Destination guide

Why people love visiting adventurous Grainau

The mountains and lake provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Grainau. Well known for its skiing, hiking and spas, this scenic city won't disappoint. Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ski Resort and Linderhof Palace are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

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 vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Grainau a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Grainau

Travelers 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 9.83 inches and temperatures average 23°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Grainau

Travelers 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 center:

  • 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)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Grainau

The nearest airport is in Innsbruck (INN-Kranebitten), located 21.1 mi (34 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Grainau Untergrainau Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Grainau?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 521 vacation rentals near Grainau. From 407 Condos/Apartments to 36 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Grainau for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Grainau?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Grainau:

  • Untergrainau: 29 vacation rentals
  • Obergrainau: 37 vacation rentals
  • Schmölz: 24 vacation rentals
  • Hopfen am See: 17 vacation rentals
  • Horn: 22 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Grainau?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Grainau. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Grainau Untergrainau Station: 860 vacation rentals
  • Hell Valley: 796 vacation rentals
  • Eibsee-Seilbahn: 861 vacation rentals
  • Tennissportparadies Grainau-Zugspitze: 888 vacation rentals
  • Neuschwanstein Castle: 190 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Grainau?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 407 Condos/Apartments in Grainau. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Grainau include:

  • Houses: 36 rentals available
  • Cabins: 45 rentals available
  • Chalets: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Grainau?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation rentals with pool available in Grainau. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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