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Address: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
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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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Zugspitze, Linderhof Castle and Oberammergau Day Trip from Füssen

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Landed 08:10 Sat in Munich from Ott. Train to Garmisch-Partenkirchen Bahnhof (1h 20 mins). Dropped my non-essential stuff in the locker(3 euro) at the train station. Down the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Ottawa, Ontario
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Landed 08:10 Sat in Munich from Ott. Train to Garmisch-Partenkirchen Bahnhof (1h 20 mins). Dropped my non-essential stuff in the locker(3 euro) at the train station. Down the stairs and cross tunnel to Bavarian Zugspitze Railway. Purchase a 1 1/2 day ticket (64 euro) which incl train, cable car and lift (1 hr 15 mins). Rented my board (19 euro... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Going up to the Zugspitze is worth every penny. A beer garten on the German side offers food and drinks. Bratwurst etc etc You could take the lift down to skilevel, go down by train and take the train back to Ehrwald or Lermoos

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

we took the cable car up to the top and that was a little scary. It was middle of summer and nice weather at the base of the mountain but once at the top there was ice and snow. the views are beautiful and its quite an experience. there is a restaurant and gift shop. the restaurant was ok. outside... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went to Garmisch for a long weekend with my husband. We were undecided on Zugspitze or Alpspitze but found a way to go to both and it was totally worth it! Buy the 2-lift ticket for Zugspitze and Garmisch Classic. You can use the ticket for any 2 days during the season and the cost is minimally more (54€ each).... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

the travel to the Spitze by train is already an experience. Out of the train you can lay down you skis and go down. The area is relatively small but well maintained. Good skiing for beginner and medium level.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Visited Zugspitze in end of February; very clear day and we decided to take the cable car up that morning; as wasn't too sure if we would have any more clear, blue sky. On the expensive side; but well worth it. Dress warm, very windy/cold on top. Just breath taking views all around; there is a spot where your picture... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a must do if you are in the region. The views are spectacular, they are expensive views, but worth it. I don`t remember the exact amount we paid but it surely was not cheap. Either way, we went up with the train from Garmisch to Zugspitsplatz and took the lift to the peak, and then took the lift... More 

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Vicenza, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Great views if you are willing to work your way through the skiiing crowd. We rented some sleds for the kids but the sledding areas were not well marked or easy to get to for those who choose not to ski.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I have been up the Zugspitz several times since the early 1980's.....If it is going to be a one time thing be sure the weather is clear because you need need a nice clear day to see everything.....on a pretty clear day you can see all the way to Italy.........the North side of the Zugspitz is in Germany and the... More 

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Coquille, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The lodge is beautiful & friendly. Very kid friendly too. We snowboarded and there were really no crowds. Lifts were quick & well tended.

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