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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.

Highlights

  • Salzburg Super Saver tour to Eagle's Nest and the salt mines
  • Combo package gives you a full day of sightseeing in the Bavarian Alps!
  • Visit the Obersalzberg, Königsee and the town of Berchtesgaden
  • See the Eagle's Nest, the remains of Hitler's mountain retreat
  • Enjoy amazing panoramic views of the Salzburg area and the Bavarian Alps
  • Dress up in miner's clothing and descend into the 450-year-old salt mines

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What You Can Expect

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

Bavarian Mountains and Salt Mines from Salzburg

Eagle’s Nest
Begin your tour in central Salzburg, where you’ll meet up with your guide and venture through the Bavarian Mountains aboard your coach. Travel past Untersberg Mountain, featured in the opening and final scenes of The Sound of Music. Enjoy the stunning landscape of the Alps as you journey to Germany’s Obersalzberg, where the former mountain retreat of Hitler is located.

Shoot up to the top of the mountain in an original brass elevator, where you'll witness incredible views the countryside stretched out before you. Afterward, take a 45-minute break to purchase lunch at one of the nearby restaurants before rejoining with your guide for the second part of your tour.

Salt Mines
After a relaxing lunch, explore the salt mines situated beneath Obersalzberg. Slip on authentic mining wear and travel down into the grottos on the same slide used by the miners.

Discover the underground world dating back 450 years, and learn about the mines' rich history and the stories of its workers. Sail across the scenic salt lake and enjoy a train ride before ascending back to the surface.

Continue to Königssee, a glacial lake situated among the surrounding mountains. Soak up some free time to explore the area on your own before stopping at the town of Berchtesgaden to roam the streets and local shops. Your tour will conclude with transportation back to Salzburg.

Customer Reviews

Thomas P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Very good value for money....the visit to the salt mine was lots of fun...there could have been more time for lunch which had to be rushed...the trip to Konigsea didn't really merit the time allocated to it..whilst picturesque the vistas were limited...a short cruise might have been more rewarding ...do the trip if only for the salt mine tour..sliding down on your backside to a lower level ...the underground lake..locomotive shuttle..highly enjoyable..the eagle's nest..spectacular!!! Go and enjoy

Jill W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Great tour, our guide Walter was great.

Christine W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Really worth doing. Eagle's Nest is amazing, and the salt mines were great.

Mitou N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Salt Mine tour was much better than expected, and the lake was beautiful. There was a family that was consistently late - please have a better system of keeping passengers accountable to coming back on time, as it impacted the rest of the passengers.

Ashbeth I

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

In two weeks in Europe, this may have been our best day, even though it was rainy and cloudy. The buses were comfortable and the tour guide knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. And the bus driver! How he maneuvers that bus up and down the windy road to Eagles Nest is a wonder.

Eagles Next was beautiful, even cloudy. There are several levels to experience. I stayed to lower paths, but my family husband and two kids 12 and 15 climbed higher paths. We did not have enough time to take advantage of the cafe, but it didn't matter. The history was interesting, the views spectacular.

We went to the salt mines on the recommendation of a friend who had visited when she was a girl and they were so much better than we thought they would be! My 15 year old was dreading them, but she loved the tour. It was both old fashioned and techie, with light shows and holograms, etc. The guide only spoke German, but we had audioguides. And the slides. Wow the kids loved the slides. We will never forget the salt mines tour. Note: we had time for a beer and ice cream at the little shop.

The lake was kind of a bust for us as it was raining, but no matter: there was a biergarten! We sat with a family we met on the tour and had a beer and some desserts for the kids during that hour.

There were two visits to the same little town on this tour. The lunch visit was pretty short, but we managed to eat even though we chose poorly where we ate full sit down place.

The town and the little shopping area by the lake offered plenty of souvenir shopping. The kids had fun looking around, though none of us bought anything.

I really can't recommend this tour highly enough.

Ian W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

This tour was great. Walter, our guide, ran the place. He was on top of buses, timing, places to sit for lunch, all the stories you could want, even his own pictures on the ride back. Just one thing - if you want to hike around the mountains surrounding the Eagle's Nest, you won't have too much time to do that on this tour, but you could spend all day doing it. Nonetheless, you get all the postcard vistas you need from the time you have up on the mountain on this tour. I think that more extensive hiking would be good for a return journey. Take this trip with Walter if this is your first time there.

MARTIN K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

The tour was amazing. Lot of history. Must do tour.

theresa.ong

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Amazing tour up the eagle's nest with a knowledgeable guide!

Julie B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

The trip was a lot of fun. Our guide Walter was extremely knowledgeable and had a great sense of humor!7

Peggy W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Excellent! Eagles nest was amazing and Walter, our tour guide was funny and well educated. Enjoyed salt mine tour. Kings lake made it a bit longer day, but wonderful day overall.

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