Mountain experience Berchtesgaden


High alpine mountain landscapes, pristine valleys and untouched nature, picturesque villages and deeply rooted customs: Berchtesgaden is one of the most impressive mountain regions in Germany and impresses with its unmistakable landscape. Like a fjord, the Königssee with its crystal-clear water meanders through Germany's only Alpine National Park. On the crossing to the St. Bartholomä peninsula with its baroque pilgrimage church, you can hear the famous echo. Here you can also see golden eagles, bearded vultures, deer, marmots and countless plant species that have made their home around the legendary Watzmann. In Berchtesgaden , guests can stroll past the royal castle, magnificent town houses, charming stores and inviting inns or take a trip underground in the mine. The Eagle's Nest with its unique panorama brings the fascination of the rugged mountain world to life.

Superlatives from Berchtesgaden

  • 50 kilometers of slopes in 6 ski areas around Berchtesgaden
  • Ski slopes between 600 and 1,874 m
  • Over 100 km of groomed trails for classic style or skating in nine different areas.
  • The largest cross-country skiing area: Aschauerweiher cross-country skiing center with 22 km and
    snow-making facilities, floodlit stadium circuit from 5 - 8 p.m. on certain days.
  • Snowiest trail: Scharitzkehl high-altitude trail, Berchtesgaden, located at 1,000 m with 9 km of classic and skating trails
  • National Park Berchtesgaden: The only Alpine National Park in
  • Königssee, probably the most famous & cleanest lake in Germany: 7.2 km long and 1.2 km wide, 192 m at its deepest point
  • Watzmann, king of the Berchtesgaden Alps: Germany's second highest mountain at 2,713 m.
  • Salt mine Berchtesgaden: Oldest active salt mine in Germany
  • Berg- und Enzianbrennerei Grassl: Germany's oldest gentian distillery - distilling rights since 1602, including the right to harvest juniper.
    of juniper.
  • Roßfeld panoramic road: 6.5 km, the highest panoramic road in Germany
  • Ramsau: Germany's 1st mountaineering village