Hiking in Berchtesgaden National Park

A perfect national park in a hidden corner of the Bavarian Alps

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Very close to Berchtesgaden you can visit the famous lake Königsee or King’s Lake. One of the most popular ways to get there is by ferry to its most iconic spots, such as the Church of San Bartolomé or Lake Obersee. But if you like hiking, we recommend you to venture on the beautiful trail of 8 km to the church or 14 km to the lake.

In the vicinity of the Berchtesgaden National Park there is also another place you should visit: Ramsau, an idyllic village where you can enjoy a quiet walk with incredible scenery as a backdrop.




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How to get there

You can get there by car from Salzburg (Austria) or Munich. By bus, from the center of Salzburg (it takes 45 minutes) but there is no direct bus from Munich. You can travel by train, from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof or from Munich. In both cases, with a transfer in Freilassing (5 minutes). If you travel by plane, the nearest international airports are those of Salzburg (25 km) and Munich (186 km).


Summers are humid and winters are cold with cloudy skies most of the time. The average temperature varies from -6 °C to 23 °C and rarely drops below -13 °C or rises above 29 °C.

Best time to visit

From the beginning of July to the end of August




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