Here the river Salzach falls 75 metres down in 2 steps.Only 3 kilometres outside Golling, it can easily be reached. From the parking it only takes about 10 minutes to reach the bottom of the waterfall. There is a path leading up aside the waterfall. This path is very decent, but not easily accessible with f.i. babystrollers or wheelchairs (see...more
The gorge or canyon Salzachöfen, "the place where the Tennengebirge mountains break through the chalk of the Dachstein to the Hagengebirge mountain range and fall away 80 metres"(text from: http://www.golling.info). Admission fee. Because of bad weather, we only reached the first platform. Well worth the visit!more
Lammerklamm or LammeröfenThe river Lammer sliced its way through the mountains here. The Klamm consists of three parts namely:The "dark Klamm" is the most narrow part of the "Lammerklamm". The water made its way more than 30 metres through the rocks. On this part of the "Klamm" the rocks almost touch each other. "Katarakt": The upper part of the...more
Golling Castle MuseumA visit to the Golling Castle is always worthwhile. Fossil collections ("Saurier & Co."), can be seen. Among them is the unique world famous discovery, "Omphalosaurus Wolfi", a 235 Million year old aquatic dinosaur. Furthermore, you can see a unique collection of fossilised see animals, minerals, parts of animals from the Ice...more
From Pass Lueg it´s only a few steps to the natural sight of SALZACHÖFEN". At the end of the last Ice Age a cliff broke through between Tennen- and Hagengebirge. The cut through of the river through the chalk cliffs of the Dachstein is over 80 metres deep. The rock walls show numerous signs of erosion due to the rotation of the flowing water. At...more
In Torren, a part of Golling, („tores“ means romantic, rushing waters), close to the late Gothic church, St. Nicholas with its Baroque décor, runs the Gollinger waterfall deep in to the valley. The Gollinger waterfall is a favourite scene for painters with a height of over 75 metres (on two levels). A nice path brings you to the waterfall another...more
We visited the restaurant on 17 May 2012. We paid 43 euro for the two of us. Cosy atmosphere with wooden furniture and thick walls. Unfortunately we could only be seated in the smoking area. And there were some dogs as well, but that had to do with a nearby international meeting of dog lovers, so I trust you will not find as many dogs in the area as we did!
Favorite Dish: We had Putenschnitzel with salad as a side dish, Kaiser beer, 'Zweigelt' (an abundantly available red wine variety in Austria), bitter lemon, cappuccino and coffee.
Don't miss to visit the Giant Ice Cave in Werfen. It's about 20km south of Golling an der Salzach.Visit my travel page about Werfen if You need more information. I've never been in any ice cave before... It was an unforgettable trip.There is no possibility to take any photo in the ice cave, so I've downloaded it from this official...more