Alpine Fortress or Mountain Resort? Experience the real story behind the Eagle's Nest and Obersalzberg, a location steeped in history with two faces: Stunning mountain sceneries with breathtaking views, but also second seat of government of the Nazis where a criminal regime decided about war and mass murder. Another highlight awaits you at Königssee, one of the most beautiful lakes in the Alps. Or visit Salzburg, Herrenchiemsee Palace or the Berchtesgaden Salt Mine as part of this day tour.
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Lobby of your hotel in Munich
Meet & Greet
Departure to Berchtesgaden
The Eagle's Nest is located next to the summit of Mount Kehlstein. It is one of the few original buildings from the time of the Third Reich here on Obersalzberg, the second seat of government of the Nazi regime besides Berlin. Learn more about the darkest chapter in German history and how it came about that a former farming area developed into Hitler's preferred residence.
** bus ride on a steep mountain road with breathtaking views
** use of the original tunnel and elevator to get to the Eagle's Nest
** visit of the Kehlsteinhaus and the summit area (30 to 45 min.)
** visit to the Obersalzberg Documentation Center with bunker (optional)
Onward journey to Lake Königssee
Lake Königssee is rightly considered one of the most beautiful lakes in the Bavarian Alps. Glide silently over the emerald green water in electric boats and enjoy the fantastic view of the impressive mountains surrounding the lake and listen to the the famous Echo.
(Duration ca. 2:30 hours incl. 2 boat rides of 35 minutes each and a break at the pilgrimage church of St. Bartholomä)
Return to Munich
Expected arrival your hotel
In the vicinity of Berchtesgaden there are other great sights that are worth visiting. If you want to shorten your stay at the Eagle's Nest or visit something else instead of Lake Königssee choose from the following alternatives with the option to extend the duration of the tour.
Especially for children an exciting experience is a visit to the Berchtesgaden Salt Mine. On a guided tour, you drive into the interior of the mountain on original mine railways, slide down on wooden slides and cross an underground lake on a wooden raft.
Travel time from Eagle's Nest parking: 15 minutes
Duration of this option: ca. 2 hours
Travel time back to Munich: ca. 2 hours
Herrenchiemsee Palace is one of the royal castles of the Bavarian King Ludwig II, idyllically located on an island in the picturesque Lake Chiemsee. Here King Ludwig carried out his most expensive building program as an architectural reference to Versailles to honor the French Sun King Louis the XIV. Neo-baroque splendor and a boat tour with fantastic landscape impressions await you on this tour option.
Travel time from Eagle's Nest parking: ca. 1:15 hours
Duration of this option: ca. 3 hours
Travel time back to Munich: ca. 1:15 hours
Due to its historic old town and cultural significance, Salzburg was declared a World Heritage Site 25 years ago. Explore the historic old town with me on a tour and get to know the history and the most important sights:
** "The Sound of Music" locations such as Cemetery St. Peter or Horse Pond
** Mozart's birthplace
** Salzburg Cathedral, first baroque church North of the Alps
** Getreidegasse with its picturesque wrought iron signs
** Salzburg Residenz and Fortress Hohensalzburg (from outside)
Travel time from Eagle's Nest parking: ca. 45 minutes
Duration of Salzburg tour: ca. 2 hours
Travel time back to Munich: ca. 2 hours
Your hotel in Munich
Private guide and driver service
Private small group
Taxes and insurance
Air conditioned private transport
All transportation cost, tolls, parking fees, fuel etc.
Bottled water on board
Personal expenses like lunch etc.
Tickets bus to Eagle's Nest ca. € 17 per person
Tickets Saltmine ca. € 20 per person
Tickets Herrenchiemsee Palace and ferry ca. € 20 per person
Tickets Lake Königssee ca. € 20 per person
Please pay my tickets where necessary as well, thank you.
** Please take your passports with you for border crossing to Austria
** Eagle's Nest closed between end of October and beginning of May
** Eagle's Nest Sturdy shoes recommended