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Address: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
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At nearly 10,000 feet, Germany's highest peak is a popular ski area during...

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.

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A Private Day Tour of Garmisch-Partenkirchen and the Zugspitze Mountain

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Great skiing and surprised to find igloo hotel

We went for the skiing and found deep powder - so much more than what was on the classic part of the mountain. I think the sunshine day made it fantastic because I could tell... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went for the skiing and found deep powder - so much more than what was on the classic part of the mountain. I think the sunshine day made it fantastic because I could tell this would not be an easy area if there was low visibility. We had no idea they have an igloo hotel or we might have... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The attraction of Zugspitze is the high altitude reliability of the snow, and stunning mountaintop views. It's accessible to skiers and simple day-trippers, and that means queues can build up on the train and cablecar. And the ski runs are relatively limited too: just red and blues, and no black runs. So there are limitations to Zugspitze's appeal, but it's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely in awe of this mountain. We went up with the gondola and down with the train. The views are breathtaking and a must is to walk over to the Iglu hotel - a hotel/bar made from snow and ice. You can sit in deckchairs in the sun and sip hot mulled wine. The restaurants up there are fab too.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A fun experience. We took the special train from downtown Garmisch to the station at the Zugspitze. Then took the cable car to the top of the mountain. There's a restaurant at the top and you can go outside to the the cross monument marker by following a short path with a cable to guide your walk. Can also see... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Compared to the Garmisch Classic area, the Zugspitze glacier is a little more limited - no black runs, only a few red and blue runs which are not particularly long, and if you go to the bottom of the area (on the longest run) there's only a T-bar to get back up. That said, if you're skiing in Garmisch, you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You can be in two countries at once: Germany and Austria at the top of the Zugspitze. What an amazing view! Worth the tog-rail trip. And you are also on a glacier. It's usually cold up there so dress warmly.

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there with a baby. The train ride/cable car to the top was excellent ride. But when we reached certain height, the weather suddenly changed. because of this we could not enjoy anything at the top. It was all foggy. I would say you should check before going to the top. because the ticket prices are high.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice for a days skiing but there's not much to it. It was quiet on a Friday and the slopes are well groomed

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful place and the day we went up, it was sunny with clear skies although freezing (just the usual). I was disappointed that I had to wait in a line for 90 minutes to catch a cable car up. Surely it can be managed better. Anyway, that was quickly forgotten when we reached the top and were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The return trip from Garmisch to the Zugspitze is not cheap - 45 EUR return, but worth every cent if you go on a clear day. I got the 8.15 train and was one of the only non-skiers on board. At Grainau, you switch to the funicular train that takes you up a steep tunnel to the glacier. The journey... More 

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