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.

Neuschwanstein Castle in the summer
Lumagica Reutte auf Burg Ehrenberg ©Robert Eder, Naturparkregion Reutte
Downtown Innsbruck in evening light with snowy mountains in the back
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

For lovers of culture, history and arts

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

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

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

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

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


24 Kilometer I 25 Minuten

Naturidyll zum Erholen und Aktivsein: Der Eibsee in Bayern mit seinem grün schimmernden, kristallklaren Wasser.
Seeweg 2
82491 Grainau


28 Kilometer I 39 Minuten

Es gibt kaum einen vergleichbaren Moment wie den, wenn man in die Partnachklamm eintritt und von imposanten Felswänden umgeben ist.
82467 Garmisch

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


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


39 Kilometer I 39 Minuten

Ein Tag in Füssen: Die schöne Altstadt entdecken, am Ufer des Forggensees entspannen und das beeindruckende Schloss Neuschwanstein besichtigen.
87629 Füssen


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

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