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5 reasons why you should visit the Eagle's Nest in Berchtesgaden

Eagles Nest Kehlsteinhaus Tour in Berchtesgaden Bavaria

A trip to the Bavarian Alps is always an experience, but a visit to the Eagle's Nest in Berchtesgaden is a special highlight that you shouldn't miss out on. Panorama Tours offers an exclusive bus tour from Salzburg to the Eagle's Nest. Discover this unique destination without ques, thanks to our exclusive skip the line tickets.

Here are five compelling reasons why the Eagle's Nest should be on your travel bucket list:

1. Historical significance

The Eagle's Nest, is a significant historical monument from the time of the Second World War. Built as a tea house for Adolf Hitler, it offers a deep insight into the history of the Third Reich. Construction began in 1937 and was completed in just 13 months - a remarkable achievement given the difficult conditions. Today, visitors can tour the original rooms and learn more about the dark past and historical significance of the site. During the tour by Salzburg Panorama Tours, you will receive in-depth information and can feel the authentic atmosphere of the place. This makes the visit an educational and thought-provoking experience that goes far beyond the conventional sightseeing tour.

2. Enjoy breathtaking views over the Alps

One of the outstanding features of the Eagle's Nest is the spectacular panoramic view. Situated at an altitude of 1,834 meters, the Eagle's Nest offers an unparalleled view of the majestic Bavarian Alps and the surrounding landscape. From here you can see the Watzmann, one of the highest mountains in Germany, as well as the Königssee and the picturesque Berchtesgadener Land region. On a clear day, you can even see as far as Salzburg. This stunning view makes the Eagle's Nest the perfect place to take unforgettable photos and enjoy the beauty of the Alps. During the tour, you are able to admire the view and experience nature in all its glory.

3. Architectural masterpiece

The Eagle's Nest is not only historically significant, but also an impressive architectural achievement. The construction of the house in the late 1930s was a technical challenge that was mastered under extreme conditions. The ascent to the Eagle's Nest leads through a 124-metre-long tunnel, followed by a ride in an elevator built into the mountain, which takes you directly into the building. The elevator itself is a technical marvel, with mirrored walls and brass paneling that convey a sense of luxury. This technical brilliance and the breathtaking location make the visit a fascinating experience. The access to the Eagle's Nest and the entire infrastructure around the building are testament to the engineering skill and effort that has gone into this project.

4. Hiking and unique nature experience

The area surrounding the Eagle's Nest offers numerous opportunities for nature and hiking enthusiasts. The region is criss-crossed by picturesque hiking trails that lead through the untouched nature of the Berchtesgadener Land. Whether you prefer a challenging mountain hike or a leisurely stroll, you will find the perfect route for your nature experience here. The ascent to the Eagle's Nest itself can be completed on foot in around two hours, taking you through an impressive Alpine landscape. There are also numerous paths around the Eagle's Nest that lead to other viewpoints and natural sights. The Salzburg Panorama Tours tour allows you to enjoy the beauty of the Alps to the full while experiencing the comfort of a guided tour.

5. Cultural heritage and museum

Today, the Eagle's Nest is home to a restaurant and an information center that provides visitors with detailed information about the history and significance of the site. The restaurant not only offers delicious regional specialties, but also an incomparable view of the surrounding mountains. It is a place of cultural heritage where you can learn more about the past and experience the historic atmosphere. The information center in the Eagle's Nest presents a variety of exhibitions that shed light on the history of the building and its use during the Second World War. Interactive displays and historical documents bring history to life and make it tangible. The restaurant invites you to enjoy the magnificent view over a good meal and soak up the unique atmosphere of the Eagle's Nest.

Book a tour to the Eagle's Nest now!

A visit to the Eagle's Nest in Berchtesgaden is more than just a tour - it is a journey through the history, nature and culture of the region. With Salzburg Panorama Tours, this excursion becomes an unforgettable experience that brings you closer to the impressive aspects of the Eagle's Nest. Book your tour today and discover for yourself why the Eagle's Nest is an absolute must-see - Panorama Tours offers an exclusive package which includes bus transfer as well as skip the line tickets!