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Kehlsteinhaus / Eagle's Nest

Highlights / General details Passing the border into Germany border we drive up to the former village of Obersalzberg. Once used as a base of the Third Reich, the area where Hitler, Göring and Bormann once had property. From ‘Obersalzberg’ we change to a special bus for the amazing journey up the 6.5 km (4 miles) long road to the Eagle’s Nest (Kehlstein House). The journey is an amazing adventure and once you arrive in the upper car park a 124 m (406 ft) long tunnel leads you into the mountain. Once inside the mountain the lift takes you within less than a minute directly up into the Eagle’s Nest building. Originally given to Hitler as a 50th birthday present by Martin Bormann it was used as a conference centre. Hitler had many meetings here. The building itself is a masterpiece perched 1834 m (6017ft) on top of the Kehlstein mountains. There will be some free time to explore the old conference room, dining area and small tea room and terraces with your guide explaining all the history relating to this interesting area. Inclusion Pick up from hotels within Salzburg city; Ticket for public bus lines 1–28 for the date of the tour; Guided Tour available in English, German, Spanish, Italian, French. Exclusion Lunch; Gratuities. Hours of operation Available daily; Departs at 8:30am (May 15 - October 31). Pick up is 30 minutes prior. Duration Approximately 4.5 hours. Location Departs from the office/bus terminal at Mirabellplatz 2, 5020 Salzburg if you are not getting picked up. Please arrive 15 minutes prior the tour. Policies Children younger than 6 years old may participate for free. Tour tickets are valid for all city buses for the entire day - lines no. 1-28 within the Salzburg city limits. **All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**