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GENERAL:
The Tiroler Zugspitz Arena covers the towns of Ehrwald, Lermoos, Berwang, Bichlbach, Biberwier, Heiterwang am See, Lähn-Wengle and Namlos.

LOCATION:
The Zugspitze is a border mountain between Germany and Austria and also Germany’s highest peak. It can be reached from both the Austrian and German side. From Ehrwald, the Tiroler Zugspitzbahn connects to the west peak of the Zugspitze.
The Tiroler Zugspitz Arena is located on the Austrian side of the Zugspitze in tyrolian Außerfern, surrounded by the Zugspitze to the north, and the Mieminger and Wetterstein mountain ranges to the south.

ELEVATION:
994 m (Ehrwald) to 1,336 m (Berwang), and 2,962 m (Zugspitze)

Directions

By car travelling from
-    Innsbruck (75 km): From Innsbruck to Telfs, past Nassereith following the Fernpass to Tiroler Zugspitz Arena
-    Meran (180 km) or Zürich (260 km): Follow the E 60 as far as Imst, past Nassereith continuing on the Fernpass
-    Munich (110 km): A 95 as far as Garmisch-Partenkirchen, then cross the Austrian border at Griesen
-    Stuttgart (250 km): A 7 direction Kempten, cross the Austrian border at Pfronten, from there continue in the direction of Reutte

By train to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, from here you can easily reach the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena. Stations can be found in Ehrwald, Lermoos, Lähn-Wengle, Bichlbach and Heiterwang am See.

By plane to Innsbruck (75 km), Munich (110 km). Memmingen (100km)  or Stuttgart (250 km)

Tiroler Zugspitz Arena in winter

Alpine skiing:
-    7 ski areas: Tyrol Zugspitzbahn, Ehrwalder Almbahn, Wetterstein- and Sonnen lifts, Bergbahnen Langes - Lermoos, Bergbahnen Langes - Biberwier Bergbahnen - Berwang/ ski area Berwang and Bichlbach;
-    139 kilometres of pistes (including 93-km of slopes with snowmaking facilities)
-    58 modern lifts, no waiting times, free parking spaces
-    6 ski- and snowboard schools (all ski schools also offer a children’s programme, partially already for children from two years)
For more information on all ski schools visit: www.zugspitzarena.com
-    Holders of the ”Top Snow Card“ can use all lifts in the Tyrol Zugspitz Arena and the mountain cableways in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Mittenwald and Grainau (6-day ski pass: adults EUR 247,00, children EUR 123,50).

Fun sport:
-    Fun park on the Ehrwalder Alm with a host of kickers, rails and boxes & a boardercross course
-    Half-pipe in the Wettersteinbahnen ski area
-    Snow Park at Thanellerkarlift in Berwang

Nordic style:
-    110-km cross-country network with 20 trails (inc. 2.5 km trail by golf course with snow making facilities) - use of all tracks are free
-    60 km winter hiking trails
-    Well-known ski touring area

Tiroler Zugspitz Arena in summer

Families:
-    Diverse kids programme from Monday to Friday. Themed walking and climbing tours especially for children. Movement with fun and games and lots of action!
-    Summer toboggan run in Biberwier – longest summer toboggan run in Tyrol at 1.5km long
-    Ehrwald water park
-    Berwang outdoor swimming pool
-    Swimming/bathing pond in Bichlbach with a rafting stream
-    Bichlbach climbing forest
-    Bichlbach Animal and Fun Park

Mountainbiking:
-    More than 100 marked routes covering a total length of 4,330 km and 100,000 metres of elevation.
-    Freeride Track "Forest Thunder" in Lermoos
-    GPS Information at www.zugspitzarena.com (free download)

Hiking:
-    More than 150 marked hiking routes with varying levels of difficulty. From climbing paths (via ferrata) to leisurely family walks. The local mountaineering schools offer a varied programme and themed walks.

Golf:
-    9 hole golf course between Ehrwald and Lermoos with a view of the Zugspitze
-    Free introductory golf session every Sunday from 15:30 to 16:30

Also of interest:
-    More than 50 km of Nordic Walking routes
-    Visit of the peak of the Zugspitze and its museum
-    Boat trip on Lake Heiterwanger
-    Numerous swimming and mountain lakes
-    Paragliding
-    Experience old traditions first hand with the Solstice Fires, Schafschoad (shepherds return the sheep from the pastures to the town) and street festivals. 
-    Guests with valid guest card or Z-ticket ot the Tiroler Zugspitz Arena can use the summer buses for free within the whole region.