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“Most excellent”

Nationalparkzentrum - Haus der Berge
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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: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Stairs / lift, Activities for older children, Lockers / storage
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We spent 9 days in Berchtesgaden and found a different hike every day. There are so many different trails it is utterly amazing. They had an unusual April snow while we were here and that just added to the beauty. Be forewarned, most Alms do not open until early May.

6  Thank Regina G
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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 2 March 2017

The displays were so well done & realistically showed & explained the mountain region of the Bavarian Mts. There were trees with beautiful snow scenes, very realistic replicas of cows, an eagle's nest, and all kinds of wildlife common to this region. A very special surprise is done to show the plants and fauna of the region--you don't want to miss it!! There are excellent movies that can be viewed explaining life in this region throughout the seasons. Very well done! We did not have time to go to a zoo, but this museum gave us a good understanding of the wildlife and plant life common to this mountain region during each of the seasons. Ticket price is very reasonable and parking very convenient.

1  Thank sleebrownies
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