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Eagle's Nest & Berchtesgaden Half-Day Tour

By Gray Line Salzburg


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Masks required
Contactless tickets
Vehicles and venues disinfected


  • Magnificent far-reaching views atop the Kehlstein Mountains
  • Gravity-defying transport to 6,017-foot (1,834-m)summit
  • Fairytale scenery of Germany’s beautiful Bavarian Alps
  • The Eagle's Nest, Hitler's extravagant 50th-birthday gift
  • Insight into historical significance of site in World War II

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What's included, what's not

  • Guided tour of the Eagle's Nest and Berchtesgaden
  • Return transport to and from central Salzburg
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food & drinks

Know before you book

  • Children 3 and younger are complimentary.
  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.
  • Please note, that wearing an FFP2 mask in the Hop On Hop Off and tour buses is required by law, therefore bringing your own mask is requested.

What you can expect

Cross the border into Germany to discover the picture-perfect Bavarian Alps and the gravity-defying Eagle's Nest. Marvel at the scenic beauty of Germany's Obersalzberg region and take a leisurely stroll on the enchanting cobbled streets of Berchtesgaden.

Leaving Salzburg behind, head through the countryside of southern Germany. Admire the fairytale landscape before stopping at Obersalzberg, a mountainside retreat first used by 19th-century intellectuals and industrialists and later by senior officials of the Third Reich.

Listen as your guide describes the key role this region played during World War II before embarking on a specialised bus to the Eagle's Nest. After a gravity-defying bus trip and a speedy lift ride, you reach the mountain's summit, 6,017 feet (1,834 m) in the air.

Presented to Hitler as a gift on his 50th birthday, the Eagle's Nest was used as a conference centre and then as an Allied command post after World War II. Explore the old conference room, dining area, and small tea room, and take in the stunning view from the terraces.

Once refreshed by the mountain air, continue to Berchtesgaden—a postcard-perfect town considered amongst the most scenic towns in Europe—before making your way back to Salzburg.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travellers

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitiser provided
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Activity Location

  • The Eagle's Nest
  • Kehlsteinhaus
  • Berchtesgaden

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Salzburg Sightseeing Tours Ticket Office
    • Mirabellplatz 2
    • Salzburg

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