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Private Tour of the Zugspitze Mountain

South of Garmisch-Partenkirchen looms the Zugspitze, the tallest mountain in Germany. Flanked by glaciers, full of sweeping ski slopes, and offering breathtaking vistas, this private tour is the perfect destination for a day trip from Garmisch or Munich. 
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About the Zugspitze Tour

This is the perfect chance to explore the tallest mountain in Germany! Following an exciting cable car ride to the peak of Germany, this full day tour commences with an introduction to the engineering, World War II history, glacial melt, and local lore of the peak. Peppered with entertaining anecdotes, this presentation is guaranteed to please the scientist, alpinist, and uninterested teen alike! 

Next, we wander over to Austria for lunch. That was no typo—the Zugspitze spans the border between Austria and Germany, guaranteeing a visit to two countries in one day! After lunch, we head back down to Garmisch-Partenkirchen and make our way to the Olympic Ski Stadium featured in the 1936 Winter Olympics. Finally, we meander into the Partenkirchen, to explore one of Bavaria’s most beautiful streets, Ludwigstrasse.

What’s Included:

  • Train and mountain cable car tickets up and down the Zugspitze
  • Zugspitze Mountain glacier and history private tour
  • Tour of downtown Partenkirchen with stop for free chocolate from our local chocolatier
  • Olympic Ski Stadium tour (when available)

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