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Journey through the stunning scenery of the Bavarian Alps on this half-day tour of the Eagle’s Nest, Hitler’s former mountain retreat, from Salzburg. Led by an expert guide, pass Hellbrunn Castle and the Konigsee River Valley as you travel to Obersalzburg. After bypassing the crowds with a skip-the-line ticket, soak up incredible views from the top of the mountain. Your tour will conclude with transportation back across the border to Salzburg. 


  • Half-day tour from Salzburg to the Eagle’s Nest
  • Admire the alpine scenery as you travel from Austria to Bavaria
  • Pass Hellbrunn Castle and the Königsee River Valley
  • Travel up to the Eagle’s Nest by shuttle bus and elevator
  • Enjoy a skip-the-line Eagle’s Nest tour with a knowledgeable guide
  • Learn all about the Hitler’s former retreat as you explore

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What You Can Expect

Eagles Nest in Berchtesgaden Tour from Salzburg

Take a tour of the Eagle's Nest on a day trip from Salzburg

Meet your guide in Mirabellplatz in central Salzburg. Hop aboard your coach and begin your journey, passing the historic Hellbrunn Castle before crossing the border into Bavaria. Gaze out at the alpine scenery as you travel along the Konigsee River Valley and mountains peppered with farmhouses.

Arrive at the mountainside hamlet of Obersalzburg. Snake up the scenic road on a brief shuttle ride, passing the mountain of Hoher Göll. Then, debark and step inside a World War II-era elevator made from brass, which once transported Hitler’s guests to the Eagle’s Nest. At the top, bypass the crowds with a direct access ticket and enter the complex.

Built for Hitler’s 50th birthday, wander the site with your guide, learning the history behind it as you go. Soak up the incredible views as you look out from a perch of some 5,000 feet (1,524 meters) above ground.

Afterward, visit the charming town of Berchtesgaden to explore independently and purchase lunch. Your half-day excursion will conclude with drop-off at your original departure point in Salzburg.

Customer Reviews

Elizabeth H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

The bike tour was amazing. I loved biking around the city and gardens. The pace was perfect, We would stop and talk about the areas, very relaxed.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Would recommend this to anyone wanting to get some insight into the history of the eagles nest. The views were amazing our tour guide Walter was very good giving lots of information about the area as well as the Eagles nest.

curlylangdongirl United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

The tour was fantastic! Very informative and moving. We took our 2 teenage boys with us and they were kept interested every step of the way. A tour everyone should take!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Absolutely amazing! The tour guide was entertaining and the scenery was breathtaking. We had just enough time at eagles nest to explore and see everything. Loved it so much.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great trip. It was an amazing site and the Berchtesgaden portion was fun too. The guides recommended a restaurant and it was just okay...other places looked a little nicer. Highly recommend this tour and suggest Walter as the tour guide...he is funny and personable!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was amazing!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour is an absolute must. We were very impressed with our guide and his knowledge of everything about the Eagles Nest and all the attached history. Once you're up there, you can see for miles and the views are absolutely stunning. To think that you are in the same lift in which Hitler would have stood, been by the same fireplace and walked about in the same conference room where Hitler planned to change the face of Europe, is quite overpowering. Extremely well organised tour.

David E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was amazing!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

We woke up to a beautiful sunny day to start our tour. The tour was way and above of what I expected. The views of the Bavarian Alps were of the best I have ever seen. Snow capped mountains and lots of greenery. Eagles Nest was very impressive and the views down to the valleys were tremendous. The stop in the Bavarian village for lunch was also a plus.

James H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

It was a Great Experience!

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