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Eagle’s Nest Historical Tours

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Address: Koenigsseer Str. 2, 83471 Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 8652 64971
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Operating since 1990 our thoughtful and history-focused tours of the...

Operating since 1990 our thoughtful and history-focused tours of the Eagle's Nest, the underground bunkers and nearby sites associated with Hitler's former HQs in the Alps have won international acclaim. They begin and end at Berchtesgaden's Tourist Office.

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Great Historical place.

A must visit for everyone coming to the Berchtesgadener Land. It is really a very fantastic place for historical background knowledge.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Maximilian D
Bad Reichenhall, Germany
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Bad Reichenhall, Germany
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must visit for everyone coming to the Berchtesgadener Land. It is really a very fantastic place for historical background knowledge.

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Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Booked a Viator half day trip to the Eagles Nest. We met the bus at the Mirabellplatz in town, a full size bus not a shuttle. Really knowledgeable guide who pointed out places of interest on the way and provided great information at the site. When we reached the base of the mountain we switched to other full size buses... More 

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Lima, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Our tour guide had been incredible knowledge of the area. It was interesting to learn the history of how the Eagle's Nest came to be, and that it was not Hitler's idea to build it. It was Boorman's birthday gift to Hitler, and Hitler rarely used it. Our guide brought history to life through his stories. It's also important to... More 

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We had the most helpful, clear, informative guide we have ever had for such a tour - her name is Amy. We left punctually in a coach with very simple headphones to hear Amy. She explained every possible detail for the whole time about the town, the whole history of Obersalzburg and Eagles Nest. We were all enthralled and really... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The tour was informative pointing out where buildings had been located at we went up the hill. Going through the bunkers with a guide I'm sure was better than doing it on my own just reading information. We were there on a clear day and had great views. We just caught the bus back to Salzberg. Many people miss it.

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Los Gatos, California, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

With excellent guides, you will find out about the places the the people who had such a sinister effect in the world. You will see the places where Hitler, Eva Braun and his close collaborators planned the 2nd world war. From the Eagle's next on the top of the mountain, to the Berghof bunkers it is an amazing tour,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We booked the private history buff tour in late September. Our guide Jim picked us up at Hotel zum Turken where we were staying and begun the tour right away. Explaining the history of the Hotel as well as the back story on Hitler, the area and the Berghof. He had a tablet full of pictures and showed us around... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I really wanted to give this 5 Stars... If you're carless, you could visit all these Nazi sites on your own for half the cost by using the local bus system, but this tour gets takes the stress out of figuring out the bus schedules, and gives you a good looking and knowledgeable gentleman of a tour guide, whom I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

A four hour trip. The guide was a nice guy called James and he was incredibly knowledgeable about the subject matter. It was the way he was so fluently able to put across his knowledge that made the tour so interesting and ones attention never wavered once during the whole 4 hour experience. Overall a very interesting,exciting and educational event.

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Murphy, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is a must stop while in Berchtesgaden or surrounding areas. First, if a clear day (and not a cloud in the sky when we visited) the views are amazing. You can see Alps for miles and miles. The solid brass elevator and tunnels are spectacular. You can also go to the top and hike down the mountain. If we... More 

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