Saulgrub is a community in the Upper Bavarian district of Garmisch -Partenkirchen and, together with the community Bayersoien the administrative community Saulgrub.

  • 4.1 Coat of Arms
  • 5.1 Structures
  • 5.2 Natural phenomena 5.2.1 Scheibum
  • 5.2.2 veil cases
  • 5.2.3 deep Sea
  • 6.1 Economy, agriculture and forestry
  • 6.2 traffic
  • 6.3 Education


The Saulgrub itself is a summary of three independent villages Saulgrub ( capital ) relaxed Sunday and Wurmansau, which are managed as districts. Other officially named municipality parts of the hamlet Achele and the wastelands Saulgrubmühle and Unternogg.


Saulgrub lies in the region Oberland.

There are the districts and sub ​​Saulgrub Oberammergau forest.


Saulgrub, then called sulgrai was first documented in 1280. It was a long time until the secularization in 1803 the Ettal Abbey. Saulgrub was part of the reign of the former Court of Murnau direct imperial monastery. Landlord was partly Ettal monastery, partly the Klosterrotte book. In the course of administrative reform in the Kingdom of Bavaria was born with the congregation of 1818, the current community.

Population Development

1970 1.212 inhabitants were on the territory of the municipality counted, 1987, 1469 and 1618 already in 2000 people.


Mayor Rupert Speer ( Wählergemeinschaft ).

The council belong to twelve members and the mayor, all of which are active in the voter community.

The municipal tax revenue amounted in the year 2012 835 T €, of which amounted to the trade tax revenues ( net) € 210k. In addition Saulgrub has no more debt since 2010.

Coat of arms

The coat of arms description reads: Under of Silver and Blue Shield Main split into an increasing silver red lion grasping.



  • The hervorgehobenste building in Saulgrub itself the church is on a hill situated above the town of St. Francis.
  • Several farmhouses and barns, some with elaborate wood carvings, are listed buildings as well as the Saulgrub station.
  • Another watchable sacred building, the Church of St. Anton, is the center of the hamlet Altenau.
  • Also in Wurmansau is a church, the Chapel of St. Joseph.
  • The lying beside the River Ammer, built in the years 1898/99 power plant Kammerl is the oldest railway power plant in the world for single phase.

Natural phenomena


In the immediate vicinity of the power plant Kammerl nature lover will find the " Scheibum " as the rotary motion of the water is called in a rock basin. From there, the Ammer flows through the Ammer Leite, a canyon that is navigable only by canoe.

Veil Falls

Further downstream, one can descend from the left high bank of bunting to the natural spectacle of the " veil " cases. Several thousand years ago these waterfalls emerged. Deposits of lime there is a constant growth. The water of a brook trickles source like a transparent curtain in front of a cave several meters down. This natural monument with its mossy rocks is very sensitive and grateful for hikers who follow the signs. For security reasons, the spectacle is no longer accessible to an indefinite period. Nevertheless, nature protection monitor Gerhard Schauberger had on the given site again point out: "As a responsible nature protection monitor I must regret to inform you that the veil cases are locked for security reasons and nature protection for 2 years. "

Deep sea

The Altenauer Moor is located between Saulgrub and Altenau. There is a raised bog and at its highest point still open. From the Friends of Nature House in Saulgrub the deep sea can be reached by a Spirkenfilz. 20, 21 The Wanderer is safely guided through a path paved with wooden beams.

Bunting at the entrance to the " Scheibum "

Canoeists on the bunting at the entrance to the " Scheibum "

" Scheibum " just past the entrance of bunting

Economy and infrastructure

Economy, agriculture and forestry

There were 2011 in the field of agriculture and forestry, and in trade and transport and no social insurance in the production sector 189 employees at the workplace. In other areas, were employed to social security at the workplace 132 people. Social insurance contributions at residence, there were a total of 618 in the manufacturing sector, there was an operation in the construction of six companies.

In addition, in 2010 there were 29 farms with an agricultural area of 702 ha


Saulgrub is connected with a breakpoint at the Ammergaubahn to the network of Deutsche Bahn. There is an hourly trains arrive towards Oberammergau or Murnau. In addition, the bus line runs of 9606 RVOs through the town.

Through the village the main road leads 23 of Peiting to Garmisch -Partenkirchen. Currently a local bypass is built, which is expected to be completed in late 2016.


In 2012 there were the following facilities:

  • Kindergartens: 50 kindergarten places with 38 children
  • Elementary school: 1 with 4 teachers and 60 students