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 (bĕrk′təs-gäd′n, bĕrKH′-)
A town of southeast Germany in the Bavarian Alps. It is a popular resort.


(German ˈbɛrçtəsɡaːdən)
(Placename) a town in Germany, in SE Bavaria: site of the fortified mountain retreat of Adolf Hitler. Pop: 7667 (2003 est)


(ˈbɛrx təsˌgɑd n)

a town in SE Bavaria, in SE Germany: site of the fortified mountain chalet of Adolf Hitler. 39,800.
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Contract notice: Ersatzneu- and partial conversion of the regional centre (osp) in berchtesgaden.
Police said they were still trying to figure out where the bar comes from and how it got into the Koenigssee lake, a popular tourist destination near Berchtesgaden on the border with Austria.
Meanwhile, the US Seventh Army captures Hitler's Eagle's Nest retreat at Berchtesgaden in the Bavarian Alps.
No Victory in Valhalla: The Untold Story of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment from Bastogne to Berchtesgaden provides military readers with an in-depth survey of events that took place in 1944, where already-weary paratroopers faced a huge German offensive at the Battle of the Bulge.
Just a day later, Chamberlain flew out to meet German Chancellor Hitler at his mountain retreat at Berchtesgaden and began his disastrous appeasement policy negotiations with the Nazi leader which would eventually lead to World War II.
Prime Minister Chamberlain said of Hitler on his return from Berchtesgaden in September 1938: "I got the impression that here was a man who could be relied upon when he had given his word.
The diaries ran from 1932 to 1945 and had supposedly been aboard an aircraft that crashed in 1945 carrying the doomed Fuhrer's effects to his retreat at Berchtesgaden.
His Facebook profile shows pictures of him on pilgrimage to Berchtesgaden, home of Hitler's Berghof residence.
Misch and SS comrade Johannes Hentschel accompanied Hitler almost everywhere he went, including his Alpine retreat in Berchtesgaden and his forward ''Wolf's Lair'' headquarters.
Price includes | Return flights to Berlin | Return airport-to-hotel transfers | Two nights' bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Hotel Tiergarten in Berlin, and two nights' bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Park Inn Hotel in Dresden | Included tours of Berlin, Leipzig and Dresden | Guided visit to Colditz | The services of a Newmarket Tour Manager Escorted Holiday Departures 4| Castles, Lakes and Mountains of Bavaria A guided tour of the exquisite Bavarian capital and visits to Neuschwanstein's fairy-tale castle and famous Oberammergau are the highlights of an escorted holiday that also includes four nights in the 'lakes and mountains' heartland, and the opportunity, on optional excursions, to visit Berchtesgaden and the 'Sound of Music' city of Salzburg.
1 BERCHTESGADEN, GERMANY Deluxe packages from PS284pp The InterContinental Berchtesgaden Resort is high in the Bavarian Alps near the Austrian border.
HELLO GOODBYE HELLO: A CIRCLE OF 101 REMARKABLE MEETINGS offers up the witty British writer's collection of strange yet true stories of encounters between the rich and famous in a fine collection of strange celebrity meetings; from George Bernard Shaw's encounter with Harpo Marx in the nude to the Duchess of Windsor's tea with Hitler at Berchtesgaden.