Holidays in the Salzkammergut area
You have definitely missed something if you haven’t seen the Salzkammergut and its lakes. The Salzkammergut is an excellent region for relaxing, hiking, skiing, mountain biking, swimming and spoiling your palate – practically endless options for your perfect holiday! For those in search of peace and quiet, the federal state of Salzburg is a true hikers’ paradise. Visitors requiring sports and action can take advantage of the numerous pistes to go skiing, snowboarding or tobogganing. In summer you can play golf, ride your bike through the countryside or try your hand at some water sports. Families with children will also find their ideal holiday destination in the Salzkammergut: The popular holiday region will surely fulfil your holiday expectations. Romantics will love the Salzkammergut with unforgettable hours spent enjoying a comfortable carriage ride through the beautiful landscape or walking through the traditional and gorgeous Christmas markets in the federal state of Salzburg.
The city of Salzburg is the urban centre of the Salzkammergut. From the centrally located Altstadthotel Wolf-Dietrich, the countless daytrip destinations of the region can easily be reached by car. In Bad Ischl you can get in touch with the imperial Austria of days gone by – for example at the “Marmorschlössl” (marmoreal palace) or the imperial residence (Kaiservilla). The open-air museum in Großgmain displays the rural life of the farmers in the county of Salzburg from the 16th to the 20th century. The mountains of the Salzkammergut are also waiting to be explored by you – for example the Schafberg Mountain with its famous Schafberg cable car or the Zwölferhorn Mountain. The federal state of Salzburg is sunny in summer while in winter the lights of the Christmas markets glitter in the snow. Harvest festival is celebrated in the autumn, so you should take care not to miss the traditional “Bauernherbst”. Enjoy a visit to the Salzkammergut Lake District near Salzburg.