Wallgau is a municipality in the Upper Bavarian district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. It belongs to Garmisch-Partenkirchen as district capital and cultural center as well as other municipalities Werdenfelser country. A few kilometers south runs the German-Austrian border. Wallgau together with Krün and Mittenwald tourism composite Karwendel Alpine region, which markets the region all year as a starting point for sports and recreational activities such as hiking and cross-country skiing. The municipality has about 1,400 inhabitants.