Salt Mine Berchtesgaden - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Salt Mine Berchtesgaden
Oldest active salt mine in Germany. Visitors can checkout a portion of this mine, the track length of the visitor mine is about 1400 meters.
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1.82km from Salt Mine Berchtesgaden
A museum in the Obersalzberg resort, providing historical information on the use of the mountainside retreat by Nazi leaders, especially Hitler who regularly vacationed in this area beginning in 1928.
The Eagle's Nest (Kehlsteinhaus)
3.44km from Salt Mine Berchtesgaden
A Third Reich-era building erected atop the summit of the Kehlstein, a rocky outcrop that rises above the Obersalzberg mountainside retreat near the town of Berchtesgaden. It was used exclusively by members of the Nazi Party for government and social meetings. It was visited on 14 documented instances by Adolf Hitler, who disliked the location due to his fear of heights, the risk of bad weather, and the thin mountain air.
7.25km from Salt Mine Berchtesgaden
Kleiner(Small) Barmstein and the nearby Großer(Great) Barmstein are two rock towers in the border of Austria and Germany, raising above the Austrian town of Hallein. They are each about 841 and 851 meters above sea level. Both the rock pinnacles are popular with climbers and also be climbed using rock steps with railings and secured cables. In order to reach the towers, a 2 to 3 hour hike is required through the beautiful lower Alps mountains.
Stille Nacht Museum Hallein
7.35km from Salt Mine Berchtesgaden
This beautiful museum is located in the former sacristan's and choir regent's house, where Franz Xaver Gruber lived and worked for 28 years. The focus is also on the history of the origins and distribution of “Silent Night! Holy Night!".
7.4km from Salt Mine Berchtesgaden
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
7.63km from Salt Mine Berchtesgaden
The Keltenmuseum in Hallein near Salzburg was founded in 1882 and was housed in the Bürgerspital and it contains major discoveries from the La Tene period of the Iron Age which come from burials in the area surrounding the nearby Hallein Salt Mine, at Dürrnberg.
Discover More Attractions in Bavaria, Home of Salt Mine Berchtesgaden
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.