A lot to discover

Places of interest in Salzburger Land

Salzburger Land offers a wealth of possibilities for your holiday. We have put together a few tips for you. There is something for every taste and all weather conditions. All the places of interest can be reached easily by car from Zauchensee. Have fun finding new things!


altenmarkt (10 km)

Altenmarkt-Zauchensee in Pongau is known as “the double holiday paradise”. So why not visit our charming neighbor Altenmarkt? Whether for a stroll, for shopping or for a visit to the adventure spa Amadé.


Hotel Alpenrose

Moon path in Zauchensee (0,5 km)

Are you “moonstruck” or have you always wanted to know more about the moon?
Then you should hike the 2.2 km long “Moon Trail” with observatory, moon playground and more.  The start of the moon world of experience is not far from our hotel at the Welcome Gate on the shores of the lake.

Moon path in Zauchensee”


City of Mozart and home of the Salzburg Festival(66 km)

The fascinating city of Salzburg is perfect for everyone interested in culture, for a shopping trip or for a leisurely city stroll.

City of Mozart


Hellbrunn Palace and Water Fountains (75 km)

Discover history in a most refreshing form by visiting the palace and enjoy the world famous trick fountains with grottos, water jets and water-driven fun games.

Hellbrunn Palace and Water Fountains

Salzburger Altstadt

Fortress Hohensalzburg (90 km)

The 900 year old fortress Hohensalzburg is the famous landmark of the city and is Europe’s best maintained fortress. From the fortress there is a spectacular view over Salzburg.

Fortress Hohensalzburg

Wildpark-Österreich Werbung-Markowitsch

Leisure and Wildlife Park Untertauern (29 km)

You can spend a wonderful day with your whole family in the Wildlife Park, whether fishing, feeding the wild animals, riding on the tourist train or swimming in the lake.

Leisure and Wildlife Park Untertauern

Liechtensteinklamm-Österreich Werbung-Jezierzanski

Liechtenstein Gorge (36 km)

Experience an atmosphere shrouded in legend – the rushing sound of the waterfall, the moss-covered stones and rays of sunshine which create rainbows in the fine water spray.

Liechtenstein Gorge


World of the Ice Giants in Werfen (42 km)

It was not until 1879 that a natural history researcher from Salzburg made his way some 200 meters deep into the darkness and discovered the Tennen mountains – the world of the “ice giants”.

World of the Ice Giants in Werfen 

House of nature

House of Nature, Salzburg (78 km)

Discover the natural wonders of the earth in Austria’s most popular museum of natural history, fascinating fish and reptiles, an outer space hall and a journey through the human body.

House of Nature

Fortress Hohenwerfen, in the background the Hochkönig

Hohenwerfen Fortress (37 km)

Let yourself be transported back to the 11th century! With a guided tour of the castle including armory display, falconry demonstration, castle tavern and numerous special Events.

Hohenwerfen Fortress

Zinkenlifte Bad Dürrnberg

Summer Bobsleigh Run, Bad Dürrnberg (67 km)

Dürrnberg, near Hallein has many attractions to offer in summer, including Salzburg’s longest summer bobsleigh run known as “Keltenblitz” (planned seasonal opening again from 1st May).

Summer Bobsleigh Run, Bad Dürrnberg


The “World of Salt”, Hallein (67 km)

In the oldest mine in the world open to visitors of all ages (over 4 years of age) who go on a treasure hunt, following the mysterious miners’ tunnels for miles into the mountain.

The “World of Salt”, Hallein


Dachstein Skywalk (34 km)

Step onto the most spectacular viewing platform in the Alps and enjoy the magnificent view of the south face of the Dachstein and the most beautiful peaks of the Alps.

Dachstein Skywalk

Salzburger Sportwelt Rossbrand

Rossbrand (30 km)

The Rossbrand (1,768 m) is regarded as the most beautiful viewing mountain of the eastern Alps with a 360° panorama. The “Radstädter Hütte” lodge is a welcoming place to stop for something to eat.