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The Berchtesgaden region, whose power came initially from the development of a priory and the exploitation of salt mines in the area, was annexed to Bavaria in 1810. Today the area forms a National Park with numerous Alpine lakes, such as the unforgettable Königssee and its Chapel of St Bartholomä, making this a haven of peace and tranquillity, as well as a superb area for outdoor pursuits. The village of Berchtesgaden is dominated by the legendary Watzmann, the third highest peak in Germany and the highest rock face in the Alps, which faces Hitler’s “Eagle’s Nest” on the Kehlstein.

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Tourist attractions Berchtesgaden : Things to see and do

  • Obersalzberg Recommended Recommended

    Salzbergstraße 41 D - 83471 Berchtesgaden

    After the abortive 1923 putsch and his early release from prison, Adolf Hitler spent some time in Obersalzberg. He bought a chalet, which he transformed into a presidential palace in 1933; other Nazi leaders subsequently purchased houses here. After ..

  • Kehlstein Recommended Recommended

    D - Kehlstein

    You take the bus to travel along this impressively narrow road on the rocky spur of the Kehlstein (1834m). When you arrive, a lift takes you up the last 100m to the top, where you can take refreshments in the «Eagle's Eyrie». This place, now a tea ro..

  • Königssee Recommended Recommended

    D - 83471 Berchtesgaden

    This lake is dominated by the enormous rock-faces of the Watzmann to the west and the bedrock of the Steinernes Meer to the south. At the point where the lake narrows stands the chapel of St Bartholomä with its triple apse looking like overlapping sk..

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Hotels Berchtesgaden

  • Hotel Schwabenwirt

    Konigsseerstraße 1 D - 83471 Berchtesgaden

    This hotel is located in the centre of Berchtesgaden, 50 metres from the train station and 2 km from Lake Königsee. Hotel Schwabenwirt offers an à la carte restaurant and a beer garden with a view of the Watzmann Mountain. Rooms at Hotel Schwabenwir..

  • Hotel AlpinaRos Demming

    Sunklergäßchen 2 D - 83471 Berchtesgaden

    Prix Prices from : 57 €

    This centrally located hotel is just a 5-minute walk from Berchtesgaden Train Station. Each room has a balcony offering stunning views of the surrounding Berchtesgaden Alps. The country-style rooms at Hotel AlpinaRos Demming come with a desk and a p..

  • Hotel Wittelsbach

    Maximilianstrasse 16 D - 83471 Berchtesgaden

    Situated just a few metres from the pedestrian zone in Berchtesgaden, this traditional 3-star hotel is housed within a listed building and is surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery. The Hotel Wittelsbach offers comfortable rooms and apartments ..

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