Bundesland Salzburg Travel Guide

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Salzburg

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2574,5909,187

Zell am See

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113,442,68

Badgastein

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66,149,15

Werfen

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36,142,0

Sankt Gilgen

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40,115,13

Krimml

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55,218,3

Golling an der Salzach

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18,77,0

Kaprun

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16,98,49

Saalbach

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8,36,68

Sankt Veit im Pongau

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6,18,0

Ferleiten

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23,84,0

Saalfelden am Steinernen Meer

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5,23,7

Weissbach

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4,36,0

Schmitten

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18,96,0

Abtenau

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3,8,6

Gastein

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21,46,0

Mittersill

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8,29,8

Leogang

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7,39,13

Grossarl

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12,42,8

Bad Hofgastein

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8,15,33

Wagrain

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4,4,13

Hallein

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8,32,1

Flachau

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8,21,23

Bruck an der Großglocknerstraße

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2,3,0

Sankt Johann im Pongau

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7,10,16

Altenmarkt im Pongau

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2,19,1

Taxenbach

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7,36,1

Mauterndorf

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4,33,1

Fuschl am See

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1,5,15

Schloss Blühnbach

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Bischofshofen

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9,16,0

Hinterglemm

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6,41,0

Viehhofen

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1,3,0

Sankt Martin bei Lofer

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4,17,0

Rauris

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2,7,10

Schloss Hohenwerfen

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0,3,0

Hof bei Salzburg

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1,0,2

Salzburg

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  • Hohensalzburg Fortress

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Salzburg Things to Do

    Hohensalzburg, the home of the Archbishops of Salzburg for centuries, is still a draw, both for what's inside and the views from it. You can stroll around the grounds, enjoy the views from the ramparts, visit the Palace Museum, or tour the fortress itself (the latter must be done with an escorted tour, but there is no additional charge). To get...

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  • Hotel Sacher Salzburg

    Salzburg Hotels

    I stayed here for a weekend in the spring of 2011. The staff were lovely, the food (especially the...

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  • Traditional/Local Food

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Salzburg Restaurants

    I have been to Cafe Mozart for lunch. The food was excellent, Mozart Cafe was delicious and before I knew it, I can't order Salzburger Nockerl anymore because I was so full. Of course I returned the next day and had it then. Was soooo good! Cafe Mozart has daily menu to offer. One does not have to wait long. I've had a small portion of Wiener...

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Zell am See

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  • SparSchine Tickets

    Zell am See Transportation

    A rail pass is the best ticket for those who plan to travel a lot by train. However, one who plans only one or two train journeys and know the exact dates and times of them can save a lot by booking SparSchiene tickets. They are much cheaper than "open" tickets, but valid only for the specific date and time. We went by train from Zell am See to...

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  • Hotel Salzburgerhof

    Zell am See Hotels

    The hotel Salzburgerhof boasts 5 stars(some tour operators give it 4). As far as we were concerned...

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  • ST. HIPPOLYTE'S CHURCH

    Zell am See Things to Do

    St. Hippolyte's Church really didn't look much from the outside. Built in Romanesque style in a darkish grey stone, it had a tall tower, and some lovely old doors.I was able to go inside, even though it was early morning. This Church is one of the oldest known building remnants of the Pinzgau region.Inside, it's a mixture of gothic and romanesque....

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Badgastein

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  • Bike ride to Böckstein

    Badgastein Off The Beaten Path

    During our stay in Badgastein we rented bikes (at our hotel, but there is also a sports store near the train station where you can rent bikes) and went on a bike ride to Böckstein, south of Badgastein. It's a short but beautiful trip. Unlike the streets of Badgastein, there are no steep hills on the way to Böckstein.

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  • Hoteldorf Gruener Baum

    Badgastein Hotels

    Koetschachtal 25, Bad Gastein, Salzburg, 5640, Austria

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4.5 out of 5 stars

  • Gasteinertal

    Badgastein Favorites

    I can't speak of a fondest memory, more memorable memory. At the time we were in Austria there was very bad weather in the first days of our holiday. Several roads were difficult to drive on. River Salzach was almost flooding and in Mittersill the town really flooded. On our way to Badgastein the road was full of mud that came down the mountain....

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Werfen

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  • Eisriesenwelt - the way up

    Werfen Things to Do

    I think the way up to the Eisriesenwelt ice caves deserves a review of it's own.on a clear day you have a stunning view over the underlying area. On top of that you have a marvellous view at the Festung Hohenwerfen.You start at the visitor centre where you buy the entrance tickets. You now have to walk for 15-20 minutes to reach the cable car...

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  • Eisriesenwelt - Fantastic ice caves

    Werfen Things to Do

    Eisriesenwelt makes for a fantastic visit. I can very much recommend it as a visit for the entire family. The only thing you have to take into consideration is that inside the cave you have to climb a lot of stairs, 700 up and then 700 down again.The walk to the caves is on a decent path but goes uphill the entire way. About the Werfen cavesThe...

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  • Fortress Hohenwerfen

    Werfen Things to Do

    One of our favorite visits when in Austria is this fortress. We've been there so often already, but still love it.The fortress lies on top of a 113 metres high hill, overlooking the Salzach valley.When driving to Werfen, you can already see it dooming up in front of you long before you reach the town itself.The best view is when coming from the...

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Sankt Gilgen

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  • LAKE KROTTENSEE

    Sankt Gilgen Off The Beaten Path

    Do you want to get away from it all? I have just the place for you and it's only a few kms from St. Gilgen.Pack up a picnic case, throw in a book and head to Lake Krottensee. At the very small village of Winkl is where the lake is located, so pull into the car-park and set out your picnic rug on the green grass. Take in the fresh air and the peace...

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  • Gasthof Furberg

    Sankt Gilgen Hotels

    Winkl 19, Sankt Gilgen, 5340, Austria

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • ZWOLFERHORN

    Sankt Gilgen Things to Do

    The Zwolferhorn is a 1522 meter high mountain, which we have just arrived at by the Cable car from St. Gilgen.Once at the top, there is a 1.5 hour circular walking path that you can do, we didn't, we were just content with enjoying the wonderful views. The views from here are far reaching and spectacular, well worth doing the ride to the top. The...

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Krimml

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  • By train to Krimml

    Krimml Transportation

    You can take bus or train from Zell am See to Krimml (you can buy the ticket in the train, including the bus to the waterfall, weekend special (unlimited saturday and sunday) € 19 for up to 3 People, € 16 on a public holiday. The Train is every hour about 1.25 hours, the bus is a Little faster but only every second hour.You can go from Kitzbühel...

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  • NationalPark Hotel Klockerhaus

    Krimml Hotels

    A family-run hotel with cosily furnished rooms, most of which look out onto the famous Krimml...

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  • Europe's highest waterfalls ! The lower...

    Krimml Things to Do

    The Krimmler falls are the highest waterfalls in Europe and absolutely worth a visit. I can even advise to take a detour especially for this visit !The Krimmler falls exist out of 3 consecutive waterfalls. Getting a view at the 3 of them together is only possible when you get up the mountains in front of them or when you drive over the...

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Golling an der Salzach

  • The Gollinger Wasserfall

    Golling an der Salzach Things to Do

    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...

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  • Gollinger waterfall - the path before...

    Golling an der Salzach Things to Do

    The path leadin up to the falls goes through the forest. Along the way you'll pass this old mill.The path from the entrance to the bottom of the falls is accessible with a childrens' stroller that is quite 'flexible' (see pic. 3). Pictures 4 and 5:When walking from the parking lot towards the path leading up to the falls there is a small brigde to...

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  • The Golden Grape

    Golling an der Salzach Restaurants

    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...

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Kaprun

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  • Kaprun - Sigmund-Thunn klamm

    Kaprun Things to Do

    This gorge makes a nice visit when in the Kaprun area.A glacier covered the Kapruner valley about 14.000 years ago. When the glacier disappeared, it eroded the Maiskogel and the Burgkogel mountains, leaving behind a gorge for the river called the Kapruner Ache. Smooth sides and swirling water is what you can see, while the the limestone cliffs are...

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  • Apartement House Schoenpflug

    Kaprun Hotels

    Apartment Grossvenediger is situated on the 2nd floor. Is about 55m² and has a wonderful view over...

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  • Votter's car museum

    Kaprun Things to Do

    In the centre of Kaprun, you'll find the hotel 'Sport-Kristall'.This is also the location of an extensive private collection of oldtimer cars. The museum is located in the hotel's basement, but in fact has more objects on display than you would expect.We have never stayed at this hotel, but it all looked very clean and cosy with eye for detail.The...

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Saalbach

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  • Skiing at Schattberg and Zwölferkogel

    Saalbach Things to Do

    There really isn't much to say about skiing in Saalbach except that the mountains known as Schattberg and Zwölferkogel are the best ones in the area. The snow stays cold during most of the day during the whole of February and the slopes are amazing overall. My recommendation is to take the lift Schattberg Express up to Schattberg Ost (East), then...

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  • Hotel Interstar

    Saalbach Hotels

    The accomodation is excellent, each room has a kitchenette. Beds are comfortable, rooms clean, decor...

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  • Go up'n down or Ski!

    Saalbach Sports & Outdoors

    I would say that this a guaranteed skiing resort. You find an extremely wonderful environment, people, Tirolian life style (ok lederhose and hunting hat) and what the best, 200km pure snow slopes, 55 cable cars or lifts and if you don't want to go up and down, just ski cross country (by the way the a Finn Siitonen invented the skating style and you...

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Sankt Veit im Pongau

  • Good restaurant with nice terrace

    Sankt Veit im Pongau Restaurants

    The Laterndl-Wirt is a restaurant as well as a guesthouse with some rooms. They serve local dishes which were very good. The people were nice and as we really liked the food we went there a second time for dinner and enjoyed each time. Open after 16:00 (10:30am on Sundays or public holidays). Closed on Monday.

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  • Kneipp basin and "Oasis of Tranquility"

    Sankt Veit im Pongau Things to Do

    St Veit is a climatic spa and also has a so-called "spa gardens" which rather is a meadow with some trees – nothing I’d call spa gardens! However next to it is an "oasis of tranquility", with some benches, a Kneipp basin and something like wooden sunbeds which are very comfortable! It’s a great place to relax!

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  • "Ruheoasenweg"/ Hiking on the...

    Sankt Veit im Pongau Things to Do

    There’s a nice hiking path from St Veit to the top of the Hochglocker (1590m) which offers you great views and also some so-called "Ruheoasen" (oases of tranquility) – picnic places with wooden sun lounger to relax. Even directly below the summit you find such comfortable sun loungers! It took us about 3 hours to the summit, walking up all the...

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Ferleiten

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  • Grossglocknerstrasse - KFJH - Pasterze...

    Ferleiten Things to Do

    When you're at the Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe, you're not only in front of the Grossglockner, but also above the Pasterze glacier.The glacier looks like a stream of ice coming down from the white planes of the Johannisberg.If flows down at an average speed of 30 metres per year. It's total length is about 8 km. In 1856 the glacier was 2 km longer.The...

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  • Grossglocknerstrasse - KFJH - glacier...

    Ferleiten Things to Do

    At the Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe you can choose to either walk down to the or take a cable car down.By taking the cable car you'll of course save quite some time in reaching the glacier, especially now it has melted quite a stretch over the last decade.When we first visited in 1999, the ice was no more than a 5 minute walk away from the lower cable...

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  • Grossglocknerstrasse - KFJH - Swarovski...

    Ferleiten Things to Do

    At the Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe you can also visit the 'Wilhelm Swarovski Observation Tower' (Wilhelm-Swarovski-Beobachtungswarte).For once the name 'Swarovski' doesn't refer to the shiny crystals everyone knows.This time it stands for the traditional optical instruments. More expensive than others, but oh so very good.This tall glass...

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Saalfelden am Steinernen Meer

  • Saalfelden - Sommerrodelbahn

    Saalfelden am Steinernen Meer Things to Do

    Fun for everyone!At Biberg there's is a 2 pers. chairlift. For those who don't want to walk down, there's a great alternative: take the 'summer alpine slide' ...This is a 1,6 kms long slide with 61 curves and 2 jumps, taking you down 345 vertical metres.Go up in the lift, take a luge at the departure point and rush down the mountain ...Of course...

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  • Hotel Ritzenhof

    Saalfelden am Steinernen Meer Hotels

    Ritzenseestr. 33, Saalfelden am Steinernen Meer, 5760, Austria

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 4.5 out of 5 stars

  • THE PARISH CHURCH

    Saalfelden am Steinernen Meer Things to Do

    The Parish Church is quite easily found, just follow the location of the Church spire from the Rathaus. The Church was very old, dating back to 1000, now we are looking at a newer Church, a result of being rebuilt twice after fires.Since 2000, the Church has been restored, including the historic Mauracher organ.I was able to go and look at the...

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Weissbach

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  • Seisenbergklamm - My favorite gorge

    Weissbach Things to Do

    Of all the gorges I've visited in Austria, the Seisenbergklamm is definately my favorite one.It's located in Weissbach bei Lofer, between Lofer and Saalfelden am Steinernen Meer.A visit to this gorge takes about 1,5 hours.The Seisenbergklamm is part of "Saalachtaler Naturgewalten" (the Saalachtal's natural wonders), which comprise of 3 natural...

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  • Another amazing Gorge!

    Weissbach Things to Do

    VorderkaserklammAlthough not as known as some other gorges, this one is also very gorgeous! At times this gorge is so narrow, you can touch both walls easily without any danger or effort.The way to the entrance is also very nice, you have to walk up on a steep mountain path, with lots of information on signs along the way. You can learn all about...

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  • There is a hole in a mountain!

    Weissbach Things to Do

    LamprechtshöhleThe Lamprechtshöhle near Weißbach and St. Martin bei Lofer belongs to the biggest cavesystems in Europe. 35 km of cavesystem. A small part is made easy to visit for tourists. The paths, staircases and steps take you about 600 meters into the cave. There are several routes to get to the big hall. From the entrance to the big Hall is a...

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Schmitten

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  • Benches along the way up the mountain

    Schmitten Things to Do

    Schmittenhohe is a very friendly mountain to do hiking because of the well paved paths, good maps and signages and perhaps the most important are the benches situated nicely along the way. Some of these benches provide very good views e.g. Zell am See and Zeller See lake, views of the other side of the mountain.

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  • Trees and wood

    Schmitten Favorites

    Schmittenhohe is a mountain which is heavily forested, with skiing trails forming spider-web designs among the forests. When you are at Schmittenhohe, you will see the beautiful forests along the slopes of the mountain, as well as cut wood being stored at the premises of the various restaurants located on this mountain.

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  • Houses & architecture

    Schmitten Favorites

    During hiking at Schmittenhohe, you will see many houses along the slopes of the mountain. This is actually the extension of the town of Zell am See located at the foot of the mountain. The architecture of the houses are traditional Austrian, made up of wood and concrete. If you are interested in Zell am See, please visit my VT Zell am See page for...

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Abtenau

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  • Karkogel Sommerrodelbahn

    Abtenau Things to Do

    The Karkogel double chairlift takes you up to a very exciting summer tobagganing run, where you buckle up and enjoy a fastride down. Parents be aware: Children under six are admitted only when accomanied by an adult. So only show this place to the little kids if you are confident enough to go down yourself.The track is almost 2 km long and is a...

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  • Gutjahr

    Abtenau Hotels

    Markt 187, Abtenau, 5441, Austria

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Drive the Postalmstraße!

    Abtenau Things to Do

    The Postalmstraße leads you to the Postalm. The Postalm is Austria's largest so called Alm. Some fine walks can be made here between the cows and horses who graze the mountain meadows.There are 5 advised walks from 1-3 hrs. Lots of nice views on the surrounding mountain area. The road leads from Abtenau to Strobl at the Wolfgangsee. It is a...

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