Kehlsteinhaus (Eagle’s Nest)

Kehlsteinhaus, a teahouse for Adolf Hitler’s 50th birthday

The Kehlsteinhaus, also known as Eagle's Nest, is a chalet structure located in the state of Bavaria, in southeastern Germany. It was built as a teahouse for Adolf Hitler’s 50th birthday.  In 1952 the Eagle’s Nest road was closed to public traffic and a special mountain bus service was put into operation.

Highest roads of Germany

Highest roads of Germany

Located in central-western Europe, Germany stretches from the Alps, across the North European Plain to the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. From north to south its topography varies quite dramatically. The country is traversed by some of Europe's major rivers such as the Rhine, Danube and Elbe.

German Alpine Road

Driving the German Alpine Road, the oldest holiday route of the country

The German Alpine Road (Alpenstraße) is the name of a very scenic drive through the Bavarian Alps, in Germany. Travelling the route is a wonderful experience all year round.


Rossfeld Panorama Strasse is an iconic road in the Bavarian Alps

The Roßfeldpanoramastraße is the name of a very scenic toll-Alpine road located in Bavaria, in the south-east of Germany. 

Romantic Road

Romantic Road, a wonderful scenic drive through Bavaria

The German Romantic Road (Romantische Straße) is a wonderful scenic drive through Bavaria. This inspiring 350 kilometres (220 mi) route winds through medieval towns, castles, and wine country.