Bundesland Salzburg Off The Beaten Path

  • Off The Beaten Path
    by machomikemd
  • Off The Beaten Path
    by machomikemd
  • Off The Beaten Path
    by machomikemd

Bundesland Salzburg Off The Beaten Path

  • Walking & hiking

    Salzburg Off The Beaten Path

    in and around the City of Salzburg, you would find various Stolperstein "stumbling block" Stones created by German Artist to commemorate victims of Nazi oppression, including the Holocaust of which he put some stones in Salzburg and other countries in Europe of which the names of the holocaust victims and the places where they lived are engraved in...

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  • The Beer experience

    Salzburg Off The Beaten Path

    If you are at all interested in Beer and how its made get yourself along to the Steigl Brauwelt Brewery. Its near the centre of Salzburg - just catch the no.1 Line bus and get out at the Brauhausstrasse stop. Ask the bus driver to let you know which one it is- ours was very helpful.When you get off carefully cross the road- its on a bad bend - and...

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  • Königssee

    Salzburg Off The Beaten Path

    Simply utterly breath taking scenery on the boat - expensive but a definite must. Get off the boat at Seeland and walk through to the other small lake, which is only accessible by foot - fantastic. A real highlight

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  • Holy Trinity Church

    Salzburg Off The Beaten Path

    The Holy Trinity Church (Dreifaltigkeitskirche in German) is the most striking part of the complex which also includes the priests’ house, seminar and guesthouse. This was the first church to be designed by a famous Baroque architect named Fischer von Erlach. It was built from 1694 to 1702, and now dominates the upper side of Markart Square...

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  • Grossgmain

    Salzburg Off The Beaten Path

    Next to the pilgrimage church in Grossgmain there is a very special garden. It's called Mariengarten, garden dedicated to Mary. However, this garden combines the Catholic belief in Mary with the belief of the old religions in nature. It was done with respect to the zodiac, to the setting of the planets at the time of planting. Stones are arranged...

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  • House of Nature

    Salzburg Off The Beaten Path

    The Natural Museum is an attracting destination and a must for students from all over Upper Austria. The museum has 80 rooms for exploration filled with nature attractions, an aquarium, reptile zoo, exhibitions, cafes on the terraces, etc. 5 Museumplatz +43 0662 84 26 53 0 fax +43 0662 84 79 05 open from 9 a.m. till 5 p.m. office@hausdernatur.at ...

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  • Stefan Zweig Centre

    Salzburg Off The Beaten Path

    The Austrian author Stefan Zweig (1881-1942) was born in Vienna, where he also grew up and studied. After the First World War he moved to Salzburg, where he lived for fifteen years, from 1919 to 1934. Later, in his book Die Welt von Gestern (The World of Yesterday) he explained why he chose Salzburg as his new home: “Of all the small Austrian...

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  • The Alps

    Salzburg Off The Beaten Path

    This lovely little village near Salzburg was breathtaking. Situated along Lake Wolfgang, or Wolfgangsee as the locals refer, the village is nestled at the base of the Alps, with houses and shops flooding over with flowers. Sit and take in the sights, or browse the shops - either will provide restful calm as you make your way through the byways in...

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  • Augustine Monastery

    Salzburg Off The Beaten Path

    The highlight of the Augustine Monastery is the beer hall in the lower levels. It's a great experience to buy some food from the halls surrounding the main eating area and then to choose your own ceramic mug and indulge in a great brew in such beautiful surroundings.

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  • Sound of Music

    Salzburg Off The Beaten Path

    Sunday, we (my grandmother and I - BB) went on the Sound of Music tour and saw where it was made. In the movie it looked like one house, but it was many places. Our guide was a Canadian My grandmother wrote: Today we took the Sound of Music tour which was guided by a Canadian. It was really excellent – the movie was a conglomerate of a number of...

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  • Music at the Cathedral and Other...

    Salzburg Off The Beaten Path

    This is well worth the climb - go to the service at 7pm and hear the nuns signing simply beautiful. We thought we'd be the only people at the service, but it was packed and people were standing. It well worth attending this 15 minute service.

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  • Tunnels

    Salzburg Off The Beaten Path

    OK, I knew there were lots of cliffs in Salzburg. The Festival Halls are build right into the cliffs, for example, and the funicular goes up a very steep hill, which is not really a cliff but almost, to get up to the fortress. But I didn’t know there were tunnels under the cliffs that people can walk through, with advertising on both sides. The...

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  • Chess

    Salzburg Off The Beaten Path

    Playing chess in the center of old town Salzburg. The pieces are about 3 feet tall, and the man playing throughout the day on weekends love a good challange (I lost badly). From the top of the Castle, you can actually watch a game through the binoculars.

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  • Mauthausen

    Salzburg Off The Beaten Path

    This is a concentration camp east of Salzburg about an hour or so. It was truly a moving experience. I later visited Auschwitz in Krakow, and can say that Mauthesen is somehow are more somber visit (if that is possible). I think the reason for this is that one walks through gas chambers and cremation rooms which gives me chills just thinking about...

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  • Mondsee

    Salzburg Off The Beaten Path

    Mondsee boasts a beautifull lake with sailing and other watersport facilities. It has lovely little coffee shops and pastry shops where you can sit and relax. The von Trapps (Sound of Music) was actually married in the church at Nonnberg Abbey, but Hollywood decided to use the church at Mondsee instead.

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  • Salzburg City: dont miss these stairs

    Everybody is visiting the Schloss Mirabell Gardens, but most people miss to take a closer look at this great sight that you will find INside the Mirabell palace: Before you get into the main-court, take the door on the left to see one of the major sights of the castle : The great baroque staircase built by Fischer von Erlach in 1721. You will be...

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  • Traunkirchen & the unique fisher-pulpit

    Traunkirchen is not far from Hallstatt and Gmunden and so you may combine a visit there with a short stop-over at the famous fisher-pulpit of Traunkirchen:The pulpit has the shape of a fishingboat, and 2 persons sitting inside the boat, throwing a net while they are paddeling. The fisher-boat symbolizing a scene of the bible, when Jesus and...

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  • Gmunden - a great excursion from...

    Gmunden and the Traunsee make a great day-excursion from Salzburg. Schloss Orth is the name of that wonderful water-castle built on an island of Traunsee, it is a famous place for wedding-ceremonies. The castle once belonged to a prince of the Habsburg-family, who did not return from South America in the 19th century.Gmundner Porcelain is well...

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  • Fúcking - a tiny village north of...

    No, No, No, dont tell anybody you came so close to this tiny village with that funny name and you did not go there as an easy daytrip from Salzburg, when you have a (rental)car !This might be a great and funny excursion from salzburg for all people with a good sense of humor : You will find a village called Fûcking north of Salzburg and all you...

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  • Oberndorf: where "Silent night" was...

    This is another great place to visit when you are travelling to Salzburg and have half a day to spare: Why dont you just take an excursion to Oberndorf bei Salzburg, where the famous Christmas-song was composed and performed for the first time in the so-called "Silent-Night-chapel"The original church does not exist anymore, it was damaged by high...

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  • Zell am See: a taste of Hundertwasser

    Yes, even in Zell am See you will be able to get "a taste" of Friedensreich Hundertwasser: There is the Hundertwasser Austria Brunnen in the surroundings of the Park Hotel Zell am See, next to the lake. It looks quite interesting and colorfull like all works by Friedensreich Hundertwasser and you will be able to walk there all day and night. The...

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  • Zell am See: Schloss Prielau

    Schloss Prielau is a great sight and also a luxury hotel in the north of Zell am See ! When you have a car and explore the area around Zell am See and the Zellersee, this might be a great place for a stop for a few minutes, or even longer, when you are hungry and are looking for a great cafe and restaurant:Schloss Prielau is a scenic castle or...

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  • Kaprun: Burg Fischhorn

    This is Burg Fischhorn / Fischorn Castle in Kaprun. Unfortunately I came out of the opening-times, but at least I could walk around the castle on a small path, there are a lot of carparking-spaces as well and there was also a place in the wall where I could take a sneak into the innercourt, (my last photo).b.t.w.: when driving to the castle you...

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  • Kaprun: Sigmund-Klamm

    Klamm is the german word for a gorge and close to Salzburg this might be the most scenic gorge for you: Sigmund-Klamm is an interesting sight that you really should not miss when coming to Kaprun and Zell am See. It is an easy walk and you have to pay some small entrance-fee before you will be able to walk over and along a fresh mountain-stream...

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  • Kaprun: a great carmuseum

    This might be a great sight for all tourists, who love to see old vintage-cars: Vötter's Fahrzeugmuseum in Kaprun is an interesting museum inside the hotel Sport-Kristall in Kaprun & that is just a few km from Zell am See. The museum shows about 150 cars and even the smallest space of the museum-halls are filled with a car. You will find a lot of...

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  • Monatsschloessl in Hellbrunn: a great...

    The so-called Adrian-Stube in Monatsschloessel shows a livingroom in a traditional farmhouse of the 17th or 18th century. on my other pictures you will see various wardrobes, beautifully decorated with ornate paintings and wood-carvings. Of course such furniture was found mainly in farmhouses of rich farmers and it was inherited from generation to...

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  • Monatsschloesschen in Hellbrunn

    The Monatsschloesschen in Hellbrunn got its name by the fact that is was built within a single month in 1615. It is about 50 meters above the ordinary level of Schloss Hellbrunn and quite a rough path through the woods will take you there within 15-20 minutes.In any case it is really worth to see this other museum as well, it shows many exhibits of...

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  • Hike in Berchtesgaden

    I took a local bus (only 4 Euros) about 45 minute from Salzburg to Berchtesgaden. Then I hiked up to the top of the mountain where Hitler's Eagles Nest is. I recommend this trip for all people. It's not a bad hike for all people.

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  • Traunkircken

    Inspired by poets because of its scenic beauty, Traunkirchen adorns the western shore of the tranquil and unspoilt Lake Traunse. Forming part of the Austrian Romantic Road area, the village juts out into the lake, like a small island and is dominated by a church, overlooking the lake. This church originally formedpart of an 11th century...

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  • Grossglockner Road

    The Grossglockner High Alpine Road(3,798 m) is Austria's highest mountain and located in Europe's largest alpine national park. It dominates Austria's mightiest mountains, the Hohe Tauern, looming above the longest and most symmetrical glacier in the East Alps, the Pasterze. Be warned about the weather though -I've lost count of the number of times...

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