Tiroler Zugspitzbahn

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Tiroler Zugspitzbahn
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Sumatra2004
Khon Kaen, Thailand151 contributions
Birthday-Zugspitzen-Trip
Aug 2020
I walk from Ehrwald over Ehrwalder Alm, Hochfelder Alm, Gatterl to Knorrhütte. Here I stay overnight because start to rain and was already afternoon. Next morning I walk to sonnalpin and with cable train to Zugspitzen Top. It was hard but is a dream to see this alps on this way
Written August 30, 2020
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Robert Llagas Babida
Haarlem, The Netherlands295 contributions
My Zugspitzecable car experience
Jul 2020
My Zugspitzecable car experience was amazing. I took the journey to the top via Tiroler Zugspitzbahn in Austria. Marvellous choice! The social distancing and wearing of facial masks were mandatory. The views at the top were panoramic, and that was the experience and memory that will last a lifetime. I did this on the 27th of July 2020.
Written August 24, 2020
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Hil311
Winter Springs, FL83 contributions
Worth the trip!
Sep 2019 • Couples
Staying in Ehrwald a few days, this was worth taking to the top of the Zugspitze. It was a beautiful day, a quick ride to the top! Very crowded place, but we managed our way around. A nice area to eat or just have a beer or coffee. The scenery was amazing, I wish I had more time to hike the area.
Written September 5, 2019
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Sundancer47
Hampshire, UK101 contributions
Disappointed.... Amazing engineering. A fabulous view... but it’s very crowded at the top
Aug 2019 • Couples
If you’re staying in this area you sort of have to ride the Zugspitze cable car. For us, it was included in our area cable car z-pass. But it’s not cheap if you pay for the journey as a one-off, and if you do have to pay I would question whether the experience is really worth it.

We visited mid-morning on a Monday in late August at the very start of the area’s low season.

First off, the cable car is modern, it feels safe and the engineering of the cableway just leaves you speechless. How did they manage to put it all together? The views on the way up, and from the top, are simply wonderful. And I was surprised by the size of the top platform, which is extensive.

But... there are 2 cable cars running up to the top station, one from Austria and one from Germany and each capable of carrying 100 passengers. When we got to the top, despite its size and the timing of our visit, the place felt uncomfortably over-full. People were barging their way round. Frightened dogs (why take your dog to a place like this?) were whining. The commerce at the top just cheapened the experience, with the smell of grilling sausages, a little hut selling cheap souvenirs, and a very cramped beer bar. Collision with selfie-sticks was a permanent risk, and in the end we really could not wait to get away.

Even then, the cable car unexpectedly ground to a halt without explanation in mid-span just over half-way down, and we were swaying over the abyss for about 10 minutes, with the attendant (who didn’t speak English) seemingly pushing random buttons on the control panel. It wasn’t scary, because the lift didn’t feel like it was about to fall out of the sky, but it wasn’t comfortable either.

So I would say go - if it’s part of a pre-paid package, like the z-pass, but think carefully about going if you have to pay, or if you are there at a busy time. Our experience was pretty disappointing.
Written August 27, 2019
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Jbachfro
Copenhagen, Denmark133 contributions
Great views!
Jul 2019 • Family
We took this cable car down from Zugspitze to Eibsee. Kids thoroughly enjoyed it for the entertainment value. Amazing scenery seeing the lake if Eibsee coming into view. Even on a cloudy/misty day it was amazing.
Written July 19, 2019
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Tom
Maple Grove, MN1,881 contributions
Great visit, even on a cloudy day
Jul 2019 • Family
Staying in Garmisch but drive around the mountain to the Austria side. Cloudy day, but still some great views. Nice ride to the top - leaves every 20 minutes. Tip - check out the museum on the Austria side of the summit (it's included in your ticket). Lots of viewing platforms to walk around and cross the border. Decent restaurant as well as a smaller place with outside seating. Must see if you are in the area. Plan on a half day for this adventure.
Written July 14, 2019
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Pete B
Ramsey, UK92 contributions
WOW-WOW-WOW
Jun 2019 • Couples
The last time I visited the top of Germany, nearly twenty years ago, I went on the Zugspitzbahnn from Garmisch. This time however it was from the Austrian side taking the cable car at Ehrwald all the way to the top. I am terrified of heights so wasn't looking forward to the journey however the ride was as smooth as silk both up and down.....When we visited Garmisch on the previous day it was heaving....Here in Ehrwald there were no queues and with the added bonus of free car parking as well....a no brainer.....From bottom to top only took ten minutes and the ride was spectacular.....Once at the summit there is plenty to do and see.....least....crossing over the border into Germany and then back again into Austria.....and watching the aerobatics of the Alpine Choughs....AMAZING....We were very lucky that we chose a sunny mist free day and the views were spectacular....Luck of the draw yes but still an awesome place.....Back at our chalet having a drink we could make out the cable car pylons clearly....What an amazing piece of engineering......Mind blowing in fact.....Will definitely return and will definitely be going from the Austrian side again.
Written June 28, 2019
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Timetravel77
46 contributions
Excellent
Jun 2019 • Couples
Absolutely amazing place and worth visiting once great views .buy weekly pass and u can use cable cars as many times as u want and valid in all local cable cars .
Written June 22, 2019
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KK-Mc2017
Ballyragget, Ireland17 contributions
A must Do
Dec 2018 • Family
This is a must do and a nice half day outing if you are not skiing up there.
You need to pick a clear day to get the best of the views.
Written January 21, 2019
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kawp424
Naperville, IL93 contributions
So glad the weather cooperated.
Sep 2018
After several attempts, we had a clear sunny day. This was definitely worth the time and money. The views were amazing and the engineering marvel to complete this had me in awe. A great afternoon.
Written September 29, 2018
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