market, 100km of cross-country ski routes, winter walking trails as far as Linderhof Palace and even opportunities for ski touring beyond the pistes. Opposite the main ski area is an area reached by a tiny cable car to Germany's steepest freeride ski route "Nordhang".

The main ski area is just a few hundred metres from the station.

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