Eagle's Nest and Salzburg City Private Tour

Discover the City of Salzburg and the Eagles Nest with the Obersalzberg area on this all-day private guided tour. Ideal for first-time visitors, the tour covers the main attractions and offers an overview of the area in and around Salzburg.



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Salzburg, worldwide known as the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the place where Sound of Music was filmed. The city of Salzburg is famous as the "Rome of the North" with its magnificent monuments in Baroque- and Renaissance. Salzburg, named by UNESCO as World Cultural Heritage, was ruled for centuries by Prince Archbishops, who left a cultural and historical heritage of unique importance and beauty.


  • The Eagles Nest
  • The Obersalzberg
  • Leopoldskron Palace - photo stop (Von Trapp house in Sound of Music)
  • Hellbrunn Palace
  • Comprehensive 8-hour tour with guide from Salzburg

Tour Overview

Having a professional local guide and a luxury private vehicle ensures to save time and get the maximum out of a full day private sightseeing tour of Salzburg and  the Eagle's Nest. Be ready for pickup at 10.00 am at your Salzburg hotel. Make yourself comfortable in your luxury touring vehicle and experience the World heritage city Salzburg. After a comprehensive 2-hour minivan tour of the old city, including the Mirabell Gardens and Salzburg’s best view point, the M32 view terrace, you will continue to the Leopoldskron Palace used as the von Trapp family house in Sound of Music. Capture some pictures of the Palace with the fortress of Salzburg in the background.

Next highlight is Hellbrunn Palace which is an old Archbishop palace from the 17th century. It was used as a place for celebration, for pleasure and rehabilitation by the prince archbishops. It was very modern to build pleasure palaces in the early 17th century.

After this tour of the city you will be ready to explore the sights of the Eagles Nest and the Obersalzberg area. Lean back and enjoy the drive on the scenic route to Berchtesgaden. The alpine village Berchtesgaden will offer you great opportunities to get some Bavarian specialty for lunch (own expense).

Next is the drive to the Obersalzberg, the site of Hitler’s Berghof, his former mountain residence. Explore the road from the ‚Obersalzberg to the Eagle's Nest bus terminal with special busses from where you will enter a 407 ft (124 m) long tunnel to reach the elevator to the Eagle’s Nest. Weather permitting, enjoy the very scenic view to the Bavarian Alps, the Austrian Alps, the King’s lake (Koenigssee) and the view to Salzburg.

From Nov to about May 10th (depends on the snow conditions of the year), the Eagle's Nest direct access road is closed, alternatively we offer to visit the Rossfeld summit instead.

After eight hours exploring the city of Salzburg and the Eagle´s Nest, your private tour will conclude with drop-off at your Salzburg city hotel.

More Information
DurationFull Day Tour: 8 hours
Tour TypePrivate Tour
MCM AdviceN/A
InclusionsGuided full day tour with private chauffeur/guide, Luxury minivan, Hotel pick up and drop-off
ExclusionsEntrance Fees, Food and drinks, Gratuities (recommended), Bus and elevator to the Eagle's Nest - €16 p.p.
Cancellation PolicyIf you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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