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About Zugspitze


The Zugspitze is the most elevated and exceedingly visited mountains in Germany. It is somewhat situated on the border of Austria & Germany. The Zugspitze is situated at 2962 meters above ocean level. It is the most astounding pinnacle of the Wetterstein Mountains and also the most noteworthy mountain in Germany.

South of the mountain is the Zugspitzplatt, a high karst level with various caverns. On the flanks of the Zugspitze are three ice sheets, incorporating the two biggest in Germany: the Northern Schneeferner with a region of 30.7 hectares and the Höllentalferner with a zone of 24.7 hectares. The third is the Southern Schneeferner which covers 8.4 hectares. It is a standout amongst the most visited mountains in Germany. In the event that you need to appreciate the stormy all encompassing perspective while skiing the Zugspitze might be a decent decision.


How to visit Zugspitze from Germany or Austria ?


Zugspitze is situated in southern Germany on its border with Austria. Visiting Zugspitze is an awesome half day outing which can without much of a stretch be practiced from both Austria and Germany. Since Zugspitze sits on the border among Austria and Germany, it tends to be gotten to from both of these nations.

Try not to pass up on the PhotoStop opportunity on the summit porch. Food and beverages can be delighted in the restaurent Panorama 2962, as the icy mass just 300 meters beneath the Zugspitze Peak entices you to ski or play in the snow.


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How to get to the peak of Zugspitze?


Cogwheel train (Zahnradbahn)


From the train station Garmisch-Partenkirchen, board the Cogwheel train for an adventure ride to Eibsee . Travel time is one hour from Garmisch and a little ways from Eibsee.


Cable Car


The cable-car takes guests from Eibsee to the top of Zugspitze summit in 10-12 minutes.


Alternatively, one can take the Cable car up from Eibsee, and slide by cogwheel train back to Eibsee to appreciate the majority of the distinctive perspectives.

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Timetable & opening hours on the Zugspitze


If you are crazy enough and love hiking on the mountains then there are five climbing trails to the highest point of Zugspitze, each differing in trouble levels, yet most taking eight to ten hours (one way) to finish. Most excursions are part more than two days, with a medium-term remain in a snow capped cottage before endeavoring the last, soak push to the summit.


What is the best time to visit Zugspitze ?



Ensure you go on a crisp morning. With rain and mists, you will miss those perspectives of the Alps, the primary explanation behind going up there. Amid the late spring months, the temperatures are pleasant and climbing to the peak of Zugspitze may be a good decision. Amid the wintertime, the Alps will be covered with snow, a great sight and an ideal time to go skiing.

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Address


Garmisch-Partenkirchen,
Bavaria, Germany

Telephone +49 8821 7970