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Alpspitze Observation Platform

A tremendous view of Classic Valley Garmisch-Partenkichen from the Alpspitze Observation Platform... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A2Cox
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
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Absolutely stunning

Absolutely stunning views! A must see when in Garmisch. Easy for anyone to reach by the... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Vierdank
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank A2Cox
Reviewed 22 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tony H
Reviewed 8 August 2018

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. Or...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank Vierdank
Reviewed 21 July 2018

A very well positioned viewing platform, juts out over a tall vertical rock face. Give amazing views of the valley below and beyond.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Rick_The_Builder
Reviewed 7 July 2018

A great piece of engineering! A must do if one is comfortable with heights! The sweeping views of the area, standing on the platform are breathtaking! A must do when in Garmisch!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank nms01
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Teemu S
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Very sturdy, so don't be afraid. You won't regret the views. Take a coat even on a sunny day, there's quite a wind chill.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Lorne H
Reviewed 5 February 2018

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!

Date of experience: February 2018
4  Thank mikeoT9922AZ
Reviewed 4 February 2018

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

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank nics172
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

We purchased a ticket that included 3 cable car rides & a walk in between. OMG for the novice on ski slopes, the walk which takes an hour is nerve racking. The viewing platform is a sight to behold. In spite of being stressed by...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Pamela D
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pauldublin2018
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We took the cable car up.
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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
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