We’ve created a list of the most exciting and popular excursion destinations in the area for you. With these great ideas, your summer holiday will surely be a memorable one!
1 – Grossglockner High Alpine Road
This is truly a journey of a lifetime! Discover and experience the most spectacular alpine road in the world. Breathtaking nature and scenery with blooming mountain flowers, overwhelming rocks and cliffs, sweet-smelling forests and eternal ice await you.
2- Hohenwerfen Fortress
If you’re looking for adventure, you’ve come to the right place! The 900-year-old fortress offers many brilliant sights and a wide variety of experiences and excitement.
3- Werfen Giant Ice World
Witness one of nature’s most unique and amazing spectacles made of rock and ice! Visit the planet’s largest ice cave! The best part is that it is located not far from our hotel.
4- Krimmler Waterfall
Austria’s only natural monument that has been awarded a European diploma! Your visit would not be complete without feeling the power of Europe’s highest waterfall with a total length of over 300 meters. It is the 5th highest waterfall in the world and even exceeds the Victoria and Niagara falls in height.
Lying in majesterial aura and aloofness, surrounded by towering rock faces, the emerald green Königssee resembles a fjord set in the Bavarian alps.
A sightseeing trip is an unique experience at any time of the year: in spring, mighty waterfalls thunder down over the steep rocks into the lake. Summer brings a rich, green contrast to the barren rock. Autumn paints a colourful tone poem of incomparable splendour. And if ice conditions allow, winter presents an unforgettable landscape.
The lake Königssee is 8 km long, up to 1 1/4 km wide and lies 602 m above sealevel. The average depth is 150 m. The deepest points are almost 200 m. Königssee is the cleanest lake in Germany.
6- The Eagles Nest
Board a breathtaking bus journey up the Kehlstein road and a luxurious brass elevator up through the rock into Kehlsteinhaus, known in English as the Eagle’s Nest. Enjoy its impressive views and its excellent cuisine. The site combines a unique example of historic architecture and a stunning alpine setting.
7- Mozart City Salzburg
A city full of cultural beauties, sights and one-of-a-kind lifestyle. Even Salzburg connoisseurs can continually discover something new. The House of Nature, Hellbrunn Zoo, Hohensalzburg Fortress, Mozart’s birth house and the Mirabell Palace are just a few of the wonderful sights in the city.
8- Kaprun Power Plant Dam
This power plant dam is an exciting excursion that offers breathtaking views of the area. You may also choose to take a trip to the alpine reservoirs in Kaprun. The fresh air, green mountain meadows, turquois reservoir water and amazing glaciers of Hohe Tauern are sure to leave you with lasting impressions.
In the heart of the Salzburg region you can visit the Liechtensteinklamm. There you will not only find the most beautiful, but also the deepest and longest gorge in the Alpine world. The powerful swoosh of the waterfalls and the moss-covered stones in amazing green tones await you!
10- Badgastein Health Resort
The charming green and vast Gastein valley alone is worth a visit – but while you’re there be sure to stop by the health resort and spa built into the rocky cliffs of Badgastein. Beautiful paths are perfect for hiking and the “Felsentherme” Badgastein is a true family vacation hit for rainy summer days.