Day 1: Arrival
Make the best of your incoming journey and make an intermediate stop in the Bavarian capital city of Munich to discover it by way of a city guided tour. You continue with your journey into the area of the Berchtesgadener Land/Salzburg and find overnight accommodation.
Day 2: Salt Mine Berchtesgaden and Koenigssee
In the morning, you arrive at one of the largest salt mines in Europe and venture on a fascinating salt journey through time. Wooden slides take you down to that "white gold"; once the most important currency. You are given all kinds of interesting facts on the mining and processing of salt.
The highlight of the day is a boat trip on Lake Koenigssee. Enjoy the mountainous world of Berchtesgaden from your boat and experience the world-famous echo, which the boatman lures from the rocky slope with his trumpet. Dinner and accommodation at a hotel in the area Berchtesgadener Land/ Salzburg.
Day 3: Kehlsteinhaus - Eagles Nest and Enzian distillery
Today you take the breathtaking Kehlstein road to the comfortable elevator that will convey you over a distance of 124 meters in only 41 seconds to the interior of the famous Kehlstein house, also known as the Eagle's Nest. The imposing construction work with its meter thick foundation walls unleashes an imposing view of the mountainous Berchtesgaden country side to you. The guided tour reveals all you want to know about the history of the construction work, as well as the unfolding of the early war events. Afterwards, you can enjoy the excellent regional cuisine in the mountain restaurant at a height of 1834 meters. To round off the day, you visit a traditional gentian (Enzian) distillery, where, after a short guided tour, you have the opportunity to try out the different kinds of mountain gentian. Dinner and accommodation at a hotel in the area Berchtesgadener Land/ Salzburg.
Day 4: Salzburg
Discover in the presence of magnificent scenery the birth city of the ingenious and world-famous composer W. A. Mozart. Imagine, during your guided city tour, the thrill of the courtly and baroque lifestyle and consider more unknown details from the biography of this child prodigy. Take the opportunity to make the ascent to the symbol of the city, the Hohensalzburg fortress. From there you enjoy a unique view over the city and its numerous sights. In the afternoon you have time to allow the impressions to sink in over a coffee melange and Mozart ball confectionery (Mozartkugel). The cherry on top of the day will be the festive dinner and concert afterwards. Dinner and accommodation at a hotel in the area Berchtesgadener Land/ Salzburg.
Day 5: Salzkammergut and Wolfgangsee
Today you undertake an excursion to the cradle of salt, the Salzkammergut. Enjoy the magnificent nature, the diversity of the 5-lake countryside while you relax on a boat trip on Lake Wolfgangsee. Round off your day with coffee and cake in an idyllic restaurant. Dinner and accommodation at a hotel in the area Berchtesgadener Land/ Salzburg.
Day 6: Departure
After breakfast, transfer to Salzburg airport for your return flight.
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