The Salzkammergut region
Bathing Lakes around the World Heritage region
Along the Salzkammergutweg, the most famous Upper Austrian lakes and warm thermal springs of drinking water quality line up like beautiful pearls on a string, surrounded by a stunning mountain backdrop. The Salzkammergut area comprises a number of beautiful lakes boasting water of premium quality: Attersee, Mondsee, Traunsee, Wolfgangsee, Altausseer See, to name but a few. The lakeshores have largely been left untouched and therefore offer a peaceful and unspoiled environment for sunbathing and relaxing. However, the Salzkammergut area offers many culinary and cultural highlights as well: Take Bad Ischl with its imperial splendor, for instance, or charming St. Gilgen, or the lovely towns of Wolfgangsee, Strobl and Gmunden. Activities in, on and by the lakes include all kinds of water sports, walking and hiking, Nordic walking, running and playing golf. With 4,150 kilometers of way-marked routes along lakes, alleys and educational trails and high up in the mountains, Salzkammergut is indeed a hiker’s paradise. In addition, there are several places of inspiration, called Glücksplätze, which even enhance the relaxation factor. Cycling and mountain biking enthusiasts area offered all kinds of routes and trails to suit their individual needs and ambitions.
The Emperor City of Bad Ischl
Bad Ischl offers not only a great diversity of spa facilities but there is also the Katrin railway, which takes you to numerous hiking paths in the picturesque Salzkammergut area.
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Around Lake Wolfgang
From the beginning, St. Wolfgang has been the backdrop of great miracles. In the Middle Ages, 80,000 pilgrims came here every year; a tremendous number considering the limited mobility of that time.
Around Lake Traun
Traunsee, Austria’s deepest lake, is in a picturesque location amid vast meadows, forests and the impressive Traunstein massif. 1 hour a way from Lake Hallstatt.
A Day trip to the Attergau region
The wide area with its gently rolling foothills is appealing to both the more physically active and those seeking to relax away amidst unspoiled nature in abundance.
The Ausseerland - Salzkammergut land of picture books
Aussseerland | Heartfelt greetings - „Grüß Gott" from the holiday area Ausseerland - Salzkammergut
Explore the Fuschlsee region
A day trip in the Fuschlsee area always makes for a most relaxing experience. Hundreds of kilometers of hiking trails wind their ways across gently rolling hills, lush meadows and through vast forests.
Around the Attersee
Enjoy hiking tours on well marked paths or just walk along the clean beaches of Lake Attersee, which is Austria's biggest lake. One of the highlights waiting for you is a boat cruise on Lake Attersee. Let your day trip dreams come true!