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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
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Definitely worth the cost of the cable car up!

The cable car up the Alpspitze was 54 Euro for two of us. Our plan originally was to go up the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Swansea, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nice trip to the top

The trip to the Alpspitz was quite nice. The ride up was a little scared, but that is me. Once on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saint Louis, Missouri
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One of several quality ski resorts located in the Bavarian Alps.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cable car up the Alpspitze was 54 Euro for two of us. Our plan originally was to go up the Zugspitze but as it was a pretty cloudy, misty and at times rainy day we decided to go up the Alpsitz instead as it...More

Thank Ciara19
Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip to the Alpspitz was quite nice. The ride up was a little scared, but that is me. Once on top, you can hike all the way down or part of the way down to another gondola stop. The hike was beautiful and the...More

Thank Migdr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we hiked this instead of Zugspitze because this one was covered in lush greenery giving us constant beautiful scenery and we could have a look at Zugspitze from Our vantage point.

Thank tne1025
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was not pleasant cause the weather was tooooo bad - rain, wind, even snow - but I still glad that I made it - mountains are so beautiful. We used a Zugsputz Bahn to get to the Alpspitze and Kreuzebahn station then changed for...More

Thank Magiani
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This mountain can be hiked up from the valley floor, or take a bahn up to the Hammersbach. You can take a trail from there and either hike up the front of the Alpspitz or go around to the back side and hike up that...More

Thank Doug C
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This is probably a more impressive trip to the summit than the higher Zugspitze next door... certainly better if you like to walk down to the mid station before riding by cable car back to base.The "Classic" ticket looks the best bet.

1  Thank KEVIN M
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Need car but easy to get to just minutes from town. Reasonably price. No crowds. Easy to intermediate.

1  Thank John F
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We did this experience because the Zugspitz trip was not available due to construction. The trip involves a. Cable car trip up and two separate cable car trips down. The two trips down require a 20 to 30 minute walk between stations. The scenery is...More

Thank Toofaraway
Reviewed 6 June 2017

My trip up the Zugspitze was somewhat ruined by cloud. The next day I went up the Kreuzeckbahn, then walked from there to the top of the Alpspitzbahn (easy but steep walk, 1.5 hours). The scattered cloud meant just occasional fantastic views of the mountains...More

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Thanks to the Alpspitzbahn, anyone can make it up here to enjoy the views. The food at the top could definitely be better, but there's no rule saying you can't pack your own and just purchase a drink up there. Views of the Rheintal are...More

Thank nekokatze
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9 December 2016|
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Response from Kyle_from_Colorado | Reviewed this property |
When I was there in August there weren't any explicit restrictions in that regard. I didn't specifically ask about them either though. That being said, there was no one there to monitor whether you climbed to the upper... More
26 May 2016|
Response from iowacityia | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe there is any type of road heading to the Alpspitze viewing station. The Alpspitzebahn or hiking trails get you there. One of my favorite webcams is up there. If you have not checked them out, google... More
23 February 2016|
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Response from kearyo | Reviewed this property |
It's a very long up hill hike, about four hours up and about 3.5 down. All nature all the way so be prepared. You can Google average temperatures in Garmisch-Partenkirchen to help guide you.