Private Half-Day Eagle's Nest Tour from Salzburg

Tours & Sightseeing in Berchtesgaden

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Begin your morning with panoramic views across the Alps from Hitler´s historic mountain retreat, known as the Eagle´s Nest. Descending from the Obersalzberg on the way to the town of Berchtesgaden you will also see where the underground bunker complexes below the mountain were located and the grounds where Adolf Hitler had his residence, the Berghof. After the visit to the grounds of the Berghof you will continue on to the beautiful Bavarian mountain town of Berchtesgaden located in the Kings Lake River valley. On the return drive back to Salzburg you will travel along Kings Lake creek back to your hotel or any other destination in Salzburg.
This Tour covers the Eagle’s Nest, as well as Hitler’s former Headquarters, the underground bunker and the Bavarian Mountains. Start your Morning with a beautiful drive on an off the beaten path road passing the meadow where the opening scene of the Sound of Music (The Hills are Alive) was filmed, the road will lead to one of the most beautiful viewpoints in Berchtesgaden after a short picture stop you will go on to the “Obersalzberg” Eagle’s Nest bus terminal. You will then board a special equipped mountain bus for a breath-taking ride up the 4 mile road with its 27% incline to a rocky plateau from where you will walk into 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 views or refreshments. Descending from the Obersalzberg on the way to the town of Berchtesgaden you will also see where the underground bunker complexes below the mountain were located and the grounds where Adolf Hitler had his residence, the Berghof. After the visit to the grounds of the Berghof you will continue on to the beautiful Bavarian mountain town of Berchtesgaden located in the Kings Lake River valley. On the return drive back to Salzburg you will travel along Kings Lake creek back to your hotel or any other destination in Salzburg.

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional driver/guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Highlights

  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
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