Berchtesgaden and Eagle's Nest Day Tour from Munich

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Berchtesgaden and Eagle's Nest Day Tour from Munich information and booking

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$66
Duration
10 hours 30 minutes
Departs from
Tour departs in front of the KARSTADT Department Store opposite the main railway station.
Returns to
Returns to original departure point at approximately 7pm
Time of departure
8:30am
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Tour description provided by Viator

Embark on a guided tour of Berchtesgaden, Hitler's mountain retreat and the southern headquarters of the Nazi party on a full day coach trip from Munich. Eagle's Nest is a mountain top lodge built by the Nazis, and is a fascinating sight of historical significance. Located at 6,148 feet (1,834 meters) on top of Mt Kehlstein, the lodge has some of Germany's most amazing views of the Alps mountain range. Ironically, Hitler suffered from vertigo and rarely took pleasure in the views.

Due to the World War II bombings by the Royal Air Force, there is little evidence left of Hitler and the Nazi party's presence, however Eagle's Nest still stands.

From mid May to October, you will have the option to take a bus ride up the mountain to see Eagle's Nest for yourself. The last 390 feet (120 meters) of the trip is in a brass-clad elevator. During the winter months or during inclement weather when access to Eagle's Nest is restricted, you will instead visit the world famous Salt Mines. Wearing traditional mining gear you will descend into the depths of the mine where you can see glowing salt grottoes and a subterranean salt lake.

What's included

  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Professional guide

What isn't included

  • Entrance fees (approx 17.50 euros)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off