This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Berchtesgaden.
Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany, lies snugly in a valley in the German Alps, and is surrounded on three sides by the Austrian border. Famous for its salt mines, this city still gets the bulk of its revenue from the production of table salt, just as in days gone by. On a visit to Berchtesgaden, be sure to stop off at the city's salt mines and watch how the job is done right now, and find out how it has changed since its inception. Use one of the hostels in Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany, as your base while you explore every nook and corner of this neat city with its strange blend of old and new.
While at Berchtesgaden, stop over at the famous Kehlsteinhaus, which was one of Adolf Hitler's summer getaways. Lying at the peak of the mountain above Obersalzberg, the Kehlsteinhaus was later known as the Eagles Nest to the American forces who occupied it after World War II. While all buildings and bunkers were destroyed during the war, an interesting documentation center lies nearby, if you'd love to pore over significantly interesting details of the past.
The city of Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany, attracts tourists from around the world, having established itself as a must-visit vacation spot. The Kings of Bavaria had their summer residences here and several prominent guests were entertained in the past. Today, this beautiful city is not open just for nobility, but for all who wish to enjoy an unforgettable vacation. Explore Berchtesgaden's rich heritage of cultures and dive into the past with the museums that preserve the culture of this historic region.
If you've had enough of history, enjoy sports for which Berchtesgaden is famous. There are several sports to enjoy, such as golfing, hiking, summer sledding, cross-country and downhill skiing, and ice skating. Indulge your mind and body in one of the city's many spas, or simply spend some quiet time among the towering churches and the Royal Palace.
Not far from the heart of the city lie quite a few hostels in Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany, that offer accommodation for individuals, families, and groups. Most hostels offer dormitory accommodation as well as individual rooms, and some include additional services such as laundry, television, and Wi-Fi at an extra cost. Book your stay in advance to get great prices, comfortable accommodation and hassle-free arrangements that help you enjoy your holiday in this historic city.
Written by local enthusiast for Berchtesgaden hostelsJoy Barboza