Our guided tours

Find a selection of our most popular tours here.
Additionally, we can arrange tours to suit your requests.

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Walking tours in Berchtesgaden

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Tour through the historic centre of Berchtesgaden

Berchtesgaden dates back to 1102 when an Augustine monastery – the later principality 'Fürstpropstei' - was founded.

900 years of history is reflected in the architecture of the town, which has remained intact throughout the centuries.

Also, learn about the present day market town.

Details of the guided tour
  Individuals Groups
Duration: 1 hour or 1.5 hours minimum 1.5 hours
Dates: Throughout the year:
- every Tuesday
- at 10:00 a.m.

From Eastern to October:
- every Saturday
- at 10:00 a.m.

From Dec. 02, 2018
to Dec. 30, 2018:

- every Sunday
- at 11:00 a.m.
according to agreement
Fees: - € 5.- per person / for 1 hour tour
- € 7.- per person / for 1,5 hour tour
- children under 10 yrs. free
€ 70.- per group
(up to 25 persons)
Meeting place: AlpenCongress - Berchtesgaden according to agreement
Please note: No registration required
Steps and uneven cobble stones
 


Night watchman tour

A stroll through the town with tales from the past. On request you can have a drink at the night watchman's tavern 'Nachtwächterstüberl'.

(Our night 'watchwoman' is a member of the German Night Watchman Guild.)

Details of the guided tour
Duration: 1.5 hours
Dates: 2017:
19-Apr / 03-May / 17-May / 31-May
14-Jun / 28-Jun
12-Jul / 26-Jul
02-Aug / 09-Aug / 16-Aug / 23-Aug / 30-Aug
13-Sep / 27-Sep
11-Oct / 25-Oct
-> in each case at 8:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Schlossplatz - Berchtesgaden
Fees: - € 5.- per person
- children under 10 yrs. free
- reduced rates available for groups
Please note: No booking necessary!
Steps and uneven cobble stones.

Guided walk 'Salt + Church'
– the foundation of the former independent state – the 'Fürstpropstei'

Walk from church to church along the famous brine pipe pathway 'Soleleitung' high above the roof tops of Berchtesgaden.

Details of the guided tour
Duration: 1.5 hours
Dates: throughout the year
Meeting place: Schlossplatz - Berchtesgaden
Fees: € 7.- per person
- children under 10 yrs. free
- reduced rates available for groups
Please note: Sturdy footwear recommended; partly steep climb.

The Berchtesgaden brine pipe pathway 'Soleleitungsweg'

A walk from the National Park Information Centre 'Haus-der-Berge', along the brine pipe gantry above Berchtesgaden and then down to the famous salt mine.
Details of the guided tour
Duration: 2 hours
Dates: throughout the year
Meeting place: Parking area at 'Haus der Berge'
Fees: - € 10.- per person
- children under 10 yrs. free
- reduced rates available for groups
Please note: Sturdy footwear recommended; partly steep descent.

Meet the Master Craftsmen of Berchtesgaden

Tour through the town and visit their workshops.
Details of the guided tour
Duration: 1.5 hours
Dates: throughout the year (maximum 6 persons)
Meeting place: 'Schlossplatz - Berchtesgaden'
Fees: - € 7.- per person
- children under 10 yrs. free
- reduced rates available for groups
Please note: Steps and uneven cobble stones.

A stroll through the palace cloister of Berchtesgaden

Go back a 1,000 years in the history of Berchtesgaden, including a visit to the monastery church.
Details of the guided tour
Duration: 1 hour
Dates: throughout the year
Meeting place: 'Schlossplatz - Berchtesgaden'
Fees: - € 5.- per person
- children under 10 yrs. free
- reduced rates available for groups

Round trips and day tours

We would be happy to accompany your group in your own coach on a round trip through the valleys of Berchtesgaden or to our neighbouring regions.

  • Duration, dates, meeting place, fees upon agreement

Cultural Trips and Natural History Hikes

Five historic villages - Berchtesgaden, Bischofswiesen, Ramsau, Schönau am Königssee, Marktschellenberg – each with it's own character.

On the guided tours we will show you old farm houses, picturesque chapels and splendid pilgrimage churches nestled in magnificent countryside.

Enjoy the surrounding alpine landscape with it's impressive mountains.


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Lake Königssee - Nature at it's best

Boat trip across the lake 'Königssee' and walk across the peninsula.

  • The jewel of lake Königssee – take a boat trip to St. Bartholomä and enjoy a circular walk around the peninsula or a stroll to the mystical springs next to a chapel.
    A guided tour through the famous pilgrimage church St. Bartholomä and hunting lodge is included.
  • Take a boat trip to the end of the lake and a hike to the Obersee.
Details of the guided tour
Duration: 2.5 hours, tour ends at St. Bartholomew or Salet resp.
(refreshments available)
make your own way back
Dates: from May until November / day upon agreement
Meeting place: boat landing stage 'Königssee'
(at the 'Prinzregent Luitpold' monument)
Minimum number
of participants:
4 persons
Fees: - € 10.- per person
- children under 10 yrs. free
- reduced rates available for groups
Plus fee for 'Königssee' boat trip:
- St. Bartholomä: adults 13,90 € / children 7,00 €
- Salet: adults 16,90 € / children 8,50 €
Please note: Comfortable footwear recommended.

Eagle's Nest

Take a ride on the Kehlstein bus up the spectacular mountain road to the Eagle's Nest – learn about the history and present use, and enjoy the magnificent setting and views on this trip.

 

Details of the guided tour
Duration: upon agreement
Dates: upon agreement
Meeting place: upon agreement
Fees: upon agreement
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Obersalzberg

The Obersalzberg - an informative 2 hours hike, explaining the change from the old farming community to the once Nazi stronghold.

 

Details of the guided tour
Duration: upon agreement
Dates: upon agreement
Meeting place: upon agreement
Fees: upon agreement
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Roßfeld Panoramic Road

15 km round trip along the serpentine Roßfeld Panoramic Road which climbs up to 1.500 m (5,000 feet) with impressive views over Salzburg und Berchtesgaden.

 

Details of the guided tour
Duration: upon agreement
Dates: upon agreement
Meeting place: upon agreement
Fees: upon agreement
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Through the enchanted forest 'Zauberwald' to lake Hintersee

A picturesque hike which begins in the village of Ramsau.

From the historic village centre with it's famous church of St. Sebastian, we follow the river through the Marxen gorge and the enchanted forest to the Hintersee.

Circular walk around the lake.

Details of the guided tour
Duration:

2.5 hours, tour ends at Hintersee (refreshments available)
make your own way back (public transport available)

Dates: - negotiable
- call number: 0151-56680197
Meeting place: Parking area 'Neuhausenbrücke - Ramsau'
Fees: - € 15.- per person
- children under 10 yrs. free
- reduced rates available for groups
Please note: Sturdy footwear recommended.
Make your own way back by foot or by public bus.

'The bishop's meadow' – history and natural history and other points of interest

Hike along the bridle way from Bischofswiesen to Berchtesgaden, passing Aschauerweiher pool and the fairy tale trail, through the Rostwald and along the brine pipe gantry to the centre of Berchtesgaden.

The tour ends in Berchtesgaden.
Make your own way back by local bus or walk back through the village of Stanggaß.

Details of the guided tour
Duration: 1.5 hours
tour ends at Berchtesgaden centre
Dates: negotiable
Meeting place: 'Dorfbrunnen Bischofswiesen' at 11:00 a.m.
(Registration required until 9:00 a.m. the same day)
Minimum number
of participants:
4 persons
Fees: - € 10.- per person
- children under 10 yrs. free
- reduced rates available for groups
Please note: Sturdy footwear recommended

'Old miners trail' through tunnels and forests

An unusual hike from the village of Oberau down to the salt mine of Berchtesgaden.
Details of the guided tour
Duration: 2 - 3 hours
Dates: negotiable
Meeting place: Church 'Kirche' Oberau
(Tour is also possible in reverse direction
with way back by public bus.)
Minimum number of participants: 4 persons
Fees: - € 10.- / € 20.- per person
- children under 10 yrs. free
- reduced rates available for groups
Please note: Sturdy footwear recommended. Walking poles might be useful.

Salt factory and border fortifications

A stroll in and around the old settlement of Marktschellenberg.
Details of the guided tour
Duration: 1.5 hours
Dates: negotiable
Meeting place: Parking area 'Sparkasse - Marktschellenberg'
Fees: - € 10.- per person
- children under 10 yrs. free
- reduced rates available for groups

'The Power of the Mountains'

Hikes to local cultural and mystical sites including natural history along the way.

Details of the guided tour
Duration: 1.5 hours
Dates: - April to October / dates and times negotiable
- call number: 0151-56680197 or 0160-96050372
Meeting place: upon request
Fees: - € 10.- per person
- children under 10 yrs. free
- reduced rates available for groups
Please note: Sturdy footwear recommended; partly steep climb;
walking poles might be useful.

Pilgrimage church 'Maria Kunterweg'

Walk from the village of Ramsau with the famous church of Saint Sebastian up to the baroque church of Maria Kunterweg and continue to the impressive Lattenbach ravine.

Details of the guided tour
Duration: 1 hour
Dates: - negotiable
- call number: 0151-56680197
Meeting place: Parking area 'Neuhausenbrücke - Ramsau'
Fees: - € 7.- per person
- children under 10 yrs. free
- reduced rates available for groups
Please note: Sturdy footwear recommended.

Pilgrimage church 'Maria Gern'

A hike within the parish of Berchtesgaden to the baroque church of Maria Gern.
Details of the guided tour
Duration: 1.5 hours
Dates: negotiable
Meeting place: negotiable
Fees: - € 10.- per person
- children under 10 yrs. free
- reduced rates available for groups
Please note: Sturdy footwear recommended.