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Address: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: +49-8821-797-0
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Activities: Snowboarding, Skiing
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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Sun Bathers in the Snow

Fun riding the train lift in and out of the tunnels. Surprised to find so many sun bathers. Was cold to me, but not uncomfortable. Someone was using a chain saw to saw out... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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New Braunfels, Texas
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New Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Fun riding the train lift in and out of the tunnels. Surprised to find so many sun bathers. Was cold to me, but not uncomfortable. Someone was using a chain saw to saw out various blocks of ice. Not sure why, but fun to watch falling down the side of the mountain.

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We chose one of the worst days, weather wise, to visit this attraction, but it was well worth it! The restaurant at the top has awesome "coffee" to warm you up!

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Waterford, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Take the cable car up to the top. It is perfectly safe and a beautiful view going up as well as down. Take the car to the glacier and walk around. The peaks are so interesting to look at. Great for adults and children.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I was here back in 2013 but every time I go through our photos I always remember how much fun we had and the great views! The lift to the top was a very cool experience. Definitely fun!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed our family trip to the Zugspitse peak. It was the kids' first experience with snow. And they loved it. We visited on a Monday. So the crowds were thin. We really had the mountain almost to ourselves. The downside about going on Monday was that the cable car from Lake Eibsee to the glacier wasn't working. It... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This is the tallest peak in Germany and Austria and straddles the border. Fantastic views from the top. Has a walk access to the peak. Worth visiting. Stay at nearby Oberammergau: beautiful small town with the 500 year old Ettal monastery close by.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately we went on a very cloudy day so visibility was only 20 meters. It was like looking into a white abyss. Mother natures fault, but still disappointing. Went to glaciers and had a little better luck. Many bars had drinks only. It was neat to walk into Austria at the top. I've been to eagles nest and would prefer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We travelled up by cog railway and back down by cable car, quite expensive but the views are worth it. Plenty of snow and very cold, even at the end of June, when temperatures at the base were deceptively hot, so take warm clothing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

It can get a little expensive at about 50 Euros per person (for the trip up and down), but it is well worth it for both the experience and the views. Ask about family tickets for reduced rates. Once purchased, the ticket includes the train ride from as far away as the bahnhof in Garmisch. Once you get to the... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Cog train or gondola....use both! Extraordinary view and hospitality. You'll never need to do another mountain aftt the zugstipze!

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

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