Attractions in and around the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena

Destinations for excursions

If you’ve ever been on the Zugspitze, you’ll know how amazing a visit to its impressive summit is. What’s more, there are a lot of other fascinating sights and attractions around the mountain waiting to be discovered by visitors – both on the Tyrolean and the German side. Check out the most popular destinations for excursions in the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena and beyond!

Sights and attractions …

… in the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena

Active holiday guests who would like to spend eventful and exciting days in the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena can choose from a range of worthwhile excursion destinations in the region.

For mountain lovers who are fond of scenic views

For gourmets

For families

… Tyrol & Bavaria

You would like to explore other regions of Tyrol and the neighbouring German federal state of Bavaria? We’ve compiled a list of fascinating and enchanting excursion destinations within a radius of 100 kilometres. A little tip upfront: If you start your excursion in Ehrwald, several world-famous sights and attractions and cities can be easily reached by car.

For outdoor fans


20 kilometres I 22 minutes

With 406 metres in length, the highline179 is world’s longest Tibet-style suspension bridge for pedestrians. It’s located midway between Reutte and Heiterwang am See.
Klausenareal Reutte

Stuibenfall waterfall in Umhausen

67.2 kilometres I 66 minutes

With 159 metres in height, Stuibenfall is Tyrol’s tallest waterfall.
6441 Niederthai

For princes and princesses

Neuschwanstein Castle

40.9 kilometres I 40 minutes

Neuschwanstein Castle was built between 1869 and 1886 under King Ludwig II of Bavaria in the style of a medieval fortress. 
Neuschwansteinstraße 20
87629 Füssen

Hohenschwangau Castle

39.2 kilometres I 36 minutes

From 1832 to 1836, Crown Prince Maximilian of Bavaria (“King Max”) restored the ruins of a fortress in neo-Gothic style. Tip: the reduced combo ticket for the “Castles of King Ludwig II”.
Alpseestraße 12
87629 Füssen

Linderhof Palace

45.9 kilometres I 48 minutes

The Venus Grotto and the Moorish Kiosk are two of the highlights of this “royal villa” of King Ludwig II. 
Linderhof 12
82488 Ettal

Swarovski Crystal Worlds

97 kilometres I 74 minutes

The Crystal Worlds are among the most visited sights and attractions in Austria. Tip: With the guest card of the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena, you’ll get a 10 percent discount on the admission. 
Kristallweltenstraße 1
6112 Wattens

For city travellers


22.3 kilometres I 22 minutes

It’s well worth taking a leisurely stroll through the beautiful pedestrian zone of this Bavarian city – known for being a site of the Olympic Games. 
82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen


111 kilometres I 87 minutes

Frauenkirche (Cathedral of Our Dear Lady), the New Town Hall with its “Glockenspiel”, the Hofbräuhaus (Royal Brewery), Allianz Arena, BMW Welt … Bavaria’s capital is well worth seeing. 
80331 München


82.5 kilometers I 68 minutes

Tyrol’s capital boasts countless sights and attractions – among them its old town with the Golden Roof, the City Tower, St. Anne’s Column, the Court Church and the Bergisel Ski Jump. 
6020 Innsbruck

For lovers of culture and the arts

Ettal Abbey

36.7 kilometres I 36 minutes

The Benedictine community has been living by the rules of its seraphic father Saint Benedict for many centuries already. A visit to the Ettal Abbey takes you on a journey through its history and life at the abbey. 
Kaiser-Ludwig-Platz 1
82488 Ettal

Pilgrimage Church of Wies

62.4 kilometres I 61 minutes

The pilgrimage church is a World Cultural Heritage Site and a world-renowned rococo building from the 18th century.
Wies 12
86989 Steingaden

Ehrenberg Castle in Reutte

18.4 kilometres I 19 minutes

At the Ehrenberg Castle ruins near Reutte, you can go on a 700-year journey back into the region’s medieval past. Tip: the museum lets you experience history with all your senses.
Klause 1
6600 Reutte

Glentleiten Open-Air Museum

52.8 kilometres I 47 minutes

At Glentleithen Open-Air Museum in Großweil, you can take a closer look at the farmhouses, mills, Alpine huts and workshops of days long past.
An der Glentleiten 4
82439 Großweil

Schwaz Silver Mine

107 kilometres I 85 minutes

If you’d like to learn more about the history of Europe, you’ll have the opportunity to do so at the so-called “mother of all mines”.
6130 Schwaz

Gurgltal Miner's World

31.6 kilometres I 32 minutes

How did medieval miners live and work? Find out about the fascinating history of mining at Gurgltal Miner’s World!
Tschirgant 1
6464 Tarrenz

Ötzi Village in Umhausen

65.3 kilometres I 62 minutes

At Ötzi Village, you‘ll get a chance to experience what life was like during the Neolithic Period.
Am Tauferberg 8
6441 Umhausen

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