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“Kid-friendly hike along the water to a hanging bridge”

National Park center
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Germany's only Alpine National Park Lofty, wild and majestic, "King" Watzmann (2713m) reigns over the Berchtesgadener Land as he surveys his kingdom: Berchtesgaden National Park. High mountains, deep valleys and crystal-clear alpine streams define this protected area bordering Austria. "Allow nature to remain in its natural state" is the motto of Germany’s only Alpine National Park. Berchtesgaden National Park is located in the southeast of Germany, in Bavaria and adjoining the Austrian Salzburg region. Founded in 1978, the park includes an area of 210 square kilometres and is owned by the federal state of Bavaria. In addition, the park is the core and buffer zone of the biosphere reserve Berchtesgadener Land.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Stairs / lift, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The Hanging Bridge trail is about 2 hours roundtrip from the parking lot to the Bridge. One could easily do this with a Jog stroller, Kids on bikes, or walking kid-paced.

7  Thank Jenny H
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

This is one of the nicest educational centers I have ever visited. The educational movie which shows regularly was awe inspiring. There also is a really nice cafe type eating facility there that had really great food. They have put a lot of money and thought onto the facility. The people spoke english well and it was an English friendly facility. If you enjoy the outdoors this is a nice place to visit and learn about a relatively new German National Park.

5  Thank Erickson S
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

I stayed with a friend for a weekend in the area. the weather was fantastic so we could walk around (take up to the top of the mountain) and enjoy the great nature and area.

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Reviewed 17 February 2017

A place of great historical importance, unfortunately, the wrong ideology.
the place from which you can see on a clear day more than 100 kilometers in distance, beautiful landscape, and above all magnificent architectural feat for the time 60 years ago. roads carved in stone, a tunnel of 120 meters horizontally carved in the rock, and also 120 meters vertically, and with it a lift which is undamaged and in perfect condition.

3  Thank pulataxi
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

With me and my father being world war two history buffs, and my father serving in Germany during the 70's guarding Rudolf Hess, we love sightseeing world war 2 relics. We went on a trip for my 21st to Munich for Oktoberfest and decided to trek 3 hours there and 3 back to see the infamous, Eagles Nest atop a peak. What awe was in store for us, we went on a tour I shamefully cannot remember, but I remember the HQ being near the train station across a roundabout.

I would love to go back and see the most beautiful place I have ever been to again. Berchesgarden is like a postcard, and me and my father spotted Salzburg in Austria from the peak! We went in October 2014 so this is rather belated. This is a once in a lifetime trip.

3  Thank Rhys W
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