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    Salzburg

    From ancient salt mines and Medieval castles to Austria’s highest peaks and biggest glaciers, the province of Salzburg offers something for everyone.

    Hohenwerfen castle bird of prey show

    Things to do in SalzburgerLand

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    Remember Maria twirling and singing on an Alpine pasture in the famous movie "The Sound of Music"? It is SalzburgerLand that comes to mind almost immediately.

    Salz is the german word for Salt, and, as the name suggests, the rich salt mines are central to Salzburg's identity and riches, since they allowed it to remain an independent state for quite a long time. The city of Salzburg, its' Baroque capital, is the place for culture lovers. After all, Mozart was born here and lived here for many years. 

    Salzburg has a great number of skiing resorts during the winter, but the beautiful lakes, hiking paths, and the Sound of Music tour in Salzburg city, among many other attractions, make this province a worthy visit at any time of year.

    However, the countryside has an enjoyable bucolic charm all its own. On your tour of the region, we suggest to stop out in the lovely lake resort Zell am See or the breathtaking gorge and waterfall at Liechtensteinklamm. Not to mention Austria's highest waterfall in Krimml or the Giant Ice Caves.

    • Zell am See is the charming village on the bluer-than-blue Lake Zell
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      Hiking in the Zell am See-Kaprun Region, SalzburgerLand

      Explore Zell am See-Kaprun's majestic peaks (including a glacier), crystal-clear lake, and lovely old town.

      From lake to glacier
    • Family holiday in Schladming
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      Winter Hiking in Austria

      Winter hiking in Austria is a great way to enjoy nature and beautiful winter landscapes. 

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    • Big 3 Skirallye Tiefenbach
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      The 10 Largest Ski Areas in Austria

      If you want to stay at a large resort, look no further than our list of the 10 largest contiguous ski areas in Austria.

      Austria's top 10
    • Kapitelplatz, Salzburg
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      Salzburg: Architectural Highlights

      If cities had a sense of taste, Salzburg would certainly be sweet. This is not only because Salzburg’s most famous delicacy, the Mozartkugel, is made of the finest of nougat and marzipan.

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      The “Silent Night” carol

      It touches people from all nations and cultures: the carol “Silent Night, Holy Night!” is an expression of the deepest reflection of peace.

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      Christmas Markets in Salzburg & SalzburgerLand

      The pealing of countless church bells reminds us that Christmas is near, and the Salzburg Christmas markets will fill you with warmth as you look out to the city's snow-covered roofs, domes and towers.

      Visit Christmas Markets in Salzburg
    • Kapitelplatz, Salzburg
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      Salzburg

      Salzburg, the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, is dominated by churches, castles, and palaces. Its picturesque old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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