“EAGLES NEST” (KEHLSTEINHAUS) OR OBERSALZBERG DOCUMENTATION and BERCHTESGADEN


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Bavarian Alps

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Berchtesgaden

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Kehlsteinhaus

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Views from Eagles Nest

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Way to Eagles Nest Lift

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Eagles Nest Tunnel

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Eagles Nest Tunnel Entrance

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Eagles Nest Restaurant

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Eagles Nest 360° views

Description

Highlights

Commissioned by Hitler to meet officials it was part of the Obersalzberg military complex and thus crucial for the Third Reich. Like an Eagle’s nest it tops the mountain Kehlstein at 6017 ft and is an architectural master piece. The road up to there is unique in the world and a milestone in road construction. Indeed, this tour is a package of superlatives. Alternatively the Obersalzberg Ducumentation can be visited. On the way back we will stop also at the nearby town of Berchtesgaden.

Important Info

Eagle’s Nest is open from approx. the beginning/middle of May until approx. 20th October (weather depending). The Obersalzberg Docoumentation Centre is open every
day (Apr – Oct), Tue – Sun (Nov – March). Closing days 1st Jan, 1st Nov, 24th, 25th, 31st Dec.
Entrance fees not included: Eagles Nest special coach and lift EUR 16,60/adult, EUR 9,60/child (age 0 – 14). Alternatively Documentation Centre 3,00/adult, EUR 2,00/audio guide (not obligatory).

Inclusions:

  • Free Salzburg city/hotel pickup
  • Luxury minivan/Limousine
  • Friendly and knowledgeable chauffeur guide
  • Tour flexibility up on request


Exclusions:

  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees where applicable
  • Tips for guide


Schedule

Tour schedule & availability

01st January to 31st December
Tour Start 09:00 am
Duration 05 hours
(approx.)

Important Info a) Additional hours on request, when possible each extra hour cost Euro 90/-.
b) Some of tours need to cross over the country border, in case of border control we recommend you to carry passport.
c) Please inform us in case you want to take baby with you, we will try to arrange a suitable baby seat.

This tour is a package of superlatives

 

With a view of the mountain Untersberg always ahead of us for some kilometers we cross the Austrian/German border and drive through valleys and along the stream Königseeache until we go up the mountain to Obersalzberg. The road from there to the Eagle’s Nest parking lot is a milestone in the history of road construction in alpine regions and unique in the world.

Via a tunnel you then get to the brass elevator which takes you inside the mountain straight up 124 m in only 42 seconds. At 1834 m (6017 ft) above sea level you will have a breathtaking panoramic view up to 200 km!

“Eagles Nest” itself is an architectural master piece with some meters thick base walls situated on a ridge on top of the Kehlstein mountain. It was part of the Obersalzberg military complex where Hitler frequently met foreign and domestic officials. Thus it is inseparably linked with World War II and its history. Now it is used as a restaurant.

 

If time allows we will also stop at the nearby town of Berchtesgaden.

OPTIONAL: The Obersalzberg Documentation centre can be added to Eagle’s Nest on an extended private tour. If you are interested to include both please contact us under office@edelweisstourssalzburg.com.

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