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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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Amazing views

This is worth €51 for the amazing views. We went up via cable car (10 minutes with amazing views). We came down via the cog railway. To catch the railway, you take a cable car... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

This is worth €51 for the amazing views. We went up via cable car (10 minutes with amazing views). We came down via the cog railway. To catch the railway, you take a cable car down to the glacier and then change into the train. The train mostly goes through a tunnel, but we thought it was worth it for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The view was unbeatable, felt like you were on top of the world. Plus walking to Austria was not bad either.

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Norwich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Arriving at the summit we found ourselves in a total white out as it had been snowing, continued to snow and was totally enveloped in cloud. Those that had taken sunglasses certainly benefitted from the experience as the sheer brilliance of the whiteness was quite overwhelming.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

There's a zugspitze live webcam, available online, that let you know how the weather is upthere, but the weather is changing rapidly in most of the days. Once up, check also the Austrian side (they also have a nice little museum for 2.5 euro) (or the German side). There're bars and restaurants to spend the time while the weather is... More 

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Bandon, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Great coffee and cake! Not expensive and some assortment. Of course the best view ever as you can see three countries.

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Ottawa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Breathtaking view! Free wifi available at the top of Germany. Extremely cold in Feb. iPhone battery froze solid, but the view is worth every effort. Will come back in the summer. Truly spectacular.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Visiting this mountain is a very good experience. You will see awesome views. You can go to the top by train and funicular. You can find a cafe in the top of the mountain and a souvenir shop. Bring your camera. It's absolutely worthy to visit this mountain.

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Spangdahlem, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We were lucky enough to go on a clear day. Neither of us ski/snowboard... We just wanted to hang out in the Alps! We took the cable car up.... Omg! It went so high then the last quart of the way up it is straight up! I always forget I get scared of heights until I'm in a cable car... More 

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Erlangen, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Incredible experience, went up 2000m by train , view was incredible. We visited in Spring with my dad from South Africa. It was his first experience of snow.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Visited in April 2015, very very cold at 3000 meters hight. Your hands go into spasm, become red painful, unless you wear warm gloves. The cable car takes you up very fast, the terrain you look down is scary. Feel like visiting again and again even though there is nothing up except snow. I am attracted to it, and visit... More 

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