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CITY OF CULTURE

CITY OF CULTURE

SALZBURG

Salzburg has so much on offer

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LAKES

LAKES

DIVE IN AND ENJOY

Salzburg's lakes

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MOUNTAINS

MOUNTAINS

AS FAR AS THE EYE CAN SEE

Hiking areas in Salzburgerland

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Holiday Regions in Salzburg

Fuschlsee

The Lake Fuschl holiday region is located in the Salzkammergut resort area in the picturesque SalzburgerLand. Lake Fuschl is one of 76 lakes in the Salzkammergut resort area. This region is noted for its crystal-clear swimming lakes, impressive mountains, and sunny Alpine pastures. It consists of seven municipalities: Fuschl am See, Ebenau, Faistenau, Hintersee, Hof bei Salzburg, Koppl and Thalgau. Lake Fuschl and Lake Hinter invite you to swim and enjoy numerous water sports in their pristine waters. One highlight is the Zillenschifffahrt boat ride. The Alpine pasture region of Faistenau-Hintersee offers amazing views along its 150 kilometres of hiking and pasture trails. Cyclists, particularly racing cyclists, are sure to get their money's worth. In the winter, this region is particularly popular among cross-country skiing enthusiasts because of its cross-country skiing village, Faistenau.

 

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Großarltal

Großarl valley – tranquillity, nature, relaxation, comfort, and a piece of home all in one. Located about 70 km south of Salzburg, the Großarl valley is situated at a favourable elevation without fog. It is known as the 'valley of the Alpine huts' because of its many Alpine huts serving regional specialties. The towns of Großarl and Hüttschlag also belong to this valley. Regardless of the season, the Großarl valley has something to offer year-round – hiking, cycling, relaxing and revitalizing, or snow shoeing and skiing on the Großarltal-Dorfgastein ski circuit. Experience it first hand at Ski amadé, Austria's largest ski paradise. Ski amadé offers 760 kilometres of skiing fun, 356 well-groomed pistes and 270 modern lifts all with one ski pass. By the way, Großarl is known as THE ski area for families in the Austrian ski association.

 

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Hochkönig

Experience the exhilaration! Exhilarated describes how you will spend your holiday in the Hochkönig region, which includes the holiday villages of Maria Alm, Dienten and Mühlbach, all just a stone's throw from Ski amadé. Leave your worries behind and discover the joys of life. Tradition, a love of the land, and true hospitality are not just extremely important, they are lived by all each day. Rediscover the source of all being at the summit of senses. Visiting this region, which lies at the foot of the impressive Hochkönig massif, means you will embark on a journey that will lead you to your innermost being. All around the three idyllic villages you will find breath-taking nature that is like nothing you have seen before.

 

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Lungau

Holiday region Lungau is the perfect base camp for an active holiday filled with family fun. It is only one hour by car from Salzburg. The narrow streets of the 15 villages nestled against the backdrop of the beautiful mountains add to the idyllic character of the region: St. Michael, Mauterndorf, Mariapfarr, St. Margarethen, Tamsweg, Göriach, Lessach, Muhr, Ramingstein, St. Andrä, Thomatal, Tweng, Unternberg, Weisspriach and Zederhaus. Medieval fortresses and castles bear witness to the days of long ago. Those who visit Salzburg Lungau find it to be a region like no other. It offers both tranquillity and a lively ambiance mixed with tradition and vitality.

 

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National Park Hohe Tauern

The Hohe Tauern National Park holiday region holds many exciting events in both winter and summer. All of the municipalities that belong to the national park – Fusch-Großglockner, Embach-Lend, Uttendorf-Weisssee, Mittersill, Wald-Königsleiten, Stuhlfelden, Hollersbach, Bruck-Großglocker, Rauris, Bramberg, Neukirchen, Niedernsill, Taxenbach, Piesendorf and Krimml-Hochkrimml – help protect and gently develop the region. Whether you are looking for hiking trails or traditional regional events, rustic and minus the kitsch, the natural charm of the national park will enthral you!

 

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Obertauern

The Obertauern holiday region is located in the southeast part of SalzburgerLand. It sits 1,630 to 2,526 metres above sea level and belongs to the districts of St. Johann im Pongau and Tamsweg im Lungau. The exciting mountain world of the Radstädt Tauern range is known for its variety of offerings in both summer and winter. Choose one of the three holiday villages for your visit: Obertauern, Tweng, or Untertauern. All three have their own special charm. There is something for every kind of winter sport fan in the Obertauern holiday region. It not only offers perfectly groomed pistes, but also serves as the hub of the snowboarding scene. Snowboarders and freestylers must put "The SPOT" on their bucket lists.

 

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Saalbach Hinterglemm

Saalbach Hinterglemm is also known as the "Home of Lässig" – the coolest ski area in Austria. No car or ski bus needed! The piste starts at your front door. Skiers, snowboarders and freeriders have come to treasure this perfect location in the ski area and its award-winning après-ski. Whether you are a beginner or advanced skier, a casual skier or ambitious athlete, the 270 kilometres of pistes in the Ski Circus Saalbach Hinterglemm, Leogang, and Fieberbrunn offer something for everyone in Austria's largest ski area. Almost 40 ski huts guarantee delicious meals and snacks accompanied by genuine hospitality. And if Mother Hulda hasn't covered enough of the mountain in white herself, there is an armada of hundreds of snow machines to help things along.

 

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Saalfelden Leogang

Saalfelden Leogang, in the centre of the Salzburg Mountains, and its many special features is a true oasis of tranquillity and relaxation. Here is where nature, culture, and cuisine come together to make your holiday a memorable experience. The unique combination of the city of Saalfelden and the village of Leogang complement each other in a very special way. In the winter, the holiday city of Saalfelden is known for its Nordic sports with more than 150 kilometres of cross-country skiing trails that are groomed daily. In Leogang you can enjoy 200 kilometres of pistes in the Ski Circus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang.

 

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Salzburg & Its Surroundings

The baroque city of Salzburg is a magical place for visitors, from its romantic narrow streets and a UNESCO world heritage old city centre to its extensive offering of art and culture. You decide if you want to stay in the city of Salzburg itself or spend your holiday outside of the city in nature. Salzburg has many charming surrounding villages that combine nature and close proximity to the city Mozart called home. The idyllic neighbouring villages of Grödig, Bergheim, Hallwang, Eugendorf, Anif, Anthering, Großgmain, Wals-Siezenheim and Elsbethen have something to offer everyone. They are all great starting points for excursions to the city of Salzburg or to the nearby mountains and lakes.

 

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Salzburg Lake District

Welcome to the idyllic lake district, only a 20-minute drive from Salzburg, the Mozart City. Far from streets overcrowded with tourists you will find four of Salzburg's warmest swimming lakes with the purest water – Lake Waller, Lake Matt, Lake Graben, and Lake Obertrum – surrounded by a breath-taking and diverse landscape. There are 14 idyllic holiday villages in the Seenland lake district: Berndorf, Henndorf am Wallersee, Köstendorf, Lochen am Mattsee, Mattsee, Neumarkt am Wallersee, Oberndorf, Obertrum am See, Schleedorf, Seeham, Perwang am Grabensee, Seekirchen am Wallersee, Straßwalchen, and Elixhausen. Tradition and culture are of the utmost importance in the eco-friendly lake district.

 

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Salzburg Saalachtal

No matter what is on your agenda, each of the four inviting Saalach valley villages has something to offer. You can find sport activities in Lofer and Unken – they offer mountains for skiing and hiking, as well as numerous events. Conversely, in the southern part of the Salzburg Saalach valley, in St. Martin and Weißbach, you will find pristine nature and the ultimate relaxation offerings.
In terms of size, Lofer is the smallest, but the most populous of the four villages. Due to its central location, Lofer is the centre of Saalach valley life. It is just under one hour from Salzburg. Mountain climbers and those looking for a challenging walk will find that the most beautiful Salzburg hiking and walking trails start in the Saalach valley.

 

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Salzburg Sun Terrace

The region offers a climate for healing, idyllic landscapes, and people whose hospitable nature is in their genes. The two charming rural villages of St. Veit and Schwarzach are excellent examples of how diverse a holiday on the Salzburg 'sunny terrace' can be. A unique landscape, mild and healthful climate, and beautiful hiking trails make the spa resort of St. Veit a place for relaxation and enjoyment. Schwarzach is located directly along the Tauern cycling path, and that is why many cycling-friendly accommodations are great stopping points at the end of a leg. Another holiday village, Goldegg, is located off the beaten path on a sunny Alpine plateau and is a best-kept secret in SalzburgerLand.

 

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Salzburger Sportwelt

The Salzburg Mountains are home to eight holiday villages that await you for sporting fun: Flachau, Wagrain/Kleinarl, St. Johann-Alpendorf, Radstadt, Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Eben, and Filzmoos. Each has its own charm and offers outstanding options for a family holiday or a holiday with your partner, friends, or a larger group. The Salzburg Sport World is the heart of Ski amadé, Austria's largest ski paradise. Those looking for a diverse ski holiday can choose from 270 pistes and lifts. Summertime is also magical in the mountains of Austria.

 

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Tennengau Dachstein West

The Tennengau region in SalzburgerLand offers recreational fun and adventure south of Salzburg, the Mozart City. A holiday in this region, known for its mountains, rivers and small villages, is particularly worthwhile. There are 14 villages for you to choose from – all sure to offer you a very special holiday. Each has its own charm and attractions to guarantee you an unforgettable stay. Abtenau, Adnet, Annaberg-Lungötz, Bad Vigaun, Golling, Hallein/Bad Dürrnberg, Krispl-Gaissau, Kuchl, Oberalm, Puch, Russbach, Scheffau, St. Koloman and St. Martin a. Tgb. In the summer, the Tennengau region is perfect for hiking and walking, cycling, and water activities. Spas with wellness programmes are another highlight of the Tennengau region.

 

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Wolfgangsee

Welcome to Lake Wolfgang, a holiday paradise for all four seasons located in the heart of the Salzkammergut resort area with its villages of St. Gilgen, Strobl and St. Wolfgang. Each season at Lake Wolfgang has its particular charm. Those who have experienced it understand why locals and guests say, "We love this paradise of all seasons – Lake Wolfgang".
In the summer, visit the places where pilgrims worshiped and the countryside that belonged to rulers of long ago. Recreational activities, culture, cuisine, leisurely walks, and nightly entertainment all play an important part on this stage, where famous personalities appear now and again to make a guest appearance.

 

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Zell am See – Kaprun

The holiday region Zell am See-Kaprun offers a wide variety of recreational activities, but is also known for its spas offering relaxation and wellness. A glittering lake, a snow-white glacier, and the green mountain pastures of the Alps; that is what makes Zell am See-Kaprun so unique. The picturesque municipality of Zell am See has been a health resort since 1961 and lies at the foot of Schmitten Mountain. It combines the advantages of a small city with holiday highlights such as Lake Zell and nearby ski areas. Kaprun lies at the foot of the prominent Kitzsteinhorn Mountain. Here you can enjoy winter sports from October to May in the glacier ski area approximately 3,000 metres above sea level.

 

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