Information about the current situation
09th of November 2020
Dear friends of Garmisch-Partenkirchen,
Every day we receive many questions in regards to the current Corona restrictions. We want to present the most important and updated information for you here on this platform.
The current the incidence rate can be found here: Dashboard Robert-Koch Institut.
The team of the Tourist Information Office is available in person, via telephone and e-mail. If you have questions please contact us. We are happy to help! In addition you can visit us on Instagram and Facebook for some more information and some interesting facts of Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
All contact details you may find at “Service & Contact”.
We are looking forward to having you here!
If you're entering Germany from another country and have visited a high-risk area in the last 10 days, then you're required to stay in quarantine for 10 days after entry.
You need to complete this Digital Registration on Entry so that the local health authority can check whether you're staying in quarantine. Your travel and contact details will be passed on to the local health authority at the place where you'll be staying so you can be contacted there.
Further information on current requirements for entry to Germany during the COVID-19 pandemic and who is not required to stay in quarantine is available at here.
Please check whether you've visited any of the following high-risk countries during the last 10 days and select those countries you've visited.
As Garmisch-Partenkirchens incidence value is abouve 50, there is a extended mouth protection requirement. Meetings of groups of more than 5 people are forbidden.
Please find more information about SARS-Cov-19 in English language here.
Garmisch-Partenkirchen is still easy to reach by train. Further information can be found on the official website of the German railroad company Deutsche Bahn.
The local bus Garmisch-Partenkirchen operates as usual - except the bus number 1 and 2 thre's a different schedule.
Further information about the schedule of the local bus Garmisch-Partenkirchen can be found on the official website of the municipial utilities Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
Public transport between Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Grainau will continue to be provided by the rack railway of the Bayerische Zugspitzbahn and buses of the EVG until further notice.
Further information can be found on the official website of the Bayerische Zugspitzbahn https://zugspitze.de/de/live-info/zugspitze/offnungszeiten-zugspitze and EVG: http://www.eibseebus.de/startseite.php
Since 27 April 2020, in public transport as well as in the facilities belonging to it, a mask obligation has been enforced for persons aged six years and older. For this purpose, it is sufficient to wear a so-called "community mask", i.e. an everyday mask, over mouth and nose. Further information is available at: https://www.lgl.bayern.de/gesundheit/infektionsschutz/infektionskrankheiten_a_z/coronavirus/faq.htm#mns
The Tourist Information staff will be happy to refer you to open establishments and can be contacted during the usual opening hours (Monday to Friday from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m., by telephone on +49 (0) 8821 180 700 and by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Accommodation offers may again be used for tourist purposes. If you had already booked your stay with us in Garmisch-Partenkirchen and maybe you wanted to change the stay or anything else, please contact your host!
Gastronomy in both outdoor and indoor areas have been cloed untill the end of November.
Many retailers and restaurants also offer their own delivery service. You can find an overview of the individual providers from Bürgerservice GaPa here: Delivery Service Providers
Leisure activities and attractions, zoos, botanical gardens, libraries, museums, galleries, exhibitions, castles and memorials are cloed untill the end of November. Playgrounds are open.
Please find out in advance on the website of the leisure facility you want to visit.
An up-to-date overview of the situation at the popular excursion destinations in the Zugspitz region can be found at Ausflugsticker der Zugspitz Region!
No events will take place unteill the end of November. Until 31 Dezember 2020, large events are not allowed.
Christmas market has been canceled.
The team of the GaPa Convention will be happy to inform you about the extent to which events can currently take place in our Kongresshaus Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Please contact Iris Schubert, Head of GaPa Convention, by phone at +49 88211807427 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
The Tourist Information can be contacted by phone or mail (Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm.) phone at +49 8821 180 700 and e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can find more information here: www.gapa.de/en/Tourist-Information
You can reach the Gesundheits-Eck from monday to friday from 8.00 am to 11.00 pm by phone: +49 8821 180 7736 or e-Mail: email@example.com
You can find the latest recommendations of the DAV on mountain sports in times of the coronavirus on the Alpenverein site.
Information from the Federal Ministry of Health: https://www.bundesgesundheitsministerium.de/coronavirus.html
Information from the Bavarian State Government: https://www.bayern.de/service/coronavirus-in-bayern-informationen-auf-einen-blick/
Information of the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen about COVID-19: http://coronagap.de/
Throughout Germany, guidelines of the Federal Government currently apply in order to limit social contacts in everyday life. They aim to further slow down the spread of the coronavirus. In some federal states, counties and municipalities additional regulations apply.
Since 27 April 2020, persons aged six years and older must wear masks when shopping, using public transport and in the associated facilities (playgrounds). For this, wearing a so-called "community mask", i.e. an everyday mask, over the mouth and nose is sufficient.
If travellers develop symptoms associated with COVID-19 (coughing, a runny nose, sore throat or fever) they should get in touch by phone with a doctor or contact the hotline 116 117. Often travel guides or hotels can also help in such cases. Travellers should keep the contact details of their home country’s embassy or consulate in Germany in case they need to contact them.
Further information is available at: https://www.lgl.bayern.de/gesundheit/infektionsschutz/infektionskrankheiten_a_z/coronavirus/faq.htm#mns
The Federal Centre for Health Education (BZgA), as an authority within the area of responsibility of the Federal Ministry of Health, provides up-to-date and expert information on the coronavirus and the disease COVID-19 on the website www.infektionsschutz.de.
You can also find important hygiene and behavioural rules and recommendations for the prevention of infections. All information is presently regularly checked, adapted and updated.