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The Zugspitze, at 2,962 m above sea level, is the highest peak of the Wetterstein Mountains as well as the highest mountain in Germany. It lies south of the town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, and the Austria–Germany border runs over its western summit. South of the mountain is the Zugspitzplatt, a high karst plateau with numerous caves. On the flanks of the Zugspitze are three glaciers, including the two largest in Germany: the Northern Schneeferner with an area of 30.7 hectares and the Höllentalferner with an area of 24.7 hectares. Wikipedia

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Zugspitze Day Tour from Munich

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Zugspitze, Germany

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.

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A Private Day Tour of Garmisch-Partenkirchen and the Zugspitze Mountain

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Zugspitze, Germany

The Zugspitze is Germany's tallest peak and home to a stunning view of five countries, a glacier, a border between Austria and Germany, and an amazing cable car ride that brings you to the peak in under ten minutes. This tour is a stress free way to learn about the unique history of the mountain, engineering, and environment of an Alpine peak that is just under ten thousand feet. Our guides have been bringing people to the Zugspitze for over nine years and will be there every step of the tour showing you the amazing views, history, and fun of Germany's tallest mountain.

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With a local: Private Tour to Eibsee, Germany's Highest Peak Zugspitze & Lunch

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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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