for summer and winter
Tauern SPA Kaprun
This thermal spa is only a 30 minutes’ drive away. The TAUERN SPA Zell am See, Kaprun displays a spectacular, modern architecture, yet integrates itself well into the unique natural landscape at the foot of the Kitzsteinhorn. This tastefully assembled resort is part of the VAMED Vitality World, Austria's leading operator of thermal spa and health resorts. Read more ...
This can only be described as an attraction that anyone who visits the holiday region Nationalpark Hohe Tauern (national park High Tauern) simply must have seen. At and altitude ranging between 800 and 2.500 m you will experience vegetation areas normally found in Antarctica. A spectacular view from this over 30.000 m high mountain, and hence Austria's highest, is guaranteed. Various guides along the street explain the alpine flora and fauna as well as the history of this masterpiece of road construction. With patience, and a little luck, you will get to see groundhogs as well as steinbocks in their natural habitat.
Mountain railway and summer sledge riding
Enjoy the beautiful countryside of Biberg as you breeze down this 1600 m long track, including 63 exciting turns as well as jumps and tunnels. Experience sledge riding fun for the whole family.
The Hundstein provides one of the most beautiful views around. Standing on its peak, you will witness over 400 other mountaintops, which make for a truly fantastic vista. In the course of this hike, you can delight in nature. A wide variety of alpine plants, many of which can be used as medicinal herbs, awaits you.
In the middle of the Salzburger Land (Salzburg's countryside), at the edge of the Nationalpark Hohe Tauern, lies Taxenbach, displaying a unique natural spectacle. Pay a visit to the hermitage, dive into the history of the Kitzlochklamm and discover hidden corners as well as the beauty of nature.
Wildlife park Ferleiten
Ferleiten at Fusch an der Glocknerstraße: Over 200 animals await you in this open-air enclosure, in addition you will find a water park for children, covering a total area of 20.000 m2; free admission.
These water falls are a spectacle in a league of their own. Across three cascades, thousands of cubic meters of water rush down to the valley. There is also a path which leads to the most beautiful lookouts of these water falls.
Eisriesenwelt (giant ice world)
Visit one of the world's largest ice caves (km of cave network explored to this day: 47). Warm clothing as well as sturdy shoes are recommended.
Stauseen Tauernkraftwerk Kaprun
Open between the beginning of May until mid-October. Explore the fascinating power plant group Glockner-Kaprun. Its artificial lakes Wasserfallboden as well as the Moserboden render this compound one of the national landmarks of Austria. Duration of the tour approx. 4 to 5 hours. Guided tours regarding the dam wall are provided hourly.
Crossing from Zell am See to Thumersbach or a roundtrip starting at Zell am See. You can rent a boat as well. For further information call +43-(0)6542-789
Pay a visit to the renowned pilgrimage church Maria Kirchental, St. Martin, Lofer.
The city of Salzburg is approx. 75 km away from Maria Alm. It presents the ideal destination for a day trip, offering a wide variety of attractions. Haus der Natur (nature museum), fortress of Salzburg, Mozart's birth place, outdoor museum Großgmain, water gardens Hellbrun, Zoo,...
Astronomical observatory Königsleiten am Gerloß bei Krimml
Enjoy the sky of stars in all its glory from an altitude of 1600 m, and hence from Europe's highest astronomical observatory. Given that the weather is fair.
Heimatmuseum Schloss Ritzen - Saalfelden
Your ideal programme for rainy days.
Visit the ravines Seisenbergklamm and Vorderkaserklamm in Weißbach, Saalfelden. These attractions can be visited regardless of the weather.
Adventure castle Hohenwerfen
This old castle houses a historic falconry. For further information go to adventure castle Hohenwerfen
Vötter's museum of motor vehicles
A-5710 Kaprun, Schloßstraße 474/621
Tourist mine Leogang
Explore the traces of pre-historic mining in Schwarzleotal, Leogang. Walk through the medieval tunnels and witness an abundance of ore and minerals unlike any else in Salzburg's countryside.
Following the footsteps of past miners, through the manually dug tunnels you will learn all about the historical methods of ore mining. (Silver, mercury, copper, lead, nickel, cobalt)
Our experienced guides will lead you through the widely connected tunnel network, and explain the hard and dangerous work the miners carried out.
Alpentherme Bad Hofgastein
A holiday adventure, that will revitalize your body, excite your senses and refresh soul and spirit alike. Bathing & fun for all ages, across a total water area of 1000 m2.
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Go-kart race track Leogang
2 km outside of Leogang you will find a leisure time activity in a class of its own. Whether it is on snow in winter or on asphalt in summer – you will be delighted.
Adventure park for your senses in Asitz, Leogang
Activate your senses. Experience a bare foot trail, scented tree, herb garden, giant tongue, listening isle, baking station, sound column and a water vortex amongst others. Info: www.leoganger-bergbahnen.at
Adventure park Pillersee
The ideal destination for the whole family. Info: www.familienland.net
Sigmund-Thun Klamm (ravine)
This ravine is located in the valley of Kaprun. Info: www.kaprun.at/klamm Tel. +43-(0)6547-7276
Leisure park Ruhpolding
This attraction provides family fun, that could be straight out of a fairy tale. Opened daily from Easter until November. Info: www.maerchenpark.de
... and many, many more