On top of Germany!

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Nature lovers, sun worshippers or hikers at the top of Zugspitze and an altitude of just under 3,000 meters (10,000 feet), there's something to suit everyone's taste. Experience the matchless 360 panorama with 400 peaks in four different countries. Experience frosty contact with the eternal ice on a summertime glacial hike, sunbathe on Germany's highest sun deck spend an unforgettable day in the Zugspitze world of adventure.



The Zugspitze is a mountain of superlatives:



A cliff almost 3,000 meters (10,000 feet) high accommodates Germany's highest glacier in addition to a spectacular program for everyone who literally wishes to be on top of things:

Join in on an unforgettable glacier hike with the eternal ice under your toes.

Spend an unforgettable day sledding in the summer on Zugspitze, made possible by Germany's only glacier.

Enjoy the total mountain experience on the Zugspitze Roundtrip - adventure, a breathtaking view and alpine atmosphere.

Witness the eventful history of Zugspitze and visit the exciting exhibit, "Tourism, Technology & Nature the Zugspitze".

Truly "haute" cuisine - hearty or traditional Bavarian, spicy Asian or exotic Ayurveda cuisine: The SonnAlpin Glacier Restaurant, the Glaciergarden restaurant and Panorama-Lounge 2962 bid you inside.

High-altitude sun galore relax on one of the numerous lounges, enjoy a high-alpine sunbath and take in the mountain panorama.




The total mountain experience



Adventure, a breathtaking view and an alpine atmosphere on the Zugspitze Roundtrip, you experience Germany's highest peak from diverse perspectives. Enjoy the complete mountain experience all in one day.

"All on board" board the cogwheel train in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Grainau or Eibsee and enjoy a comfortable ride directly to the Schneeferner glacier. From here, you can explore the high-alpine world of the Zugspitzplatt under the summit on different loop trails. The SonnAlpin Glacier Restaurant and the Glaciergarden invite you to a culinary stop.

The Glacier cable car takes you directly to the summit at 2,962 meters (9,718 feet) above sea level in just a few minutes. Enjoy the unmatched 360 panorama with a view of more than 400 peaks in Austria, Italy, Switzerland and Germany and experience history: The exhibit, "Tourism, Technology and Nature the Zugspitze" retraces the moving history from 1820 until today in impressive exhibits and films. Find heavenly relaxation in the informal mountaintop atmosphere of our rustic summit lodge, Gipfelalm, in Germany's highest beer garden or in the Panorama-Lounge 2962.

Ride back down in the Eibsee cable car. Within view the whole time: The wild romantic Eibsee lake right at the base of the Zugspitze's mighty precipices and an overwhelming view far into the alpine foothills. From Eibsee, you can enjoy a leisurely ride back to Grainau and Garmisch-Partenkirchen on the cogwheel train.




Message Edited by LL_Travelfan on 06-19-2010 09:55 AM