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Eibsee, Grainau

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At the base of Zugspitze, Germany's highest mountain, you'll find Eibsee. A peaceful lake, it is enjoyable year-round. In warm weather, take a dip in the water or rent a paddleboat. If you plan to swim, bring water shoes to protect your feet from the rocky beaches. You also can take a stroll on the lakeside path, or hike farther up the mountain for views of the lake below. In winter, ride the gondola up the mountain to view the magical frozen landscape. In the colder season, remember to bring any snacks or drinks with you, as the food stands and restaurants are open usually only in the warmer months. Make Eibsee part of your personalized Grainau itinerary using our Grainau family vacation planner.
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  • From here you can look up to the Zugspitz, also the view of it from the top of the mountain is great, there is a small island in the middle, swimable to in the summer, also there is a small trout hatc...  more »
  • Great place, we came to Garmisch town to visit the gorge but unfortunately was closed due to renovations. Our hotel recommended this lake and it's a must see! Such beautiful views, we walked around th...  more »
  • Ideal as a tourist destination and in the summer the beer garden! Beautiful views of the clear Lake! The delicious fish is recommended.
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