Salzburg surroundings

Untersbergbahn Grödig

In less than 10 minutes, you can climb 1,320 metres in altitude with the Untersberg cable car.

Once at the top, a unique panorama awaits you with views of the city of Salzburg, the Berchtesgadener Land region and the Rosittental valley.

Distance: 9 km

Großgmain Open-Air Museum

The Großgmain Open-Air Museum transports its visitors to the Salzburg countryside of the 16th to 20th centuries on a total of 50 hectares.
More than 100 real buildings show farms, handicraft houses, mills, barns, a smithy and a sawmill.

A special highlight: the two-kilometre-long historic museum railway with three stops takes you comfortably through the spacious area.

Distance: 7 km

Gaisberg

The Gaisberg, Salzburg’s local mountain, is located in the north of the city of Salzburg, just a few minutes from the city centre.

At an altitude of 1,287 metres, you have a fantastic view over the city of Salzburg.
Recommended for families is the leisurely circular hiking trail around the Gaisberg.

The Gaisberg can be reached comfortably by car or by bus.

Distance: 26 km

Salzwelten Hallein Mine

The Salzwelten Hallein are an experience for the whole family.
For visitors, it goes deep into the Dürrnberg – 12.76 km of the total 64.72 km long tunnels are accessible to visitors.

Distance: 22 km

Golling Waterfalls

A great tip for a family outing is the Gollinger Waterfall.
The waterfall plunges an impressive 75 metres into the depths over two drop steps.

For hiking fans there is also the possibility to hike from the waterfall to the Bluntau valley.

Distance: 41 km

Hohenwerfen Castle

The 900-year-old Hohenwerfen Fortress is perched on a steep rocky hill high above the Salzach Valley.
In addition to a guided tour of the medieval fortress, you can also visit a weapons exhibition, a castle tavern and a knight’s shop.

A special highlight for young and old is the bird of prey show of the Landesfalkenhof, where falcons, vultures, eagles and other native birds of prey present their flying skills.

Distance: 35 km

Eisriesenwelt Werfen

The Eisriesenwelt in Werfen is the largest ice cave in the world!

Be fascinated by imposing ice formations and impressive ice palaces of crystal-clear beauty.

Important: Please make sure you wear warm clothes and shoes – even in summer it is usually below 0°C in the ice cave.
In addition, a good level of fitness is recommended – in the cave 134 metres of altitude have to be climbed over quite a few stairs.

Distance: 51 km

Copyright pictures: © Salzburg Castles and Palaces

Lammerklamm
Scheffau am Tennengebirge

Secured paths lead you through the Lammerklamm gorge – visitors can expect an impressive spectacle of light, roaring water and shadows.

The entire hike takes about 1 1/2 hours.

Distance: 41 km

Liechtensteinklamm
St. Johann

Since June 2020, the Liechtensteinklamm has finally been open to visitors again after three years of renovation.

The unique natural spectacle fascinates with plays of light and shadow as well as thundering waterfalls and raging masses of water.

Distance: 65 km

Copyright pictures: © Photo Oczlon

Wolfgangsee
Schafberg cable car & boat trip

Lake Wolfgangsee in the Salzkammergut is worth a visit at any time of year.

You can comfortably cross the turquoise-blue lake by boat and enjoy the beautiful landscape.
Head up high with the Schafbergbahn – Austria’s steepest steam cogwheel railway takes you to the summit of the striking Schafberg in 40 minutes.
Once at the top, visitors are treated to a breathtaking view of the Salzkammergut and the surrounding mountains.

Distance: 64 km

Königssee
Schönau near Berchtesgaden

In the Berchtesgaden National Park, in neighbouring Bavaria, the crystal clear Königssee awaits you.

Whether it’s a leisurely circular hike through the forest and across the Eisbach
or a 35-minute boat trip on the lake – families and nature enthusiasts will get their money’s worth here.

Distance: 35 km

Chiemsee

Lake Chiemsee in neighbouring Bavaria is also called the Bavarian Sea.

A particular highlight are the two islands in the middle of the lake, which can be reached by boat.

Herrenchiemsee Castle, which was built by King Ludwig II, is located on Herreninsel and can be visited today.

On the smaller Fraueninsel you will find the famous Benedictine convent Frauenwörth and a picturesque village with about 250 inhabitants.

Distance: 60 km

Roßfeldpanoramastrasse
Hallein-Berchtesgaden

At 1,600 metres, the Roßfeldstraße is the highest panoramic road in Germany.

Breathtaking views of the high alpine mountains of the Berchtesgadener Land and the Salzach valley with the Mozart city of Salzburg await you here.

Distance: 32 km

Soccerpark Salzburg

The Soccerpark Salzburg is Austria’s first football golf course.

Like golf, there are 18 holes with a par 72 – the difference is that here you have to putt a football.

Whether you are a professional or a beginner, what counts most in football golf is tactics and keeping a cool head.

Distance: 6 km

FANTASIANA
Experience Park Straßwalchen

Erlebnispark Straßwalchen – a fairytale world of adventure for families.

Seven different themed areas and over 50 attractions delight young and old.

Distance: 38 km

Gut Aiderbichl

“A heart for animals” is the motto of Gut Aiderbichl.

More than 1,000 rescued animals inhabit the sanctuary near Salzburg.

A special highlight is the live nativity scene during Advent.

Distance: 27 km

Ruhpolding amusement park

The Ruhpolding amusement park in neighbouring Bavaria offers 60 attractions for young and old.

Slides, a ropes course and a mountain roller coaster await you – fun for the whole family guaranteed!

Distance: 44 km

Ferdinand Porsche Erlebniswelten fahr(T)raum

The Ferdinand Porsche Erlebniswelten fahr(T)raum in Mattsee offers 4,500 square metres of space to marvel at historic cars.

In addition to the large collection of historic cars, you will find technology to touch.

Distance: 28 km

Village of the Animals Abersee

Native animal species to look at, pet and feed offer lots of fun, especially for the little visitors.

In addition, there are also cool leisure activities such as pedal karting and treasure hunts.

Distance: 51 km

Summer toboggan run “Keltenblitz”
Bad Dürrnberg

On a route of 2.2 km, daring curves, steep passages and maximum speeds of up to 40 km/h await you on summer tobogganing.

You can reach the top of the Zinkenkogel either comfortably by double chairlift (15 minutes ride) or on foot.

Distance: 22.5 km

Climbing Park Waldbad Anif

In the Waldbad Anif climbing park, 8 courses with different levels of difficulty and up to 13 metres in height await you.

Fun Fact: The courses all bear the names of the Salzburg mountains and are named according to difficulty.

For children from the age of three there is a mini climbing park – tailored to the needs of the little ones.

Distance: 15 km

High Ropes Park Seeham

In the high ropes park in Seeham, the sky is the limit.

Seven courses on five levels and heights of up to 35 metres offer adventure fun for young and old (from 1.10 metres).

Distance: 28 km

Untersbergbahn Grödig

In less than 10 minutes, you can climb 1,320 metres in altitude with the Untersberg cable car.

Once at the top, a unique panorama awaits you with views of the city of Salzburg, the Berchtesgadener Land region and the Rosittental valley.

Distance: 9 km

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Großgmain Open-Air Museum

The Großgmain Open-Air Museum transports its visitors to the Salzburg countryside of the 16th to 20th centuries on a total of 50 hectares.
More than 100 real buildings show farms, handicraft houses, mills, barns, a smithy and a sawmill.

A special highlight: the two-kilometre-long historic museum railway with three stops takes you comfortably through the spacious area.

Distance: 7 km

learn more

Gaisberg

The Gaisberg, Salzburg’s local mountain, is located in the north of the city of Salzburg, just a few minutes from the city centre.

At an altitude of 1,287 metres, you have a fantastic view over the city of Salzburg.
Recommended for families is the leisurely circular hiking trail around the Gaisberg.

The Gaisberg can be reached comfortably by car or by bus.

Distance: 26 km

learn more

Salzwelten Hallein Mine

The Salzwelten Hallein are an experience for the whole family.
For visitors, it goes deep into the Dürrnberg – 12.76 km of the total 64.72 km long tunnels are accessible to visitors.

Distance: 22 km

learn more

Golling Waterfalls

A great tip for a family outing is the Gollinger Waterfall.
The waterfall plunges an impressive 75 metres into the depths over two drop steps.

For hiking fans there is also the possibility to hike from the waterfall to the Bluntau valley.

Distance: 41 km

learn more

Hohenwerfen Castle

The 900-year-old Hohenwerfen Fortress is perched on a steep rocky hill high above the Salzach Valley.
In addition to a guided tour of the medieval fortress, you can also visit a weapons exhibition, a castle tavern and a knight’s shop.

A special highlight for young and old is the bird of prey show of the Landesfalkenhof, where falcons, vultures, eagles and other native birds of prey present their flying skills.

Distance: 35 km

learn more

Eisriesenwelt Werfen

The Eisriesenwelt in Werfen is the largest ice cave in the world!

Be fascinated by imposing ice formations and impressive ice palaces of crystal-clear beauty.

Important: Please make sure you wear warm clothes and shoes – even in summer it is usually below 0°C in the ice cave.
In addition, a good level of fitness is recommended – in the cave 134 metres of altitude have to be climbed over quite a few stairs.

Distance: 51 km

Copyright pictures: © Salzburg Castles and Palaces

learn more

Lammerklamm
Scheffau am Tennengebirge

Secured paths lead you through the Lammerklamm gorge – visitors can expect an impressive spectacle of light, roaring water and shadows.

The entire hike takes about 1 1/2 hours.

Distance: 41 km

learn more

Liechtensteinklamm
St. Johann

Since June 2020, the Liechtensteinklamm has finally been open to visitors again after three years of renovation.

The unique natural spectacle fascinates with plays of light and shadow as well as thundering waterfalls and raging masses of water.

Distance: 65 km

Copyright pictures: © Photo Oczlon

learn more

Wolfgangsee
Schafberg cable car & boat trip

Lake Wolfgangsee in the Salzkammergut is worth a visit at any time of year.

You can comfortably cross the turquoise-blue lake by boat and enjoy the beautiful landscape.
Head up high with the Schafbergbahn – Austria’s steepest steam cogwheel railway takes you to the summit of the striking Schafberg in 40 minutes.
Once at the top, visitors are treated to a breathtaking view of the Salzkammergut and the surrounding mountains.

Distance: 64 km

learn more

Königssee
Schönau near Berchtesgaden

In the Berchtesgaden National Park, in neighbouring Bavaria, the crystal clear Königssee awaits you.

Whether it’s a leisurely circular hike through the forest and across the Eisbach
or a 35-minute boat trip on the lake – families and nature enthusiasts will get their money’s worth here.

Distance: 35 km

learn more

Chiemsee

Lake Chiemsee in neighbouring Bavaria is also called the Bavarian Sea.

A particular highlight are the two islands in the middle of the lake, which can be reached by boat.

Herrenchiemsee Castle, which was built by King Ludwig II, is located on Herreninsel and can be visited today.

On the smaller Fraueninsel you will find the famous Benedictine convent Frauenwörth and a picturesque village with about 250 inhabitants.

Distance: 60 km

learn more

Roßfeldpanoramastrasse
Hallein-Berchtesgaden

At 1,600 metres, the Roßfeldstraße is the highest panoramic road in Germany.

Breathtaking views of the high alpine mountains of the Berchtesgadener Land and the Salzach valley with the Mozart city of Salzburg await you here.

Distance: 32 km

learn more

Soccerpark Salzburg

The Soccerpark Salzburg is Austria’s first football golf course.

Like golf, there are 18 holes with a par 72 – the difference is that here you have to putt a football.

Whether you are a professional or a beginner, what counts most in football golf is tactics and keeping a cool head.

Distance: 6 km

learn more

FANTASIANA
Experience Park Straßwalchen

Erlebnispark Straßwalchen – a fairytale world of adventure for families.

Seven different themed areas and over 50 attractions delight young and old.

Distance: 38 km

learn more

Gut Aiderbichl

“A heart for animals” is the motto of Gut Aiderbichl.

More than 1,000 rescued animals inhabit the sanctuary near Salzburg.

A special highlight is the live nativity scene during Advent.

Distance: 27 km

learn more

Ruhpolding amusement park

The Ruhpolding amusement park in neighbouring Bavaria offers 60 attractions for young and old.

Slides, a ropes course and a mountain roller coaster await you – fun for the whole family guaranteed!

Distance: 44 km

learn more

Ferdinand Porsche Erlebniswelten fahr(T)raum

The Ferdinand Porsche Erlebniswelten fahr(T)raum in Mattsee offers 4,500 square metres of space to marvel at historic cars.

In addition to the large collection of historic cars, you will find technology to touch.

Distance: 28 km

learn more

Village of the Animals Abersee

Native animal species to look at, pet and feed offer lots of fun, especially for the little visitors.

In addition, there are also cool leisure activities such as pedal karting and treasure hunts.

Distance: 51 km

learn more

Summer toboggan run “Keltenblitz”
Bad Dürrnberg

On a route of 2.2 km, daring curves, steep passages and maximum speeds of up to 40 km/h await you on summer tobogganing.

You can reach the top of the Zinkenkogel either comfortably by double chairlift (15 minutes ride) or on foot.

Distance: 22.5 km

learn more

Climbing Park Waldbad Anif

In the Waldbad Anif climbing park, 8 courses with different levels of difficulty and up to 13 metres in height await you.

Fun Fact: The courses all bear the names of the Salzburg mountains and are named according to difficulty.

For children from the age of three there is a mini climbing park – tailored to the needs of the little ones.

Distance: 15 km

learn more

High Ropes Park Seeham

In the high ropes park in Seeham, the sky is the limit.

Seven courses on five levels and heights of up to 35 metres offer adventure fun for young and old (from 1.10 metres).

Distance: 28 km

learn more
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