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  • transpotation to Kognissee

    by annmychen Online Now May 28, 2016 at 6:12 AM

    Hi there,

    I booked a room with Hotel Königsseer Hof, I would like to know if it is convenient for travelers with luggage to take bus from Berchtesgaden to the hotel?


    3 Answers May 28, 2016 at 7:19 AM
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    Worthwhile to Visit in early April?

    by Ksulli123 Online Now Feb 4, 2016 at 3:50 PM

    Hi! I am trying to "lock in " a 3 night stay somewhere after leaving the Garmish area and before heading back to the airport in Munich. Berchtesgaden and the Konigssee area look absolutely breathtaking and I would love to go there, but, I am a little worried because it will be early April and I wonder if perhaps I should save that area for another visit during the summertime. I am planning on renting a car and some people have told me it could be very foggy and I definitely don't want to be driving if that is the case. Does anyone have any opinions on that? Or do you think it's not that big of a deal driving-wise and it is still a worthwhile 2-day stay, even in early April. Thank you so much in advance.


    4 Answers Feb 5, 2016 at 9:28 AM
  • Eagles Nest

    by scoobythis Online Now Oct 24, 2013 at 8:02 AM

    Is the Eagles Nest open in November & December months (if the weather is good)?

    2 Answers Oct 26, 2013 at 9:34 AM
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    One day in Berchtesgeden

    by JennyLin88 Online Now Oct 17, 2013 at 11:26 PM

    I'll stay in Salzburg and travel to Berchtesgaden for one day. Planning to visit Konigssee, Jennerbah, (Eagle Nest), Salt Mine & Ramsau Village. As I'll travel at the beginning of May the Eagle Nest may not be open yet so likely will skip it, do you think I make the rest in one day or where should I go or not.

    4 Answers Oct 18, 2013 at 10:09 AM
  • Berchtesgaden shrine

    by Slippy1954 Online Now Oct 10, 2013 at 6:44 AM

    We visited Berchtesgaden in June, and absolutely loved it. A few of us went for a walk and found this wooden walkway along the side of the mountain above the town. There was a shrine of some kind (Possibly Catholic) and we have been wondering what it is. The wooden walkway is in pretty bad shape, but my son-in-law and grandson walked it as far as they could. Could you please tell me what it is. Thanks

    7 Answers Oct 12, 2013 at 2:17 AM
  • really, no discounts?

    by LindaCowell Online Now Aug 26, 2013 at 6:13 PM

    I read something from a r timetraveler that got discounted t for youickets to the Konigsee boat trip from their hotel. Maybe something special just from that hotel. We have purchased a Salzburgerland card for our tie in Austria. Thank you

    3 Answers Aug 26, 2013 at 11:46 PM
  • discount cards or coupons

    by LindaCowell Online Now Aug 26, 2013 at 2:01 PM

    Are there coupon books giving discounts or free things to do around the area, like the Koningsee boat trip?

    1 Answer Aug 26, 2013 at 2:25 PM
  • How much time to allow?

    by Zumbacjm Online Now Aug 20, 2013 at 4:22 PM

    My plan is to drive to the Jennerbahn in the am from Salzburg. Ride the cable car up to the top station and walk up to the summit for a gorgeous view. After the ride down, we'd like to have lunch at the Echostuberl, followed by a boat ride on Lake Konigsee, to Salet including the walk from Salet to the Obersee and back. How much time should we allow to do the above ?
    Will there be some time to spend in Berchtesgaden? Before returning to the outskirts of Salzburg for the evening.

    1 Answer Aug 20, 2013 at 4:28 PM
  • Boat ride on Koenigssee with Gondola to Jenner

    by monikat05 Online Now Jun 26, 2013 at 9:02 PM

    I would appreciate any recommendations and/or experiences regarding a day trip to Koenigsee (from Berchtesgaden) and connect to the gondola to reach the top of the Jenner! How much time to allocate? ...Thank you

    2 Answers Jun 26, 2013 at 11:13 PM
  • Trip from Berchtesgaden to Kehlsteinhaus

    by monikat05 Online Now Jun 22, 2013 at 10:59 AM

    We arrive in Berchtesgaden at 1pm:
    Is this still enough time to catch a bus up to the Kehlsteinhaus, to allow time there and also in the documentary centre? Where does the bus leave from : near the train station in Berchtesgaden?
    When will the last bus go back down from kehlsteinhaus??

    5 Answers Jun 22, 2013 at 3:32 PM
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    3 day hike

    by AnttiT Online Now Jun 16, 2013 at 11:49 PM


    I would kindly ask some questions about Berchtesgaden hikes.

    We ordered flights to Munich 29.7 and we are plannning to go hike to Berchtesgaden 3 day trip.

    How can we get from Munich to to Berchtesgaden? With train or bus and what station do we get off? Where we can find the timetables for trains or buses?

    Also where we should start the 3 day hike? Where do we get map of that area? We are in good physical shape and we would like to sleep at tents or if there is some lodges.

    Thank you for the reply.
    Best regards, Antti

    13 Answers Jul 18, 2013 at 10:48 AM
  • Hiking groups

    by Ilkebk Online Now Apr 21, 2013 at 4:34 PM

    I will be visiting Berchtesgaden in May 2013 and would like to hike with others who can speak some English. IS there anything planed or a group I can join?

    1 Answer Apr 21, 2013 at 5:00 PM
  • Travel info.

    by Johnire Online Now Jan 3, 2013 at 6:30 AM

    Hi there.

    I'm just looking for a bit of advice with regard to a day trip I want to make to Berchtesgaden in March.
    I will be travelling from Salzburg by bus and ideally I would like to go to Dokumentation Obersalzberg and then on for the rest of the day to Konigssee and then back to Salzburg that evening.

    First of all is this realistic to do this in one day?
    I have no problem in being in Berchtesgaden early in the morning. Am I correct to say there is a bus directly to Dokumentation Obersalzberg?
    Is there a bus from there onwards to Konigssee or would I need to return back to Berchtesgaden and get a bus from there?
    Likewise from Konigssee do I need to return to Berchtesgaden in order to get the bus back to Sallzburg?

    Thanks in advance for any replies:-)

    2 Answers Jan 4, 2013 at 5:50 AM
  • Budget bike touring, hiking, lodging,

    by nayr2012 Online Now Jun 9, 2012 at 7:20 PM


    My soon-to-be wife and I are planning to spend part of our honeymoon in Berchtesgaden in the beginning of August of this year. How accessible are hiking trailheads from town? Does anyone have any recommendations on where to stay? Many of the places seem pretty similar online. We would love to camp a night or two in the National Park. Are there places to rent camping gear? Would this be a practical option or would it be more advantageous to just do day hikes?

    We also would really like to do some bike touring. Are there vendors in town with reliable road bikes? What would be an average price per day for that time of year? Do they offer any different pick-up/drop-off for longer destination cycling? Thanks for the help!

    1 Answer Jun 11, 2012 at 12:49 AM
  • Hostel or Cheap Accommodation

    by packback Online Now Apr 1, 2011 at 2:24 PM


    Three students going to Berchtesgaden for 4 nights at the end of May. We're looking for some cheap accommodation that is close to the community. So far we've just been able to find the Youth Hostel which seems to be a bit of a walk from the community centre. Are there any other suggestions of places to stay for 30 (?) euros or under per night per person?


    7 Answers May 10, 2011 at 12:21 PM
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    Bus to the Eagles Nest

    by lisa18752003 Online Now Dec 29, 2010 at 3:20 PM

    Hi there,

    i have booked this as a tour on my previous trip to Germany but for my forthcoming trip in May i was hoping to stay in Berchtesgaden and just pay for the bus ride up to the Eagles Nest. Does it operate daily? the tours seem to only operate on a monday and friday. i have found timetables etc but they dont specify if they run daily, any help is greatly appreciated, also any hotel reccomendations :)

    4 Answers Dec 30, 2010 at 1:05 PM
  • Tunnels under Hotel

    by Brusbuldt Online Now Jun 25, 2010 at 4:21 AM

    Are the tunnels accessable during the winter months as well or only from May through October?

    1 Answer Jun 25, 2010 at 6:03 AM
  • A Visit to "Eagle's Nest", Berchtesgaden

    by ramot418 Online Now Jun 18, 2010 at 8:20 AM

    I'm trying to get information on visiting the "Eagle's Nest", but the information available is somewhat spread out and confusing.

    From what I can piece together:
    - Parking for my car at Obersalzberg parking lot: 2.50 Euros
    - Bus to tunnel + elevator: 15 Euros per person
    - The bus leaves the parking lot about every half hour (last bus - 16:00).

    What I don't know is:
    (1) How much time to budget for this?
    (2) Is it possible to park my car at the parking lot and to walk up to the "Eagle's Nest (avoiding the 15 Euro fee)?
    (3) If yes, how long does it take to walk to the top from the parking lot?
    (4) Are there any other options?

    13 Answers Jun 9, 2012 at 12:23 AM
  • Public phones in Germany

    by ramot418 Online Now Jun 18, 2010 at 5:59 AM

    I will be in the Berchtesgaden area of Bavaria next month.
    Do German public phone allow one to RECEIVE calls and, if so, are the phone numbers usually posted on them? Thanks.

    7 Answers Jul 22, 2010 at 1:20 AM
  • Christmas Eve and Christmas dinners in Berchtesgaden

    by thova Online Now Dec 5, 2009 at 10:37 PM

    We will be spending Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Berchtesgaden Germany. Does anyone have advice on a festive place to enjoy Christmas dinner either night. We will be traveling with small children as well, so we would like to be festive and special.

    2 Answers Dec 6, 2009 at 10:23 PM
  • bertchesgarden in november

    by moet32 Online Now Sep 21, 2009 at 4:41 AM


    i am going to bertchesgarden on nov 11 for 3 days

    what is the weather like during this time.

    also is it possible to walk up the mountain to the eagle nest at this time of year

    advice welcome

    2 Answers Sep 21, 2009 at 2:32 PM
  • Advice on where to stay in April

    by d0rsia Online Now Jul 14, 2009 at 6:41 AM

    Hi, Im planning on spending 10 days in Berchtesgaden next April. At the moment I was think of staying 2 nights in Berchtesgaden town itself to allow me to look around the town and surrounding area, aswell as walking to Obersalzburg one day.
    I was then planning on going onto a campsite which is apparently 10mins from Lake Konigssee and spending the next week there hiking trails and spending time at the lake.

    Does this sound like a sensible plan and are there any suggestions as to more activities or sights. (i.e. would you spend more time in the town maybe)


    3 Answers Jul 14, 2009 at 9:33 PM
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    Is 1 day enough for both Konigsee + Eagles Nest??

    by loislois Online Now Jun 13, 2009 at 12:07 AM

    Is 1 day enough for both Konigsee + Eagles Nest??

    We plan to be there on Monday 10.00 hours and start our journey to both attractions. Last bus to Eagles Nest is at 16.50 hours. What about it ?

    Also please let me another one question : Usually, how is the wheather in the middle of July ?

    Thank you in advance.

    4 Answers Jun 22, 2009 at 2:49 PM
  • Bayern ticket to Berchtesgaden

    by tpg Online Now Apr 26, 2009 at 10:52 PM

    Would be travelling from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden.If there is a party of 4 people,would it be better value to get the Bayern ticket instead of a single day trip ticket for each individual? Can I use it for the local bus from Berchtesgaden station to the various popular sights.I read that the Bayern ticket can be purchased from the machine at Salzburg station,correct?

    5 Answers May 11, 2009 at 5:47 AM
  • crowded in mid-May?

    by franmcwilliams Online Now Mar 13, 2009 at 5:12 PM

    We will be in Germany in mid-May and would ike to go hiking in Bertchesgaden. Will it be very crowded? Is there a way to avoid the crowds, like staying somewhere else?

    5 Answers Mar 14, 2009 at 6:16 AM
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    Where to stay at Berchtesgaden would be more convenient?

    by CaryLeung Online Now Aug 5, 2008 at 4:18 AM


    I intends to stay at Berchtesgaden for 1 night. I will go to Konigssee lake and the Mount Jenner (take trails). Would you recommend me to stay at the hotel near the main train station or near the Konigssee lake?

    Many thanks.

    7 Answers Aug 8, 2008 at 4:15 AM
  • How long..?

    by chloegovan Online Now May 24, 2008 at 9:05 AM


    I'm doing a day trip to Berchtesgaden and want to visit : the salt mines, Eagles Nest, top of Mount Jenner, Lake Konigsee and St Bartholemew. Is it realistic to do all of this in one day? In which order - roughly - would you recommend?

    5 Answers May 28, 2008 at 9:27 AM
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    eagles nest

    by nehphets Online Now May 23, 2008 at 9:28 AM

    i will be staying in zell am see next month and was planning on going to the eagles nest for a day trip. does anybody know how long a drive it is to get there also is there any other places of interest ie boat trips,spa's or the like when i am there.

    2 Answers May 23, 2008 at 7:58 PM
  • Hotel Wittelsbach in Berchtesgaden.

    by mtguy Online Now Feb 7, 2008 at 6:04 PM

    Is anyone familiar with this hotel? Or has anyone stayed there? Just wondering if it is in a good location,safe and clean. Thanks in advance for any information

    2 Answers Aug 5, 2008 at 4:23 AM
  • Koenigsee boat trip

    by Annie29 Online Now Dec 11, 2007 at 4:50 PM

    Is it possible to arrange a tour from Salzburg, to go on the boat tour on lake Koenigsee to St Bartholoma ?

    2 Answers Dec 12, 2007 at 4:24 AM