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Challenging hike, beautiful ride down on the cable car.

This was some of the steepest hiking we've ever done, but worth the trip! The views are incredible... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Steve S
Fantastic mountain view!

The Alpspitzbahn gondola trip from the base station at 758 m to the top station at 2045 meters is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kaarina, Finland
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One of several quality ski resorts located in the Bavarian Alps.
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8821 7970
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was some of the steepest hiking we've ever done, but worth the trip! The views are incredible and the ride down on the cable car made it all worth it. Great food at the top, lots of views in all directions, and the reward...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Steve S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Alpspitzbahn gondola trip from the base station at 758 m to the top station at 2045 meters is breathtaking... Then take a glass of local bier with a salty Breze or enjoy one Spritzer!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sampo_K_i
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
Thank Lovintheworld17
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
2  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
Thank miccmatt
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 10 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
2  Thank sanmudge
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3 February 2018|
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
Lauri Ann B
23 January 2018|
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
29 August 2017|
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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