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Eibsee

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“beautiful lake”(31 reviews)
“cable car”(29 reviews)
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In the water and on the water, on land, and in the mountains – at the Eibsee lake, you have diverse options for enjoying the summer. Absolutely unique: the crystal-clear Eibsee at the base of the Zugspitze, 1,000 m (3281 ft.) above sea level...more
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Seeweg 2, 82491 Grainau, Bavaria, Germany
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 September 2011

We visited Eibsee several times while staying in Garmish-Partenkirchen. Eibsee is a mountain lake with a hotel, restaurant, kiosks, boating, beaches for swimming and a walking track (Rondsee) that takes you right around the lake. The rondsee takes between 1 hour and 10 mins and...More

4  Thank Travelbugsbitten
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 11 July 2014

nice place to hike in the morning and evening, very beautiful reflections of the mountains in the water

2  Thank Yair K
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All reviews beautiful lake cable car crystal clear water boat rentals hour walk the loop round the lake walking path garmisch partenkirchen highest peak takes about hours enjoy the scenery entire lake two hours sunny day nice walk beer garden
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful lake I visited after doing some hikes in the area. The water is very clear and you can see all the way to the ground. Just walk a little and you will come to places that are quite and unused. But...More

Thank Marcus H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible landscape! Great for kids and family. Get a train and gp to the zugspitze. Very nice!!!!!

Thank Paula G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After the Zugspitze, we took the cable car back to town, but spent some hours hanging around the lake, swimming and tanning. There are tons of trails around the lake if you are not too tired. Be sure to watch the time though, the last...More

1  Thank Floyd T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful spot for a walk (4 miles around the lake) with amazing views. Take a picnic as nowhere to stop and buy food or drink on the way round.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visit this lake left me indifferent. The lake does not have an own parking and shares the parking with Zugspitze tourists. So it makes mess, no spots even already by 11 am. If you are planning to visit Zugspitze go as early as you can,...More

Thank tk3232
Reviewed 2 October 2018

You have to see with your own eyes to get the magnitude of this place. The natural beauty is stunning. The color of the water against that majestic backdrop Only took a handful of pictures since camera cant really capture the full effect. You just...More

1  Thank Traveler8N
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and serene on this lake. And walking around it is just as beautiful. Great spot to spend time and enjoy the scenery.

Thank munzerq2015
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Great place. Swimming in the nicest lake I've been in. With Zugspitze as the backdrop. So impressed. A must visit. Serene!

Thank cartoz
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Such amazing place! I didnt expect Germany is so beautiful! Chilling place, but unfortunatelly weather was terrible. 11 degrees in August and pouring rain

Thank JuliyaS44
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

This lake is absolutely breathtaking!!! The water is so clear and SO BLUE. We took our wedding party photos here last week! Such a beautiful spot. I will be back one day!!

Thank Shannon S
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Michelle G
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Response from Anne A | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t see any but there are so many isolated areas that once we found such a place, we got down to the water from the hiking trail, and used towels to make screens for one another to ensure privacy and changed into... More
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hermione50
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Response from Carole F | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! There were many dogs there.
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Response from johnmM754OI | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, not that I know of. I'm pretty sure the bus networks will get you there, but we have always had a car. I guess you could take the train to Garmisch, then the Zugspitzbahn to the Eibsee. I guess I would... More
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