A street to stride along
The famous Ludwigstraße at the heart of Partenkirchen is a true gem of the alpine region. It entices you to stride along, be amazed and enjoy. Numerous little shops and typical Bavarian inns represent the traditional diversity of Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
The street is especially known for its adorned facades. The special mural paintings are called “Lüftlmalerei” and they’re an expression of old Bavarian character. On several houses, the people’s patron saints are represented; on others, the colourful images tell you more about the professions of the houses’ owners.
Did you know? The name “Lüftlmalerei” comes from a time when façade artist Franz Seraph Zwinck worked in lofty heights to complete his masterpieces.
Discover the historic gem “Ludwigstraße” from an entirely new perspective during a guided tour through town! You’ll not only learn how to decipher the pictorial language of the famous paintings – you’ll also get exclusive behind-the-scenes insights into historic Garmisch-Partenkirchen.