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Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a ski town in Bavaria, southern Germany. It is the seat of government of the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen , in the Oberbayern region, which borders Austria. Nearby is Germany's highest mountain, Zugspitze, at 2,962 m . The town is known as the site of the 1936 Winter Olympic Games. Wikipedia
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Zugspitze Day Tour from Munich
This day trip takes you through the charming Garmisch-Partenkirchen to the Zugspitze, the highest mountain in Germany. You start your ascent with the new cable car, which will take you to the almost 3,000 meter high mountain peak in just ten minutes. After enjoying the exhilarating views over more than 400 peaks, you can explore the countryside on a short hike. For those who like things a bit faster, a toboggan hill is available on the eternal ice during the summer months. Toboggans can be borrowed free of charge. In the many restaurants (which also offer vegetarian and halal menus) you can indulge in culinary delights. The descent then takes place with the historic rack railway. Highlights: Germany's highest mountain, toboggan hill at 3,000 meters altitude, historic rack railway Languages: English and German speaking guide on board Particularities: The rides on the cable car and the historic rack railway are already included in the ticket price.
MY * GUiDE Exclusive Mount ZUGSPITZE & SNOW Much More Tour from Munich
ALL MOUNTAIN LIFTS AND SIGHTS ARE OPEN! Mount Zugspitze - a mountain of superlatives: At 2,962 m, the highest mountain in Germany, whose unique 360 ° panorama allows breathtaking views of both the plains and the Alpine peaks of four countries. On the Zugspitz Glacier, fun & action awaits you in the eternal ice, while you experience three world sensations on the ride on the new Zugspitz cable car: the highest cable car support + the greatest difference in altitude + the longest rope span! The trip doesn’t have to end with the descent: Your personal, licensed and friendly tour guide will take you in a comfortable VW minivan to other top sights in and around Garmisch-Partenkirchen and explain their historical and current background. Image # 3 with friendly Approval © Bayerische Zugspitzbahn / Maximilian Prechtel; # 4, 8 and 13 © Bayerische Zugspitzbahn / fendstudios.com
Garmisch-Partenkirchen Walking Tour
Garmisch-Partenkirchen is an amazing place! This merged city sits at the heart of a historical European trade route of the Middle Ages causing an unbelievably unique and blended history. In more modern times, the influence of the Nazi party and the atmosphere of the American occupation in the late ’40s has radically impacted the attitude and culture of this valley paradise. This tour provides fantastic insight into the history, art, architecture, dining, and people of this sublime Alpine city.
Neuschwanstein Castle and Brewery Tour from Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Neuschwanstein Castle is wrapped in mystery and beauty. The former dream of the Wittlesbach king, Ludwig II, the castle is not only gorgeous but the perfect place to explore the mystery of Ludwig's untimely demise and begin to learn the Bavarian Beer Culture. After a 'skip the line' entrance into Neuschwanstein castle the your guide will bring you to the village of Murnau where you will visit the Griesbräu brewery for your tour of the brewery given by the brewmeister himself. An obscene amount of sample beers and beer schnapps await along with your very own "Brewery Certificate." Once the brewery tour is concluded we make our way to the Murnau train station for a short train ride back into the city of Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
With a local: Private Tour to Eibsee, Germany's Highest Peak Zugspitze & Lunch
Enjoy an exclusive excursion - without other participants - to the plateau of the Zugspitze (2,962 metres) glacier. The full day trip starts in the morning, with pick up at your Munich city hotel or private accommodation. Cool drinks and snacks will be waiting for you in a comfortable SUV or Minivan vehicle. As soon as we have arrived at the beautiful Eibsee, one of the most beautiful lakes in Bavaria, the new Zugspitz cable car (opened 2017) will take us very close to the highest peak in Germany. During your stay on the plateau you will learn interesting information about the region's history and its role in World War II. After our "at the top of Germany" experience, we will have a relaxing Eibsee lakeside walk or boat ride (rental coast not included) for about an hour. After a relaxing break in the popular skiing and hiking region of Garmisch-Partenkirchen including a tasty traditional lunch, we will head back towards Munich - to the agreed starting point or hotel/accommodation!
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