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From Salzburg: Berchtesgaden and Königssee

From Salzburg: Berchtesgaden and Königssee

From US$ 56.71 per person

A fascinating opportunity to visit the picturesque area of Berchtesgaden in Bavaria incl. the King’s Lake – the prettiest lake in Germany!

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Duration 4 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the beautiful city of Berchtesgaden
  • Enjoy the stunning view of the King's Lake
  • Stroll around the city center, historical building,s and churches
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A fascinating opportunity to visit the picturesque area of Berchtesgaden in the neighbouring German province of Bavaria. Leaving Salzburg passing by Hellbrunn we cross the German border. Driving past the Salt mines our first stop will be at the King’s Lake – Königssee, known as ‘The prettiest lake in Germany’ and part of the Berchtesgaden National Park. Enjoy this short break to marvel at the scenery, the Bavarian mountains towering above you and proving a magnificent backdrop to the lake. We then drive to the town of Berchtesgaden, nestled in the foothills of the surrounding mountains. Enjoy your free time strolling around the centre, historical buildings, churches and perhaps a local speciality or two! Returning back to the centre of Salzburg in the late afternoon.
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  • Transport
  • Guided tour
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance tickets
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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Overall rating

4 /5

based on 36 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    3.8/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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Berchtesgaden and Konigssee were both great places. However, the time given to us was very limited. We were included in a group going to the Salt Mines so while they were there, the shuttle took us to Konigssee. Once there, most of the shops are closed. And we only had arround 50minutes to wander around so we weren't able to ride a boat which I think shluld be the highlight of this said tour. After that, we want back to the shuttle then picked up those in the Salt Mines and we went to Berchtesgaden. Also, we had very limited time there. Only about an hour to explore the Berchtesgaden Advent Market.

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December 26, 2019

This was an easy half day, starting in the afternoon, and including some iconic locations at Berchtesgaden and Konigssee. The opportunity to have a meal in Berchtesgaden was a nice way to finish the tour. The coach was well appointed, the driver was attentive, and our guide filled the tourist with heaps of interesting information and anecdotes.

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December 14, 2019

Stunning scenery not to be missed in winter even if it's cold.

Small van of up to eight to ensure you can get round the roads to see some spectacular views out over Austria and Berchtesgaden and the Bavarian border mountains from both sides. The Lake is magestic - it was cold in Feb but worth it to see the panoramas and with superb apple strudel at the end you warm up again. Daniel was an awesome guide full of stories and information and great to chat with.

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February 27, 2018

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