Sight seeing trips in the holiday in the Salzburger Sporwelt
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Sights & attractions in and around the Salzburger Sportwelt

Hohenwerfen Castle

There's plenty to see and do in the Salzburger Sportwelt and surrounding area. You and your children will marvel at the Ice Caves in Werfen. Pay a visit to Hohenwerfen Castle and watch the falcons perform their flying display. Are they going to come back? An excursion to the Mozart City of Salzburg will round off your ski holiday or your summer holiday in the Salzburger Sportwelt.

So that you can plan everything super easy, we have here our excursion destination planner for you! With that tool, it´s simple to plan a perfect holiday.

The distillery, well-known beyond the borders, guarantees high-quality brandies and liqueurs that have already been awarded numerous prizes. In addition, this is the only factory in Austria that combines two distilleries into one operation: The Dachstein Distillery (schnapps distillery) and the mountain pine oil distillery. It´s totally worth a visit! 

Loden has been the high performance product of the Alpine population for centuries, synonymous with the national identity. At Loden Steiner you get to know how this products are produced.

In the heart of nature, the 
900 years old Hohenwerfen adventure castle can be found. 
Apart from a guided  tour of the castle including a weapons exhibition and a stylish castle tavern, especially the historic Falconry Center with daily flight demonstrations of various birds of prey is worth a visit.
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Unique, huge, and for decades one of the most popular sights at SalzburgerLand:  From the beginning of May to the end of October, you can plunge into the darkness of the mystical underground world of ice together with a guide and gas lamps.
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Enjoy the unique atmosphere of the state capital during a day trip: Whether you go for a walk through the baroque old town, stop for refreshments at the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart or on a discovery tour with the kids at the Haus der Natur - it’s all up to you.
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Go treasure hunting in one of the oldest exhibition mines in the world at SalzburgerLand and during the about 70-minutes guided tours follow the mystical, ancient tunnels that lead into the mountain for kilometers. Sturdy shoes and warm clothes are recommended.
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  • Edelweiss Alm with farm museum

While the kids will love the petting zoo and playground, the grownups can enjoy the beautiful view on the sun terrace near the mid station of the “Roter 8er” cable car. Visit the farm museum, where you will learn about the hard but honest work as well as the traditional craftsmanship of former times. Free admission!
  • Pongau Cathedral & Anna Chapel - Cultural history in the city center of St. Johann

The two-towered parish church with a Gothic wood sculpture is the landmark of St. Johann im Pongau. It was first mentioned in 924. After the market fire of 1855, the Pongau Cathedral was rebuilt from the ground up.

The Anna Chapel was built in 1301 between Wagrainerstraße and the Pongau Cathedral.
Admission to the historical buildings is free!


  • Tauern Road Museum

2000 year old history of transport, from the Roman roads to the Tauern motorway. 
Information and opening times:Open from July to September, on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 3 pm to 7 pm. How to find us:From the Gasthofberg area via the access road to the service station Eben- North. Free entry with the Salzburger Sportwelt card.

More suggestions for places to visit in Salzburger Land in and around the Salzburger Sportwelt:
  • Wagrainis Grafenberg in Wagrain
  • Geisterberg (Ghost Mountain) on the Gernkogel near St. Johann
  • Copper mine Larzenbach in Hüttau
  • Open-air museum in Großgmain
  • Mauterndorf Castle in Lungau
Many sights & attractions offer discounted admission on production of the SalzburgerLand Card or the Salzburger Sportwelt Card.
Excursion planner
Find out about further sights and attractions, activities and leisure options in and around the Salzburger Sportwelt in our excursion planner. Here you can select according to type of activity e.g. culture, sport or family and read a short description of each of the attractions.