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Zugspitze

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
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Zugspitze, Linderhof Castle and Oberammergau Day...
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Sports
Activities: Skiing, Snowboarding
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Owner description: 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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Wiesbaden, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

beautiful, breathtaking views. had rainy, foggy weather during this visit, but the mountains managed to peak through from time and show their majesty. I love Garmisch and the Alps

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Carcavelos, Portugal
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Caught the cable-car at EIBSEE (50€), climbed to the top of Germany and came down by train. All the round trip is included in the initial ticket. By now (Nov2014) it seems that the parking is being adapted for changing its status from free parking, to paying. At the mountain top, some sleighds are available for some moments of amusement.... More

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virginia beach, va
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We nearly lost our breath at the 102 euros it cost to go but how often do you get the opportunity so we went ahead. November 1 they start matiencing the cable cars so train is the only option to the glacier, which was fine by us :) The train was a little packed as we went up with a... More

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Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The cable car ride-up was stupendous! At the beginning you get beautiful views of the valley then almost at the top you think you are going to crash into the mountain side. Views at the top are beyond belief. However best of all was the area around the downward train station. Even before the start of the winter season snow... More

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

€52 for roundtrip ticket. I thought that was a little steep. The views are amazing! I was a little disappointed that the museum was only in Deutsche, but it is Germany so I guess English isn't required. It would have been nice to read about the history and construction though.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Plenty of reviews here to give you a good impression of what to expect. Here are my tips:- 1. if taking the train from Munich, buy the Bayern ticket; it's such good value for money and will be valid for the SBahn and UBahn too. 2. Pick a day when the weather is clear and go as early as possible.... More

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Cable ticket for Zugspitze was about $60+ so we decided to go to Alpspix. It was a great time at there. Not too cold yet early Nov. The ticket was about $25-ish round trip. The persons who selling a train tickets at Garmisch station were very nice and helpful. We had not enough time to look around but they made... More

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Paradise
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Coming from Munich it is a bit of a trip (>1 hour train, and then one more train and a cable car) but the view is worth it. When going up in the cable car everything is green, pretty much all the way to the top (tip: try to get a place near the valley side of the cable car,... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We took the train, then gondola up. A bit pricey, but worth it. We had not realized kids could run around or sled up top where you get off train, our poor research I guess! Great place for lunch, then we took gondola up to the highest point, there it was more walking on platforms instead of snow.

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Newark, Delaware USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

What an adventure. Definitely a great day trip. Getting there from Munich couldn't be easier and what an adventure. Although it was only mid October the mountain already had several meters of snow on the mountain, while the valleys were still green and fairly warm. Buy the Bayern pass at Hauptbahnoff and take the 90 minute train to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, then... More

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