Private Eagles Nest and Salt Mines Tour from Salzburg

Cultural & Theme Tours in Berchtesgaden

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Explore Adolf Hitler’s World War II lairs in the Bavarian Alps on this 6 hour private tour from Salzburg. Admire the mountain-and-lake scenery and visit the Nazi leader’s mountaintop Eagle’s Nest retreat. Experience the building and its bird’s-eye views, and explore bunkers, the site of Hitler’s home (Berghof), before you enter the underground world of a 500 years old salt mine. Price is per vehicle, and includes private transport and hotel pickup and drop-off. it is extended to a maximum of 7 travelers.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Salzburg Private ToursPick up from your hotel or any other location in the city of SalzburgPass By: Salzburger Altstadt, Salzburg, Austrian AlpsWe leave the city of Salzburg driving south to the German boarder, your private guide will explain you the history of the city of Salzburg and how, for many years, it was a independent principality ruled by the catholic church and the importance of salt and how it influenced the growth of the city. Other points of interest will be explained on route to the next location.Stop At: Eagle's Nest Bus Departure PointOn our way to Obersalzberg bus terminal we will have a couple of great picture stops. Your private guide will show you where everything was located between 1933 and 1945. Places such as the Berghof grounds, entrance to the bunkers, SS barracks and much more. After giving you a mental picture and spacial orientation of the mountain, a scale model at the bus terminal will help you understand where everything was located.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: The Eagle's Nest, Berchtesgaden, Upper Bavaria, BavariaVisit the Eagle Nest with your private guide. From the Eagle’s Nest bus terminal. You will board a specially equipped mountain bus for a breath-taking ride up the 4 mile road, with its 27% incline to a rocky plateau. From there we will walk through a 406ft (124 meter) long tunnel, leading us directly to the original WWII brass elevator that will transport you up through the heart of the Kehlstein mountain for another 406ft, straight into the Eagle’s Nest itself. After a tour through the Eagle’s Nest, you will have some free time to enjoy the view or have refreshments.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Berchtesgaden (Marktgemeinde)Descending from Obersalzberg we continue to the beautiful Bavarian mountain town of Berchtesgaden, located in the Koenigssee River valley. You will have time to explore Berchtesgaden on your own, as well as have lunch in one of the typical Bavarian restaurants (lunch not included in price)Duration: 50 minutesStop At: Berchtesgaden Salt Mines, Berchtesgaden, Upper Bavaria, BavariaIn the afternoon, explore the underground world of a 500 year old salt mine. Your guide will organize everything for you and an expert local guide will take you on this adventure. (Only miners are allowed to guide inside the mine)Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Landing and facility fees

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - The Eagle's Nest
  • Entry/Admission - Berchtesgaden Salt Mines
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