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Scared but did it anyway

Most amazing views!!! Great snack areas at the end of each ride. The walk from 2nd to 3rd car was... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Sue K
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Great option and fast trip up!

Beautiful views, nice small hikes, awesome (but scary) sky bridge! The clouds pass quickly through... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
Lovintheworld17
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One of several quality ski resorts located in the Bavarian Alps.
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Most amazing views!!! Great snack areas at the end of each ride. The walk from 2nd to 3rd car was not short! Very long & difficult for some. Would have liked more accurate description.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Sue K
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Beautiful views, nice small hikes, awesome (but scary) sky bridge! The clouds pass quickly through so make sure to bring layers even in the summer because it can get chilly and then warm quickly!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

This was a fun few hours. We took the Kreuzeckbahn cable car up and then a nice walk ( about 30 min) to the Hochalmbahn cable car up to Alpspitz and then the Alpspitzbahn cable car down. Beautiful views as the skies were blue and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Tony G
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We did Alpspitz instead of Zugspite. We never regretted it. Nice restaurant on top of the mountain were to have a drink. Splendid views obviously on a nice cloud free day.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

We went when it was foggy but it was still gorgeous. But i do think it's over priced. And listen carefully to instructions regarding coming back down. We forgot them and ended up waking nearly 2 hours down to the next cable cars.. HOWEVER, the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JJCC_10
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We picked Alspitz over Zugspitz during our visit to Bavaria and found it absolute value for money. Purchase the Garmisch classic ticket which entitles you to ride 3 different cable cars and access to the AlpspiX viewing platform which is stunning. Also a great little...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank kumailam
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Alpspitz was our first stop on our way to our hotel , and what nice views we had . It was a very nice day and could see everything . Nice walking paths and and viewing areas . We had a light lunch there and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ronald R
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

A trip to the Garmisch area would not be complete without visiting Alpspitz. If you have several days in the area be sure to buy a Zugspitze Card. Once purchased you can take daily trips on the Alpspitz and Kreuzeckweg cablecars. We can take the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank sanmudge
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The scenery is wonderful and the special AlpspiX viewing platform allows you to step out with a vertical drop below of 1000s of metres. Not for any who suffers from vertigo! There are plenty of walking paths that can be enjoyed by anyone with reasonable...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Travel-Lightbeam
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We paid for a pass that got us cable car trips to both Alpspitze and Zugspitze. We were fortunate and got a lovely bright day with endless views in all directions. You can easily spend over an hour here just enjoying the views and the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank lollas
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Response from welv2trvl | Reviewed this property |
First of all, go on a clear day, if you can. We went in September and there was snow at the top. We spent about 30-40 minutes there. I would recommend a minimum of 15 minutes, if it is windy, up to 1 hour, if the weather... More
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Lauri Ann B
22 January 2018|
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Response from NadineCherry | Reviewed this property |
HI! You can check here zugspitze de cable car to Osterfelderkopf Open time: Oct. - Feb. 8:30 - 4:30 pm March - June 8:30 am - 5:00 pm July - Sept. 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Linda M
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Response from nekokatze | Reviewed this property |
Birkenstocks would be a no-go. If you are only hiking the section between the Kreuzeck and the Hochalmbahn or from the Hochalmbahn to the Alpspitze with the Garmisch Klassik Ticket, leather boots could be ok, but I would... More
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