Zugspitze, Garmisch-Partenkirchen

4.7
#1 of 51 in Winter Sports in Germany
It is often said that Germany touches the sky at Zugspitze, which features the highest peak in the country. It's also one of the country's most popular ski resorts. Rising nearly 3,000 m (9,700 ft) above sea level, this mountain was first conquered in 1820 by military officer and surveying technician Josef Naus. Today, you can choose one of three routes to the summit. You can reach the top much easier than Naus and his team did: Choose one of three cable cars running up and down these slopes. They transport about 500,000 people each year. Nine ski lifts cover the area during the peak of the winter season. Both hikers and skiers can find two well-known alpine huts on the western slopes of the mountain. You can purchase tickets for the ski areas online. Our Garmisch-Partenkirchen trip builder makes visiting Zugspitze and other Garmisch-Partenkirchen attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Excellent views. Amazing we have the ability to be taken by gondola to have such amazing views of nature. Worth it! Not to be missed!!  more »
  • The highest point (2962 meter) and for sure under the top 10 in Germany. For a family a bit too expensive. For 2 adults and 2 kids you must pay around 170 USD. For this you can go up and down one...  more »
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  • First time flying over it. Great Experience!!!
  • Went to the top many years ago. Absolutely beautiful. Could see for miles

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