Excursion destinations around Salzburg
Excursion and leisure tips for your holidays
Wherever you look in the Salzburger Land and in the bordering state of Bavaria you can find excursion destinations for families and all those who love adventures. Culture, nature, experiences and pure fun. Browse through our excursion tips and plan your holidays in the Grünauerhof in Wals already today!
Nestled to the flank of Hellbrunn Hill, Salzburg Zoo delights visitors all year round. From exotic leopards to native ibexes, a diverse fauna can be discovered.
Gut Aiderbichl animal sanctuary
A refuge for rescued animals which will not only make animal lovers’ hearts swell. Gut Aiderbichl in Henndorf is nestled in the countryside of Flachgau and lets visitors experience peaceful pigs, donkeys, horses, peacocks, goats - many of them free-range - and numerous animals up close.
Hohenwerfen fortress & giant ice cave
Hohenwerfen adventure castle south of Salzburg boasts an amazing view of the valley with the river Salzach, experiences for families and falcon shows. A visit to the castle can be combined with a guided tour of the Eisriesenwelt. The world’s biggest ice cave stretches over a 42 km network of passages, the first kilometre of which can be visited. Impressive ice formations and giant domes made of ice and rock will capture the attention of young and old alike.
Salzwelten Salzburg in Hallein
The white gold was the resource which once made the city of Salzburg rich. Follow its traces which go back to the Celts. The adventure mine with the underground salt lake and the Keltenmuseum in the town of Hallein will tell you interesting things about the history of the region.
Adventure park Straßwalchen
Families with children will be excited about the adventure park Fantasiana in Straßwalchen. Small trains and fairy tale figures for the little ones, fun rides for the older ones and adults as well as theme areas and restaurants will provide fun all day long.
The Untersberg is a majestic massif at the edge of Salzburg and can’t be overlooked from the hotel Grünauerhof. Go up with the Untersbergbahn cable car (the valley station is in St. Leonhard) and walk the last metres to the summit. Be cautious: the top station is in alpine terrain. Mountaineers can conquer the massif by themselves, for example over the Dopplersteig in about 3 hours.
Open-air museum Salzburg
The open-air museum Salzburg in Großgmain documents rural building, living and economic activity in the province of Salzburg from the 16th to the 20th century on a total of 50 hectares.
Rien ne va plus! At the Casino Salzburg at Schloss Klessheim near Wals you can try your luck with roulette, poker, blackjack, slot machines and others.
Wonderful excursion destinations will also await you near Berchtesgaden, such as the picturesque Königssee with the church St. Bartholomä or the Kehlsteinhaus on 1,834 m.
Locomotive World Freilassing
Not far from Wals-Siezenheim, the Locomotive World Freilassing will invite you to get to know the fascinating world of trains in various ways. Experience technology and traffic with all your senses.
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