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  • Location: Munich, Germany
  • Duration:  8 hours (approx.)
Visit the 14th century Ettal Monastery, then spend the afternoon exploring Zugspitze, Germany's highest peak, soaring to 9,788 feet (2,962 meters). Take the cable car up and the cogwheel train back down to appreciate the full alpine experience. With departure at 10:15am, you can even have a sleep in!

Highlights

  • Combined Ettal Monastery and Zugspitze day tour from Munich
  • Visit 14th-century Ettal Monastery
  • Cable-car ride up the Zugspitze, Germany's highest mountain
  • Mountain-top views of Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy
  • Ride the Zugspitzbahn cogwheel train

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What You Can Expect

Ettal Monastery and Zugspitze Day Tour from Munich

Ettal Monastery, Germany

Departing Munich at 10:15am, you start your day with a visit to Ettal Monastery. Here you can get a glimpse of the lives of the Benedictine monks living at the monastery. Building of the monastery began in 1330 and due to the dedication and hard work of the resident monks, and at times knights, the structure is in pristine condition.

After your visit of the monastery, you will head to the highest peak in Germany, the Zugspitze which soars to 9,788 feet (2,962 meters). From Eibsee, you take the cable car to the summit of the mountain where, on a clear day, you can see the peaks of hundreds of Bavarian Alps mountains in Austria, Switzerland and Italy.

After you have enjoyed the panoramic views from the observation platform, you will descend the mountain onboard the Zugspitzbahn, a cogwheel train.

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Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

The trip to Zugspitze was the highlight of our trip. Even though it was raining and foggy, the entire experience was breathtaking. Our guide was pleasant, knowledgeable, and friendly.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2013

We were lucky to have good weather to see this beautiful Ettal Monastery and especially Zugspitze mountain and it was breath-taking!!

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