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Excursion destinations in the state of Salzburg

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Summer holidays in the heart of Austria

Culture, sightseeing, landscape, natural wonders … the Salzburger Land is brimming with excursion destinations. Discover the surroundings of your holiday region in summer and dive into the history and the diversity of the Austrian state of Salzburg.

Salzburg, the city of Mozart

Only about 66 km from Altenmarkt-Zauchensee you will reach the fascinating town of Salzburg, known to be Mozart’s birthplace. Salzburg is a town full of traditions and fame which has been established as a modern and cultural centre in the heart of Europe. The old town with its Baroque buildings, Hohensalzburg Castle, the Mirabell Gardens, Mozart’s birthplace in the Getreidegasse, Hellbrunn Palace, the Salzburg Festival and many more attractions do not fail to enchant visitors of all continents every year.

Mauterndorf Fortress

Mauterndorf Fortress was a former toll station and the summer residence of the prince archbishops of Salzburg. The Middle Ages become alive here during a visit where you can learn more about the blue-blooded master of the house, Leonhard von Keutschach.

Wildlife park Untertauern

The wildlife park in Untertauern is always a guarantee for a wonderful day with the whole family. Whether fishing, feeding the wild animals, beach volleyball, eating at the rustic restaurant, a trip with the little train or swimming in the lake – in the wildlife park you will have a good time.

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Eisriesenwelt ice cave in Werfen

Visit the world’s largest ice cave that is open to the public. The Eisriesenwelt ice cave is a cave labyrinth with a total length of 40 kilometres of which the first kilometre at the entrance can be visited. The cave formed over a long period of time and is still changing today. To reach the ice cave in Werfen, follow the road up the mountain to the station of the cable car. The cable car will take you to the entrance of the alpine cave where guided tours are offered. Please bear in mind that there are many stairs in the cave which require sure-footedness and basic fitness.

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Werfen Fortress

The fortress of Hohenwerfen sits enthroned high above the Salzachtal valley. The rampart was turned into a modern adventure world ideal for families. The falcon shows, the multimedia museum and the old armours and weapons will tell curious children and interested adults about the past.

In the Salzburger Land you can for sure spend an adventurous holiday, between mountains and lakes, nature, culture and history. Send us a no-obligation enquiry today and get an irresistible offer for the family hotel Alpenhof in Zauchensee.


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