View from the Mönchsberg mountain to the historic city of Salzburg ©Tourism Salzburg, picture: Breitegger Günter
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December 2018
December 2018

Day trips and sights in the Salzburg region

My Most Beautiful Day Trips

The Salzburg Bundesland and the neighbouring Bundesländer offer wonderful natural gorges, old castles and palaces, exciting museums and much more at great excursion destinations and attractions – even the world-famous Salzburg Festival. The whole Tirolerhof team is happy to help you choose your next trip with personal tips.
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Tirolerhof Tip

SalzburgerLand Card

Hardly anyone planning a holiday in the Salzburg comes without a SalzburgerLand Card. With this all-inclusive card, you can get free entry into around 180 attractions in the city of Salzburg and the whole Bundesland for 6 or 12 days. The SalzburgerLand Card is available from Flachau Tourism.

My Top Day Trips in the Salzburg Region

  • Salzburger Castles & Palaces:
    We invite you on a journey back in time.
    Hohensalzburg Fortress,  approx. 80km (50 miles) away
    Salzburg Residenz, approx. 80km (50 miles) away
    Hohenwerfen Fortress, Werfen, approx. 30km (19 miles) away
    Mauterndorf Castle, approx. 53km (33 miles) away
  • Eisriesenwelt, Werfen, approx. 34km (21 miles) away
    The world’s largest ice cave, formed millions of years ago, can be found just around 20 mins drive from the Tirolerhof.
  • Liechtenstein Gorge, St. Johann/Pg., approx. 22km (14 miles) away
    Visit the legendary gorge in the centre of the Salzburg Bundesland.
  • Salzburg Open-Air Museum, Grossgmain, approx. 76km (47 miles) away
    70 rebuilt, original buildings, atmospheric farmhouses, aromatic herb gardens and a huge variety of equipment accompany you on your journey through six centuries in Salzburg’s largest museum.
  • Großglockner and "WasserWunderWelt" Krimml with the Krimml Waterfalls
    Großglockner High Alpine Road, Fusch an der Glocknerstraße - approx. 81km (50 miles) away
    Krimml and Wasserwunderwelt - approx. 111km (69 miles) away
    The Großglockner High Alpine Road, the most famous panorama road in Europe, has opened up the fascinating high-mountain landscape of the High Tauern for a large audience. 
    If you want to go on a fascinating water journey to the source of the Krimml Waterfalls, we recommend a visit to the highest waterfalls in Europe in combination with the WasserWunderWelt Krimml. |
  • Kaprun High Mountain Reservoirs, approx. 70km (43 miles) away
    Make sure your journey to the Mooserboden is environmentally friendly with modern buses and Europe's largest inclined lift., approx. 80km (50 miles) away
  • Hellbrunn Castle and Trick Fountains, approx. 64km (40 miles) away
    A trip to the city of Salzburg would not be complete without a visit to the unique, world-famous trick fountains at Hellbrunn Castle.
  • Haus der Natur, Salzburg, approx. 79km (49 miles) away
    One of the most popular natural history museums in Central Europe. Families  will find everything they need here for an exciting day trip.

My Excursions for Families

  • Geisterberg in Alpendorf, St. Johann/Pg,  approx. 20km (12 miles) away
    The adventure park at 1,767m (5797ft) above sea level is a special excursion for the whole family.
  • Grafenberg in Wagrain, approx. 12km (7 miles) away
    The world of adventure in the nature and mountains of Grafenberg in Wagrain combines fun adventure with exciting discoveries and healthy exercise.
  • Rittisberg Ramsau am Dachstein, approx. 22km (14 miles) away
    Rittisberg Adventure with high-ropes course, archery, Rittisberg lift, leisure park, summer toboggan run and much more.
  • Wildlife and Leisure Park in Untertauern, approx. 32km (20 miles) away
    With an area of 11 hectares, the wildlife park is home to 40 wild animals which live in open enclosures. Connected directly with the wildlife park, the leisure park is also a place where all the family can go for free in the summer.
  • Panning for Gold, Rauris, approx. 23km (14 miles) away
    Experience the history around the adventure of panning for gold in the Valley of Vultures and Eagles, in the core area of the High Tauern national park in Rauris.
  • 'Wasser Bewegt' & 'Weg der guten Wünsche' in Flachau, on site
    Admire the natural beauty of Flachau on the themed trails "Wasser bewegt" and "Weg der guten Wünsche".
  • Therme Amadé, Altenmarkt, approx. 6km (4 miles) away
    An alternative to the hotel’s own swimming pool is the Therme Amadé, just 10 mins away by car.
  • Reitdorf & Flachauwinkl Bathing Lakes
    In Flachau you can choose between two bathing lakes (Reitdorf and Flachauwinkl). There are also lots of idyllic lakes in the surrounding villages which are perfect for jumping into the fresh water. We would be delighted to advise you on-site.

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