Excursion destinations in the Salzburg region

The Lammertal counts not only to den most attractive landscapes Europe but can also go with it all kinds of excursion destinations and points of interest & sights in the immediate vicinity. Located in the middle of the Salzburg region, there are a variety of popular excursion destinations within just an hour's drive. For your journey of discovery in the Salzburger Land and beyond, we have many tips prepared. There's sure to be something that's right for you.

Salzburg, located in the heart of Europe, owes its fame all over the world to the incomparable magic of its urban appearance, the scenic beauty of its surroundings and the
It was a coincidence that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg in 1756.

You should definitely visit this city – also known as the “Florence of the Alps” – once. Numerous sights await your visit and a stroll through the famous getreidegasse past Mozart's birth place are definitely included.

The House of nature, Home, Residence- and Mozartplatz, the Hohen Salzburg Fortress (Salzburg's landmark is Europe's largest castle complex from the 11th century), that Hellbrunn Palace with its water features Hellbrunn Zoowhich Mirabell Castle, the well-known pilgrimage church Mary Plain on the Plainberg with a view of Mozart's city and a tip for bad weather Stiegl's Brauwelt are just a few of the many highlights.

As it once was... 60 original farm buildings from five centuries, charming cottage gardens, craft demonstrations and musical events guarantee an open-air experience. Großgmain open-air museum

The Postalm is the largest alpine area in Austria.
One of the most frequently asked questions is about the name “Postalm”. When Bad Ischl was still the summer residence of the Austrian emperors, there was also an important post office with many stagecoaches and a large number of horses. In the summer, some of the horses were brought to the alpine pasture for summer recreation and so the name “Postalm” arose automatically. Today the entire area, which includes many alpine pastures such as Lienbachalm, Einbergalm, Wiesleralm, Thoralm, Pitschenbergalm, etc., is collectively known as Called “Postalm”. Many different hiking trails lead through the extensive Postalm area. Managed huts invite tired hikers to a hearty snack with cheese and bacon and fresh milk.

The picturesque towns of Sankt Gilgen, Sankt Wolfgang and Strobl on Lake Wolfgang are always worth a trip. Already the journey over the Postalm to St Wolfgang is a natural experience. The market owes its name to St. Wolfgang, who sought refuge here more than 1000 years ago.

In St. Wolfgang, of course, you sit down on the lakeside terrace in the much-celebrated “Weißes Rössl”, visit the Bacher Altar in the pilgrimage church, walk through the romantic alleys, do something Boat trip on Lake Wolfgangsee over to the Mozart Village St. Gilgen or with the historical one Schafbergbahn Cog Railway (cog railway) up one of the most beautiful panoramic mountains in our country.
During Advent in the towns around Lake Wolfgang Wolfgangsee Advent celebrated. The ten meter high floating lantern in Lake Wolfgangsee is the unique symbol of the Wolfgangsee Advent: a peace light lantern that invites you to pause, think and reflect.

The old imperial city Bad Ischl has a long history, decisively shaped by its time as the summer residence of the imperial court. For 60 years, Franz Josef and his “Sisi” came to the summer resort every year. A visit to the Imperial Villa and in the kuk Zauner Court Confectionery belongs to every Ischl excursion.

Afterwards you should definitely stop in Hallstatt Insert.
Many consider Hallstatt to be the most beautiful lakeside resort in the world - a 4500-year-old salt town, picturesquely located on the steep slope of the lakeshore. It's worth seeing Gothic parish churchwhich  Ossuary (Karner), that oldest salt mine in the world, a well-preserved one burial ground from 800–400 BC. (the finds gave the “Hallstatt period” = older Stone Age its name) and during one Shipping At Lake Hallstatt you can enjoy the world-famous “postcard view” of this wonderful UNESCO World Heritage site.
A detour to the idyllic location Gosausee Maybe it will happen on the way back gosau to Abtenau. The magnificent pinnacles of the high Dachstein are reflected in the clear mountain lake.
Dachstein Ice Cave in Obertraun

Great Salzkammergut 7 - lake trip

The “great Salzkammergut 7 lake trip” takes you past Lake Hallstatt – Orth Castle – Gmunden am Traunsee - Attersee - Mondsee - Lake Wolfgang - Fuschlsee – Wiestal reservoir. The mountain lakes, located somewhat out of the way, are also worth a visit Langbathseen in Ebensee, the Almsee in Grünau/Almtal or the Gleinkersee in Windischgarsten.
The holiday region Trumer Lakeland in the Salzburg Flachgau extends from the gates of the state capital Salzburg to the Salzburg Salzammergut. These include the Wallersee, the Mattsee, the Obertrumer See and the Grabensee.
Silent Night Chapel in Oberndorf – a historical attraction for thousands of people from all over the world Schaudorf Schleedorf – with organic show dairy, show bakery, doll costume tailoring shop, village blacksmith shop
Good aiderbichl – probably the most famous farm in the Salzburg Alpine foothills in Henndorf.
The health resorts are nestled between Dachstein, Loser and Totem Gebirge Altaussee and Bad Aussee, as well as the holiday village Grundlsee in the “Styrian Salzkammergut”. The largest flower festival in Austria Daffodil Festival, you should definitely visit once and have one 3 ‑ lake tour at Grundlsee-Toplitzsee-Kammersee is on every excursion program. Also the Loser and the Tauplitzalm are among the most attractive excursion destinations in the Styrian Salzkammergut. A walk around the area becomes a nature experience Ödesee in the Pichl-Kainisch nature reserve. The Waldrestaurant is idyllically located right on the lake Kohlröserlhütte. A popular excursion destination is the Blaa Alm in Altaussee in the middle of the beautiful Aussee mountains.
The emerald green one Konigssee lies between Watzmann, Jenner and Gotzenalm. The highlight at the Bavarian Königsee is one Boat trip to the pilgrimage church of St. Bartholomä with the “Echo from Königsee”, which echoes off the steep mountain slopes. Drive over's Rossfeld, make a stop in Berchtesgaden, a walk around the Hintersee, a stroll through the attractive pedestrian zone in the spa town Bad Reichenhall And that is the highlight of every trip to Bavaria Eagle's Nest, the magnificent building on Obersalzberg. When exploring the majestic mountains of the Chiemgau Alps, a visit to the Cream Puff Countess not missing. Also a boat trip on the Chiemsee, over to the picturesque and impressive Fraueninsel Herreninsel you should not miss this.

is the most visited excursion destination in the neighboring federal state of Styria Türlwandhütte is right on the Dachstein cable car at 1750 m above sea level. The ascent with the Dachstein Gletscherbahn is an experience - once you reach 2700 meters, you immerse yourself in a sea of ​​thousands of mountain peaks.
Ramsau – the romantic mountain village at the foot of the Dachstein
Schladming – a small mountain town on the Enns
The Styrian Lake Constance – a jewel in the middle of the Schladming-Dachstein region.

The most famous Alpine road takes you to the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park, to the highest mountain in Austria, the Großglockner (3798 m) and its glacier, the Pasterze.
Holy blood – the Glocknerdorf with the beautiful Gothic pilgrimage church and adjacent mountaineers' cemetery.
Let's stay in Carinthia: For every nature lover, the trip to the Nockberge is a lasting experience. The almost 35 kilometer long Nockalmstraße opens up an area of ​​particular scenic charm in numerous gentle bends.
Europe's largest inclined elevator takes you to the Mooserboden reservoir. Experience the inner workings of a dam and enjoy the unique, wild landscape with a view of the glaciers of the rear Kaprun Valley in the Hohe Tauern National Park.
with a wonderful panorama of the gigantic mountain world, a view of over 30 three-thousanders, including the Großglockner, Kitzsteinhorn and Großvenediger. Standing 3000 meters above things… – on that Kitzsteinhorn
The largest waterfalls in Europe offer a unique natural spectacle in the Hohe Tauern National Park. After a visit to the WasserWunderWelt you will know a lot more about the Krimml Waterfalls.
The pilgrimage chapel, also known as the “Pinzgau Cathedral”, is located at an altitude of 900 m in the middle of the Loferer Steinberge and is one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Salzburg.
One of the most beautiful excursion destinations in the Salzburg region. A wonderful panoramic road takes you to the high plateau, up to Christ Alm.
A romantic one Valley with enchanting small lakes - framed by the almost 2000 meter high rock faces of the Tennen and Hagengebirge.
The roaring Gollinger Waterfall is a popular excursion destination in Tennegau in the Torren district.
is one of the most beautiful panoramic mountains in the Eastern Alps, with good reason, because the summit offers a 360° panorama of almost 150 distinctive Alpine peaks.
The unique adventure alpine pasture is located at the Almsee felt moss – in the middle of the Salzburger Land – in an impressive panoramic location below the mighty Bischofsmütze.
at the foot of the almond wallse in the Hochkönig region with the three mountain villages Maria AlmServed and Millstream against the backdrop of the Steinernes Meer and the Hochkönig.
The legendary one clammy in St. Johann im Pongau. A fascinating natural spectacle.
in Bischofshofen, where the last competition of the four traditionally takes place on January 6thjumptour is held.
With its clear water and surrounded by mountains Jägersee a popular excursion destination.
is the largest ice cave on earth. A natural monument with bizarre ice sculptures made of stalactites and stalagmites, ice palaces of crystal-clear beauty as nature created them.
The 900 year old towers high above the Salzach Valley, between the Tennen and Hagen Mountains Hohenwerfen Fortress. An exciting castle tour with a weapons exhibition, an exhibition about the castle's history, a bird of prey flight show and a knight's dinner in the castle tavern bring visitors closer to the adventurous Middle Ages in the Salzburger Land.
In the oldest Visitor mine of the world, you will delve into the over 2.500-year history of salt, the “white gold” of earlier centuries, and follow in the footsteps of the Celts, who have lived here since 400 BC. BC salt mining.

im natural paradise at the foot of the Hohe Tauern National Park. Discover the three pearls of the Gastein Valley Bad Gastein with the world-famous Gastein waterfall, Bad Hofgastein located in the sunniest and widest part of the valley, and Dorfgastein, the northernmost town in the Gastein Valley.

The Riedingtal is located in Salzburg's Lungau, in the southernmost part of Salzburg. A nature park with numerous small mountain lakes, embedded between rugged rocks and gentle alpine meadows. Even the journey via the popular winter sports resort Obertauern with a breathtaking view of the highest peaks of the Radstädter Tauern is an experience. And if you are already in Lungau, you should definitely take a detour to the idyllic location Prebersee (Prebershooting) plan.

Im Musstadl There is always something going on in the “Gutshof” in Flachau, the home town of ski star Hermann Maier. Morning pints, local evenings or Showtime live bands ensure a good atmosphere.
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