The Berchtesgaden National Park is located in southeast Germany in the Free State of Bavaria and borders on the Austrian state of Salzburg. The park was founded in 1978 and, covering a surface of 81 square miles, it is state property in its entirety. Its high mountain landscapes are characterized by extensive forests and steep rock faces.

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Review of Berchtesgaden National Park

Family Review of Berchtesgaden National Park

Away Travel Editor: Alistair Wearmouth
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Editor Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children aged 3 - 5 , 6 - 12 and 13 - 17
Editor Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Ride the Jennerbahn funicular for amazing views of Lake Konigssee and the Berchtesgaden mountain scenery.
  • The Berchtesgaden National Park website ( lists a number of good hiking trails with varying difficulty levels.
  • Experience Berchtesgaden in winter on the piste of the small but enjoyable Jenner ski area.

Parking: Open year-round. Information center open 9am - 5pm Mon-Sat
Price: Free

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: 49/(0)8652/64343
Fax: 49(0)8652/69434
Transportation: A8 exit at Bad Reichenhall or A1 exit Berchtesgaden
Price Information: Free
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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