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“Brilliant cable car, beautiful mountain !”
Review of Karwendelbahn

Karwendelbahn
Ranked #3 of 13 things to do in Mittenwald
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed August 4, 2013

This is a good outing for everyone as there is a dramatic cable car ride nearly to the summit and then an exhibition with viewing "tube" out over the edge and a restaurant which would all be easy access for the less mobile. For the more agile there is a little walking to get to the very top and some wonderful views over Bavaria and the Karwendel area. For the really agile it is the start of some high mountain walks along the ridges. There are wonderful wild flowers in summer and when we went in July, a little snow too.
There can be a queue for the cable car but they go quite often so it does move quite quickly. You may rent a baby back carrier and leave your buggy at the bottom if you wish to stroll about up there to see all the views etc.

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Reviewed April 9, 2013

This really is a must see if you are in Mittenwald. Used a 3 euro discount I received from the hotel and the total round trip was 20 euro's. Wonderful views of the surrounding valleys, hills and mountains. Limited hiking in the winter but I was still able to follow some trails. Trails are open in the summer but the atmosphere when snowing is quite nice. Pack a Lunch or visit the restaurant which has a limited menu but it is still good hearty food with good local brewed beer. The walk through the tunnel to the other side of the mountain is worth the breath taking views to the other side of the mountain range. Great for all ages. The weather changes quite fast up there so remember to pack accordingly.

3  Thank Noah A
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Reviewed January 22, 2013

The cable car is amazing. Like flying to the top of the world! Expensive, but worth it! Once up, there's a chalet-refuge with hot cocoa and snacks and an amazing view....you can trek the mountain, visit the little alpine museum, and go through the middle of the mountain with a tunnel that is bored right through...come out the other side and you are on top the mountain range overlooking a precipitous slope!

2  Thank yippeiokiyay
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Reviewed January 3, 2013

The trip up the cablecar is well worth the price. Once at the top you are litterly on the border of Germany and Austria. Make sure you take your camera. If you ski the way down is a bonus.

1  Thank Joseph O
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Reviewed January 2, 2013

Now taken the Karwendelbahn twice - both times in winter. Choice of trails is considerably restricted (we were warned at the valley station before buying our ticket by a billboard indicating exactly what is open) but even so still well worth the steep (pun intended) price. Wonderful views over the upper Isar valley and, from the top of the Panorama trail, the Tyrolean Alps. Tunnel (about 1/4 mile) to side view and top of ski trail down is also fun and worth the side trip.

2  Thank Andy C
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