Top Excursion Destinations in Salzburg

Outdoor adventures and Austrian culture

The Ellmauhof family hotel in Saalbach Hinterglemm, Austria, is situated in a breath-taking setting with countless possibilities for family excursions.

We have put together a small selection of the many sights and attractions near our family hotel in Salzburg.

Discover Salzburg and all its sights during your holiday at the Ellmauhof. Send us your enquiry or booking for your family holiday at the 4*S Hotel Ellmauhof.

Salzburg's castles and palaces

Are you in the mood for a journey into the past? The Hohensalzburg Fortress, the Hohenwerfen Fortress and the Mauterndorf Castle are the perfect places to travel back in time!

Travel time: approx. 1h 45 min | Distance: approx. 120 km (Salzburg)
Travel time: approx. 1h 15 min | Distance: approx. 80 km (Werfen)
Travel time: approx. 1h 55 min | Distance: approx. 140 km (Mauterndorf)

Eisriesenwelt Ice Cave in Werfen

This is the largest ice cave in the world. Experience the mountains in a different kind of way, visit an ice palace and surround yourself in a wintry world of ice, even in the middle of summer.

Travel time: 1h 15 min | Distance: approx. 80 km

Salzburger Open-air Museum

An experience with tradition. In the 60 original farmhouses preserved from the past five centuries you will find many traditional exhibits and get a glimpse of history up close.

Travel time: 1h 15 min | Distance: approx. 80km

Salzburg Salt Mine / Salzwelten Bad Dürrnberg

Ride the mine railway into the deepest tunnel, go on a raft ride on the salt lake, and take a journey back in time to learn about Salzburg's roots.

Travel time: 1h 40 min | Distance: approx. 110 km

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Grossglockner High Alpine Road

Take a dream ride on Europe's most famous panoramic road. Drive through blossoming mountain forests and alpine pastures full of flowers, and experience the Arctic conditions in the fresh mountain air.

Travel time: 30 min | Distance: approx. 30km

Krimml Worlds of Water

The combination of Worlds of Water and the waterfalls is something unique, something amazing, and something you've never seen before when it comes to water.

Travel time: 1h 15 min | Distance: approx. ca. 75 km

Kaprun high altitude reservoirs

See how water becomes a magical, ever-renewable energy. Enjoy the views of the Glockner Group mountains and the Hohe Tauern National Park holiday region on a hike to the Fürther Moaralm chalet.

Travel time:  55 min | Distance: approx. 40km

Additional Topics

Mountain biking End of the Valley Family Running & Nordic Walking Tennis Climbing Golf Excursions Summer Events Joker Card Hiking & Mountaineering
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