Destinations Berchtesgadener Land and surroundings

Trips to the Watzmann, Königssee and the salt mine

 Listing the destinations around Berchtesgaden and the neighbouring Salzburg is like a top ten hit list: there’s one sight after the other in the Berchtesgadener Land. Majestic mountains, crystal-clear lakes, historic towns, spectacular panoramic roads and one-of-a-kind nature monuments facilitate new and exciting experiences on every day of your holiday. Your host Peter Juhre has compiled a “top list” for you – and he gladly takes part in many trips with his Alpenglühn guests. What are favourite trips for your next holiday in Bavaria?

Peter Juhre’s suggested trips around Berchtesgaden

Shipping at the Königssee

Königssee cruise

Unforgettable trip on the alpine lake

Cruise over the fjord-like lake, try out the echo and enjoy a hearty Bavarian snack at the pilgrimage church St. Bartholomä.

The Ramsauer church in summer

Hiking with the Ramsau

With a trip to the famous church St. Sebastian

Explore the Berchtesgadener Land on perfectly marked hiking trails and visit the popular photo motif in the mountaineer village of Ramsau.

Berchtesgadener Land

Spa town Berchtesgaden

With salt mine and St. Zeno minster

Enjoy the flair of the sophisticated spa town, take a “trip into the salt” and marvel at the historic cathedral with its impressive front gate.

Chiemsee with islands

Royal palace Herrenchiemsee and Benedictine abbey Frauenchiemsee: visit the unique facilities amidst “Bavaria’s sea” with a liner.

Picturesque Hintersee

Walk around the idyllic lake and refresh your feet in the cool mountain water. Or embark on a spectacular mountain hike to the Blaueis glacier.

Saline Berchtesgaden

Go deep into the mountain on the “Grubenhunt” wearing miner’s clothes, stride through very old salt mining tunnels and cross the mystic salt lake on a raft.

Almbachklamm & mill

Visit the historic Kugelmühle mill at the start of the hike to the wildly romantic gorge, then ascend through the forest to the pilgrimage church Ettenberg.

Obersalzberg centre

Ascend by bus to the historic documentation centre Kehlsteinhaus on the Obersalzberg. Fantastic panoramic view all the way to Salzburg.

Rossfeld mountain road

Divine year-round panoramic road with views of the Salzach Valley and the Alps. An enjoyment for bikers and drivers up to 1,600 m above sea level.

Mozart city of Salzburg

Historic city centre with imposing fortification site Hohensalzburg, St. Peter abbey, cathedral, Mozart’s birthplace, and castle park Hellbrunn with zoo.

World of Ice Giants Werfen

Europe’s longest ice cave with a length of 42 km, ascend to the entrance by cable car. We recommend combining the trip with a visit to the Hohenwerfen Castle.

Recreation after a hiking tour with Alpenglühn boss Peter

Alpine hut fun in Werfenweng

To the grand views of the Mayrhofalm/Jagastüberl

Höglwörth in Berchtesgaden

Round tour Lake Höglwörth

With church tour and visit to the beer garden

Kids playing in the magic wood

Romantic magic forest

Nature trail at the Ramsauer Ache & Hintersee

You can experience these and many other destinations around Berchtesgaden during your next holiday in Bavaria.
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