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Destinations in SalzburgerLand

SalzburgerLand is rich in terms of excursion destinations for any taste.

You can reach almost any point in SalzburgerLand in about 2 hours by car, and it’s worthwhile! A variety of excursion destinations which you should not miss out on can be discovered in SalzburgerLand: these include following in the footsteps of Mozart, the origin of the Christmas carol “Silent Night” as well as mines, castles, National Park Worlds and returning to high culture. Incidentally, almost everything is open to you with the SalzburgerLand Card at hand.

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Top 5 excursion destinations in SalzburgerLand

You should definitely not miss out on these 5 highlights:

  1. Excursion to the City of Salzburg with a visit to the fortress and trick fountains in Hellbrunn.
  2. Experience the highest waterfalls in Europe at the Krimml Waterfalls in the Pinzgau region.
  3. The Großglockner High Alpine Road starts in Pinzgau and leads to Austria’s highest summit.
  4. Werfen has quite a bit to offer with a legendary castle, the world’s largest ice cave and the Sound of Music path.
  5. The thermal spas in the Pongau region are highly recommended in case of adverse weather.

Hohe Tauern National Park & pure nature

Hardly anywhere else can you experience as much as in SalzburgerLand. Nature has meant well and provided everything just about everything imaginable from flat lake districts suitable for cycling as well as high alpine activities. Spend a day at a lake, hike along and between rock faces during a hike through a gorge, trek up to a mountain summit or experience the largest national park in the Alps. The nature excursion destinations in SalzburgerLand have a lot to offer.

Holiday in the City of Salzburg

World-famous thanks to Mozart and the Salzburg Festival, and featuring one of the world’s most beautiful Old Towns: you can gladly pay a visit to the capital of the federal province. Whether you want to discover the churches and museums in the Old Town, walk in the footsteps of princes on the Hohensalzburg Fortress and at Mirabell Palace, visit Hellbrunn Palace or take advantage of one of the many other opportunities, the advantages and opportunities provided by the 24-hour Salzburg Card are left to one’s own imagination.

Castles & palaces in SalzburgerLand

Great castle lords and rich cities needed their castles. Hohensalzburg Fortress, Hohenwerfen Castle and several other fortifications stood for the power of Salzburg sovereigns over the course of many centuries. Many of them are still full of life and well-preserved today. From the bird of prey show to a concert in a princely room, an excursion into the Middle Ages and other bygone eras is worthwhile.

Railways, buses & boats

Remove the speed, lean back and enjoy: regardless of whether it is by steam engine, boat or an excursion bus on a Sound of Music tour! A holiday should also readily remind us that the journey is the destination on which there is much to discover. You have the opportunity to do so with the adventure railways and excursion destinations in SalzburgerLand.

Good alternatives for adverse weather

Due to this abundance of sights and excursion destinations in SalzburgerLand, the question about adverse weather is hardly asked. Many of the museums and thermal spas as well as the City of Salzburg are also perfectly suitable for visiting on rainy days. And the following also applies to outdoor attractions, trails and tours: there is no adverse weather, just poor clothing!

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Discover Salzburg’s top excursions at a glance here.
You should definitely have the SalzburgerLand Card on hand for these excursion destinations and you can order it directly online on our website.


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