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Aussichtsplattform AlpspiX

Bergstation Alpspitze, 82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
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Very sturdy, so don't be afraid. You won't regret the views. Take a coat even on a sunny day... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lorne H
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Fantastic views and dramatic setting...

Standard cable car/train combo from Garmisch includes assent to the viewing platform. Views to the... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Mike O
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Reigate, United Kingdom
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Bergstation Alpspitze, 82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very sturdy, so don't be afraid. You won't regret the views. Take a coat even on a sunny day, there's quite a wind chill.

Thank Lorne H
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Standard cable car/train combo from Garmisch includes assent to the viewing platform. Views to the east, north and west stretch for miles, while to the south Alpspitz and Hochblassen and immediately west, Waxenstein dominate - quite dramatic, but not for people who don't like heights!

2  Thank Mike O
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

We didn't buy a ticket to travel to the viewing platform itself, but we visited it on the day we were skiing in the Garmisch Classic area. Walking out over the very steep drop is a bit nerve-wracking if you don't like heights, but the...More

1  Thank Nic S
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

We purchased a ticket that included 3 cable car rides & a walk in between. OMG for the novice on ski slopes, the walk which takes an hour is nerve racking. The viewing platform is a sight to behold. In spite of being stressed by...More

Thank Pamela D
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

No disappointment here. A little pricey but you get fantastic views. Our day was a little foggy at times but the platforms still provided good vantage points. The cable car rides were also great. Be prepared to hike a little. Be prepared for cold temps...More

Thank trevor1012
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Nice views and a steep drop just below your feet, certainly not the place for people who are afraid of heights. Getting there is a bit expensive. If you have to choose between Zugspitze and AlpspiX go Zugspitze.

Thank v2future
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

There are several ways to visit and experience the mountains around Garmisch but the cable car up Alpspitz is certainly a good option. Its cheaper and quicker than the train and the views are just as stunning and less often in the clouds! The metal...More

1  Thank Della C
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

a must do and see wonderful photo ops, views. take a sweater the mountain can be a bit brisk at times.

Thank LisaKWSmith
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We got the cable car up the Alpspitze (which cost 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...More

1  Thank Ciara19
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

So, I used to live in Garmisch and have also visited multiple times since living there. I have therefore been to/seen the majority of "tourist" attractions there are to see in Garmisch - however I had never before seen the AlpspiX. It was for this...More

8  Thank JJ F
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Response from Nirunir | Reviewed this property |
The hike is about 5 hours in a reasonable pace. The trail starts at the Alpspix platform and descends towards the gorge. There is a cable car up to Alpspix and that's the fastest way up. You should park the car near the... More
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