Murnau at Lake Staffel

The community of Murnau is a picturesque little town located in the foothills of the Bavarian Alps, approximately 70 km south of Munich. The municipality of Murnau with appr. 12,500 inhabitants is located at a subalpine altitude of 700 meters above sea level, overlooking the nature reserve „Murnauer Moos“ and the three warmest lakes of Upper Bavaria. The pleasant pedestrian zone of Murnau was designed by the famous architect of the Art Nouveau area, Emanuel von Seidl, who created facades that are today protected as landmarks. Cosy alleys and historic storefronts with traditional fresco painting invite you to take a stroll and go shopping. Small restaurants, cafés and boutiques characterize the village.

And still, living in Murnau does not mean to do without modern infrastructure. The town offers everything from shopping, to schools, doctors, excellent cuisine, and active culture and event center hosting concerts, theater, meetings, conferences and expositions.
The lake Staffelsee is the perfect recreation area offering numerous kilometers for walking and biking.

Further advantages of Murnau include the perfect location in terms of infrastructure. Located in the heart of Upper Bavaria it is close to the highway exit Munich – Garmisch-Partenkirchen and easily accessible by train via the route Munich – Innsbruck. Approximate distance to the center of Munich is 1 hour, to Garmisch-Partenkirchen just 20 minutes.