The region’s history starts in the new stone age. Up to this date the Salzburger Land history was very complex. Beginning with the settlement of the Celts, continuing in the middle-age with unbelievable wealth from the salt and gold trading, up to the cultural zenith in the years of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Already in 1972 parts of the town have been awarded as “UNESCO World Cultural Heritage”. Up to now Salzburg owns cultural treasure with an immeasurable value. It’s a must-see for lovers of culture.
But the charming city is just a part of Salzburger Land that appeals many tourists with its beautiful nature. Hikers and trekkers appreciate the unlimited opportunities of paths into the ethnic nature. Smooth hilly country and clear natural lakes, alternate with rough mountain landscapes and deep, healthy forests. A small hint: in Salzburger Land you will find a unique closeness of alps and comfortable stops like almost nowhere else!
Of course the region is also a dream for racing bicycles or mountain bikes. About 6.000 km widely varying cycle paths invite you! Hobby bikers as well as ambitious cyclists have perfect preconditions for unforgettable bike holidays.
It doesn’t a matter which kind of sport you want to do. In Salzburger Land you will find everything: rafting, canyoning, surfing, paragliding, riding, sailing and golf. This manifold offer guarantees varied active holidays.