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“Great morning walk”
Review of Eibsee

Eibsee
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US$58.04*
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Day Tour of Beautiful Bavaria - Neuschwanstein...
Ranked #2 of 4 things to do in Grainau
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: In the water and on the water, on land, and in the mountains – at the Eibsee lake, you have diverse options for enjoying the summer. Absolutely unique: the crystal-clear Eibsee at the base of the Zugspitze, 1,000 m (3281 ft.) above sea level. Embedded in a magnificent Alpine panorama and beautiful in every season. A day at the Eibsee is the highlight of a vacation in the Zugspitze Region. The Eibsee lake is located around 13 km (8 mi.) southwest of the center of Garmisch-Partenkirchen beneath the Zugspitze mountain in the Wetterstein range in Bavaria. It part of Zugspitze Village Grainau and is privately owned by the family that owns the Eibsee Hotel. With its clear, emerald green water, it is truly one of the most beautiful lakes in the Bavarian Alps. 32.5 m (107 ft.) deep, greatest length 2450 m (8038 ft.), greatest width 850 m (2789 ft.), circumference 8.800 m (28,871 ft.), surface area 1,796 km² (693 mi2)
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hit the trail around 7 AM and did the entire loop in 2 hours. Amazing Views, clear air and a great path. Best views are at the half way point were you get great views of everything. Well worth a few hours

Thank Don S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lake is filled with crystal clear water.
We took a pedal boat for half an hour which costs euro 9.50. we could have opted for a one hour pedal boat which is much cheaper @ Euro 12.00. But due to time limitation for our next journey, we did half hour pedaling only. The view from middle of lake to the Zugspitze is marvelous. It would have been much more beautiful if the alps were capped with snow.

Rowboats, Pedal Boats and slide boats are available.

Walking around the lake is another option provided you have enough time.

Thank vivek v
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After venturing up the Zugspitze, we walked down to the lake. We had brought food and added a few things from a restaurant at the lake. We sat along the shore on big rocks and had lunch. The ducks joined us. The lake is so clear and beautiful. There were walking paths and pedal boats to rent. A really cute area, I had only wished we had more time to explore.

Thank Stacy C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lake is an nice as it was many years ago. However, access to the lake is restricted as the few eating and lodging establishments have walled in their areas. In total the place does not impress one as being inviting. Certainly in comparison to other alpine lakes. Even if you have a room at the hotel it seems like you are walled in as if there is a crime wave about. Do not recommend.

Thank waiake1
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way back from Zugspitze, well worth the visit. We had a lovely stroll near the lake, sat on the beach for a bit. The lake is beautiful.

1  Thank Kristi L
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