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

Highlights

  • Avoid the stress of long ticket lines—entrance passes are included

  • Lots of great photo opportunities of the Bavarian Mountains and scenic towns

  • Travel with ease between dispersed sites in an air-conditioned vehicle

Summary

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.

Tour info

Duration
9 hours
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Why take this tour?

This is the ideal pick for travelers with limited time in Salzburg. Get more out of your vacation by combining three top tours into one day. Visit Hitler’s former mountain retreat–the Eagle’s Nest, go underground into the salt mines, and visit the scenic natural beauty of Berchtesgaden, Königsee, and Obersalzberg.

What’s included?

  • Professional guide

  • Air-conditioned vehicle

  • entrance fee to Eagle's Nest

  • entrance fee to the Salt Mine

  • Entry/Admission - The Eagle's Nest

  • Food and drinks, unless specified

  • Gratuities

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 9h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

Start your journey traveling through the famous UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Region Salzkammergut (Lake Area) passing by many picturesque villages en route until you arrive at Hallstatt the ‘Pearl of the Salzkammergut’. Well-known for its breath-taking beauty, Hallstatt is considered by many visitors as one of the most beautiful lakeside villages in the World. Spending about 2,5 hours there.

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