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Untersberg - Things to Know Before Visiting

Untersberg, 83471 Bischofswiesener Forst, Germany

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About Untersberg

Northernmost massif of the Berchtesgaden Alps, a prominent spur straddling the border between Berchtesgaden, Germany and Salzburg, Austria. The highest peak of the table-top mountain is the Berchtesgaden Hochthron at 1,973 metres (6,473 ft). The massif is mainly made up of limestone. Within it, the Upper Cretaceous Gosau Group is the source of a pale cream, rose to gray yellow, massive and very dense limestone known as the Untersberg Marble. This building stone forms the facade of notable build

Attractions Near Untersberg

Salzburger Hochthron
Salzburger Hochthron2.23km from Untersberg

Tjhe Salzburger Hochthron is the second highest peak of the Untersberg massif in the Berchtesgaden Alps after the Berchtesgadener Hochthron. In addition to the short ascent from the Untersbergbahn, several marked trails lead to the summit of the Salzburger Hochthron, these require surefootedness and good physical condition.

Untersbergbahn GmbH
Untersbergbahn GmbH5.26km from Untersberg

The Untersberg is a mountain range with an extension of about 70 km² in the southwest of the Flachgau on the border with Bavaria.It is one of the most popular recreational spaces in Salzburg. The Untersbergbahn has been taking hikers, winter-sports enthusiasts and nature-lovers up the mountain and back to the valley since 1961.

Plainburg5.46km from Untersberg

One of the oldest castle ruins in Austria. It lies at an altitude of up to 643 m above sea level. A. , above the Gmainer valley. The remains of the Plainburg! 5 meter high and one and a half meters thick walls surround the inner courtyard and give the ruin the shape of an open box, which is why the Plainburg is popularly known as the "Salzbüchsl". The Plainburg is a popular destination for hikers on the Castle Trail from the Alpine city.

Geiereck5.67km from Untersberg

Geiereck is a peak in Salzburg and has an elevation of 1,805 metres. Geiereck is situated nearby to Richtfunkanlage, and close to Restaurant Seilbahnstation. In the immediate vicinity to the northeast is the mountain station of the Untersberg cable car and a few meters to the northwest is the Zeppezauerhaus .

Schloss Glanegg
Schloss Glanegg5.82km from Untersberg

The castle Glanegg is located in the district Fuerstenbrunn the Austrian municipality of Grödig in the province of Salzburg.Originally the rectangular building with its tower-like central projection had three storeys and a very steep hipped roof , the roof structure of which was expanded and changed in 1920. The castle has a park and a stately avenue of beech trees as access to the Meierhof.

Freilichtmuseum Salzburg
Freilichtmuseum Salzburg6.48km from Untersberg

The Salzburger Freilichtmuseum awaits you with 100 authentic and original historical buildings rebuilt on the museum grounds, telling tales of historic farming, trades, rural crafts and manufacturing. Take time to set off for a stroll through the past and dip deep into the rural history of Salzburg over the past six centuries. Explore old farmhouses, marvel at the humble, yet multifaceted lifestyle of days long gone and enjoy the hospitality of the museum’s cozy tavern.

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Bavaria has a unique culture, largely because of the state's former Catholic majority and conservative traditions. Bavarians have traditionally been proud of their culture, which includes a language, cuisine, architecture, and festivals. The state also has the second-largest economy among the German states by GDP.