Guided tour

From Salzburg: Eagle's Nest Mountain Retreat Tour

From Salzburg: Eagle's Nest Mountain Retreat Tour

Activity provider: Salzburg Sightseeing Tours
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From US$ 72.57 per person

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Cross the German border into the Bavarian Alps to visit the Eagle's Nest – Hitler's former conference center and mountain retreat. Enjoy spectacular views on this tour from Salzburg.

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Duration 4 hours
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English, German


  • Enjoy fantastic views of the Bavarian Alps from Obersalzberg
  • Visit the Eagle's Nest, Hitler's former mountain conference center
  • Take a guided tour and learn about the history of the mountain retreat
Full description
The Eagle's Nest, or Kehlsteinhaus, is a retreat nestled high in the Kehlstein Mountains. It was originally given to Adolf Hitler as a 50th birthday gift, and offers historical insight as well as beautiful views. This tour will take you up into the mountains and over the German border into Bavaria, passing by the salt mines. The first stop of the tour is in the Obersalzberg area, where you'll change buses to head to the Eagle's Nest high in the Kehlstein Mountains. Hitler held many meetings in the Eagle's Nest, which he used as a conference center. You'll have free time to explore the old conference room, dining area, and small tea room with terraces. Your guide will explain the history and stories of this interesting retreat during your visit. After leaving the Eagle's Nest, your tour will return to Salzburg.
  • Entrance fee Eagle's Nest
  • Gratuities
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
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months
  • All participants are required to bring and wear FFP2 masks. Blue surgical masks will not be accepted

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Meeting point

Mirabellplatz 2, 5020 Salzburg (Ticket Office Salzburg Sightseeing Tours)

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  • Please note that this tour only runs during the summer season
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 49 reviews

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The tour itself was very good. We had a top guide, with humor, who spoke fluent English. Good to ride the fm tour as we smoothly arrived / entered without queues. However, we became a little unsure because the organizer who was standing on the voucher was not at the designated meeting place. We were instead referred by another organizer to a third organizer. Good to be out in good time! The tour is recommended.

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September 11, 2019

Overall great experience but would have liked a longer amount of time. Feel a little rushed. The guide was fabulous and very knowledgeable.

July 25, 2022

It was a beautiful bus ride and the drive and tour guide were perfect.

July 14, 2022

Product ID: 646