The most beautiful excursion destinations in Salzburg City and SalzburgerLand
Sightseeing attractions in Salzburg, Salzkammergut and Bavaria
So, even the wealth of attractions in Tennengau not quite enough for you? In that case, why not visit the wide variety of sights that also await you in Salzburg City and the Salzkammergut, in SalzburgerLand and in Berchtesgadener Land. Due to the central location of our 14 Tennengau communities, you are always just a short distance away from the top sightseeing opportunities in the surrounding region .
SIGHTSEEING IN Salzburg CITY
Salzburg City lies just a few kilometers beyond the northern border of Tennengau. Pay this city of Mozart a visit and enjoy the unmistakable flair of its historical district right on the banks of the River Salzach. The breadth of attractions is extensive, from Hohensalzburg Fortress to Mozart's Birthplace, from Salzburg Cathedral to the Haus der Natur. One special bonus: With the Salzburg Card, you can visit many attractions for free or at discounted prices. In addition, you can ride local public transportation for free throughout the city area. With the TennengauPlus Card, incidentally, you will be able to travel from Tennengau to the city of Mozart for just 4 euro - public transit within Salzburg City is included with the Salzburg Card.
EXCURSIONS TO THE Salzkammergut - Ausseerland
Are you spending your holidays in the southernmost part of Tennengau - in beautiful Lammertal? If so, the many sights of the Salzkammergut lake district are never far away. Take a trip to the most beautiful locations in Upper Austria, and visit towns close to the border including Gosau, Bad Ischl, St. Wolfgang and Obertraun. Whether a ferry ride, a viewing platform or a town with an imperial past, the Salzkammergut greets you with a wide selection of sightseeing opportunities for the whole family.
TRIPS TO Berchtesgadener Land
If you are in the mood for a trip beyond the Austrian border, a visit to Berchtesgadener Land in Germany is always rewarding. Discover authentic Bavaria and unforgettable moments in our neighboring country. Mountaintop overlooks treat you to glorious views out across SalzburgerLand.
SIGHTSEEING IN SALZBURGERLAND FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
SalzburgerLand has so much to offer! And the regions surrounding Tennengau are ideal destinations for family outings. The numerous attractions add to your vacation experiences and leave you with memories to last a lifetime.
Enthroned high above Salzachtal is 900-year-old Hohenwerfen Castle with its Knights' Shop and daily bird-of-prey shows. You can make your way up to the fortress either with the help of a funicular or on foot. Once at the top, you are treated to magnificent views of the Tennengebirge mountains - and you will even be able to catch sight of the entrance to the ice caves.
Giant Ice Caves
Visit the world's biggest ice cave! Outfitted with sturdy shoes and warm clothing, you will explore deep inside the Tennengebirge mountains. This icy cave system was created millions of years ago, extending out more than 40 kilometers. The giant ice caves are open daily from the end of April until the end of October.
Salzburg Open-Air Museum
Discover SalzburgerLand's biggest museum! The open-air museum is located just ten kilometers from Salzburg City, providing insights into the rich farming legacy of SalzburgerLand. You can also tour the museum with the help of a narrow-gauge railway.
Mauterndorf Castle Adventures
The most beautiful castles and palaces in the region include Hohensalzburg Fortress and the Residenz in Salzburg, Hohenwerfen Castle as well as Burg Mauterndorf in Lungau. Embark on a fascinating journey through time back to the Middle Ages, marveling at life-size medieval characters and an imposing fortified tower.
Grossglockner High-Alpine Road
Take an excursion to Austria's highest mountain, the Grossglockner (3,789 meters). This famous scenic road leads you into the very heart of Hohe Tauern National Park. Along its 48 kilometers, you will encounter 36 hairpin bends as you ascend some 2,504 vertical meters. On your way to a scenic overlook, you will traverse a unique alpine world with wild flower-strewn meadows and rushing mountain streams.
Europe's biggest funicular and a shuttle bus will take you on a comfortable ride up to the High-Mountain Reservoirs in Kaprun. Join a guided tour of the dam wall and learn all about the inner workings of the structure. In addition, an interactive exhibition will give you fascinating insights into the world of eternal ice.
Have we whet your appetite for a holiday in Tennengau with numerous outings to Salzburg and SalzburgerLand? Book your stay now and look forward to the boundless opportunities which await you! We look forward to seeing you here!