Private tours with Jake Doherty

Hello! My name is Jake Doherty and I am here for you. I am a local guide who has written books about Bavaria and Garmisch-Partenkirchen but my absolute true love is being a tour guide for people such as yourself. I love the history and culture of this area so much that I have called it home for over fifteen years. Let me take you to some of my favorite spots and sights while telling you some of the unbelievable stories of this rich and unique land I call home. Learn some more about me....

Garmisch Tour

Explore Bavaria’s crown jewel when you orient yourself with the village, learn its diverse history, and meet its amazing people.

Kid’s Program

Take a morning or afternoon off and let the kids go wear themselves out!  Lindsay Johnson, an experienced babysitter and Pediatric Nurse, will be the best guide for them!

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Military Community

Jake proudly supports the US military community, and he offers a military discount on all tours.

Want to know more about Jake Doherty?

Jake Doherty is one of the most acclaimed tour guides in Bavaria with over 9 years experience. He has lived in Garmisch-Partenkirchen for over 15 years studying and enjoying the amazing history, culture and people that make Bavaria.

The Famous Brewery Tour

We will walk the streets of Murnau sampling and tasting our way through this amazing village.

School group or Conference?

Specialized school trips and group packages that make Bavaria unique and accessible to all!

History of Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a small village located on the border of Germany and Austria in the southern region of Bavaria. With its known outdoor activities, world class dining and first rate shopping the city is a perfect vacation destination!

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For the past 12 years people have sought me out to help them plan the perfect vacation. Our Skype call will give you the insight you need to enjoy the beauty that is Bavaria!


The World Famous Brewery Tour !

We will walk the streets of Murnau sampling and tasting our way through this amazing village.

The Two Castle Tour !

Our full-day trip to two of Bavaria’s castles is a full day tour with amazing history, intriguing conspiracy theories, and beautiful scenery.

Munich Springfest and Flea Market !

A weekend of fun in April. Our package trip for beer lovers and bargain hunters alike.

The Garmisch-Partenkirchen Walking Tour !

An amazing day tour of history and natural beauty. From the beginnings of the two towns to World War II Garmisch-Partenkirchen is full of amazing sights.

Meet Jake, the owner of ‘all things garmisch’



They wrote about me
"We walked for miles across the combined towns and learned so much of the history that by the time I wandered back into the hotel, my brain was swimming with images and stories."
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Your Personal Audio Guide!



Included in this app is the history of Hohenschwangau Castle, tips on navigating to both castles with pictures featuring those important markers, and many extras a long the way!
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