Plenty of adventures in the Salzburg region
Culture, nature, adventure and more on your holiday in Salzburg
The Salzburg region offers an incredibly diverse and varied range of leisure activities. Both winter and summer feature many opportunities to discover something new and exciting as you swim, hike and cycle in the warmer seasons or ski, toboggan and wander through a winter wonderland. The region also boasts plenty of fascinating excursion destinations for you to explore all year round.
Top highlights in the Salzburg region
- Eisriesenwelt Werfen
A visit to the Eisriesenwelt ice caves in Werfen is a truly unique experience. The largest ice cave in the world amazes thousands of visitors every year.
- Burg Hohenwerfen
Step back to the Middle Ages at the castle of Hohenwerfen as you explore the exhibitions of weaponry, castle restaurant and themed gift shop! The castle experience includes the mews and regular falconry displays.
- Salzwelten Salzburg, Hallstatt & Altaussee
Visitors of all ages will enjoy a visit to Salzburg's Worlds of Salt at Hallein, Hallstatt and Altaussee, along with the opportunity to find out more about the salt-mining process and the former mines. A raft ride across the underground salt lake and thrilling descent down the miners' slide are particular highlights of the experience.
- Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse
The Grossglockner High-Alpine Road is one of Austria's most popular destinations. The road connects the states of Salzburg, Tyrol and Carinthia via a 48-km mountain pass. The high mountain road then descends sharply in a series of 36 bends down into the fabulous Hohe Tauern National Park. Travellers have ample opportunity to enjoy astounding views of many beautiful three-thousand metre peaks and, of course, the Grossglockner itself.
Explore the Salzburg region in summer
The Salzburg and Salzkammergut regions boast many opportunities to get out into nature and explore the stunning mountains and idyllic lakes while hiking, climbing, mountain-bike riding, swimming, surfing, sailing and more. Several mountain railways will take you up the mountainsides, offering magnificent panoramic views both during the ascent and once you arrive at the top. The tremendous flows of the Krimmler waterfalls and thunderous depths of gorges such as the Liechtensteinklamm will take your breath away. And if you'd rather stay in the city, the waters of Salzburg's Hellbrunn fountain offer welcome refreshment on hot summer days.
Winter holidays in Salzburg – skiing, toboggan rides & more
The Hotel & Gasthof Bräuwirth in Bergheim near Salzburg is also well worth a visit in winter. Close to the city, the hotel provides convenient access to Salzburg's ski regions. The Sportwelt Amadé incorporates five ski regions and 865 kilometres of slopes, all of which are yours to enjoy with a single ski pass. The area also contains numerous winter hiking paths, toboggan slopes, ski touring options and cross-country trails through the magical snow-covered landscapes of the Salzburg region. Add in a visit to a cosy alpine hut to recuperate, and your winter holiday experience in Salzburg is complete.
Discover the delightful natural landscapes of the Salzburg region! Your perfect base is the Hotel & Gasthof Bräuwirth in a quiet location in Bergheim near Salzburg. Send us your obligation-free enquiry today!