How paradoxical — sometimes excitingly wild, then calmingly peaceful — the element of water can be in Salzburg’s Saalachtal valley. Wild sprays and raging waves during canyoning, kayaking or rafting, pump the adrenaline through each and every vein in one’s body. Peaceful tranquillity at the bottomless mountain lakes and the historic hermitages during a relaxing hiking trip allows for an inside look into the region’s water-rich history.
The wild waters of Salzburg’s Saalachtal valley
Hiking in the rain along the Saalach riverLearn more
Hiking in the rain along the Saalach riverJoin the water drops and hike from Lofer to St. Martin in Salzburg’s Saalachtal valley.
Where the wild waters roarLearn more
Where the wild waters roarThrough the tight ravines, across wild waves, on calm swirls and jumping right into the icy water in the darkest of canyons.
Wood drifting at Unken’s MuckklauseLearn more
Wood drifting at Unken’s MuckklauseThe crystal-clear water gushes through the Mucklklause in Unken’s Heutal valley. An idyllic spot, sought after by many electric cyclists and hikers who come for a break.
SUP — first calm, then wildLearn more
SUP — first calm, then wildStand up paddleboarding in Salzburg’s Saalachtal valley can get pretty wild. But it can also be incredibly calm and relaxing.
Electric mountain bike tourLearn more
Electric mountain bike tourThe damming of the Diessbach stream at the Kallbrunnalm mountain pasture in the early 1960s led to the creation of a new mountain lake. The picturesque lake primarily serves the purpose of generating energy through hydropower, ...