Zugspitze is a prominent attraction in Zugspitze, a walkable area known for being family-friendly. You'll find a number of choices for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops here. Many visitors come for its beautiful outdoor settings, especially the mountains. Zugspitze is a good place to start before exploring the greater Garmisch-Partenkirchen area. Book your hotel and get ready for some sightseeing.
More to see near Zugspitze
While in Garmisch-Partenkirchen visiting Zugspitze, you can also explore other activities and attractions in the region. There's plenty to do in the area, such as shopping, skiing, and hiking. The area's historic sites and churches tell the story of its past.
Head up the mountain to Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ski Resort, Herzogstand Cable Car, or Herzogstand Ski Resort. Kramerplateauweg Hiking Trail, Partnach Gorge, or Murnauer Moos Nature Reserve are ideal spots to enjoy the outdoors. Leutaschklamm Gorge, Zugspitze, and Sebensee Lake are beautiful places to appreciate nature. Olympic Hill, Hell Valley, and Kranzberg Cable Car are other spots for some local fun.
At Werdenfels Museum, Museum Aschenbrenner, and Richard Strauss Institute, you'll learn about local culture. Swing by Ettal Abbey, Werdenfels Castle Ruins, and Linderhof Castle to learn about local history. Linderhof Palace, King's House on Schachen, and Karwendel Cable Car are well-known local landmarks.
Bring the family to Nordkette Cable Car, Alpenzoo, and Botanical Garden of the University of Innsbruck. Don't miss some of the area's most popular attractions, such as Neuschwanstein Castle, Hohenschwangau Castle, and Cathedral of St. James. Casino Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Schlossmuseum Murnau, and Freilicht Museum are other must-sees.
Getting to Zugspitze
Take a plane to Innsbruck (INN-Kranebitten), located 23.5 miles (37.9 km) from Zugspitze. It's the closest major airport to Zugspitze. At 63.5 miles (102.3 km), Munich (MUC-Franz Josef Strauss Intl.) is the next closest airport. You can take the train to Oberau Station, but Oberammergau Station and Garmisch-Partenkirchen Station are also in the vicinity.