The most beautiful excursions of the Salzburg Sun Terrace
What to see in the Salzbuger Land
The central location of our sun terrace in the heart of Austria makes it the ideal starting point for excursions of all kinds. Whether you care about nature or culture, both are just a stone’s throw away. We have put together the most heavenly excursions of the Salzburg Sun Terrace for you.
Tip: With the SalzburgerLand Card you have a ticket for more than 190 sights and excursion destinations in Salzburger Land. For more information, see www.salzburgerland.com.
Seapaint Museum St. Veit
This old farmhouse, built in 1738, offers 4000 years of history. From the Bronze Age to fascinating insights into the life of Thomas Bernhard, st. Veit will delight you over the centuries and millennia.
One of the most beautiful excursions on the Salzburg sun terrace introduces you to the history of mining. Sunnpau is one of the oldest of its kind in the province of Salzburg. On a guided tour you will discover about 4000 years of mining history from prehistoric times to moderntimes
On 24 June 1901, the groundbreaking ceremony for one of the most important railway lines in Austria took place. The TauernBahn connects Salzburg with Carinthia and provided for the tourist development of the Gastein Valley. The Schwarzach Museum offers numerous, lovingly restored exhibits from the long history of the Tauern Railway.
The history of Goldegg Castle dates back to the early 14th century. Today, the Pongau Local History Museum awaits you with its own exhibition on the expulsion of Protestants. A tour through the Kemenaten and the magnificent Knight’s Hall is definitely not to be missed!
Hohenwerfen Adventure Castle
Hohenwerfen was once an archbishop’s fortified castle. The medieval hustle and bustle is celebrated today as part of spectacular re-enactments and medieval festivals. The falcon demonstrations are particularly spectacular.
The many excursions of the Salzburg sun terrace of course also lead to natural beauties. The beautiful gorge of the Liechtenstein Gorge runs over easy-to-walk terrain to an imposing waterfall.
The Geisterberg is the ideal adventure mountain for children.
There they awaken the talking ghost gate and enter the four ghostly worlds of earth spirits, fire spirits, water spirits and air spirits with Gspensti & Spuki.
Ice Giant World Throwing
Have you ever been to the largest ice cave in the world? Even in midsummer, you should definitely dress warmly when visiting the natural monument Ice Giant World in Werfen.
The table top of the Salzlecker tisch is now located in the Schwarzach town hall. It commemorates the Protestant Assembly of 1731. The Salzleckerbrunnen in the centre of Schwarzach also wants to be visited.
Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Monday and Thursday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Grossglockner High Alpine Road
Combine excursions on the Salzburg sun terrace with adventure tours – the Grossglockner High Alpine Road makes it possible! In 36 bends it goes over the Pasterze in front of the gates of the highest mountain in Austria. Numerous exhibitions, hiking trails, visitor centres and playgrounds invite you.
Mozart City Salzburg
The UNESCO World Heritage Site is just a short drive away! Salzburg stands for pure cultural enjoyment. Mozart’s birthplace is all about music, many museums and even more churches. Family-friendly destinations and great shopping opportunities complete the leisure offer.
Europe’s highest waterfalls rush a staggering 380 m into the depths. This impressive natural spectacle can be viewed on several levels. Hiking trails and observation decks lead very close to the cool water.
The “eerie cave”, as the Entrian church is also called, once served as a meeting place for the Lutherans. There is now a Protestant memorial here, where an atmospheric ecumenical service takes place every year.
Our excursions at the Salzburg sun terrace of course also lead to pure wellness enjoyment. The Felsentherme Gastein combines pleasant relaxation with fun bathing fun in all weathers. In the various leisure and wellness areas, the whole family feels really at home.
The health and experience worlds of the Alpentherme Gastein combine naturalness with tranquility. Wood, natural stone and spring water create the basis for relaxing experiences. But also for the little ones is taken care of here. The brand new thermal bath lakes awaken spirits and help with allergies and skin problems.