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Zugspitze Tour from Munich: Groups of 4 or More

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Activity provider: Pure Bavaria Tours

Zugspitze Tour from Munich: Groups of 4 or More

Activity provider: Pure Bavaria Tours

From US$ 73.61 per person

Travel to Garmisch-Partenkirchen from Munich and ascend the Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain, by cable car. Have a beer at the highest beer garden in the country and take a round-trip ride through the mountains by a cog-wheel train as well!

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  • Ascend to the summit of the Zugspitze by cable car
  • Enjoy a beer at Germany’s highest beer garden
  • Take a round-trip journey through the mountains by cog-wheel train
  • Experience exquisite views of Germany from top the of Zugspitze Mountain
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Enjoy a day in the German Alps on a full-day excursion from Munich to the Zugspitze. You’ll travel to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, where you’ll take a cable car up the 2962 meters to the summit of Germany’s tallest peak. The Zugspitze marks the international border between Germany and Austria. In fact there are lifts from both countries that meet at the top of the mountain. In addition restaurants and shops at the summit, there are also telescopes available. From the top you’ll have breathtaking views of the Alps which seem to stretch on forever. You’ll take a break for lunch at a small mountain hut, where you’ll also have lovely views over the peaks of the Alps and even into the Munich area. After lunch you’ll jump from Germany into Austria (no passport necessary). You’ll have the opportunity to enjoy a beer in Germany’s highest beer garden! The final highlight of the tour is a round-trip ride through the mountains on a cog-wheel train.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Local tour guide
  • Cable car ticket (EUR 49.5)
  • Lunch
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Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
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  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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  • The duration of the trip is 6-8 hours.
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Zugspitze was such a wonderful experience- the glacier at the top is a must do! You will catch a glimpse of the lake from the cable car. Mario was a superb guide - arriving right on time, lovely driving and guiding us through everything including recommendations for lunch! It took about 8 hours in all and is an enjoyable experience that can also be done by seniors.

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September 28, 2022

What a terrific day! Our guide Armin picked us up right at our hotel. He gave us history and info during the drive. It was very snowy but we were still able to take the cable car up to the top. We got pix with the cross/highest point in Germany and had a coffee in one of the cafes. We really didn't mind that we couldn't see much because the snowy mountains were still fun! They closed the cable car due to winds as soon as we got to the top so we took the cog train down. Armin took us into Garmisch & Partenkirchen to shop and see the 1936 Olympic stadium.

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March 18, 2020

Very enjoyable tour. our driver picked us up from our airbnb on the city on a very comfortable luxurious van. He pointed out places ofbintetest during the drive. He showed us were to buy the tickets for the cablecars and train. We had plenty of time u the Zugsitze. The cablecar station is right next to the top of the mountain. From the excellent restaurant we had a panoramic view over all the mountains and Germany, Austria and Switzerland. We were lucky and had sunshine up there still it was cold outside. The new cablecar ride was fantastic and we went down with another cablecar and then by cog train right down were we started from. Ourdriver was ready for us and took us back to Munich. Excellent tour with small number of people.

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October 21, 2019

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