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German ski resorts and snowboarding in Germany

German ski resorts are extemely popular places to ski and snowboard for British skiers.

Known for skiing in more different countries than any other nation, skiers from the UK take a large number of ski holidays in the ski resorts germany offers. So what do the world's most travelled skiers and snowboarders love so much about german ski resorts?

Below are Germany ski resort reviews for all of the top German winter resorts - here you can find the best family ski resorts in germany and world class German snowboard resorts in the German mountains.

If you're looking for your perfect ski resort germany is likely to have what you're looking for!

Top 10 Best Ski Resorts in Germany

Rettenberg in Germany

Medium sized resort suited to intermediates; some slopes for novices & few for experts. Boarders have access to the snow park & half pipe

Rettenberg

Lenggries in Germany

2 resorts with combined slopes best suited to intermediate skiers & snowboarders but there is some terrain for beginners and advanced - if snow fails, drive and hour south to Seefeld in Austria

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snoman says

One of the largest ski areas in Bavaria, and a popular weekend destination for Munich's residents (queues can develop). The extremely steep 'Garland' slope is particularly famous, and there are numerous small b... more

Lenggries
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ValueLift Pass€?
Resort OpenDec 2016Resort CloseApr 2017
(snow conditions often influence resort opening & closing)

Feldberg in Germany

great for families and beginners - pistes wind through Black Forest Mountains. A few blacks with the longest at 3km. There is also a snow park

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snoman says

Popular Black Forest ski centre, generally regarded as the best German ski area outside the Alps. The country's first ski club, the Feldberger Hof, was established here in November 1891. World Cup Giant Slalom... more

Feldberg
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ValueLift Pass€?
Resort OpenDec 2016Resort CloseApr 2017
(snow conditions often influence resort opening & closing)

Mittenwald in Germany

small German town known for violin making - skiing is best for beginners or intermediates who aren't looking for big mileage

Mittenwald

Berchtesgadener Land in Germany

Situated below the many summits of Watzmann Mountain (2,713m), the village of Berchtesgaden is a quiet old Alpine village with ancient winding streets, a medieval marketplace and castle square. The village itself has a good selection of shops. Good for families with children, plenty of beginner and intermediate slopes

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snoman says

Berchtesgaden is a key Bavarian resort, active year-round, with six ski centres nearby. It has formerly put in bids to stage the Winter Olympics. A very pretty village with excellent accommodation and dining o... more

Berchtesgadener Land
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ValueLift Pass€?
Resort OpenDec 2016Resort CloseApr 2017
(snow conditions often influence resort opening & closing)

Winterberg in Germany

Winterberg's lifts are spread over several ski areas above local villages. They have been upgraded a great deal in recent years with high capacity chairlifts replacing predominantly surface lifts and a big investment in a state-of-the-art snowmaking system which covers much of the area. There's a challenging slope n... [more Winterberg]

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snoman says

Winterberg's lifts are spread over several ski areas above local villages. They have been upgraded a great deal in recent years with high capacity chairlifts replacing predominantly surface lifts and a big inv... more

Winterberg
BeginnerIntermediate
ExpertSnowboarders
Apres SkiFamilies
SnowsureAmbience
ValueLift Pass€?
Resort OpenJan 2016Resort CloseMar 2017
(snow conditions often influence resort opening & closing)

Grainau in Germany

A short distance from Garmisch - Partenkirchen, the cable-car from just outside Grainau reaches the peak of the Zugspitze and accesses the glacier skiing beyond.

Beginner Trails
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 13 runs 18km
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 21 runs 87km
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 2 runs 2km
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snoman says

A short distance from Garmisch - Partenkirchen, the cable-car from just outside Grainau reaches the peak of the Zugspitze and accesses the glacier skiing beyond.

Grainau
BeginnerIntermediate
ExpertSnowboarders
Apres SkiFamilies
SnowsureAmbience
ValueLift Pass€?
Resort OpenDec 2016Resort CloseMay 2017
(snow conditions often influence resort opening & closing)

Oberammergau in Germany

Medium sized resort with terrain for all levels but most suitable for intermediate skiers & boarders. Main ski area easy to reach. Ideal for weekend visits

Oberammergau

Garmisch Partenkirchen in Germany

Germany's most famous ski area - hosted Winter Olympics in 1936 and still a World Cup venue - on the Zugspitze, Germany's highest mountain, an hour from Munich & right on the Tyrolean border - skiing begins on glacier reached by a long, picturesque train journey followed by cable car ride which, unusually, brings skier... [more Garmisch Partenkirchen]

Beginner Trails
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 10 runs 10.6km
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 25 runs 41.6km
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snoman says

Germany's best known ski resort is the site of the famous annual ski jumping each year and World Cup Races. A large traditional Bavarian town with incredible facilities and a population of 30,000 it is located ... more

Garmisch Partenkirchen
BeginnerIntermediate
ExpertSnowboarders
Apres SkiFamilies
SnowsureAmbience
ValueLift Pass€187
Resort OpenNov 2016Resort CloseMay 2017
(snow conditions often influence resort opening & closing)

Spitzingsee in Germany

Recently modernised popular resort. Despite the few slopes provides plenty of off-piste fun when the powder settles. Good for snowboarders

Spitzingsee

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All German Ski Resorts

In Germany ski resort types are fairly diverse. German ski resorts range from the out and out mountain towns to chic exclusive German ski resorts and purpose built modern resorts. Each is among the best in its own niche, so you really need to think about what you're looking for from a ski resort in Germany, before booking a German skiing holiday.

The truth is that German ski resorts come in all different shapes and forms and, while most resorts in germany are good for most types of skiing and snowboarding - if you know what kind of ski holiday you're looking for, and find a German ski resort aimed at exactly your type of winter holiday, you can be sure of a ski trip to remember.

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