Excursions in the Salzkammergut region

Come and see what the Salzkammergut region has to offer

The Salzkammergut region goes right to the edge of the city of Salzburg. Come and see what the Salzkammergut region has to offer and enjoy the beauty of this wonderful holiday region.

During your holiday you will find so many different opportunities for excursions in the Salzkammergut region. Family Ebner at Wohlfühlhotel Gasthof Hintersee has put together a list of the most beautiful and interesting places to visit.

Excursions in the Salzkammergut region

  • Forest-Water-Magic Path in Hintersee.
  • Gut Aiderbichl in Henndorf. Both children and adults love the animals here.
  • In Bad Ischl you can tread in the footsteps of Emperor Franz Josef and Empress Sissi.
  • Swimming in Lake Hintersee, Lake Wolfgangsee and Lake Fuschlsee.The lakes here have drinking water quality.
  • The largest museum in the Salzburg Land region is in Großgmain. Come and enjoy what the region was like in years gone by. The farmhouses are all original buildings from different parts of the Salzburg Land region.
  • A good way to keep a cool head is to visit the Ice Caves in Werfen on a hot summer's day. Don't forget to wear something warm though – it is always very cold inside there – no matter how hot it is outside.
  • The trick water fountains in Hellbrunn, Salzburg are great fun for everyone. 
  • The Salt Mines on Dürrnberg near Hallein are always worth a visit – either in the summer or in the winter. The Celtic village there is also very interesting.- And if you are looking for some more excitement go down the Keltenblitz – it is Salzburg's longest toboggan run.
  • The famous Weisse Rössl (White Horse Inn) on Lake Wolfgangsee and the cogwheel train up the Schafberg mountain.
  • The Postalm, the second highest plateau in Europe, invites you to go hiking there. 
  • The Silent Night Museum in Arndorf near Oberndorf.
  • The fascinating world of ice and water at the mountain water reservoir in Kaprun.
  • Eagle's Nest (Kehlsteinhaus) and Lake Königssee in Berchtesgarden.
  • The scenic mountain road up the Trattberg and the pastures in St. Koloman.

Places to visit in the Salzkammergut region

Swimming at Fuschlsee
Swimming at Fuschlsee ©Erber

Visiting the different places in the Salzkammergut region will make your holiday one to remember. With Family Ebner's recommendations it is easy to visit so many different places – you will find something for everyone. Send us an enquiry now. You will receive an attractive offer which we are sure you will like.

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