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    Horse Riding

    by ini7 Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    In Salzburg there are few facilities for horse riding. The best I know is about 10 km north from Salzburg in Seekirchen (Lake Wallersee). It is a wonderful horse-ranch with many nice horses, you can take a course or a ride outside. The prices are ca. 10 €.

    Equipment: The Equipment is provided.

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    Better for skiing than Sochi

    by Anjutka Written Jul 6, 2007

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    OK, the 2014 Winter Olympics will take place in Sochi at the Black Sea and not in Alpine Salzburg and I have the impression that most of the "Bullwashers" are not unhappy about that because two Winter Olympics in the not so far Innsbruck have shown that all what normal people get from it are high prices and in a further future some expensive Olympic ruins. But Salzburg has even without any Winter Olympics plenty of great skiing areas in its wider surroundings which can be reached in an hour from the city. But swimming etc. in Summer is definitely better in Sochi at the Black Sea. The lakes in Salzkammergut are wonderful but a sunny weather like in Sochi is rather seldom.

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    ski places mostly small i remember and liked

    by delcity Updated Jan 27, 2006

    these places are less than 3hr from salzburg . note; some may be closer to innsbruck than salzburg. ------space------------space -------------------------------space
    all of these in the wilden kaiser area : ellman,going,bixen,soil, scheffan.
    scheffan said to be good for beginners. others ski levels ok to good.
    .ski runs at places other than scheffan are ok to good.for all ski levels.

    kleinarl is said to be good for beginners . other ski levels ok to good
    dienten, bad hofgarten , grunau, kelchsau,kramsach,rauris,westendorf all levels ok or better.
    itter/ muhtal, mosts ski levels very good. one of the medium to large places i did like. has 20 lifts
    if you desire a large resort bad gastein and obertauern where very good as i recall

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    Hoops crazy

    by acemj Updated Dec 12, 2004

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    There was an outdoor, 3 on 3 basketball tournament going on while I was in Salzburg in late June. It reminded me of a tournament called "Hoop it Up" that I used to play in every year in the States. It was held in Kapitelplatz and the competitors seemed to be taking things very seriously. Then again, I have to say, it was nowhere close to the level of competition I've seen in the US.

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    Sports in Salzburg

    by rui_bijie Updated Oct 17, 2003

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    Visit this page for miscellaneous sports activities in Salzburg:

    (handicap: German only)

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    Outdoor Activities with Crocodile Sports

    by ini7 Written Feb 26, 2003

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    You can do Kajak, Rafting, Canoying, Mountain Biking, Waterskiing. I do Canoying last year and it was great. Nice people and guides. The location is dependent from what you are doing. Please check the homepage.

    Equipment: Is provided.

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    by viddra Written May 1, 2010

    Kapitelplatz, on the south side of the Cathedral, is the place where you can find a rather large chess board with figures, so you can give it a go, if you find the time.

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