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We were lucky to have good weather to see this beautiful Ettal Monastery and especially Zugspitze mountain and it was breath-taking!!
Love this trip!!! Great destinations!!! Great transportation!!! Very sweet and knowledgeable guide. We highly recommend this tour!!! Unfortunately very little time (20-30 min) at the Ettal Monastery.. :(
Its was an excellent tour. The Tour Guide was amazing and provided us with detailed history of Munich and the places we visited. This was our first tour with Viator and we are already planning to book the next tour this week. Infact I also recommended one of my friend to book a trip from here in Amsterdam. Definitely a 5 star for the tour.....and if possible more than 5 :)
A very nice and interesting tour conducted by an excellent guide.
On this trip we had a very nice tourguide. Ettal is very beautiful monastery. The Zugspitze was beautiful to. Very cloudy, so did not see much of the panoramics but still a trip worth taking.
Cold and rainy this day but our guide Gunter made the trip worthwhile. He was very upbeat, informative, and there to help us with any question or concern.
I would highly recommend this tour. Guide was great and the bus ride was comfortable.
You can't miss this tour, a must for sure if your in Munich.
Gunther was a good tour guide. Excellent day trip to the mountains. He spoke many languages whilst on the coach which was good for all passengers as some were spanish, english, german etc but it did get a little annoying after being constant for 1 hour. The scenery was lovely and a well organised trip. Would recommend.
In terms of WOW factor, the Zugspitze tour wins hands down! We were very fortunate to get sunny weather on the day of our tour. We got fantastic views of the peak , surrounding mountains and glacier. Note: very important to bring along an extra layer of warm clothing or you will freeze like I did in shorts, a t-shirt and a thin runner's jacket. It was 9C at the peak with gusty winds whereas back in Munich it was around 30C. Ettal Monastery was also very good although we did not have much time to spend there as the queue for the cable car ride up Zugspitze was very long (1/2 hour wait) leaving us not much time for the Monastery. Beautiful alpine scenery along the way. Gunther, our guide, did a great job. Some of the passengers were not heeding to his instructions to be on time. Very inconsiderate.
I can say that this was one of the most enjoyable days of my trip to Munich. And what a beautiful day it was as well. The monastery is interesting to visit but the highlight of the tour is the Mountain including the ride in the cable car and cog wheel train. Spectacular views all around.
Fred G D
Unfortunately our day was delayed to unforseen traffic jams as well as change in weather. Our tour guide Debbie was awesome. She tried to connect with each individual group of travelors. Stayed positive with all our obstacles that occurred. Very knowledgeable, friendly and courteous.
Good composition of iterneraries. Could start earlier to compensate for the autobahn traffic jam. Guide was good and professional and did make up time by returning late to Munich.