Tamsweg is full of surprises. This Lungau holiday town in the southernmost corner of SalzburgLand enchants its visitors with its picturesque location, the warm hospitality and numerous offers all year round. For sports enthusiasts, lovers of culture, peace-seekers and families, Lungau’s state capital has a lot to offer. When travelling to Tamsweg you can look forward to the wonderfully fresh mountain air, the warmth of the Lungau locals and the tranquility which can be found everywhere.
During the summer months, the Lungau Mountains provide the right tour for every level. Whether on a leisurely hike with a stop in the mountains huts or a demanding high-altitude tour, everyone will find their favourite tour here. How about a hike to one of the Lungauer mountain lakes?
The convenient location between the Radstädter Tauern and Nock Mountains ensures perfect conditions in winter. Whether skiing, snowboarding, ski touring or free-riding, those seeking winter pleasure will find it in Tamsweg. Tamsweg is also the ideal holiday destination for cross-country skiers and snow-shoe walkers.
Attractions in Lungau:
- The Lungauer Local History Museum
- The pilgrimage church of St, Leonard: one of the most beautiful gothic country churches in the southern German-speaking countries
- The giant “Samson”
- Water target shooting on the Prebersee
Tamsweg is known also for its colourful events:
- In July and August the ‘Z ‘sammsitz’ n in Tamsweg’ with folk music and traditional cuisine.
- Weekly “concerts”
- Church concerts in the pilgrimage church of St. Leonhard
- Music Pavilion
- Italian night
- Singers and musicians of Hüttenroas in the Preber area
- Harvest Festivals
which for the local simply belong as a fixed part of the year. Guests from all over the world are invited to these atmospheric festivals. Thus, customs and culture are palpable and tangible.
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The living traditions which belong to the Lungau region can be found on every corner in Tamsweg. No wonder, then, that the oldest Brotherhood in Austria is found here: The Vereinigten zu Tamsweg.