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Berchtesgaden and Eagle's Nest Day Tour from Munich

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  • Location: Munich, Germany
  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 285011
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.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach

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.


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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Tour departs in front of the KARSTADT Department Store opposite the main railway station.
Departure Time:
8:30am
Return Details:

Returns to original departure point at approximately 7pm


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Berchtesgaden and Eagle's Nest Day Tour from Munich

Berchtesgaden and Eagle's Nest Day Tour from Munich

Inclusions:
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Professional guide
Exclusions:
  • Entrance fees (approx 17.50 Euros)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • In case of snow and ice, the Eagle's Nest will be closed and world famous Salt Mines will be visited instead
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Sandra W, August 2014

Very nice tour by Ursula! Comfortable bus ride (bathroom and drinks sold by bus driver) with Ursula providing background on the history of Bavaria and current events. She was right...all the cows in Bavaria do look happy! She also got us up to the Eagle's Nest very efficiently so that we had plenty of time to explore and then back with enough time for lunch and shopping. Good walking tour of Berchtesgaden, I think it would have been great to see the salt mines, as well.

Reviewed by: Thomas S, August 2014

I thought the tour was very educational and enlightening. A lot if that probably has to do with our tour guide. She had everything scheduled perfectly and even showed us a few extra things. She also seemed to love her job!! Excellent job!

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Tour code: 285011