How to visit Eibsee?
How to get to Eibsee by train. There are two ways, the cheaper way is to take a train to Garmisch-Partenkirchen and then take a bus to Eibsee. However, you can also use the Zugspitzbahn and take a train directly to the lake, although it is more expensive.
How long is the walk around lake Eibsee?
5 miles The walk around the lake is close to 5 miles on a well-maintained path. Most of it is fairly level although there are a few challenging uphill and downhill areas so good walking shoes are needed. The walk follows the shoreline and the views of the lake are spectacular.
Where is lake eibsee located?
Bavarian Alps Eibsee was created by a gigantic rock fall. With its clear, turquoise waters, it is quite rightly considered one of the most beautiful and purest lakes in the Bavarian Alps. Eibsee is located around 13 km southwest of the centre of Garmisch-Patenkirchen, below the Zugspitze in the Wetterstein Mountains.
How long does Zugspitze winter last for?
The 20 kilometres of pistes enjoy a deep covering of natural snow for skiing and boarding for six months of the year.
How hard is it to climb Zugspitze?
A popular but extremely challenging ascent leads through the varied Höllental. You need to allow 6-8 hours for the route through the spectacular Höllental gorge and on over the Höllentalferner glacier to the Zugspitze.