Things to see around Salzburg
Excursions and day trips in the Salzburg region
Grödig by Salzburg is exactly the right starting point for excursions in any direction, whether it is to the city of Salzburg, the Salzkammergut Lake district or to neighboring Bavaria. There are so many things to see around Salzburg. The most beautiful and favorite places to visit in the Salzburg region are all close to Grödig and can be easily reached by car in a few short minutes. Those who want to truly enjoy their vacation should spend it in Grödig at the foot of the Untersberg. Whether you are into hiking, sports or culture – if you are with your family or are a couple in love, Salzburg has something to offer for everyone.
The Salzkammergut Lake district has so much to offer: gorgeous lakes with water clean enough to drink, idyllic little villages such as Bad Ischl or Gmunden, cozy Alpine huts, beautiful golf courses and extensive ski slopes. The caves of the “Ice Giants” in Werfen, the Königssee Lake in Bavaria and the Salzburg open-air museum are among the most interesting sights to visit around Salzburg. And don’t forget such local attractions as the salt mines in Dürrnberg, Lake Wolfgangsee or the Eagle’s Nest (Kehlsteinhaus) atop the Obersalzberg Mountain. Go for a hike in the Salzkammergut Lake district with its traditions and customs and enjoy this beautiful region first hand. Soothe your soul and reinvigorate your body – the Salzburg region has endless opportunities to do both.
Excursions and things to see around Salzburg:
- Kehlsteinhaus – Eagle’s Nest (16 km)
- Königssee Lake (17 km)
- Hallein and the salt mines in Dürrnberg (6 km)
- The Salzburg open-air museum (10 km)
- Lakes in the Salzkammergut region (25 km)
- The caves of the “Ice Giants” Werfen (42 km)