The tranquil Hintersee is the smallest town in the Salzburg alpine foothills with just 460 inhabitants. This holiday town is located at 746 meters above sea level in Flachgau and is set in scenic surroundings on the edge of the Salzkammergut. The impressive Alpine peaks of the Osterhorn mountain range invite you to extensive discovery tours. From a tasty Alpine pasture hike to a demanding high altitude tour – here every mountain enthusiast finds their own paradise.
Looking for art and culture? The city of Mozart is very close and also the Celtic City of Hallein can be reached by car in less than 30 minutes and explored.
Attractions in Hintersee
- Deer feeding: Up to 120 deer are fed daily.
- Torchlight hike: Romantic adventure through the snow-covered landscape
- Silent Night in Hintersee: Original exhibits from the time when the composer of “Silent Night” was a priest can be found In the Joseph Mohr House.
- Christmas Market in Hintersee: Rural folk art, handicraft demonstrations, stories and Christmas delights… The Advent time in Hintersee is always worth a pre-Christmas visit. When it gets dark, the “Feichtnstoa Teifin” (local devils) come out to visit.
The picturesque Hintersee invites you to relax and recuperate with looping hiking trails and bathing opportunities. This town has been used by many painters as their motif – the peaks of the surrounding mountains are beautifully reflected in the lake. Simply Wonderful! For little visitors, we have a special summer tip: The Wild Water Magic in Hintersee. This natural adventure trails leads both big and small explorers to exciting stations which bring children so much closer to the diversity of nature.This comfortable trail is also ideal for small children and never boring thanks to the varied trail design. In addition, the Gasthaus Hintersee in the centre of town invites you in to relax and enjoy!