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

  • Berchtesgaden and Eagle's Nest tour from Munich
  • Guided visit to Hitler's Eagle's Nest mountain retreat at Berchtesgaden
  • Bus and elevator ride up the mountain
  • Stunning alpine views from the top of Mt. Kehlstein
  • Visit the Salt Mines instead during winter and inclement weather
  • Professional guide

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

This jaunt to Hitler's mountain retreat with its panoramic views of the Alps appeals to both history buffs and scenery lovers. Reserve some of your free time for enjoying a beer at an authentic Bavarian beer garden.

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What You Can Expect

Berchtesgaden and Eagle's Nest Day Tour from Munich

Eagle's Nest, Germany

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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Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

excellent, tour guide was superior

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Very Knowledge tour guide. She went the extra mile. Bus driver was also excellent especially in finding his way around a huge traffic jam.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Such a great tour! Plenty of time to take photos, eat a nice lunch and go to the documentation center. Very well organised. Highly recommend this to everyone :

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Absolutely smashing. Everything from the guide, tour bus, information along the way, the clear sky and the sunshine made it the highlight of my whole trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

exellent trip with a very good guide.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

I had no idea this would be such a breathtaking trip. The scenery is out of this world - the history truly unbelievable - and everyone should spend a good hour and a half in the brilliant museum which leads down into the heart of the mountain and the spooky bunker system under the OberSalzburg. Couldn't recommend it more highly.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Such a beautiful view up at Eagles Nest. The tour was amazing.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Great Tour. We thoroughly enjoyed. The tour guide Ms Catherina was outstanding.
The Bus was comfortable and the driver was good. The entire day was very well planned and organised.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

jhart02
United States of America

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Would recommend to all, walk up hill to castle was hard unless your are in good shape.

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