The most beautiful places in Salzburg area

The best of the picturesque Alpine region

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful places in Salzburg area
Inserted: 21.01.2018
Author: Petr Liška ©

In the vicinity of the historic city of Salzburg, there is a very picturesque Alpine landscape with lots of beautiful limestone mountains as well as granite Tauern in the south. The center of this area is the massive Salzach River. Come and see the most beautiful places in this region

Krimml Falls

Austria's most magnificent waterfall

| Altitude: 1 490 m / 4 888 ft

Krimml Falls is a three-tier high waterfall of total high of 380 meters. Especially in spring, when snow… continue reading

Hoher Dachstein

The most famous Austrian mountain

| Altitude: 2 995 m / 9 826 ft

The Hoher Dachstein (2,995 m above sea level) is the highest peak of the Dachstein mountain massif and the… continue reading

Hochtor / Grossglockner

The most famous road in Austria

| Altitude: 2 504 m / 8 215 ft

The Grossglockner Hochalpenstrasse, or Grossglockner High Alpine Road in High Taurus, is the most famous… continue reading

Kolm Saigurn

A fabulous place in the heart of the High Tauern

| Altitude: 1 600 m / 5 249 ft

Kolm Saigurn (1,600 m asl) is a fabulous place at the very end of the valley surrounded by high mountains. An… continue reading

Königsee Lake

The most famous German lake

| Altitude: 603 m / 1 978 ft

Lake Königsee is located in the center of national park Berchtesgaden. Lake water belongs to the cleanest… continue reading

Lichtensteinklamm gorge

The most beautiful gorge of Austria

| Altitude: 618 m / 2 028 ft

Lichtensteinklamm gorge is one of the biggest natural attractions of the Hohe Tauern and the Salzburg region… continue reading


Divine place under Hochkönig

| Altitude: 1 508 m / 4 948 ft

Fairy meadows with amazing views can be found right under the rocky spiers of the Hochkönig massif. The ideal… continue reading

Hitler's Eagle Nest


| Altitude: 1 769 m / 5 804 ft

Eagle's Nest (Kehlsteinhaus) was built in 1937–1938 to Hitler's 50th birthday. Is located in Berchtesgaden… continue reading


The highest peak of the Berchtesgaden Alps

| Altitude: 2 941 m / 9 649 ft

Hochkönig (2,941m above sea level) is the highest peak of the Berchtesgaden Alps and only a few meters below… continue reading

Lammerklamm gorge

Stunning gorge

| Altitude: 545 m / 1 788 ft

On the Lammer River you will find, among other things, a truly gorgeous gorge – Lammerklamm. The hiking trail… continue reading

Gollinger waterfall

Romantic waterfall

| Altitude: 502 m / 1 647 ft

At the foot of the Kleine Göll mountain in the village of Golling an der Salzach you will find the very… continue reading

Castle Hohenwerfen

An impoverished castle

| Altitude: 623 m / 2 044 ft

The mighty Hohenwerfen Castle stands on virtually impregnable location on a rock high above the river Salzach… continue reading

Wimbachklamm gorge

Gorge at Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden

| Altitude: 668 m / 2 192 ft

Wimbachklamm gorge is available from Ramsau bei Berchtesgaden. The starting point is the parking on… continue reading

Thurn pass

The connection between Tyrol and Salzburg

| Altitude: 1 273 m / 4 177 ft

The Thurn Pass (1,273m above sea level) is not very high for Alps, but is an important link between Kitzbühel… continue reading

Salzachöfen Gorge

The Salzach Breakthrough of Limestone Mountains

| Altitude: 519 m / 1 703 ft

On the former B159 highway, before the A10 motorway opened, you will find the Salzachöfen gorge (or… continue reading

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