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Address: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: +49-8821-797-0
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Activities: Skiing, Snowboarding
Description: At nearly 10,000 feet, Germany's highest peak is a popular ski area during...
At nearly 10,000 feet, Germany's highest peak is a popular ski area during the winter and a challenging hiking trail during the rest of the year.
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HIGHEST PEAK IN GERMANY

Zugspitze is the highest peak in Germany and a touristic highlight. This is why there are always tons of people from all over the world to marvel at its beauty and the engineering... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Zugspitze is the highest peak in Germany and a touristic highlight. This is why there are always tons of people from all over the world to marvel at its beauty and the engineering of the little train and the mountain tunnels it makes its way through to the top. Great experience but with a price (52 Euros/pP return)

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Great Falls, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

If you are in the area, you must go up to the Zugspitske. It can be accessed by gondola from either the German or Austrian side--and the views going up and down are fabulous. Try to pick a clear day, although it might be clear below and cloudy up[ high -- or vice versa. It may also be chilly at... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We went in July. Unfortunately, the glacier has melted so only pockets of blue ice and snow (What global warming?). We got our tickets from our Hotel in advance but when we went the lines were not bad. We went up from the German side at Eibsee. It was clear day so the view was clear. It was amazing. There... More 

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Milton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Really must go up to the Zugspitz. Summer or Winter it is breathtaking. The trip up to the mountain is an experience not to be missed. The restaurant on top serves wonderful German dishes. It makes for a great day out and be amazed by the mountains.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We liked the Nordkette experience so much in Innsbruck that we came here to do it again! Watch the weather, a clear sunny day makes for an unforgettable view. We did this on our way to Neuschwanstein Castle from Innsbruck we made it to Rothenburg ob der Tauber by 7pm. The mountain stands alone so the views are long and... More 

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Bebington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We bought a ticket from Garmische station, it was 50 euros and included train and cable car transport. It was fun to go on first a narrow gauge railway, then a rack railway and then a cable car to the summit. Fabulous views, free toboggans, a chance to play in the snow. A great day out

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Rowlett, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Rode the cable car to the top of the Zugspitze early in the morning. Walked right up to the ticket window with no wait. It was kinda scary but glad I did it-took about 10 minutes. Make sure to go on a clear day so you can see the distant mountains and get good pictures. The top of the mountain... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This was a superb (though pricey) trip to an amazing natural wonder. I highly recommend it for families! We took the train down, which was unfortunately rather long and uninteresting, but the cable car trips were amazing.

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Iola, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

There are two options for reaching the top of Zugspitze. One is a train ride up the mountain, mostly through tunnels, and the other is a gondola ride up. Because I am terrified of heights (so terrified that when I saw the gondola, I burst into tears), we took the train. However, in order to reach the summit of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Spectacular view! It was a little cloudy when we went mid- June but still the break in between the clouds proved that we were on top of the world! The ride up is a little scary for those afraid of heights but it is doable. Once up, it is totally amazing. It was -4C at the top so dress warmly... More 

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Address: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: +49-8821-797-0
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Upper Bavaria  >  Garmisch-Partenkirchen

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