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The transparent cabin of the Karwendelbahn takes you comfortably from 933 to 2244m. A cable car in the Bavarian Alps and the second highest mountain railroad in Germany., © Alpenwelt Karwendel | Dietmar Denger

Mountain cableways

All around Mittenwald , Krün and Wallgau there are numerous mountain cableways transporting you to your personal mountain experience. From the jagged Karwendel rocks over the idyllic Kranzberg and the Herzogstand with its awe-inspiring views and up to Germany`s highest mountain, the Zugspitze. There are many possibilities to discover our mountain world comfortably with the mountain cableway

Mountain cableways in Mittenwald

Meter-high snow walls and rugged ice cliffs frame the mountain station of the Karwendelbahn - Winter in Bavaria, © Alpenwelt Karwendel | Rudolf Pohmann

Karwendelbahn lift Mittenwald

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The Kranzberg chairlift near Mittenwald with joyful passengers, © Alpenwelt Karwendel | Anton Brey

Kranzberg Chairlift

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Mountain cableways in the surrounding area

In the world cup ski resort Garmisch-Partenkirchen you have in addition to the Zugspitzbahn many other cableways to choose from: With the Eckerbauerbahn you can gondel up next to the ski jump stadium in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The little Graseckbahn connects Partnachklamm with Graseck. All around the “Panoramaberg” Wank  you may watch the paragliders and hike enjoying the many magnificent views. Kreuzeckbahn and Alpspitzbahn are not only popular ski lifts in winter. Tip: Directly next to the border to Tirol lies Seefeld with the skiing areas Roßhütte and Geschwandtkopf.  You will have a lot of family fun on the summer toboggan run at the Kolbensattel next to Oberammergau.
With the AlpenweltCard the RVO-busses are free to most of the cableways.

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