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Wank Mountain

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Address: Wankbahnstr. 2, 82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
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Amazing views

We took the lift up to Wank mountain, and considering that I am afraid of heights I did surprisingly well inside the lift. The cabin is completely enclosed, and it was a pleasant... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 February 2017
Simone M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We took the lift up to Wank mountain, and considering that I am afraid of heights I did surprisingly well inside the lift. The cabin is completely enclosed, and it was a pleasant ride up. The views are simply breathtaking and stunning once you are up there. It is like time stands still. I recommend for anyone to stop and... More 

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Portishead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

You can hang glide from the top of this mountain, even in tandom with an instructer. The view is admirable for quite some time, and there is a restaurant at the top. You will need a taxi up, but can plan a long walk down, try thr goulash soup in the restaurant. The view is equally nice in summer or... More 

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Cheaper and better views than Zugspitze. I like that you can view the other big mountains from this medium sized one. You also have a panorama view. Two different restaurants. Fun big chairs to sit on. Open in summer and during many holiday times.

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Thank GoEat6
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

The Wank Mountain cable car is easily reachable via GP Bus routes. It provides a very pleasant excursion with great views of city and area and was ideal to orient ourselves upon arrival. Tremendous views of the Olympic Stadium, ski jumps, and Garmisch Classic area leading toward the Zugspitze peak.

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Thank Rodney S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

We travelled up the Wankbahn cable car to the top of the huge Wank Mountain. The views all the way up are stunning, but once at the top the 360-degree views are truly spectacular, showing off the beautiful German countryside in all its glory. There's even a hotel (Wankhaus) at the top for people to stay at, especially the mad... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Gorgeous! We walked up while the cable car was closed. It was quiet. We started from the bottom cable car station and walked to the middle and it took about 3 hours (we stopped a lot and enjoyed the view). It's got really varied routes. I would go again to do other routes or cable car to the top and... More 

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WidnesCheshireEngland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We have visited for the past 22 Summers and love these German Alps. We stay just by here and it's part of our view from our balcony and we often walk it or you can get Cable cars. Worth a visit!

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

The carriages hold 4 people each and you won't have a long wait to get one. It's a long and enjoyable ride to the top, with the view getting better and better along the way. We were there as part of our summer holiday in August and at the top found cows with traditional bells for the tourists (that will... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We chose a good-weather day to just turn up and didn't have to queue at all (a Saturday morning). The gondola ride was amazing, they are so small! The kids loved it. We had our 1 and 6 year old kids with us, we left the pushchair at the bottom although I did see someone on the top with a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This spot had the most amazing view of the mountains. It is in the perfect spot where it isn't too foggy where you can't get some great pictures. Didn't want to leave. Could have just sat on the bench and looked all day. They had some pretty walking paths as well.

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