Welcome to Berchtesgaden, a picturesque town nestled in the breathtaking beauty of the Bavarian Alps. This region is not only known for its impressive nature, but also for its diverse leisure activities and attractions. In this blog post, we would like to share with you five unforgettable excursion tips that you should not miss in Berchtesgaden.
1. Dream panorama at the Hirschkaser
The Hirschkaser mountain inn is located at an altitude of 1,390m. Whether on foot, by bike, or by chairlift, the Hirschkaser is definitely worth a visit due to its dreamlike panorama. Enjoy the breathtaking view of the surrounding mountains with a tasty snack and a cool drink.
2. Natural spectacle Wimbachklamm
The Wimbachklamm in the Berchtesgaden National Park is a particularly popular destination for hikers. The impressive hiking trail runs over bridges along steep rock faces and gorges and offers an impressive natural spectacle. If you would like to extend the hike a little further, you can also stop off at the Wimbach-castle for a bite to eat.
3. Mountain experience Jenner
At 1,874 meters, the Jenner is one of the most prominent mountains in the Berchtesgaden region and a true paradise for hikers and mountaineers. The Jenner cable car takes you comfortably to the mountain station, from where you can enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding Alpine panorama. Summit climbs, leisurely walks or simply the feeling of being a little closer to heaven – there is something here for every level of difficulty and taste.
4. Natural jewel Königssee
An absolute highlight is the Königssee, one of the most beautiful lakes in Germany. Take a boat trip on the crystal clear water and let yourself be enchanted by the silence and beauty of the surrounding mountains. The boat dock at the famous Malerwinkel offers a fantastic view of the lake and the surrounding mountains. Take the opportunity to get off at one of the stops and go for a hike or enjoy the unique silence at one of the secluded shore sections.
5. Hiking idyll Hintersee
Another dreamlike hike is the 6.3km long tour from Hintersee to Halsalm. It leads through the Klausbach valley, which is also known as the valley of the eagles due to numerous breeding eagle pairs. Along the way, magnificent views of Hintersee and the surrounding peaks await.
Highlight of the hike: The stop at the traditionally managed Halsalm, where homemade delicacies await for refreshment.