On clear and sunny days visitors to Zugspitze may look across hundreds of mighty peaks of four different countries. The viewing platform marks the common border of Bavaria and Tirol and is easily accessible on the Zugspitzbahn within 10 minutes. A holiday in the Tirolean Zugspitz Arena also stands for an unparalleled glacier experience, sunshine in abundance, powder skiing, a reliable snow cover, 110 kilometers of Nordic skiing tracks, cleared walking trails meandering through a picture postcard winter wonderland, as well as fabulous tracks and slopes for sledging. In summer the flower-strewn mountain pastures of the Zugspitz Arena attract nature enthusiasts, hikers, mountain bikers and climbers. For even more variety and fun try Tirol’s longest summer toboggan track, enjoy a Mountaincart ride, or head for the Bichlbach bathing lake or the Panoramabad Lermoos pool.
Cable cars and other uphill facilities in the Zugspitz area operate even in summer. From Ehrwald, Biberwier, Lermoos and Bichlbach you can get up the mountain without any effort. Transportation is free of charge for Z-Ticket holders. Once up there, you’ll be in for spectacular views and lovely mountain scenery that lends itself to hiking, mountain biking and climbing. Leisurely family walks, educational tours or challenging hikes? – There are 150 different routes and trails to choose from. The preferred destination of people spending their holidays in the Tirolean Zugspitz Arena is certainly Zugspitze Mountain (2,962 m). Cozy lodges and mountain restaurants tempt visitors to drop in for refreshments or authentic Tirolean fare. For a holiday in perfect tune with nature you may prefer camping to apartment accommodation. The campground at the foot of Zugspitze Mountain is in a lovely parkland setting on the edge of a forest.
Sledging and cross-country skiing, winter walking and ice skating or riding in a horse-drawn sleigh: The Tirolean Zugspitz area promises active and varied winter holidays with lots of fun! Thanks to its perfect infrastructure and varied offering the Zugspitz Arena was voted one of Tirol’s most family-friendly ski areas. Three ski kindergartens and several ski schools offer lessons and child care of premium quality. The Zugspitz Arena comprises seven ski resorts, all of which are perfectly suitable for a family ski break. Berwangertal, for instance, features predominantly slopes suitable for beginners and intermediate skiers. Together, the ski resorts boast a total of 140 kilometers of slopes, 58 uphill facilities and varied skiable terrain for skiers of all ages and ambitions, for novice skier and pros alike. Freeriding and snowboarding buffs love the Ehrwald “Better Snow & Fun Park” and the “Thanellerkarlift Obstacle Park” in Berwang. With the “Top Snow Card” ski pass you enjoy cross-border skiing from Tirol to Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Grainau. Some accommodations offer package deals including both accommodation and ski passes.