Excursion Destinations

World Heritage Site, Mozart's Birthplace, shooting location for "The Sound of Music", mecca of high culture during the annual Salzburg Festival, fortress, Hellbrunn Palace and Trick Fountains, Haus der Natur, Getreidegasse.

Salzburg Tourist Office
Phone: 0662 / 88 98 70
open year-round

Over 100 original buildings from the world of farming and traditional craftsmanship, spread out on around 50 hectares of grounds (end of March until 1 November).

Closed Mondays!

Salzburg Open-Air Museum
Phone: 0662/85 0011

Mysterious "white world" below ground, mine train, miners' slides, raft ride across a mystical salt lake.

Hallein Salt Mine
Phone: 06132/200 8511

A listed monument with a storied history dating back to the 11th century, located high above the Salzach River Valley. State Falconer, bird-of-prey shows (Easter until the beginning of November).

Hohenwerfen Castle
Phone: 06468/76 03

Said to be the world's biggest ice cave, home to fascinating ice sculptures; warm clothing and sturdy shoes are essential (1 May until late October).

Giant Ice Caves
Phone: 06468/52 48

Rustic mountain hut (built in 1665) at the foot of the Bischofsmütze, outstanding food including homemade pastries (Christmas until Easter, and from the beginning of May until late October).
Closed Tuesdays!

Phone: 0664/51 46 46 0

With its clear water and surrounded by high mountains, Lake Jägersee in Kleinarl is a natural jewel sure to enchant the whole family.

A marvelous hiking path leads past lake Jägersee and on to the Tappenkarsee (1762 m), one of the highest mountain lakes in the Eastern Alps.

Gasthof am See

Waggerl House
Former home of important Austrian writer Karl-Heinrich-Waggerl; today a museum.

Silent Night Museum
New museum at the restored Pflegerschlössl in Wagrain, an architectural jewel of the Baroque.

Open year-round!

Romantic and untamed gorge, experience the astonishing power of water (Grossarler Ache), an easy walk; (20 km) Tel.: 06412/8572 (beginning of May until the end of October).


Liechtenstein Gorge
Phone: 06412/60 36

Mountain hotel at the foot of the Hochkönig (1500 m), reachable via the Mandlwandstraße.

A miraculous world of technology through the combination of water, rock and electricity (2,050 m), 107 meters-tall and 500 meters-long dam.
(end of May until mid-October)

Road leading to Austria's highest mountain (3,798 m); Ferleiten Wildlife Park with 2200 animals; inn
(May until late November, depending on snow conditions).

Europe's biggest waterfalls (dropping a total of 380 meters) and one of the world's most impressive natural wonders (open May until late October)

Krimml Waterfalls
Phone: 06564/72 12

One of the biggest national parks in Europe (1856 km2) and some of the most imposing high-alpine landscapes in the world; Talwirt, valley museum and schnapps distillery, grain mill, oven, Hubertus Chapel.

Mountain lake in Berchtesgadener Land; ferry service to St. Bartholomä

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