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Eagle's Nest (Kehlsteinhaus) Tours

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Eagle's Nest (Kehlsteinhaus)
Just an hour’s drive outside of Salzburg lies the alpine town of Berchtesgaden and the historic Eagle’s Nest (Kehlsteinhaus), Adolf Hitler’s mountaintop chalet and the former southern headquarters of the Nazi party. Perched atop Mt. Kehlstein, Eagle’s Nest offers a dark history and panoramic views of Germany’s Bavarian Alps. 

The Basics
To reach the chalet, an opulent elevator decorated with brass, leather, and Venetian glass rises through solid rock to the summit. At the top, visitors can explore almost-untouched rooms, visit underground bunkers, and dine at the site’s cozy panoramic restaurant and beer garden. Take a day trip from Salzburg or Munich to relax and enjoy the scenery on your way to Eagle’s Nest, and learn about the site’s history from an expert tour guide. Visitors who want to get an overview of the region can opt for a combo tour to see Eagle’s Nest along with nearby highlights such as King’s Lake and the 450-year-old Salzburg Salt Mines. 

Things to Know Before You Go
  • Bring comfortable shoes, sun protection, and dress in layers; weather can change quickly at high altitudes. 
  • The Eagle’s Nest restaurant and beer garden is open to the general public. Reservations are not required for individuals, but groups should book in advance. 
  • The restaurant and parts of the garden terrace are wheelchair accessible; accessible ticket options are also available.

How to Get There
Berchtesgaden and the Eagle’s Nest are located on the Austria–Germany border, roughly one hour from Salzburg and two hours from Munich by road. Parking is available at the Hintereck parking area near Obersalzberg; from there, visitors can hike two hours to the summit or take a paid shuttle bus. 

When to Get There
Due to the region’s harsh winters, the Eagle’s Nest is only open from May through October. The site can be quite crowded in the summer, so make sure to book your tour in advance. 

The Eagle’s Nest, Then & Now
The lodge was built in 1939 to celebrate Hitler’s 50th birthday, and was originally intended to serve as a retreat and meeting house for the Nazi Party. It was seldom used for its intended purpose, however, due to the outbreak of World War II. Today, visitors come from all over the world to learn about German history and enjoy summer weather at the on-site restaurant and beer garden (biergarten).
Address: Kehlstein Busabfahrt Hintereck, Berchtesgaden 83471, Austria
Hours: Open daily May through October
Admission: Free
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Skip-the-Line: Eagle's Nest in Berchtesgaden Tour from SalzburgFull-day Tours

Skip-the-Line: Eagle's Nest in Berchtesgaden Tour from Salzburg

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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.
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Salzburg Super Saver: Bavarian Mountains including Eagle's Nest and Salt MinesDay Trips

Salzburg Super Saver: Bavarian Mountains including Eagle's Nest and Salt Mines

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Soak up three top-selling tours at a discounted price on this Salzburg Super Saver through the Bavarian Mountains. Led by an expert guide, begin your morning with panoramic views of the Alps at Hitler’s historic mountain retreat, known as the Eagle’s Nest. Then spend the afternoon exploring the underground world of 450-year-old salt mines, before concluding with a trip to the charming town of Berchtesgaden.
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Eagle's Nest and 'The Where Eagles Dare Castle' of WerfenDay Trips

Eagle's Nest and 'The Where Eagles Dare Castle' of Werfen

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It can be overwhelming to research and plan an itinerary to see multiple dispersed attractions in one day. This day trip from Salzburg takes the stress out of planning by having everything organized for you. After a hotel pickup, you’ll travel to the Obersalzberg region, and see the Berghof ruins. Explore the Eagle’s Nest, Golling Waterfalls, and the Castle of Werfen. You’ll have plenty of time to explore independently, and find a spot for lunch too.
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Adventure in Eagle's Nest - Hike Tour

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The first time that Easy Company part of the 101st. Airborne division reached the hills of Obersalzberg most of the buildings in that area where destroyed. If you visit this area today you will see that a lot has changed, the forest has taken over and a big parking place leads people straight up the mountain. This tour is here to provide you with far reaching insight of the historical locations hidden in the forest, see the ruins of Hitler's house and other WWII sights that will bring history to life. Then hike up from there to the Eagle's Nest and you will following the steps of the first American soldiers that got there by foot in May 1945. Even though the Eagle's Nest is one of the most visited places in Germany our tour will take us thru a more richer and less traveled path. The tour is a mix world history, exercise and incredible landscapes. I take pride in offering the best possible experience to deliver professional and safe guidance in the mountains with a relaxed atmosphere.
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Private Tour: Eagle's Nest and Bavarian Alps Tour from SalzburgDay Trips

Private Tour: Eagle's Nest and Bavarian Alps Tour from Salzburg

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Venture across the German border to behold scenic views of the Bavarian Alps on this 5-hour private tour from Salzburg. Led by your own personal guide, travel to the mountain retreat of Obersalzberg, where the Eagle's Nest sits, the site of Hitler’s residential complex. Soar to the top in an ornate elevator dating back to World War II and soak up unparalleled views of the Alps. Afterward, stop in the historic town of Berchtesgaden. This private tour can be customized to your interests, and concludes with drop-off back in Salzburg.
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Private Half-Day Eagle's Nest Tour from Salzburg

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See both the Eagle’s Nest and the underground bunkers of Berchtesgaden in just half a day. The trip from Salzburg is ideal if you don’t have much time but do want to see the historic sites. Check out the opening scene location from the Sound of Music as you travel high through the hills, then gaze out at the alps from the Eagle’s Nest, Adolf Hitler’s mountain retreat. On your way back to Salzburg, you’ll call in at the underground bunkers and Berghof grounds, too.
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Combine a visit to Hitler's mountain retreat with stops at filming locations from the Sound of Music on this full-day private tour from Salzburg. Enjoy a flexible itinerary and personalized attention on this private tour with a dedicated guide. Midday, stop for lunch at a restaurant of your choice (own expense). Round-trip transportation from Salzburg hotels included.
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Travel to the Eagle’s Nest in the most stress-free way possible—by going on a private tour. You won’t have to worry about organizing transport as you’ll travel in a private vehicle from Salzburg. Save time waiting in long visitor lines by having a guarantee to skip the lines. You’ll tour the Eagle’s Nest with a private guide to enhance your experience with fascinating commentary. 
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Skip-the-Line Private Eagle's Nest TourDay Trips

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Start early in the morning and beat the crowds with this Private Skip-the-Line Eagle’s Nest Tour. Visit the Eagle's Nest, Berchtesgaden and the underground bunkers in just half a day. The trip from Salzburg is ideal if you don’t have much time but do want to see the historic sites. 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.
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Discover the City of Salzburg and the Eagles Nest with the Obersalzberg area on this all-day private guided tour. Ideal for first-time visitors, the tour covers the main attractions and offers an overview of the area in and around Salzburg. The itinerary includes the Mirabell Gardens, the famous Hellbrunn Palace, Leopoldskron Palace (which was used as the von Trapp family's home in The Sound of Music), The Eagles Nest with a stunning view of the Bavarian and Salzburg alps, Berghof which actually was Hitlers House at the Obersalzberg, and more. - Great for first-time visitors, this tour gives an intimate look at Salzburg - Fans of Mozart and The Sound of Music will enjoy the inside information. - People who are interested in the History of WW2 - Round-trip private transportation lets you focus on the scenery - Hotel pickup and drop-off is provided
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On this full-day, customizable shore excursion, you’ll cover the highlights of Austria’s most scenic and history-rich locations. Choose from bespoke itineraries to postcard-perfect Hallstatt, the picturesque city of Salzburg, or the panoramic Eagle’s Nest, a hilltop lodge. Tours are specially designed for cruise ship passengers, ensuring you’ll be transferred back to the port in time to sail.
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This tour is the perfect way to make the most of your time in Salzburg. Skip the long visitor lines, explore the Eagle’s Nest with your guide, and then see incredible landscapes associated with the Original Sound of Music film. The tour will give you access to panoramic views that would be hard to reach by public transport, and traveling with a guide means you won’t have to navigate or worry about getting lost.
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Explore Adolf Hitler’s World War II lairs in the Bavarian Alps on this full-day 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, and Berchtesgaden town before opting to visit a salt mine or cruise on Lake Königssee. Price is per vehicle, and includes private transport and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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Private Tour: Eagle's Nest, Berchtesgaden, Golling Waterfalls and Lake Fuschl

Discover the history and natural wonders of Bavaria on a private 8-hour tour from Salzburg. The full-day excursion is sure to satisfy history-buffs and nature-lovers alike. Visit the Berghof in Obersalzberg, located 9,843 feet above sea level. Photograph the Bavarian and Austrian Alps from an ideal vantage point at the Eagle's Nest. The adventure continues with the mountain town of Berchtesgaden, Golling Waterfalls, and Fuschl Castle.
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Explore many sites in one day during this private Eagle’s Nest and King’s Lake Tour. You’ll save hours planning your trip by having a full itinerary organized for you. Take the stress out of driving on unfamiliar mountain roads, by having a driver for the day. You’ll be transported between dispersed attractions to admire the beauty of the area. The day includes a visit to the Eagle’s Nest and a King’s Lake tour.
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With a dedicated guide, visit Hitler's mountain retreat, the Eagle's Nest, and enjoy views over the Alps. Stop by the glacial lake of Königsee, and walk over to the Malerwinkel viewpoint. Take a break in Berchtesgaden, a typical Bavarian town, where you can purchase lunch. This private tour ensures personalized attention and a flexible itinerary. Round-trip transportation from your Salzburg hotel included.
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Benefit from personalized attention and a flexible itinerary on this private tour of the Bavarian Alps from Salzburg. You can customize your tour, working together with your guide to develop an itinerary that interests you and your party. The highlight of the tour is the Eagles Nest, which gives views of the surrounding mountains and excellent photo ops.
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Eagle's Nest and Hallstatt Private Tour from Salzburg

Save time and combine two tours in a day—a visit to The Eagle’s Nest in the Bavarian Alps, and a trip to the scenic town of Hallstatt. Take the stress out of booking taxis, and enjoy a stress-free excursion with hotel pickup, drop-off, transfers between sites, and a guarantee to skip the long lines at the Eagle’s Nest.
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Eagle's Nest (Kehlsteinhaus) hours of operation: Open daily May through October. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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