Mondsee region – a true hiking paradise. More than 70 lakes can be found in Salzkammergut. Benefit from the wide range of hiking paths and mountain bike trails through the wonderful natural environment.
The gorgeous lakes all have drinking water quality, the marvellous mountains provide you with breathtaking views and the stunning rock cliffs, reaching out of the lakes, are always worth a visit. Over more than 100 years ago Salzkammergut was considered to be “the most beautiful part of the Alps”. Continue reading
The Salzburg Festival is the cultural highlight of the year. Every year guests from all over the world come to Salzburg to visit the first-class concerts and performances and to experience the city’s baroque charm.
The Salzburg Festival is inextricably linked with the play “Jedermann” (Everyman) by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. The play premiered in 1920 at the first ever Salzburg Festival in front of Salzburg Cathedral. The story of “The play about the rich man’s death” has been performed annually, ever since, at the same venue (except for during the war). Continue reading
Summer on the water
Salzkammergut is a paradise for all sailing and water sports enthusiasts – 76 drinking water quality lakes can be found in this Austrian region. One of the biggest sailing schools in the German-speaking area can be found on Mondsee Lake, the perfect venue for your sailing course.
In the summer it’s all about the water in the Mondsee area. Between Salzburg and Upper Austria, the elongated, sickle-shaped lake is embedded perfectly within the Salzkammergut mountains. It provides the perfect backdrop for sailing and other water sports.