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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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Stunning visual, go prepared for temps 50f lower than Garmisch

Stunning views as the other reviews say. We didn't go prepared for how cold it was at the top. It was 85 in Garmisch and we went with light sweaters, expecting it would be 50 at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Pelham, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The sun was out at the bottom and the ride up to the top on the cog railway was quite beautiful and steep. The railway makes stops along the way and you can take pictures. Once at the top though, because of the clouds, you couldn't see a thing so my rating is based on that factor. From the "Top... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Stunning views as the other reviews say. We didn't go prepared for how cold it was at the top. It was 85 in Garmisch and we went with light sweaters, expecting it would be 50 at most, which would be "pleasant" after Chicago winters. But it was closer to 30 and I heard one of the employees say it's always... More 

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Port Townsend, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Take the train up and the gondola down. We went in the morning and noticed that the tour group crowds starting pouring in just before lunch. We were glad for light jackets at the top, even in summer. Fabulous views. There are plenty of restroom facilities and several restaurants at the top. We stopped and enjoyed the Eibsee on the... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

My husband and I traveled to Partenkirchen from Munich specifically to go up the Zugspitze. We had rented a car and drove ourselves to the Eibsee area to catch the cable car to the summit. Be aware that if you park in the lot closest to the building that says "tickets," you DO have to pay a few euro for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is the tallest peak in Germany and Austria. Breath taking fantastic views going up and from the top. Make sure you stand to a window in the cable car.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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Address: Address: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: +49-8821-797-0
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Upper Bavaria  >  Garmisch-Partenkirchen

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