Popular Accommodations in Zugspitze Region
Highlights in Zugspitze Region
- Winter sports area
- Hiking routes through the gorge
- Fresh mountain air
Most popular in Zugspitze Region
Prices and availability
Holiday apartments at the Zugspitze
A holiday in the Zugspitze region offers you excellent opportunities all year round to spend your leisure time in the fresh mountain air. A holiday apartment near the Zugspitze cable cars is usually equipped with a balcony from which you have a fantastic view of the Zugspitze peaks. In summer, air conditioning ensures pleasant temperatures. The apartments also offer heating, a fully equipped kitchen, a garden and a playground in front of the house for a relaxing holiday.Numerous choices when searching for a holiday home
From the rustic farmhouse to the dream villa you will find many offers around the Zugspitze to choose the perfect holiday home. Every vacation rental in the Zugspitz region is usually equipped with its own garden and parking spaces in front of the door. If you would like to spend your holidays with the family near the Zugspitze, you can rent a chalet that offers enough space for larger groups. In addition, a chalet is often equipped with a sauna, whirlpool and open fireplace.
Holiday at the Zugspitze
Location and orientation
The Zugspitze is with almost 3000 meters height the highest mountain peak of Germany. The Zugspitze massif is located in the north of Tyrol and southwest of Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Bavaria. For this reason you can find a apartment not far from the Zugspitze in Austria and in Germany. Innsbruck, the provincial capital of Tyrol, is located about 86 kilometres from the Zugspitze.
Travelers and Activities
On the Zugspitze, winter sports enthusiasts will find excellent conditions to pursue their favourite hobby. Whether skiing, tobogganing, snowshoeing or snowboarding, with the Zugspitze cable cars you can quickly reach the most beautiful slopes from Bavaria or Tyrol. Glacier hiking is also a popular leisure activity, which you can try out on the Zugspitze.Hiking and exploring the dreamlike landscape
Hikers will find some easy, medium and difficult paths in the Zugspitz region to enjoy the fresh mountain air and the wonderful surroundings. Whether through the gorge, through the Höllental or on the Schneekar, the routes are well signposted, so that even inexperienced hikers will surely find the right path. The Zugspitze is also a popular place for mountaineers, climbers and paragliders.
The Zugspitze probably got its name from the outgoing avalanches, which are also called train tracks, and are triggered on the summit top.
Top travel tips
Away from ski tourism, the breathtaking natural landscape of the Zugspitze attracts visitors all year round. Visit the Partnachklamm to hike over the thundering water masses of the Partnach, which flow up to 80 meters into the depth. The gorge is about 700 metres long and offers galleries and passages in the rock, through which you can also walk through the gorge in winter. Then, however, the water masses turn into fairytale ice formations, which leave very special visual impressions.2. To the highest waterfalls of Germany
The cow escape waterfalls can be found at Farchant, where they fall up to 270 meters into the depth. In winter, gigantic ice sculptures form here, which are particularly worth seeing. For children there is a forest adventure trail not far from the Kuhfluchtwasserfälle, which ideally rounds off a visit to the highest waterfalls in Germany.3. Enjoy cultural events
In Zugspitzland you will be offered a varied programme in concert halls, museums and theatres. In June, the Richard Strauss Festival is well worth listening to. The cultural summer in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, which is always held in August and September, offers numerous spa concerts in a fantastic mountain setting.