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Excellent views

There is a gondola cable-car to the top of this mountain. There is a nice walk around the summit... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
623jeremyd
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Bingley, United Kingdom
Lovely views

We took the cable car up and down for an easy day for€22 each, then just did an easy 3 mile walk... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2019
gimpytoo
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scotland
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Wankbahnstr. 2, 82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A good walk, good parking and well marked tracks. We got the cable car down and that is my only criticism, nearly €30 for both of us to go to the bottom! Outrageous

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There is a gondola cable-car to the top of this mountain. There is a nice walk around the summit, which is easy and gives good views in all directions. There are a couple of places to eat and/or drink at the summit.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

We took the cable car up and down for an easy day for€22 each, then just did an easy 3 mile walk around the top admiring all the views in all directions Very good cafe at the top too

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 8, 2019

Came to visit here recently on a trip to Bavaria, as Zugspitze was out of the question true to some of our travellers needs. The cable cars were smaller than I expected but easy to access. There was no queue on the date & time...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank susan g
Reviewed August 7, 2019

A beautiful if rather steep walk up the mountain! You will need to head east from the train station from where there are signposts. A warning that the cable car stops at 5 so don't get stranded at the top like we almost did!

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 28, 2019 via mobile

Cows...cows everywhere with cow bells clanking...in the mountains, on the trails, in the meadows!!! So relaxing to hear cow bells all over the place while hiking!!! Sat and just listened for hours! Friendly cows, thinking they were dogs trying to cuddle. Took us 2 hours...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 25, 2019

A quieter and less expensive alternative to the Zugspitze. Lovely paths at the top with great views. Quiet enough to escape the crowds and have a 'private' ride in your own car. And of course lots of childish photo opportunities if you're British !!

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank SimonN1423
Reviewed July 21, 2019

I rode the Wankbahn to the top of the mountain with my granddaughter. There is a station half-way up but we didn’t have to change cars going up or coming back down. The ride is delightful in small, 4-person cars. At the top is a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank lkscherer
Reviewed July 13, 2019 via mobile

You get to enjoy an amazing view over the alps and Garmisch Partenkirchen. Once on top you can relax at a Café or simply enjoy the view during a nice walk. You can reach the top either by hiking or gondola. Well woth a visit..

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank 470madeleinej
Reviewed July 11, 2019

We walked from the Sankt Anton church in Garmisch to the Almgastof Esterberg. It is a steep and seemed a long walk but the views from the alm of Zugspitz and the surrounding mountains were magnificent and not to be missed.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Lisastones75
July 31, 2019|
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Response from Kiwitiggy | Reviewed this property |
I believe I did see one in a cable car but I can’t tell you officially...
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Ciaran B
October 10, 2018|
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Response from Bigbadbum | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ciaran yes, its only allowed between 9am and 5pm weekdays. Any wanking outside this period is frowned upon by the locals. Hope that helps and enjoy Wank Mountain !!
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