Der Eibsee is a lake 10 km from Garmisch-Partenkirchen and roughly 100 km from Munich in Bayern, Southern Germany. At an elevation of 973 m, it lies on the base of the Zugspitze (2950 m), Germany’s highest mountain. Trains from Munich to Garmisch-Partenkirchen leave roughly every hour; the trip takes 1.5 hours. Buses travel regularly from the train station in Garmisch to the Eibsee. A valid train ticket can be used to ride the bus.