Cable cars & lifts in the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena
The Tiroler Zugspitz Arena boasts impressive summits as far as the eye can see – and with the cable cars and lifts of the region, they’re easy to reach. What’s more, it’s fast and comfortable. Many (mountain rail)roads lead up into the beautiful alpine setting around the Zugspitze: the Tiroler Zugspitzbahn, Ehrwalder Almbahn, Grubigsteinbahn in Lermoos, Marienbergbahn in Biberwier, and Berwang Mountain Railways take holiday guests up to higher altitudes.
Listen up, smart spenders! With the Z-Ticket advantage card, you can use the cable cars and lifts in the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena free of charge. Almost all cable cars and lifts also allow you to bring your bikes for free. In winter, the Top Snow Card is your ticket to even more fun in the snow. The ski pass with added benefits not only lets you explore the ski resorts of the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena but also those in Garmisch-Partenkirchen and in Mittenwald.
Quietly floating from Ehrwald up to Germany’s highest summit: The Tiroler Zugspitzbahn covers the difference in altitude of 1,725 metres in only about ten minutes. And even before your ascent, you can enjoy breathtaking scenic views of the surrounding mountains. There is room for up to 100 people in the spacious scenic-view cable cars.
- events such as the fondue evening on the Zugspitze and the Zugspitze Oktoberfest
- skiing at the Zugspitzplatt resort
Hiking, biking, or just relaxing and unwinding: The area around the Ehrwalder Almbahn cable car is incredibly diverse. Among its most popular highlights is a tour to Lake Sebensee. In summer, hiking newbies and mountain sports pros live it up there. Where as in winter, it’s all about skiing and snowboarding …
- a hike to Lake Sebensee via Ehrwalder Alm
- Ehrwalder Alm ski resort
Summer or winter? A ride with the Grubigstein cable car in Lermoos is well worth it no matter the season. Grubigstein on the Tyrolean side of the Zugspitze is a highlight for holiday guests of all ages – and it offers countless options for sports in nature. The mountain is known for its many diverse bike routes. And by the way: If you have a valid cable car ticket, you can bring your bike for free. In winter, visitors switch their hiking boots and bike for skis or a snowboard.
- downhill action on the single tracks on Grubigstein
- Grubigstein ski resort and its Blueline XXL
Regardless of the season, fun and action are always on the agenda in Biberwier. In summer, families and pleasure-seekers make use of the Marienbergbahn lift. A perennial highlight: dashing down Tyrol’s longest summer toboggan run as well as a ride on the monster mountain scooters and mountain carts. If you’d rather swoosh down the slopes, Marienberg ski resort will be right up your alley as well.
Berwang Mountain Railways
Two towns equals twice the leisure-time fun: Sonnalmbahn lift in Berwang and Almkopfbahn cable car in Bichlbach take holiday guests closer to holiday joy in summer and in winter. The bike routes, hikes through the valley and rides with the mountain scooters are topped off with impressive views of the Zugspitze, Berwang Valley, and the neighbouring Allgäu region. The Skiarena Berwang lets you enjoy crosstown winter sports fun.