In the bavarian southeast, located in the heart of the alpine Berchtesgaden national park and beneath the shadows of the dominating Watzmann, lies one of Germanys' most beautiful places: the famous Königssee. During the calm and peaceful journey via electric boat to the idyllic island of St. Bartholomä with its pilgrimage church, you are not only exposed to the impressive echo of one of the highest walls in the Alps, but also learn about the mountain lake itself. Take a hike around the area and enjoy the special landscape deep in the national park.
However, Berchtesgaden offers more than scenic boat trips and tremendous mountains. One of its most famous sights takes you underground.
Only about 20 minutes away from Lake Königssee lies the Berchtesgaden salt mine, operating continuously since 1517. Wrapped in stylish protective clothing the exciting tour (about 90 minutes) provides you with interesting information about bavarian salt mining, while it takes you through the saline mountain and the entrance to the salt mine train. Further highlights are the miners' slides, a raft trip over the underground lake Spiegelsee and the Salzkathedrale. Please note that the temperature is below 12 ° C throughout the year. Sturdy footwear is required.
A visit to Berchtesgaden ist a manifold experience, as it lets you enjoy wonderful scenery at Königssee and takes you underground to witness the famous salt mines.
Panoramic road "German Alpine Road", mountain ranges, island St. Bartholomä, salt mine, underground mirror lake
English and German speaking guide on board
Additional costs / extras:
Admission Berchtesgaden Salt Mine € 29 (payable on site)
The temperature underground is al around 12 ° C all year round. Warm clothes and sturdy shoes are recommended.
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