Experience the thrill of the mountains in the bosom of an unrivalled natural environment, a wide variety of spots activities, many exciting events and fun boat rides on the lake! Plenty of hiking trails for all ages and skill levels, guided hikes, Schmidolins guided children´s hike,...Summer at the Schmittenhöhe leaves no wishes unfulfilled.
The Großglockner High Alpine Road will lead you through one of the most spectacular unspoilt landscapes on the globe, the Hohe Tauern National Park. Meadows, woods, alpine pastures, rocks and ice await you before you finally find yourself before Austria's highest mountain, the Großglockner (3.798 m).
The landmark of Salzburg is Europe’s largest fortifications from the 11th century.
Hellbrunn Palace and the world-famous trick fountains are unique and have hardly changed in nearly 400 years since their construction. At the trick fountains you experience the same fun that the builder of the complex, the Salzburg prince-bishop Markus Sittikus, gave to his guests around 1615.
Water plays the central role and ensures sufficient mobility, among the visitors as well as the numerous original water automats. The tours bring you to a magical world of fountains, sculptures, mysterious grottos and the often most unpredictable water jets. Amusing details make the stay enjoyable and simultaneously unusual.
With a height of 380 m the Krimml Waterfalls are the highest in Europe. Already in the year 1967 these Waterfalls were put under the environmental protection program
Water as a clean and perpetual source of energy. The visitors of the power station "Tauernkraftwerke Kaprun" can learn how this is possible. In two high mountain reservoirs, the company collects up to 16 million cubic meters of water and directs it through generators to produce electricity.
The 900-year-old Hohenwerfen Fortress towers high above the Salzach Valley, between the Tennen and Hagen mountain ranges.
Bulwark dating from the 11th century
Adventurers and culture buffs will find exactly what they're looking for at Hohenwerfen: a variety of attractions including tours of the fortress, a weapons exhibit, a romantic castle tavern, a medieval shop and the historic Falconry Center with daily flight demonstrations, the first Austrian Falconry Museum as well as changing special exhibitions.
Enjoy the mountains in a different way.
Discover the miracle of the world largest ice-cave and have a look at ice-palaces of crystal-clear beauty, which also on hot summer-days will abduct you in a winter-ice-world.
It has only been possible since 1992 that the Sigmund-Thun-Klamm, one of the most beautiful gorges of its kind in the state of Salzburg, can be experienced in its full splendour again. It was closed in 1938 since the utilisation of water power in the valley of Kaprun seemed more interesting. Today, thanks to the initiative of a regional association, the gorge is open again.