What to do in SalzburgerLand on the Sun Terrace
Places of interest in 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 like 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.
Tipp: With the SalzburgerLand Card you have a ticket for over 190 sights and destinations in the SalzburgerLand. Further information can be found at www.salzburgerland.com.
Seelackenmuseum St. Veit
4000 years of history await you in this old farmhouse from 1738. From the Bronze Age to fascinating insights into the life of Thomas Bernhard, you will be inspired by St. Vitus over the centuries and millennia.
Sunnpau Exhibition Mine
One of the most beautiful excursions on Salzburg’s sun terrace gives you a closer look at the history of mining. Sunnpau is one of the oldest of its kind in the province of Salzburg. During a guided tour you will discover approx. 4000 years of mining history from prehistoric times to modern times.
On 24 June 1901, the first sod was turned for one of the most important railway lines in Austria. The Tauern Railway connects Salzburg with Carinthia and provided for the tourist development of the Gastein Valley. In the Schwarzacher Museum you can expect numerous, lovingly restored exhibits from the long history of the Tauernbahn.
The history of Goldegg Castle goes back to the early 14th century. The Pongau Museum of Local History awaits you here today with its own exhibition on the expulsion of Protestants. A tour through the bower houses and the magnificent knight’s hall is a must!
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 on the Salzburg sun terrace naturally also lead to natural beauties. The beautiful gorge of the Liechtensteinklamm gorge runs over easily accessible terrain to an impressive waterfall.
The Geisterberg is the ideal excursion destination for the whole family – whether in spring, summer or autumn.
Awaken the talking spirits gate and go with Gspensti & Spuki into the four spooky worlds of the spirits of the earth, fire, water and air.
Ice Giant World Werfen
Have you ever been to the largest ice cave in the world? Even in midsummer you should dress warmly when visiting the natural monument Eisriesenwelt in Werfen.
The tabletop of the salt licker’s table is today in the Schwarzacher 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 13. 00 to 17. 00 o’clock
Grossglockner High Alpine Road
Combine excursions on the Salzburg sun terrace with adventure tours – the Grossglockner High Alpine Road makes it possible! In 36 hairpin bends you cross the Pasterze before the gates of Austria’s highest mountain. Numerous exhibitions, hiking trails, visitor centres and playgrounds invite you.
Mozart City Salzburg
The UNESCO World Heritage Site is only a short drive away! Salzburg stands for pure cultural enjoyment. Mozart’s birthplace is marked by music, many museums and even more churches. Family-friendly destinations and great shopping opportunities complete the leisure offer.
Krimml Waterfalls Europe’s highest waterfalls rush 380 m into the depths. This impressive natural spectacle can be seen on several levels. Hiking trails and viewing platforms lead very close to the cool water.
The “uncanny cave”, as the Entrian Church is also called, once served the Lutherans as a meeting place. Here there is now a Protestant memorial, where an atmospheric ecumenical service takes place every year.
Rock Spa Gastein
Of course, our excursions on the Salzburg sun terrace also lead to pure wellness enjoyment. The Felsentherme Gastein combines pleasant relaxation with fun in any weather. The whole family feels at home in the various leisure and wellness areas.
Alpine Spa Gastein
The health and adventure worlds of the Alpentherme Gastein combine naturalness with tranquillity. Wood, natural stone and spring water create the basis for relaxing experiences. But also the little ones are taken care of here. The brand new thermal bath lakes awaken spirits and help with allergies and skin problems.