Fifteen towns belong to Salzburg’s Lungau region. One of them is St Margarethen. It is located at the foot of the Aineck at 1,065 meters above sea level in untouched nature. In St Margarethen visitors enjoy a glorious mountain backdrop, the unmistakable hospitality of the locals, the fresh air and the numerous possibilities for relaxing holidays in the heart of the UNESCO Biosphere Park Lungau.
Sightseeing in St Margarethen:
- Pure Water Fun: The child-friendly Leisnitz Water Way to the Wildlife Park Schlögelberger
- For cycling enthusiasts: The famous Mur bike path runs right through St Magarethen on 365km into Southern Styria.
- Handicraft Art: Our author has found out what’s behind the secret of the Scythe Mowing.
- Living traditions: In ten communities, the Samson procession is a fixed part of the year, just as it is in St Magarethen.
Holiday-makers experience living traditions at the numerous festivals and events in the Lungau Harvest Festival. These annual traditional customs, musical events and tasting invite both locals and visitors to celebreate, dance and sing together.