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Eagle’s Nest Tour and Salzburg Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

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    • Adults (13+)
    • Children (4-12)
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from US$ 87.30 per person pp
    • Cross borders from Salzburg to Bavaria on this guided tour to Eagle’s Nest
    • Visit Hitler's mountain retreat with stunning panoramic views of the Alps
    • Take a short bus ride to the mountain and enter the historic building through a flamboyant elevator
    • Explore Salzburg on a Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour and discover major attractions
    • Visit the filming locations of the Oscar winning movie The Sound of Music and see Mozart’s residence
    • Commentary on hop-on, hop-off bus available in 9 languages
  • Overview

    Crossing over from the charming Salzburg city to Bavaria, witness a city of historic proportions unwind before you. Eagle's Nest tour offers the perfect retreat for history enthusiasts and nature lovers. Take this day trip to explore Hitler’s remote redoubt where he received prominent members of the Third Reich set in the backdrop of the stunning Alps. Take perfect pictures of the scenic Mt. Kehlstein and witness terrific views from this retreat.

    Spend time absorbing the stunning landscape of Germany and then head on board the comfortable hop-on, hop-off bus to Salzburg where major city attractions await your arrival. With a convenient and fun hop-on, hop-off bus pass, explore the home of Mozart, the land where The Sound of Music was filmed and indulge in audio visual treats around this historic city.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary


    When does it run?

    15 May - 31 Oct:Daily


    Eagle’s Nest: 4.5 hours
    Salzburg Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: 1 day

    Start Time

    Eagle’s Nest: 8:45am
    Hop-On Hop-Off bus departures:
    1 Apr - 31 Dec: 9:30am to 5:00pm, every 30 minutes
    1 Jan - 31 Mar: 10:00am to 4:00pm, every 45 minutes

    Meeting Point

    Eagles Nest Tour: Panorama Tours Bus Terminal Mirabellplatz / corner Hubert-Sattler-Gasse 1, 5020 Salzburg

    Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: Mirabellplatz 2

    Ending Point

    Eagle’s Nest Tour: Same as the start point

    Salzburg hop-on, hop-off tour: You may end the tour at any stop.


    Eagle’s Nest Tour

    The Eagle's Nest tour begins at Panorama Tours Bus Terminal Mirabellplatz where the bus journeys from the old baroque city of Salzburg and crosses the border to Obersalzberg area of Bavaria.

    Embark on this half day excursion to the Eagle's Nest that sits atop the rocky heights of Kehlstein. The building was gifted to Hitler on his 50th birthday and is rooted in history of the Third Reich. As one of the Nazi regime's most remote mainstay, Eagle's Nest is now rebuilt as a museum and can be reached by a 6.4km bus ride. Once at the base, an ornate lift elevates you up the mountain and ascends into the building itself.

    You're free to look around the dining area, terrace and conference rooms as the expert bilingual guide explains the history of Eagle's Nest both in English and German. The Kehlstein makes for a beautiful view and this tour serves as an exciting outing for history buffs and scenery lovers alike.

    Salzburg Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

    After diving into the stories behind this historical building, you're free to absorb the alpine fauna for a photo moment. Thereafter board the bus to return to Salzburg where you're free to utilize the hop-on hop-off bus within the city.

    Enjoy informative commentary in nine languages as the hop-on, hop-off bus takes you through major attractions of Salzburg with convenient stops along the way, including Mirabell Palace, Getreidgasse's shopping haven and more. This Hop-on, hop-off bus pass makes for a fun, convenient way to explore Salzburg on your own time and at your own pace.

    Some of the major attractions covered by the hop-on, hop-off tour are as follows:

    • Mirabellplatz

    • Ferdinand-Hanuschplatz

    • Schloss Hellbrun

    • Mozartsteg

    • Salzburg Main Station

    • Getreidgasse

    • Hohensalzburg

    Click here for the route map 

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • Eagles Nest tour
    • Eagles Nest: Commentary in English and German
    • 1-day HOHO tour
    • HOHO: Commentary available in 9 languages (German, English, Spanish,
    • Italian, French, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese and Chinese
    • Meals
    • Hotel
    • Transfers
    • Gratuities
  • Please note

    Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm departure details.

    We are not able to offer a pick-up service from the hotel. Please make your own way to meeting point, 15 min. prior departure. In case of border controls, please make sure you carry a valid passport or identity card!

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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