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From Munich: Guided Group Tour to Eagle’s Nest68 Reviews
Visit Hitler’s mountain retreat in the Bavarian Alps above Berchtesgaden. Drive along scenic Alpine roads on a full-day tour from Munich, and ride the elevator bored through a tunnel in the mountain to reach Eagle’s Nest.
- Drive along the most scenic German Alpine road
- Ride an elevator straight through a tunnel in the rocks
- Visit the mountain peak and see Eagle´s Nest
- Enjoy beautiful views over the Alps
- Spend some free time at the NS-Documentation-Center
DescriptionTake a full-day tour from Munich to Hitler’s mountain retreat, located in the mountains above Berchtesgaden. Presented to him in 1939 as a 50th birthday present, the mountain chalet took 13 months to complete and includes an elevator bored through a tunnel in the rocks to reach the entrance. You will depart from Munich and drive along some of the most scenic roads in the German Alps. On arrival, a special bus will take you up to the Eagle´s Nest entrance area, where you will ride the elevator to the mountain peak, and into Eagle´s Nest itself. Look at beautiful views over the Alps, with free time on your own to explore. The lower rooms can be visited with an English-speaking guide, and offer views of the building's past through plate-glass windows. Graffiti left by Allied troops is clearly visible in the surrounding woodwork. A large fireplace in the restaurant shows severe damage along its lower edges, where soldiers have smashed off small shards of marble as souvenirs. Hitler's small study is now used as a store room for the cafeteria. After the tour, you will get more free time to go to the NS-Documentation-Center in Berchtesgaden, before the drive back to Munich.
IncludesPickup and drop-off Air-conditioned van
- This tour runs from May to October, depending on weather and opening conditions