We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Karwendelbahn

Alpenkorpsstr. 1, 82481 Mittenwald, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8823 9376760
Website
Save
Review Highlights
A sheer climb up to the top

Good walks at the top, and refreshments. The views are amazing. You can stand in either Austria... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
LLM10
,
Anstruther, United Kingdom
The worst Bergbahn option in Germany - keep looking there are much better options for scenery and lunch!

We've never had such a terrible bergbahn experience in the region. Generally they are a highlight... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
Di D
,
Miami, FL
Read all 185 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Opens in 1 min
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 15:45
LOCATION
Alpenkorpsstr. 1, 82481 Mittenwald, Bavaria, Germany
CONTACT
Website
+49 8823 9376760
Write a Review
Reviews (185)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

11 - 20 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 18 October 2016

Good walks at the top, and refreshments. The views are amazing. You can stand in either Austria or Germany on your walk at the top.

Thank LLM10
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We've never had such a terrible bergbahn experience in the region. Generally they are a highlight. Not this one. 1) Costs were 26 Euro round trip per person. + 3 Euro deposit (better to remember to get that back at the end of your journey....More

Thank Di D
Reviewed 27 September 2016

If you are a walker, the Karwendelbahn may disappoint, as, apart from the dangerous looking 3 hour track to the bottom, there is a 20 minute rim walk from the top. The view is stark ie it is rocky and mountainous withou very much green....More

1  Thank anitacurtis
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

First, if you have a fear of heights or crowded spaces, maybe this isn't for you. But otherwise, it's very cool. The gondola takes you up to the top of the Karwendalspitz where a number of trails go up and around the mountain. The views...More

3  Thank agreg2015
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Took the 25 person gondola to the top then walked the short circular route. The walk was possible in unsuitable shoes despite the disapproving looks from people with stout shoes and walking poles.

Thank Spoke99
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Look for late evening schedule to enjoy sunset up there. Go to the table as early as 1800 to watch sunset while dinning. Only 5 tables are suited for that.

1  Thank DEOBO
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We travelled to the top of the mountain via the cable car from Mittenwald, the ride was very good and the car not too full. The journey takes about ten minutes to travel bout a thousand meters from ground level which is already 900 metres...More

2  Thank Westacres
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We hiked up the back of the Karwendel (routes 271 and 270). I must say it was a great hike up and well worth it. Once at the top, we did then walk around...We were extremely lucky as it was a clear day and the...More

Thank Faith N
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We had the opportunity to stand at the top of the Alps overlooking bavarian towns. We stood at the border of Germany and Austria on top of the world. The views are magnificent. Well worth the experience! It is one of those bucket list sort...More

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We had just hiked up to the summit and took the Karwendelbahn down to save our knees, and although it wasn't cheap it was a great end to a fun hike. The cable car inspired confidence, and the bergstation at the top was very luxurious.

Thank Michael H
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Gaststatte Restaurant - Romerschanz
243 reviews
1.74 miles away
Da Mamma Lucia
193 reviews
1.74 miles away
Das Marktrestaurant
101 reviews
1.75 miles away
Postkeller
95 reviews
1.73 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Altstadt (Old Town) Mittenwald
385 reviews
1.83 miles away
Leutascher Geisterklamm
261 reviews
2.18 miles away
Leutaschklamm / Geisterklamm
85 reviews
1.74 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Karwendelbahn staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit