Austria

The most beautiful places in the Salzkammergut

The best of the Salt Chamber

Petr Liška
Wrote 2119 articles and follows him / her 176 travelers
The most beautiful places in the Salzkammergut
Inserted: 10.03.2022
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
Suitable for:
Climbers
Hikers
Excursionist

The Salzkammergut or Salt Chamber is one of the most beautiful areas in Austria. It is famous for its beautiful lakes, picturesque towns with a church and, of course, a number of interesting limestone mountains surrounded by alpine pastures. Everyone will really enjoy it here, as a lover of secured paths, tourists or families with children who love the crystal clear water in the local lakes. Let's take a look at the beautiful places in the Salzkammergut that are really worth a visit.

1.
Traunsee Lake

The lake beneath the iconic mountain Traunstein

Rating:
| Altitude: 397 m / 1 302 ft

Lake Traunsee is the easternmost large lake of Salzkammergut region. Due to its massive dominant – limestone… continue reading

2.
Top

A mountain between three lakes

Altitude: 1 780 m / 5 840 ft

View of the cable car station below the peak, Lake Wolfgangsee and the Dachstein in the background continue reading

3.
Hallstatt

The most famous village in Austria

Rating:
| Altitude: 523 m / 1 716 ft

Hallstatt, situated between the mountains and the lake of the same name, belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage… continue reading

4.
Wolfgangsee Lake

Lake in honor of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Rating:
| Altitude: 538 m / 1 765 ft

The Wolfgangsee is one of the most beautiful lakes in the Salzkammergut. It is named after one of the great… continue reading

5.
Traunstein (1,691m)

Iconic mountain above Lake Traunsee

Altitude: 1 691 m / 5 548 ft

Traunstein (1,691 m) is a beautiful limestone mountain east of Lake Traunsee. Two secured paths lead to the… continue reading

6.
Postalm Pastures

Pastures on the largest plateau in Austria

Rating:
| Altitude: 1 207 m / 3 960 ft

South of the great lakes of the Salzkammergut you will find the largest plateau in Austria – Postalm. Thanks… continue reading

7.
Mondsee Lake

The most famous lake of the Salzkammergut

Rating:
| Altitude: 481 m / 1 578 ft

Due to the fact that the northern side of Lake Mondsee is directly on the A1 motorway and is visible to all… continue reading

8.
Top part

Beautiful view of Wolfgangsee

Altitude: 1 502 m / 4 928 ft

Here you just need to manage a rocky ridge and I'm at the top of Mount Sparber 1502m. There is plenty of… continue reading

9.
St. Wolfgang

One of the most beautiful cities of the Salzkammergut

Altitude: 539 m / 1 768 ft

Small church and luxury hotel in St. Wolfgang continue reading

10.
Attersee Lake

The largest lake of the Salzkammergut

Rating:
| Altitude: 468 m / 1 535 ft

Attersee (468m) is a large lake in the Salzkammergut (Austria's third largest). It is the perfect place for a… continue reading

11.
Drachenwand (1176 m)

The famous mountain above Lake Mondsee

Altitude: 1 176 m / 3 858 ft

Drachenwand Mountain is a mountain of two faces. To the north its limestone walls fall perpendicular to… continue reading

12.
Hoher Sarstein

Beautiful view of Lake Hallstätter See

Altitude: 1 975 m / 6 480 ft

After less than three hours, we reached the top. From the parking lot we boarded something around 1250m on a… continue reading

13.
Gosausee lake

The most beautiful lake at Dachstein

Rating:
| Altitude: 921 m / 3 022 ft

To the north of the famous Dachstein peak is one of the most beautiful lakes of the Salzkammergut – Gosausee.… continue reading

14.
Hallstättersee Lake

Lake with Austria's most famous village

Rating:
| Altitude: 508 m / 1 667 ft

Just to the north of the famous Dachstein limestone massif you will find the famous Hallstatt Lake. On its… continue reading

Applaud the author of the article!
Share it on:

Practical information