Kirche St. Bartholomae, Berchtesgaden

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Atop the Königssee lake with the imposing Watzmann massif as a backdrop, Kirche St. Bartholomae can only be reached by ship or after a long hike across the surrounding mountains. The Baroque church, named after St. Bartholomew the Apostle, was built in 1697. The building features a red, domed roof and stuccowork by Salzburg artist Joseph Schmidt. An annual pilgrimage takes place here in late August. A nearby restaurant and beer garden operate in an old hunting lodge, providing views of the lake and mountains. Using our online itinerary creator, Berchtesgaden attractions like Kirche St. Bartholomae can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A nice destination and start many tours in the mountains. Weekends and holidays are the horror but rather, because lots of people are on the move.
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  • The ride with the E.Boot is very nice. St. Bartolomä consists of Yes only a few houses, Church and business with beer garden. kitchen well just like the staff.
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  • Cute Chapel. But the Lake attracts more attention. To the right of the Church, you can try the local fish. Very tasty
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  • Just stunning. Worth the ferry trip.
  • Romantic place and really beatiful place. restaurant also very good.
  • One of the 2 possible stops on your boat trip in Koenigsee, though I preferred the stop at Obersee (Salet) instead, and would recommend you head there first, before stopping here on your way back. Gets very windy in this part of the lake too.
  • Nice church under Watzmann.
  • The Church's colors contrast beautifully with the lake's scenery. Magnificent. Access only by boat to the Church.
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