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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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Great View from the Top of Germany

Though the ride up the Zugspitz was quite pricey it was worth it. If you are in Garmish in a clear day grab the opportunity to ride up. There is plenty viewing area so you can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Enid, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Though the ride up the Zugspitz was quite pricey it was worth it. If you are in Garmish in a clear day grab the opportunity to ride up. There is plenty viewing area so you can take your time exploring the views. It is fun to enjoy a beer and a brat up with the birds.

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We were surprised at how busy this place was on a Thursday morning. We arrived at 10am wish we had arrived an hour earlier Cost to park was 3,50€ paid to the machine as we left. So no big deal there. Cost for transport up and down the mountain however was about 50€ a person! We tried to take the... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Top of Germany did not disappoint, it is everything you have heard about! Have a beer and hot chocolate with some apple strudel!

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Toronto, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

First thing to know about visiting Zugspitze is do your homework on any deals that are offered. DB offered a Summer Ticket in when we went this month so it was 59 Euros for the train fare and lift tickets to the top. Other people we ran into paid separately fro the train, and for the cog wheel, and then... More 

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Kolding Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We are seasoned travellers, and should have known better than to arrive at 10 o'clock on a sunny saturday during the Bayern school-holidays. We spent 5 hours on the trip counted from when we bought tickets at Eibsee and until we were back at the Eibsee. Four of these were spent waiting in lines at the Eibsee station for going... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Very expensive trip for family of five (£100+) but fantastic views on the way up. The summit was heavily clouded but thus is life. Sadly, concessions were crazily expensive and I had the feeling of being exploited.

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Worcester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Our journey began on the mountain railway in Garmisch which runs up to the Zugspitzeplatz at 2600m. The final 360m was by the Gletcherbahn cable car. All in all it took about 90 minutes to reach the summit. It was misty and, though it was August, snowing. Then the clouds cleared. The views were fantastic into both the Austrian Tyrol... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This is a lovely mountain to ascend. Take the cable car as the train disappears into the mountain for ¾ of the journey. Check out the weather forcasts before going up as you do not want to pay the €60 approx to arrive in thick cloud/ wet and not see anything.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We got there fairly late by our standards around 13:30. From Garmisch we bought the Zugspitze ticket (which although useful, is a little steep at €52 each) and took the rack railway to Eibsee at the bottoms of the mountain. And then joined a 30 minute queue for the cable car to the summit. The cable car was full to... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Zugspitze Zugspitze, at 2,962m (9,718ft) above sea level is the highest peak of Germany. It is part of Eastern Alps mountain range and lies south of the town of Gamrisch-Partenkirchen and at the border between Germany and Austria. It is 90km from Munich and is a fantastic location for a day trip. This was our first trip to the mountain... More 

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