Watching the sunrise from the top of any of the mighty peaks in the Alps is a popular activity for both locals and tourists in the Alpine countries. There are many spots where you can do this but one of the most spectacular spots has to be from the peak of the Zugspitze, at 2,952m, Germany’s highest peak. Located on the border with Austria (map), the peak can be reached via the Zugspitzebahn (cable-car) from the Austrian side or by railway from the German side. Whichever way you choose to get to the peak, dress warm and get there early – you’ll be rewarded with arguably one of the most magical sights in the Alps.
Sunrise from Zugspitze in the Alps
Seeing the sunrise across the Alps from Zugspitze is an absolutely amazing experience! And while you’re there, treat yourself to a hearty breakfast while you admire the stunning view. You can even choose if you’d like to sit in Austria or Germany!
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Note: A big thank you goes to the Tirol Zugspitz Arena Tourism Board for hosting us and for the lovely hospitality.