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Berchtesgaden - Tour from Salzburg

US$ 252.53 Price per person from View price guide

Highlights

  • Experience the awesome views of the deep gorges and the magnificent snowcapped peaks of the Bavarian mountains
  • Discover the Eagle's Nest, a mountain top lodge built by the Nazis
  • Enter the mines and descend down a 100-foot-long slide into the grotto
  • Private sightseeing tour with hotel pick-up in an air conditioned vehicle.

Overview

Enjoy a full day excursion to Berchtesgaden in the Bavarian Alps. Marvel at the spectacular scenery of the scenic valleys, majestic castles and stunning mountain passes. Take in the awesome views of the deep gorges and the magnificent snowcapped peaks of the Bavarian mountains. Get a peek into history as you explore Eagle's Nest, a mountain top lodge built by the Nazis. Discover the salt mines of the region, enjoy a boat ride on the salt lake and appreciate the views of the Bavarian Alps.

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Itinerary

You will be picked up from your hotel and taken for this private sightseeing tour in an air conditioned vehicle, as per your convenience. Your driver is your multilingual guide for this tour.

Drive past the hunting Castle Hellbrunn and cross the Austrian-Bavarian border. Drive along the Königseeache valley, through the Bavarian mountains, past romantic farmhouses and the ruins of Obersalzberg - Hitler's former mountain retreat. Arrive at the 500-year-old saltmines in the Bavarian Alps.

Wearing traditional miners' clothing, enter the mines and hear the historical as well as the legendary tales of the fascinating underground world. Using the same slides, as hundreds of miners before you, go down a 100-foot-long slide into the grottos, the magical world beneath the surface of the earth.

Enjoy a raft ride on the salt lake and a miniature train ride and then proceed to Berchtesgaden.

Arrive at Berchtesgaden and regain your strength with some Bavarian specialities. See Hitler's Eagle's Nest, a mountain top lodge built by the Nazis. Located at 6,148 feet (1,834 meters) on top of Mt Kehlstein, the lodge offers some of the most amazing views of the Alps mountain range.

From here, drive back to Salzburg, where you will be dropped back to your hotel.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

8 hours

Start time

Start time: Flexible
Duration: 8 hours

Meeting point

Your hotel in Salzburg. (Pick-Up time is approx. 20 minutes prior to departure.)
(Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

Ending point

Your hotel in Salzburg.

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Inclusions

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Multilingual guide in English, German & French
  • Transportation in an air conditioned vehicle (Mercedes E220)

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Meals and drinks
  • Toll and visa fees

Please note

Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.
Please provide your preferred start time at the time of booking.
Please carry your valid travel documents.
Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

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Additional info

  • The citizens of below countries do not require a visa to enter Germany:
  • Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Australia (including the Cocos Islands, Norfolk Island, Christmas Island), Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea (South), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain,Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Uruguay, Vatican City and Venezuela
  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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