Places of excursions
Sights & points of interest in Salzburg
Ice Caves in Werfen near Salzburg
The "Eisriesenwelt" - largest ice cave in the world. A totally new mountain experience. Discover the splendor of the largest ice caves in the world. You'll see ice palaces of crystal-clear beauty, taking you into a wintry world of ice, even on hot summer days. The mighty entrance to the caves, measuring 20 m wide and 18 m high, can be seen from afar. The system of caverns stretches over 42 km, the first kilometer featuring gigantic ice formations. This part is open to the public and can be viewed on a guided tour. The caves have an average temperature of 0° C throughout the
Salt Mines in Hallein near Salzburg
One of the oldest exhibition salt mines in the world can be found just outside the gates of Salzburg. Salt from the Dürrnberg brought wealth and prosperity to Salzburg from Celtic times to the reign of the Prince Archbishops. Salt, one of nature's inconspicuous yet generous gifts, has been hidden in the depths of the mountain for millions of years. Discover the mysteries of this subterranean realm on a journey to the Salzburg/Bad Dürrnberg Salt Mines. Hear the true story of the famous "Man in the Salt" and be fascinated by the salt in the heart of the mountain.
Hellbrunn Palace in Salzburg
Welcome to Hellbrunn Palace! The world-famous trick fountains, the loveliest pleasure palace north of the Alps and a spacious park await you The trick fountains and the palace have hardly been modified since they were built nearly 400 years ago. The spacious park, stretching across 60 hectares, is a splendid example of exquisite landscape architecture. Its appearance today is just the way the Salzburg Prince Archbishop, Markus Sittikus, had it designed in the style of Italian pleasure gardens. Hellbrunn Palace has always been a ideal place for magnificent celebrations, elaborate spectacles and a venue for the extraordinary - then and now.
Salzburg Open-Air Museum
Discover something new among the old! The open-air experience ... Find out all there is to know about the rural buildings and way of life in the Province of Salzburg from the 16th to the 20th century at Salzburg's Open-Air Museum, situated in the Untersberg Nature Preserve. A wonderful excursion destination close to the city of Salzburg featuring 60 farmhouses, barns, mills, craftsmen's cottages, alpine pastures, some dating back 500 years. Interesting permanent and special exhibits, a variety of events and handicraft demonstrations will guarantee that your visit to one of the largest attractions in the Salzburg vicinity is a memorable open-air experience.Facebook