Where to stay around Grainau?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 321 holiday lettings near Grainau. From 277 apartments to 33 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Grainau is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Grainau?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Grainau. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Grainau Untergrainau Station: 582 holiday lettings
  • Hell Valley: 516 holiday lettings
  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ski Resort: 483 holiday lettings
  • Neuschwanstein Castle: 665 holiday lettings
  • Zugspitz Arena: 1,358 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Grainau listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Grainau?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 277 apartments in Grainau. Our other popular types of Grainau holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 33 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Chateaus: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including condos and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Grainau?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 17 holiday homes with pool available in Grainau. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a Holiday Rental House in Grainau, Germany, Your Home Away From Home

    The town of Grainau is located in the far south of the country of Germany. This is in the state of Bavaria, just a stone’s throw away from the border with the Tyrol region of Austria. Your holidays in Grainau will be spent in a part of Germany that is literally in the foothills of the highest mountain in the country, Zugspitze. This means that you can expect to enjoy some truly spectacular mountainous landscapes, plus have quick and easy access to some of the greatest skiing resorts in the whole of Europe. Should you choose to stay in self catering accommodation in Grainau, you can expect any selected property to be equipped to a very high standard.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Grainau, Germany

    The beautiful countryside surrounding the self catering accommodation in Grainau offers a good number of activities for you to get involved in. These include abseiling, mountain climbing, canoeing and kayaking, white-water rafting (for those of you looking for more adrenaline-pumping action), walking and hiking, mountain biking and, of course, all manner of winter sports if you head to the area during the coldest months of the year.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Grainau, Germany

    Believe it or not, but as your holidays in Grainau will be spent in such a central part of Europe, you will easily be able to include no less than 5 countries on your visit to the area. Of course, Bavaria, in Germany, is where your self catering accommodation will be based and the city of Munich is perhaps the best destination to visit when in this state. Then, you are only a few miles from the border with Austria and the city of Innsbruck should definitely be on your sightseeing list. The three other countries which can all be reached within a couple of hours’ driving time are Italy, Switzerland and Liechtenstein.

    Weather in Grainau, Germany

    The climate in this part of Germany is continental in nature and this means that you can expect warm and sunny summers and cooler winters. However, do bear in mind that the higher above sea level you are, the lower the temperatures to be expected. Average temperatures between June and August should easily hit the low- to mid-twenties degrees Celsius; whilst between December and February, this is more likely to be between 2 and 6 degrees.

    Travel to Grainau, Germany

    Travellers looking to book travel to the self catering accommodation in Grainau should rely on Innsbruck Airport (INN), in Austria. The airlines flying to this city from the UK include Austrian Airlines, Monarch, Thomson Airways, Easyjet and British Airways from all main London airports and East Midlands (EMA), Birmingham (BHX), Manchester (MAN), Edinburgh (EDI), Bristol (BRS), Newcastle(NCL) and Leeds-Bradford (LBA).

    Activities and attractions in and around Grainau

    Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? You'll be sure to enjoy Grainau for its skiing and hiking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Grainau a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ski Resort (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
    • Hell Valley (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
    • Tiroler Zugspitz Cable Car (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
    • Ehrwalder Alm Cable Car (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
    • Tirol-Zugspitze Golf Club (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
    • Hochmoos Express Ski Lift (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Grainau

    Travellers enjoy Grainau for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in January, December, November or February, when snowfall averages 24.98 inches and temperatures average -5°F.

    Exploring the natural features in Grainau

    Travellers enjoy Grainau for its mountain views and lakeside setting. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Grainau is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Waxenstein (1 mi / 1.6 km)
    • Eibsee (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
    • Zugspitze (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
    • Kramerplateauweg Hiking Trail (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
    • Richard Strauss Platz (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
    • Partnach Gorge (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)