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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.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8821 7970
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A great visit at almost 3000m! I was early innthe morning, around 10am and got quickly up to themountaun with the cable car. Parking lot was almost empty. Only in Garmisch it was a bit difficult to find the road. Wonderful views, sometimes the clouds...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nanna K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Spectacular views, but expensive tram ride. Highest point in Germany, but if you want to get to the actual peak, there is a ladder leading up with no rail or other protection; not for the faint of heart. Just below that however is an expansive...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 292lindsayb
Reviewed 5 days ago

this place was awesome, it was nice to have a beer at the top of Germany..cool to be able to step from Tyrol to Bavaria across the boarder of Austria and Germany, A bit expensive in the summer at about 29 Euro

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SeanTravelz
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice accomodation with historic local flavor and furniture Service and breakfast also nice Very quite area close to the slopes

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GrandTour40232906390
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For a ski vacation in Bavaria this place is exactly what you need; short car ride to the slopes, lovely spa for afterwards, decent breakfast, excellent room service for the kids and cottage-feel rooms.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank dinablues
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very awesome views from the peak. Make sure to go up from the Austrian side, a bit cheaper and shorter lines. If you visit the town of Fuessen, Germany then go south, cross the border into Austria then follow the signs to Zugspitze. If you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Abed Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Caught the train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen then cable car to the top of the Zugspitze. Awesome. It was -21 at the top and too cold for me to take photos but totally breathtaking! Unfortunately took the cog wheel option back which is almost entirely through tunnel...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Gib101
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a must see attraction once in visit to charming garmisch .the cable car is an unforgettable experience especially when it is december and the snow is covering the mountains .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ghorayeb
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like mountains - go to the Zugspitze. The views are incredible! You can touch clouds with your hands. You are on top of the world. Ride a sleigh down the hill on real snow, even in summer. And you can even cross the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Artem R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entire area is so beautiful but the Zugspitz glacier is amazing! Skiing and snowboarding is way better up there than it is further down at Classico. Even for beginners and young children it is more fun and easier at Zugspitz. The eatery is much...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Ashley M
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I haven’t seen any during our visit.
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Response from NateTravels-Blog | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at an airBNB our entire time in the alps and it worked out for us. There were several great options in the area.
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Response from Andrew D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We stayed in a little town called Leutasch which is about 45 minutes by car, plenty of guest houses available at great prices