Berchtesgaden & Umgebung 1

Berchtesgaden & surroundings

Nature meets culture

There are countless excursion destinations to discover in Berchtesgaden and in Bavaria. Beyond the charming centre of Berchtesgaden, the Berchtesgaden Alps overwhelm with idyllic beauty. You can experience nature up close at the dreamy Königssee Lake with its fantastic view of the Watzmann as well as in the middle of the Alps in the Berchtesgaden National Park. Those interested in culture will be thrilled by the Obersalzberg which is filled with history, the Kehlsteinhaus and the city of Salzburg.

Freundinnen wandern am Hintersee

Adventure near by

Top destinations around the Edelweiss

Cultural, adventurous, sporty, relaxing or a bit of each – in Berchtesgaden you have the choice of how you want to spend your holiday:

Tradition & Culture

In Berchtesgaden, the year is heralded in with traditional festivals such as the spring “Aperschnalzen”, Easter, the raising of the maypole and the May dance. Music and market festivals follow in summer, and autumn is characterized by cattle drives and harvest thanksgiving. The highlight is the famous Berchtesgaden Advent in December.

Summer in Berchtesgaden

Leaving the stress of everday life behind

The imposing Watzmann with the Steinernes Meer in the background and the rugged peaks of the Berchtesgaden Alps: there is hardly a setting that arouses more mountain desire for every fitness level.

Right in the centre, the Hotel EDELWEISS is the ideal starting point for mountain and hiking tours of all kinds. The car stays in parked in the garage as there is a regional bus stop directly in front of the hotel and can be used free of charge in the entire Berchtesgaden valley with the guest card. (Guest card available at the reception for a deposit)


Perfectly equipped on tour

only 55,-€

EDELWEISS E-Bike rental

– Please book the day before
– Pick up of the ebike at 09:00 am
– Instruction by reception staff
– Helmets are also available 
– Bike return until 20:00