Art & culture around Blaue Gams

The district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen and the entire southerly region of Upper Bavaria are rich in historic treasures. From wonderful churches and monasteries to the royal palaces of Ludwig of Bavaria, we have a number of places that will delight culture enthusiasts from all over the world. Wonderfully small villages full of traditional houses and magnificent buildings, all embedded in our uniquely beautiful countryside. Explore the past and discover our homeland at its most attractive.


It is located in the district of Wies, belongs to the municipality of Steingaden,
in the so-called Bavarian “Pfaffenwinkel

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Schachen Castle

The Königshaus am Schachen is located 1866 meters high on the mountain Schachen south of Garmisch-Partenkirchen in the Wetterstein mountains

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Buchheim Museum

The “Museum of Imagination,” named after Lothar-Günther Buchheim, can be found in Bernried on Lake Starnberg. It opened on 23rd May, 2001.

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Franz Marc Museum

The exhibition highlights how Franz Marc and his “Blauer Reiter” artist friends decisively influenced art: from the iconic to the symbolic to abstraction

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Linderhof Palace

Linderhof Palace in the municipality of Ettal is a palace that belonged to the Bavarian King Ludwig II. It was constructed in several phases between 1870 and 1886

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