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“Amazing views of the Bavarian Alps”
Review of Untersberg

Untersberg
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Ranked #1 of 219 things to do in Salzburg
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit, especially on a clear day you can see the mountains a well as Salzburg city in the distance. It is easy to get to, number 25 bus for straight to the bottom of the cable car. If you plan on going here make sure you get the Salzburg card, it pays for itself in just this one site (and includes access to so many other great sites also)

1  Thank Claire T
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

We took the cable car ride as a free inclusion on our Salzburg card, but would willingly have paid the full price anyway. The ride was stunning, and the views from the panoramic terrace truly wonderful. To then be able to walk away from the cable car station and enjoy extended views from nearby peaks was a delight.

1  Thank Terry L
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

This mountain offers the best view of the region. The aerial tram ride is quick. It is difficult to take good photos from the tram as it is usually crowded. One can easily stay up in the mountain for several hours. There are two small eateries atop the mountain.

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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

What an experience!! We took bus 25 from Salzburg to the Untersberg . I'd say about a 20minute bus ride, we purchased salzburg cards which is a massive saving as it's about €23 to go up the mountain if you were paying there and then.
We paid €36 each for a 48hr card which is definitely worth it and saves a fortune. I'd advice to wear sensible footwear. Yes you go up in a cable car but if you plan to walk to the peak of the mountain or just walk round the mountain I'd advice shoes or trainers with good grips. The views are amazing!! There's a pub at the top, which was full. So we went to the restaurant which is just below the pub. Fantastic food and drinks. Amazing experience!!

3  Thank LoisGM
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

We only had a day in Salzburg so bought the 24 hour Salzburg Card from the Tourist Office at the Train/Bus station. All public transport is included in the card as is the Untersburg cable car which in itself paid for the Salzburg Card. We took Bus 25 from the Main Bus Station and this is the last stop - it took around 45 minutes as it is out of town. Payment is easy on the bus, just let the driver know you want the Untersburg stop. We went around 2pm and it wasn't that busy so we went straight up on the next cable car. I thought I would be scared of the height the cable car travels up to but actually enjoyed the views downwards and upwards! The cable car is very fast and soon you are in the most spectacular 360 scenery around you. We were lucky that the clouds were not in our way and we could see all the way down to Salzburg.
There are a couple of walks up to the crosses but do wear sturdy shoes as it is gravelly on the paths and quite steep at some points. For a great photo point, as you pass the little outside sitting area from the cable car and the walking path forks 2 ways, if you follow the right hand path and before it turns a corner there is a little dip on the left hand side where there is a path in the grass you can walk to the ridge for some beautiful photos.
We stayed about an hour and got the next cable car down but had to wait 20 minutes for the next bus so we could go to Helbrunn Castle on the way back on the same bus. The online bus timetable for Salzburg is so useful to print off as it gives the exact timings of all buses and you can do your routes on there and it will tell you all the connecting times of any other buses/trains.

7  Thank Nita M
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