Where is the G7 Summit 2022? Schloss Elmau location and history


A G7 summit is taking place in the luxury hotel in the Bavarian Alps for the second time

Germany is hosting the G7 summit this year, with Federal Chancellor Olaf Schloz “The G7 is a good community for jointly developing solutions to the challenges of our time. Here it is crucial that we act resolutely and as one – the two belong together.”


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The summit actually returns to the same place where it took place in 2015 – Schloss Elmau, a luxury hotel in the Bavarian Alps.

That’s all you need to know.


What is the G7 Summit?

G7 stands for “Group of Seven” and refers to the seven member countries of the group, namely:


These countries are the core countries because they are considered to have “advanced economies and open societies”.

G7 leaders pose for a group photo on day one of the three-day G7 summit at Schloss Elmau (Photo by Stefan Rousseau – Pool/Getty Images)

There are different types of G7 meetings, but this summit of G7 leaders is the most important of the year. The heads of state and government of the member countries will discuss common goals and values.


The German Council Presidency also has leaders from Argentina, IndiaIndonesia, Senegal, Ukraine and South Africa to take part in several working sessions during the summit.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky delivers a speech to G7 leaders via video link (Photo by Christian Bruna – Pool/Getty Images)

G7 leaders will examine the response to the war and its impact on the global economy and food supply.


When is the 48th G7 Summit?

The 48th G7 Summit will take place from June 26th to 28th this year.


Where does it take place?

The 2022 G7 Summit will be held at Schloss Elmau, a luxury hotel in Germany that previously hosted a G7 Summit in 2015.


Schloss Elmau is located in the Bavarian Alps and was built in 1916 by the philosopher and theologian Johannes Müller with his brother-in-law Carl Sattler as the architect.

Elmau Castle in 1916 (Photo: schloss-elmau.de)

It’s a four-story national monument that Müller built as a “space of personal freedom and coexistence,” free of ideologies, according to the Homepage Elmau Castle.


After Germany’s defeat in World War II, Müller lost control of Schloss Elmau in 1947 and it became a sanatorium for displaced persons and Holocaust survivors.

From 1957 Schloss Elmau became known for its chamber music and literary events.


In 2005, Elmau Castle had to be largely destroyed after a major fire and was rebuilt by Dietmar Mueller-Elmau as a luxurious spa and retreat.

General view of Schloss Elmau on the first day of the three-day G7 summit (Photo by Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images)

In a statement, the federal government said about the location: “Schloss Elmau meets all the logistical and security requirements for a G7 summit venue.


“The last G7 summit under the German Council Presidency took place there in June 2015.

“With its picturesque backdrop, Schloss Elmau has always offered an attractive setting for talks and meetings between heads of state and government: it left a lasting impression around the world and care was taken to ensure that everything ran smoothly.”