Dürrnberg or Berchtesgaden Salt Mine and King’s Lake

King’s Lake, the Jewel of the Bavarian Alps, is the deepest lake in Germany. Towered by steep rock walls, with a romantic peninsula and the famous St. Bartholomew, accessible only by boat, it stands for natural beauty,  silence, a grand echo and much more. Together with the salt mines and the subterranean salt lake this tour covers two of the most beautiful sights of the Berchtesgadener Land and the Obersalzberg area.

Dürrnberg or Berchtesgaden Salt Mine and King’s Lake

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adults (12+): € 96.00
children (6-12): € 86.00
children (0-6): € 76.00
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duration: 7 h
start time: 9.00 am

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from: Jan 1
till: Dec 31
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2 OUTSTANDING SIGHTS OF THE BERCHTESGADENER NATIONAL PARK AND THE OBERSALZBERG AREA - SALT MINES and KING's LAKE



With a view of the mountain Untersberg always ahead of us we cross the Austrian/German border and enter the famous Obersalzberg area and Berchtesgaden Nationalpark.


Saltmine

You will be welcomed by a miner with the traditional “Glück auf”. After donning overalls to protect your cloths your adventure will start with a train ride into the mountain. Enjoy this journey into the depths of the mountain and back in history. Marvel at the tunnel system and the art of mining. A highlight will be the raft trip across the subterranean saline lake.
Please note that the temperature in the salt mine will be app. 10° C.

King’s Lake (Königssee)

On an electric-powered boat you will leave the noisy and busy everyday life behind and enjoy Germany’s deepest and cleanest lake, the Jewel of the Bavarian Alps.
This emerald-green, fjord-like lake is towered by the steep walls of rock of the mountain Watzmann up to 1800m and has a depth of up to 190m. On a small romantic peninsula is the landmark of King’s Lake, the ancient Augustine chapel St. Bartholomew. For its uniqueness and beauty St. Bartholomew is world famous and very popular with artists. There is no other way to there but by boat because of the unique landscape and it is the reason for another special feature: The fascinating King’s lake echo.
At the traditional restaurant there you can have some refreshments before we go back to Salzburg.
 

On the way back we will drive through the charming little town Berchtesgaden with its royal castle and the abbey. In the Berchtesgaden Royal Castle the Bavarian kings spent their holidays and enjoyed the beauty of the nearby King’s Lake.


 

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