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A tremendous view of Classic Valley Garmisch-Partenkichen from the Alpspitze Observation Platform. A great visit for new visitors or those returning often to enjoy the great food at the Biergarten next to the platform. Be prepared for a bit of wind...if you are scared of...More
Some weeks ago I decided to take a short to Munich with the travel dept. in Dublin. Last weekend was the time of departure. The Friday forecast the arrival of a violent storm from the Atlantic. The agency directed me by text message to proceed...More
Absolutely stunning views! A must see when in Garmisch. Easy for anyone to reach by the Alpspitzbahn. You can have this as a starting point for further hiking. Or just go up and down and have something to eat and drink at the piX.
Simply breathtaking place with absolutely views. This see thru viewing platform really made my knees shake and hart beating some extra.
To reach the platform you can take the Alpspitzebahn cable car or if you have whole day to spend and you are in great...More
Standard cable car/train combo from Garmisch includes assent to the viewing platform. Views to the east, north and west stretch for miles, while to the south Alpspitz and Hochblassen and immediately west, Waxenstein dominate - quite dramatic, but not for people who don't like heights!
We didn't buy a ticket to travel to the viewing platform itself, but we visited it on the day we were skiing in the Garmisch Classic area. Walking out over the very steep drop is a bit nerve-wracking if you don't like heights, but the...More
The hike is about 5 hours in a reasonable pace. The trail starts at the Alpspix platform and descends towards the gorge. There is a cable car up to Alpspix and that's the fastest way up. You should park the car near the... More
The hike is about 5 hours in a reasonable pace. The trail starts at the Alpspix platform and descends towards the gorge. There is a cable car up to Alpspix and that's the fastest way up. You should park the car near the cablecar it's free of charge (the parking not the cablecar).