What to do in SalzburgerLand on the Sun Terrace
Excursions near Salzburg Sun Terrace
The central location of our Sun Terrace in the heart of Austria makes it the ideal starting point for all kinds of excursions. Are you wondering what to do in SalzburgerLand? Whether you feel like nature or culture, both are only a stone’s throw away. We’ve compiled a list of the most divine trips of the Salzburg Sun Terrace for you.
Tip: The SalzburgerLand Card is your ticket for over 190 sights and destinations in SalzburgerLand. Find more information at www.salzburgerland.com.
Seelackenmuseum St. Veit
This old farm house from the year 1738 unites 4,000 years of history. Be amazed by centuries and millennia of St. Veit since the Bronze Age and fascinating insights into the life of author Thomas Bernhard.
One of the most impressive destinations of the Salzburg Sun Terrace gives you a detailed history of mining. Sunnpau is among the oldest of its kind in Salzburg. Discover approx. 4,000 years of mining history from prehistoric times to modern life during a guided tour.
Ground for one of the most important railway lines in all of Austria was broken on 24 June 1901. The Tauernbahn connects Salzburg with Carinthia and facilitated the tourist development of the Gastein Valley. See numerous, fondly restored exhibits from the long history of the Tauernbahn in the museum in Schwarzach.
The history of Goldegg Castle dates back to the early 14th century. It now houses the Pongau museum of local history with a special exhibition on the Protestant displacement. Don’t miss out on a tour through the bowers and the splendid great hall!
Hohenwerfen used to be an archbishop’s fortified castle. Medieval life is now celebrated during spectacular re-enactments and medieval festivals. The falconry demonstrations are particularly stunning.
What to do in SalzburgerLand? Visit one of the many beauties of nature! The stunning gorge of Liechtensteinklamm leads to an imposing waterfall across easily accessible terrain.
World of Ice Giants Werfen
Have you visited the largest ice caves in the world? Put on warm clothes when visiting the natural monument the World of Ice Giants in Werfen, even in peak summer.
The tabletop of the Salzlecker table is now located in the town hall of Schwarzach. It commemorates the Protestant gathering of 1731. The Salzlecker fountain in the village centre of Schwarzach is also worth a visit.
Grossglockner High Alpine Road
Combine your Sun Terrace excursions with adventure tours – the Grossglockner High Alpine Road makes it possible! 36 hairpin bends lead from the Pasterze to the gates of Austria’s tallest mountain. Numerous exhibitions, hiking trails, visitor centres and playgrounds await you.
Mozart city of Salzburg
The UNESCO World Heritage Site is only a brief drive away! Salzburg stands for pure cultural pleasure. Mozart’s birthplace is all about music, many museums and even more churches. Family-friendly destinations and great shopping options complete the leisure offer.
Europe’s tallest waterfalls sweep a whopping 380 m into the depths. This imposing natural spectacle can be observed from several different levels. Hiking trails and observation decks lead you very close to the cold water.
The “eerie cave”, as the Entrische Kirche is also referred to, originally served the Lutherans as a gathering place. It is now the site of a Protestant memorial where an annual ecumenical mass full of atmosphere takes place.
What to do in SalzburgerLand? Why not relax in one of the many spa facilities! The Felsentherme Gastein thermal spa combines pleasant relaxation with swimming fun in any weather. The entire family will feel comfortable in the various leisure and spa areas.
The health and adventure worlds of the Alpentherme Gastein thermal spa combine nature with tranquillity. Wood, natural stone and spring water create the foundation for relaxing experiences. But there’s also something for the little ones here. The brand-new thermal bathing lakes stimulate the body and help with allergies and skin issues.