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The Eagle's Nest

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83471 Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8652 2969
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We drove ourselves to Obersalzburg from Salzburg. The drive was beautiful, and only took about 40 minutes! Busses leave every half hour or so to go up or come down. We were able to purchase our tickets there, and boarded our bus to head up...More

Thank michellebV8508GL
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you've read about WWII and seen some of the photos of Hitler in the Eagle's Nest, it's a little unsettling to find yourself standing in the parking lot with other tourists, waiting to board one of the special buses required for the steep drive...More

Thank GAIL T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Cool , serene and scenic route all the way from salzburg city centre to up the top. Crossing forests and beautiful views. With a nice kid’s park and chair lifts crossings.

Thank MariolaCanta
Reviewed 4 days ago

We booked a tour with a guide and she arranged the bus ride up the mountain. Once at the top she arranged a time for the bus back.If you do it yourself make sure you arrange this when you get off the bus, You then...More

1  Thank Cath K
Reviewed 5 days ago

the bus is easy to find and ride up the mountain, elevator ride if you are not on the first couple of buses can be about a 20 minute wait. Nice food and drinks at the top. absolutely awesome stunning views. Do the 10 ten...More

Thank Karen O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I'm glad that the allies did not destroy this place. One of historical significance and of great beauty. One should never forget what happened last century, and one should never miss the opportunity to experience the beauty of the Birchestgaden National area. Home several great...More

Thank sutterw
Reviewed 6 days ago

My family and I visited Eagle's Nest as part of a tour group. We enjoyed all of it, but we were literally sitting in a cloud. We could see absolutely NOTHING. We did have tea and dessert, but the waitress was a big rude, so...More

1  Thank Dianne A
Reviewed 6 days ago

The bus ride up was a thrill, as was the view from the top. My wife is afraid of heights and she felt very comfortable with the entire trip. It was a highlight of our Europe vacation. The prices for food at the top were...More

1  Thank mattsterofall
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After two fail attempts to go up to the house due to fog, we finally succeeded on a beautiful sunny day and it was well worth it as the views from the top were incredible. We drove our car up as far as was allowed,...More

Thank Germanlady99
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is amazing. The views from atop are magnificent, and we wre licky the weaher was espectacular. Loads of sun and therefore we could clearly see all the valley and mountains around. Would come back!

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October 7, 2018|
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Response from Kevin S | Reviewed this property |
They close by mid October. reason being given is road maintenance and high probability of falling rocks. It reopens by May
September 20, 2018|
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Response from Minnette S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is an office at the bus site where you can purchase tickets to the funicular. We bought a tour and in our case it was part of the fee we paid. It depends what time of the year you go. We went in August,a busy... More
September 20, 2018|
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Response from ChowdhuryIslam | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can purchase tkt at Parking Lot. Line is long but moves fast.