Stille Nacht


Only 20 kilometres from Salzburg, Lamprechtshausen invites you to a relaxing break.
Only 20 kilometres from Salzburg, Lamprechtshausen invites you to a relaxing break.

For nature lovers there is the Weidmoos EU bird sanctuary. Under the motto of Mohr, Moor & More, you can experience wonderful days with cultural highlights at the original viewing area and nature experiences in the handicapped accessible Weidmoos!

For those who stroll through Lamprechtshausen, there are a lot of things to discover. Such as the Silent Night Museum-Arnsdorf, where the most famous Christmas song of all time was composed. Franz Xaver Gruber wrote the text for "Silent Night, Holy Night" here.

Silent Night Museum-Arnsdorf

The Christmas or Peace song of our time Silent Night, Holy Night was composed in Arnsdorf
Opening hours:

Friday to Sunday from 2-5 pm and by appointment. Open every day in the run-up to Christmas.
Registration by email: or
Registration by phone directly with the Curator Max Gurtner: Tel. +43 664 158 9400

Weidmoos: Moor area in the SalzburgerLand

The former upland moor of Weidmoos is a habitat for many rare species of bird. For this reason, it was declared as a bird sanctuary by the European Union in 2001. Many measures were undertaken simultaneously to safeguard the habitats for rare species of bird and at the same time deliver living experiences for holiday guests. Animal lovers can discover, amongst others, these species of bird in the Weidmoos bird paradise:

  • White Star-Bluethroat
  • Snipe
  • Spotted Crake
  • Redwings
  • Woodpecker
  • Eagle Owls

In total, over 150 species of birds have been counted in Weidmoos.

  • Along the themed path, the habitats, the bird species and the history of Weidmoos are presented.
  • In the “Info Point Weidmoos” you can learn everything about the Weidmoos and the LIFE project The Weidmoos lives!
  • From a hide, you can observe birds undisturbed.
  • A 12m high lookout tower offers an impressive overview of the area
  • Take a break for the Pleasure Tour Weidmoos and let yourself be pampered!
  • NEW! Relax on our new relax cradle loungers and enjoy the beautiful natural scenery with all your senses…

Tourist Office opening hours:

In Summer, the tourist office is open only if required. For a guided tour with a film presentation, you are more than welcome to organise an appointment with the Chairman Johann Grießner Tel. +43 664 400 8733.
Further information is available directly on the homepage.



Tourismusverband Lamprechtshausen
Franz-Xaver-Gruber-Stra├če 1
5112 Lamprechtshausen

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