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!
… 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
… 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.
Stuibenfall waterfall in Umhausen
With 159 metres in height, Stuibenfall is Tyrol’s tallest waterfall.
Neuschwanstein Castle was built between 1869 and 1886 under King Ludwig II of Bavaria in the style of a medieval fortress.
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”.
The Venus Grotto and the Moorish Kiosk are two of the highlights of this “royal villa” of King Ludwig II.
Swarovski Crystal Worlds
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pilgrimage Church of Wies
The pilgrimage church is a World Cultural Heritage Site and a world-renowned rococo building from the 18th century.
Ehrenberg Castle in Reutte
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.
Glentleiten Open-Air Museum
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.
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Schwaz Silver Mine
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”.
Gurgltal Miner's World
How did medieval miners live and work? Find out about the fascinating history of mining at Gurgltal Miner’s World!
Ötzi Village in Umhausen
At Ötzi Village, you‘ll get a chance to experience what life was like during the Neolithic Period.
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