Experience the beauty of the Bavarian Alps including the Eagle's Nest, Berchtesgaden and some local gems like the unique Golling Waterfalls and admire at emerald green Lake Fuschlsee on this 8-hour private tour from Salzburg. The Eagle's Nest, Adolf Hitler's former mountain retreat is today a mountain-top restaurant offering a splendid panoramic view of the Austrian and Bavarian Alps.The thunderous Golling falls are one of the provinces most attractive and romantic natural monuments. The Golling falls plunge 75 metres down two giant steps into the valley below. Lake Fuschl is the clearest and cleanest of all lakes in the Salzkammergut Lake Area, in fact it has drinking water quality!Description
Begin the day at 10am when your local private guide and driver picks you up from your Salzburg hotel. Start off with a beautiful drive off the beaten track past the German border to the Sound of Music Meadow, where Julie Andrews twirled in the meadow and sang The Hills Are Alive. Dive deeper into the area's history with a visit to the Obersalzberg. Visit the Berghof ruins, Adolf Hitler’s former mountain residence, the bunkers of Hotel zum Tuerken (when opened, private property) if you wish.
From that historical point we will access the Eagle's Nest with special busses and elevator. You will have 2 hours at the Eagle's Nest. Take a stroll to the very close summit Kehlstein to overlook the picturesque Bavarian and Austrian Alps.
Returning at the Obersalzberg your journey continues to the picturesque Bavarian Mountain town of Berchtesgaden. You will have 1 1/2 hours to explore the historical town center and have lunch (own expense) in a typical Bavarian Restaurant.
From Berchtesgaden the drive goes on backroads to the town of Golling with the unique Golling Waterfalls, a real great natural spectacle.
Afterward, drive to the stunning lake region and marvel at the Alpine mountains of Austria and emerald green Lake Fuschlsee. Take a stroll and admire at the beauty of the lake or take a beer or coffee at the outstanding terrace of the castle of Fuschl (own expense).Highlights
The tour concludes in the evening when you're dropped off in Salzburg at your hotel or city center.
: Salzburg, AustriaDuration
: 8 hours Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.