Eibsee Lake at the base of the Zugspitze mountain

The Eibsee Lake is situated approximately 100 km southwest of Munich and near the town of Grainau.  The lake is 9km away from the town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen and at the foot of the Zugspitze (Germany’s highest mountain). The lake has a surface elevation of 973 m and its surface area is 195 hecatares.

The panorama around Eibsee Lake is breathtakingly beautiful and the crystal-clear water in the lake is amazing; the colour of the lake varies from deep blue to turquoise. You can easily get to the lake by train from Munich. There are train departures from Munich roughly once every hour and it takes about an hour and a half to get to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. From the train station in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, there are busses that depart regularly that will take you to Eibsee Lake. A valid train ticket can often be used to ride the bus as well.

This entire area is ideal for hiking and biking in the summer and for every winter sport imaginable.

Further Information:

Tourismusgemeinschaft Zugspitz-Region
Richard-Strauss-Platz 1a
82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Telephone: +49 (0)8821 180484
Fax: +49 (0)8821 180485
Email: info@zugspitz-region.de
Homepage: http://www.zugspitz-region.de

Eibsee Lake at the foot of Zugspitze image.enlarge
Eibsee Lake at the foot of Zugspitze