Excursions in the Salzburger region

Fascinating and memorable!

Großglockner – ca. 44 km to the Ferleiten toll booth

Großglockner – ca. 44 km to the Ferleiten toll booth

Go on a journey to the foot of Austria’s highest mountain on what is probably Europe’s most famous Alpine road – the Großglockner High Alpine Road – 48 kilometres of sheer driving pleasure combined with spectacular views and the stunning flora and fauna of the Hohe Tauern National Park. Take a break at the toll booth where you can visit the Ferleiten Animal Park and marvel at more than 200 local animal species.

Gorges in the region

Gorges in the region

Gorges and caves have been fascinating mankind for centuries and many of the most attractive and interesting gorges of the Salzburg Region are within quick reach. It is, for example, well worth visiting the Liechtensteinklamm (66 km), the Kitzlochklamm (43 km) or the “Saalachtal Natural Wonders” (ca. 23 km) with the Seisenberg and Vorderkaserklamm and they are all very exciting for children!

Kitzsteinhorn mountain – ca. 40 km

Kitzsteinhorn mountain – ca. 40 km

The Kitzsteinhorn is a popular destination for both sports and nature lovers in summer as well as winter. Whilst skiers and snowboarders can enjoy the eternal ice of this glacier skiing region for almost 10 months of the year, a ride in the Gipfelwelt 3000 panoramic peak station impresses visitors in the summer. This is the highest viewing platform accessible for everyone in the Salzburger region and offers stunning views of the Großglockner mountain.

Krimml Waterfalls – ca. 79 km

Krimml Waterfalls – ca. 79 km

With a height of 380 metres, the Krimml Waterfalls are the highest in Europe. This impressive natural landmark in Austria has been named a world heritage site and is one of the main attractions in the Salzburg Region. There is a well-developed path along the waterfall with many viewing points and recesses which take you right up to the waterfall where you will be able to enjoy many memorable views.

The city of Salzburg – ca. 80 km

The city of Salzburg – ca. 80 km

All visits here should include an excursion to the famous festival city of Salzburg which offers many architectural as well as cultural highlights and is also the birthplace of Mozart. Famous attractions include the Salzburg Cathedral, the Mirabell Palace, the Horse Well and the Hohensalzburg Castle whilst the Getreidegasse offers many great shopping opportunities in the Old Town as well as numerous culinary delights.

Eisriesenwelt (“World of Ice Giants”) – ca. 65 km

Eisriesenwelt (“World of Ice Giants”) – ca. 65 km

The “World of Ice Giants” in Werfen is the biggest ice cave in the world which has developed over thousands of years and fascinates not only with its amazing ice sculptures. The gigantic cave system extends across more than 42 kilometres, the first section is open to visitors. As temperatures are usually below zero even in the summer, it is recommended that you bring sturdy shoes and warm clothing with you.

Leogang Mining Museum & Mine

Leogang Mining Museum & Mine

A visit to the Leogang Show Mine is very interesting and also a great thing to do in poor weather. Guided tours and exciting treasure hunts for children are offered. The Mining and Gothic Museum in the district of Hütten, meanwhile, impressively presents Medieval exhibits which offer insights into the everyday lives and beliefs of the miners. Changing special exhibitions!

Chalet Eder

Our chalet in Leogang offers room for up to 5 people across 70 m². Besides the cosy ambience, further amenities also include free wifi, flat screen TV and a garage. A spacious living-dining area, 2 separate bedrooms and a modern bathroom make the Chalet Eder holiday apartment in Leogang the perfect accommodation for a family holiday in the Salzburg region!

Summer holiday

One of the most attractive areas of Salzburg can be found in the Leogang/Saalfelden holiday region. Breath-taking mountain peaks interchange with sun-drenched meadows and are perfect for walking and cycling. What’s more, the free Saalfelden Leogang Card offers free admission to many places and reductions! Children, meanwhile, will love the Sinne Erlebnispark adventure park on the Asitz mountain in Leogang!

Winter holiday

Visitors who would like to spend their skiing holiday in Leogang in a chalet directly by the piste have come to the right place with us! Besides unlimited skiing enjoyment in one of Austria’s biggest skiing areas, the Saalbach-Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn ski area, the region also offers many further opportunities for enjoying the beautiful crisp, white snow!

Hiking holiday

The Chalet Eder in Leogang is the ideal base for walks and mountain hikes. Whether hikes along alpine paths, long hikes in the valley, fascinating themed walks for families, relaxing hikes to huts or challenging mountain tours for real mountain pros – the 400-km hiking path network offers the right route for everyone!

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