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Absolutely stunning

Absolutely stunning views! A must see when in Garmisch. Easy for anyone to reach by the... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Vierdank
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Stockholm, Sweden
Fantastic Views

A very well positioned viewing platform, juts out over a tall vertical rock face. Give amazing... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Rick_The_Builder
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North Wales - UK
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Bergstation Alpspitze, 82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
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Most Helpful Positive Review
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

9  Thank JJFro
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Reviewed 16 August 2013

The platform itself was very busy so hard to get to the front to get a good view, but just 10m off the platform the views were just as good, without the metal framework around. Walking down from the platform to the next lifts though...More

2  Thank Steve S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some weeks ago I decided to take a short to Munich with the travel dept. in Dublin. Last weekend was the time of departure. The Friday forecast the arrival of a violent storm from the Atlantic. The agency directed me by text message to proceed...More

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Absolutely stunning views! A must see when in Garmisch. Easy for anyone to reach by the Alpspitzbahn. You can have this as a starting point for further hiking. Or just go up and down and have something to eat and drink at the piX. Or...More

4  Thank Vierdank
Reviewed 21 July 2018

A very well positioned viewing platform, juts out over a tall vertical rock face. Give amazing views of the valley below and beyond.

2  Thank Rick_The_Builder
Reviewed 7 July 2018

A great piece of engineering! A must do if one is comfortable with heights! The sweeping views of the area, standing on the platform are breathtaking! A must do when in Garmisch!

1  Thank nms01
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Simply breathtaking place with absolutely views. This see thru viewing platform really made my knees shake and hart beating some extra. To reach the platform you can take the Alpspitzebahn cable car or if you have whole day to spend and you are in great...More

2  Thank Teemu S
Reviewed 19 June 2018

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.

1  Thank Lorne H
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!

4  Thank mikeoT9922AZ
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

2  Thank nics172
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
Reviewed 29 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

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pauldublin2018
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We took the cable car up.
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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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