Hiking in Berchtesgaden Part 1: Königssee

After Norway in 2012 and Iceland in 2014, this year’s hiking trip with M took me to the Berchtesgaden National Park in the German alps.

The first day we took a boat trip on the Königssee.

Königssee (2)

St. Bartholomä Panorama

The first stop was at  St. Bartholomew’s Church.

St. Bartholomä

From there we started hiking up past St. John and Paul Chapel heading to the Eiskapelle (“ice chapel”).

St. Johann und Paul

Unfortunately, at this time of year, the Eiskapelle looked nothing like it did in pictures we saw beforehand, so we weren’t even sure we were at the right spot.

Eiskapelle

Nonetheless, the view from up there was amazing.

Blick von Eiskapelle

Next stop: Saletalm and the Obersee lake.

Königssee (3)

Obersee Klein (2)

Obersee Klein (1)

Waiting for the boat to take us back to Schönau.

Königssee Klein (1)

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