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Zugspitze


400 peaks in Germany, Austria, Italy and Switzerland let your gaze wander into the distance and forget everyday life. In addition to a unique 360 ​​degree panoramic view, you can pursue on the 2962 meters highest mountain in Germany - the Zugspitze, many sporting activities.

In winter, a ski area with twelve different slopes awaits you. Sledding is possible up here all year round. Tobogganing is good on natural snow.

In summer, a variety of challenging hiking trails, such. B. a glacier hike or various climbing routes sporty ambitious available.

For further information please contact Tel. +49 (0) 8821- 7970

Cable car & cogwheel train to Zugspitze


The Zugspitze is not just about sports activities. With the commissioning of the new cable car in December 2017, Germany's highest mountain has set three new records. In addition to the highest steel structural support (127 m), the cable car climbs 1,945 meters in altitude and the world's longest span with 3,213 meters.

If the cable car is not really nice, you can take the cogwheel train up to the plateau and then take the glacier to the summit. The cog railway goes from Garmisch-Partenkirchen via Grainau up to the glacier.

Arrival and Parking


by car:

From Munich you reach the valley station of the Zugspitz cable car on the A95 in about 1 1/2 hours. The cogwheel train stop is only a short distance away from the Zugspitz cable car. Coming from Reutte in about 45 minutes via B179, B187 and B23.

However, please note the heavy traffic, especially on weekends and holidays the parking lots are very congested. From the end of the motorway on, parking instructions for the mountain railways and the current parking situation can be found at the roadside! In order to avoid this stress, please think about our public transport system in good time.

The destination address is:

Zugspitzbahnhof Eibsee (cogwheel train)
Seefeldweg 1, 82491 Grainau

Seilbahn Zugspitze (cable car)
Am Eibsee 6, 82491 Grainau

 

by public transport:

From Garmisch-Partenkirchen railway station continue with the cogwheel train of the Bayerische Zugspitzbahn (the separate station is only a few meters away from the Deutsche Bahn)

The exit point is: Eibsee

Ski alpine and snowboard around Grainau, © Zugspitzregion - Foto Ehn
Ski alpine and snowboard around Grainau
Toboggan at Zugspitze, © Bayerische Zugspitzbahn - Matthias Fendt
Toboggan at Zugspitze
Zugspitzdorf Grainau- Skiing at the top of Germany, © Zugspitzarena Bayern Tirol - Marzusch
Zugspitzdorf Grainau- Skiing at the top of Germany
Zugspitz at sunrise, © Tourist Information Grainau –W.Ehn
Zugspitz at sunrise
Zugspitz, © Tourist Information Grainau –W.Ehn
Zugspitz
Zugspitze panorama view in the evening
Zugspitze panorama view in the evening
Ski alpine and snowboard around Grainau, © Zugspitzregion - Foto Ehn
Toboggan at Zugspitze, © Bayerische Zugspitzbahn - Matthias Fendt
Zugspitzdorf Grainau- Skiing at the top of Germany, © Zugspitzarena Bayern Tirol - Marzusch
Zugspitz at sunrise, © Tourist Information Grainau –W.Ehn
Zugspitz, © Tourist Information Grainau –W.Ehn
Zugspitze panorama view in the evening

Hiking tours


Germany's highest mountain can be climbed on foot via challenging hiking trails and via ferratas. Hikers should be sure-footed and have mountaineering experience.

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