Uffing am Staffelsee (officially, Uffing a.Staffelsee; Austro-Bavarian: ) is a municipality in the district of Uffing am Staffesee Garmisch-Partenkirchen, in Bavaria, Germany. It consists of the two villages of Uffing and Schöffau and is located on Staffelsee, the warmest lake in Germany. The River Ach flows through Uffing.
The name Uffing derives from the personal name
Uffo and the possessive suffix -ing. Other attested historical forms of the name include [2 ] Vfinga, Uffingen and Üffing. [2 ]
Transportation [ edit ]
The town can be reached by car or by train (
Deutsche Bahn). Uffing has its own station on the Munich–Garmisch-Partenkirchen line. The nearest international airport is Munich International Airport.
Economy [ edit ]
Uffing benefits from several shops including a bakery (Mayer-Nett), pharmacy, supermarket (Edeka), butcher, and Frau Bauer's drugstore.
Culture [ edit ]
The parish church is dedicated to
St Agatha ( German: ). Agathe
Uffing is home to Europe's only gay
Seefest ("Lake Festival"), held in the first week of August (weather permitting), is a celebration of local music, dancing, and customs. The event is usually rounded off with a firework display.
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