Untersberg

Untersberg, Salzburg: Address, Phone Number, Untersberg Reviews: 4.5/5

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Carey T
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Locals are JERKS. DON'T GO UNLESS YOU LIKE BEING INSULTED.
We were having a wonderful time. The ride up was smooth and the views exciting. The restaurant just at the end was full, so we ventured a short distance further up to the cuter, more "local" spot. The server, Tina, was very nice, the food quite good, and the beer excellent (of course). So why the poor rating?
A table of 11, apparently local, were seemingly friendly, until they attempted to "cheers" us...I said "Prost" (cheers in german) and they said, "No! Boomsom! BOOMSOM!", raising their glasses and laughing. The cook ran out and advised us NOT to say that. A Czech friend we met later informed is it was the worst of things to say.

These locals were RUDE, OBNOXIOUS and HATEFUL to visitors doing nothing but adoring their country and adding to their economy. Thanks to those 11 people for ruining what could have been a wonderful memory. You know who you are, but do you also know you are...JERKS...?
Written October 4, 2021
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tariq-ma t
265 contributions
No. 1 of what you should do in Salzburg
Sep 2021 • Family
The mountain peak is wonderful and the views from it are amazing.. One of the most beautiful things I have seen, although I have visited many places in the Alps.. Approaching the splendor of the Swiss Alps.. The access to the summit is by bus 25 from the main Salzburg train station till the end of the line , when you get out of the busy you will find the cable car station just in front of you. And as soon as you go up the mountain, you will know your way and find the whole city of Salzburg below you, as well as the river and the surrounding green attractive mountains.. Choose a day free of clouds, rain and with a good temperature to enjoy .. and have sport shoes with you that fit the slopes.. don't forget to bring juice or something to drink with you. The place is suitable for children and the degree of ruggedness is slight, but it is a bit difficult for wheelchairs and strollers.. The only problem is the crowding of people in the cable cars.. I benefited from the Salzburg card to ride the bus and go up to the mountain by cable car for free.. That activity is in my opinion the most important if you go to Salzburg
Written September 19, 2021
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Koen & Myriam
The Hague, The Netherlands150 contributions
Corona proof now
Aug 2021
Is also included in the Salzburg Card.
Be sure to pick a day with good wheather, otherwise you will miss out on the spectacular views. The ride looks scary because of the large span to the first pole, but it is smooth.
We went up and made the hike to the hill with the cross, like most people do. It's not that far but it's still a climb and you get nice views, also on the Eagle's Nest in Berchtesgaden. Top it off with lunch at the Hochalm Gasthof next to the lift and you will have spent three hours on the trip.
You can also hike to the Eishöhle and the Lentz cabin, but that is more for advanced walkers, and requires a whole day.
Walking shoes are advisable, if not necessary. Also take warm clothes, the wheather at the top can change quickly.
As to Corona: the 3G check was done before boarding.
Written August 9, 2021
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xji
Berlin, Germany51 contributions
Remember to download the free audioguide at the entrance
Aug 2021
At the entrance to the funicular there's a barcode you can scan for a free audioguide app. The audioguide is very detailed, informative and entertaining. I didn't see many others making use of that on the trip, so make sure that you don't miss it.
Written August 3, 2021
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Eddy R
Bruges, Belgium5 contributions
Great views but cable car ride not corona proof!
Aug 2021
We enjoyed the hike on the Untersberg with great weather today Tue August 3rd but we were very surprised by the corona negligence of the cable car operator.
This morning we went into a cable car fully packed with 50 passengers - with this number you can barely move 10 cm anymore - and although everyone had to wear masks, NO ONE had to prove the so famous 3G in Austria. Everyone can take the cable car without having to show proof of vaccination, test or cure…..this in great contrast to hotels or restaurants close by….This was really not corona proof.
Written August 3, 2021
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McKenna N
Gainesville, FL119 contributions
An absolute must-do for everyone
Jul 2020
We added this into our itinerary after enjoying the part of our bike tour in the mountains, and can't believe we nearly left without this! If you purchased the Salzburg card, this is included, and is by far the best thing to do.

You can take the bus all the way out to the cable car. It's a little scary for anyone afraid of heights or claustrophobic, but well worth it. Close your eyes, it will be over soon! Pack a jacket, as the temperature drops significantly at the top. We also packed a picnic, as there is a small cafe at the top, but we wanted something more exciting.

The best part is that much of the hiking on the top is relatively flat, which meant we had quite a bit of space to wander and explore without doing any hardcore hiking. You can continue on to the top of the mountain for even better views, but my mom was perfectly content to enjoy the bench and wait when she'd hiked about 3/4 of the way.

I truly cannot recommend this enough. It is one of the best views I've ever seen, and yes, I did cry when I made it to the top.
Written February 18, 2021
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AJ66
London, UK92 contributions
Great cable car ride
Mar 2020
We got the number 25 bus from the centre of Salzburg to the end of the line at Untersbergbahn. We used our Salzburg card to go up in the cable car for free. It was raining when we went and there was still snow on the top of the mountain so we could get out at the top. But still worth it for the views and experience.
Written March 15, 2020
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Mark C
Cambridge, UK1,041 contributions
Beautiful views and plenty of snow
Feb 2020
Great way to spend a few hours of a trip to Salzburg. Particularly at this time of year when there's plenty of snow at the top (but none in town). On a clear day, such as we had, the views were great and it's really nice in the sunny weather.

Cable car up is pricey (EUR25 return), but it is free with a Salzburg Card (one of its many many benefits).

Easy to reach from the town centre by bus. One of the bus routes (route 25) also goes via Hellbrunn and Salzburg Zoo, so it is very easy to combine all 3 into an excellent day trip (as we did).
Written March 8, 2020
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sberry20
Washington, DC117 contributions
Great excursion from Salzburg
Feb 2020
So easy to do, we used the Salzburg card and took the 25 bus, all included with the card. The bus stop is literally in front of the cable car station. You don't even have to get a ticket, just scan the Salzburg card for entry to the cable car. We went in February, it was about 20 degrees Fahrenheit at the top. We walked a little bit away from the top station, it was steep, other people were more brave. There is a cafe at the top with nice views and basic food/snacks/coffee. Well worth the 40 minute bus ride!
Written February 18, 2020
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Ramesh Nad
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Untersberg is speechless!
Jan 2020 • Couples
It was an absolutely incredible experience being able to go up.Take the cable car from St. Leonhard to the Geiereck.Enjoy the 360 degrees view on the summit! It’s really beautiful.
Written February 13, 2020
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