Excursions in the region
When you're not exploring the Hohe Tauern National Park by bike or foot, and have already found enough gold in the gold wash, there is still much to do in the region! A variety of exciting and varied destinations ensure an active summer holiday.
We have compiled a list of the most interesting excursion destinations for you:
Grossglockner High Alpine Road: The journey is the reward! Discover and experience the most spectacular alpine road in Austria. It offers stunning natural scenery with flowering alpine meadows, fragrant mountain forests, massive cliffs and 'eternal ice'.
Krimml Waterfalls: Austria's only natural monument with a European diploma! Experience the highest waterfall in Europe with a total drop of approximately 300 meters. It is the fifth highest waterfall in the world, even exceeding the Victoria and Niagara Falls in height.
Storage Power Station in Kaprun: The storage power plant is an exciting destination that promises its visitors breathtaking views of the surrounding area. A trip to the Kaprun Alpine Reservoirs is also a fascinating journey. The fresh air, green meadows, turquoise water of the reservoirs and the glaciers of the Hohe Tauern are very impressive.
Ice Caves in Werfen: Bare witness to the unique natural spectacle of rock and ice! Visit the largest ice cave on earth! It is located close to our hotel and is one of the most amazing sights in Salzburg.
National Park Center in Mittersill: The new National Park Center has much to offer for young and old. You will learn about the spectacular and enchanting Hohe Tauern National Park with its unique flora and fauna as well as all the myths and fairy tales that the surround the area. Its a must see!
Mozart City of Salzburg: A city filled with culture, attractions and unique lifestyle. Even those familiar with the Mozart city are sure to discover something new here at each visit. The 'Haus der Natur', Hellbrunn Zoo, Hohensalzburg Fortress, Mozart's birth house and Mirabell Palace are just a few of the amazing attractions this wonderful city has to offer.
Liechtenstein Gorge: This enormous gorge is located in the heart of the Salzburg region and is one of the longest and deepest in the Alps. You are sure to be enchanted by the mighty roar of the waterfall and the beautiful area with mossy rocks and lush green surroundings.
Zell am See: Located only 30 kilometers from Rauris, this unique town is surrounded by breathtaking mountain scenery. It is a very charming place and a special destination in every season.
Salt Mine in Hallein: Located south of the city of Salzburg, in the picturesque town of Hallein on Duerrenberg, this is one of the oldest mines in the world. This is also reason behind the legendary wealth of history Salzburg. Experience the exciting story of the 'white gold' up close!
Hohenwerfen Fortress: The adventure hungry and those who enjoy culture are sure to get their money's worth here! The 900 year old fortress features wide and splendid views and a variety of entertainment options.