Sights in Berchtesgadener Land

National park, spa resorts and museums near Salzburg

During your holiday in Salzburg, also discover the exciting sights of neighboring Bavaria. The top attractions of Berchtesgadener Land are just a few kilometers away from Puch.

Various paths lead there: across the Dürrnberg in Hallein to Berchtesgaden, Ramsau and Schönau, or exits right off the A10 Tauern Autobahn taking you Bad Reichenhall, Piding and Freilassing.

 

The top sightseeing attractions in Berchtesgadener Land

Salzburg and Berchtesgaden share a long history. Discover the most beautiful lakes, special museums and the only Alpine national park in Germany. Here you can take a closer look at the most popular attractions in Berchtesgadener Land.

Kehlsteinhaus
Kehlsteinhaus

The historic Kehlsteinhaus on the Obersalzberg – also infamous as the “Eagles Nest” – treats you to a magnificent panoramic view of Salzburg and the Berchtesgaden Alps. Built by the National Socialists for representational purposes, today it serves as a mountain restaurant. Tip: Hike along the Kehlstein path to the summit cross.

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Dokumentation Obersalzberg
Dokumentation Obersalzberg

In the “Documentation Center”, you will discover the history of the Obersalzberg and learn details about the Nazi dictatorship. Visit part of the bunker complex and learn more about Hitler’s command headquarters and holiday hideaway.

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Lake Königsee
Lake Königsee

The 8 km long Königsee in Bavaria’s Berchtesgaden National Park leads you from Schönau to the St. Bartholomä peninsular. During the 35 min boat ride, you will personally experience the famous “Königssee Echo”. Tip: Leave the boat at the "Salet" landing and make your way back on foot the last 10 min, taking in the sight of those magnificent panoramas along the way.

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Rossfeldstraße
Rossfeldstraße

Germany’s highest scenic road is easy to reach by car, motorcycle or bus. The Rossfeldstrasse treats you to unique views of the Berchtesgaden Alps, the Salzach River Valley in Tennengau, all the way to Salzburg, the “City of Mozart”. This toll road is open year-round.

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Salt Mine Berchtesgaden
Salt Mine Berchtesgaden

Embark on a journey through the history of salt and discover 6000 m² of impressive installations, 36 meters-long miners’ slides, a subterranean salt lake, the Salt Cathedral and the Salt Room. Hiking tip: the Brine Pipeline Path to the House of the Mountains.

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Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall
Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall

The Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall is one of the most significant industrial monuments in Bavaria. Learn about the historic salt springs and, in the Salt Museum, all about developments in technology as well as the “white gold” of those times.

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Lokwelt
Lokwelt

Here, on 17 tracks, train lovers discover 150 years of railway history in a round, historically listed engine shed. Numerous exhibits, including cog-rail steam locomotive II No. 719 and the turntable with overhead cables, are sure to impress you.

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Jenner
Jenner

In addition to the modern gondola, the broad hiking area and friendly mountain eateries, the Jenner is also famous for its unique views of Königssee and the Watzmann. from the mountain station, a well-maintained hiking path leads to the Jenner summit.

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Spa Resorts
Spa Resorts

From Puch, you are only a 20 min drive from the Watzmann-Therme in Berchtesgaden and the Rupertus-Therme in Bad Reichenhall. Both offer family-friendly fun in and around the water including slides and children’s pools, though also ample relaxation areas and sauna facilities for countless relaxing moments.

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Predigtstuhl
Predigtstuhl

Visit the popular local mountain just outside Bad Reichenhall - the 1614 m high Predigtstuhl. The famous Predigtstuhlbahn is the oldest original large-scale mountain gondola in the world, a listed historic monument that operates year-round. Enjoy a nostalgic ride and the impressive panorama of the surrounding mountains.

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H-P Porsche Traumwerk
H-P Porsche Traumwerk

At Hans-Peter Traumwerk, you are sure to be impressed by the exclusive collection of tin toy cars as well as the 400 m² model railway. Particularly popular in dry weather are the model railway and adventure playground in the park.

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National Park & House of the Mountains
National Park & House of the Mountains

In Berchtesgaden National Park, you will discover pristine nature from Hintersee to Königssee. On roughly 260 km of hiking paths, you will get to experience the high mountains. The "House of the Mountains" serves as a central information and learning center.

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Your holiday close to Berchtesgadener Land

During your holiday, enjoy the central location of Puch bei Salzburg and make a daytrip to Berchtesgadener Land. Discover Berchtesgaden National Park and the beauty of Bavaria. Here you will find perfect accommodations for your holiday in Salzburg close to Berchtesgadener Land.




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