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The vibrant pastel hues of the Bavarian alpine market town can make even the shortest walk a pleasant one. With an abundance of culture, local history, and exquisite natural scenery, Murnau am Staffelsee has become a tourist favourite in the area. Whether it's sampling the potent local beers, taking a peaceful cruise around the lake itself, or simply discovering the intricacies of the town's culture and history, there's something for everyone to enjoy. It also makes a great base for skiing and other winter sports on the Zugspitze.

Things to see

The sweeping natural views and glittering lake have often become a focal point for creative souls, and many famous painters made their home here at some time, including groundbreaking Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky. You can even take a fascinating tour of discovery around the house that he and artist Gabrielle Munter lived in - the Munter-Haus. With the vast, clear waters of Lake Staffelsee so close by, taking a peaceful cruise through the glassy waters is a must, and a great way to unwind. The surrounding countryside is bursting with scenic walks and nature trails, so hikers will be right at home here. To the south lies the superb skiing destination Garmisch-Partenkirchen, as well as the snow-capped peak and gleaming glaciers of Zugspitze. Skiers and snowboarders alike will be in paradise.

Hotels in Murnau am Staffelsee

Hotels in Marnau am Staffelsee aren't numerous, so booking early if you're planning a visit during the tourist season is a good idea. That said, you'll still find diverse perks here, from discount hotels to the heady heights of luxury. Murnau am Staffelsee hotels offer free internet access, and if you're looking to splurge you can expect to soak lazily in a sauna, relax in the shimmering warmth of the pool, or take in the striking pinks of sunset on a rooftop terrace. Most hotels also have excellent dining facilities, so you can tuck into some punchy sauerkraut and sausage.

Where to stay

For easy access to local transport links, as well as being within walking distance of the attractions of the town itself, you can stay in Murnau am Staffelsee hotels near the train station and the Schlossmuseum, which is worth a visit in its own right. Alternatively, if you want a far wider range of hotels to choose from, you can cast your net a little wider and consider staying in nearby Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

How to get to Murnau am Staffelsee

Murnau is well connected, and being a minor transport hub for the region, is easy to reach from major destinations in Germany. Munich is probably the easiest place to fly to, as you can hop on one of the regular train services that will take you directly to the town itself in around an hour. Given the picturesque qualities of the town, walking is often the most enjoyable way to get around, but there's frequent local bus services available, as well as taxis if you want to give your feet a well deserved rest after a particularly long hike.