German mountain restaurant gears up for reopening

The restaurant on top of Germany's highest mountain

Location: Zugspitze

is gearing up to reopen on May 21

after six months of lockdown

(SOUNDBITE) (German) MANAGER OF ZUGSPITZBAHN, MATTHIAS STAUCH, SAYING:

"We have sold around 1,500 tickets online and we'll see how many remaining tickets we can issue. We expect quite a lot to be going on, because people have been in lockdown for six months so everyone wants to go out. So there will be quite a bit going on."

The mountain is near Germany’s border with Austria

The restaurant is accessible by gondola

Visitors will have to bundle up, as only outdoor dining be allowed

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