Places of interest in winter

Around the Zauchensee

As well as its ski pistes, Salzburger Land in winter also has many more things for you to discover and enjoy. Strolling through the city of Salzburg, a visit to a museum or a relaxing afternoon on a special theme are just a few of the possibilities. Here you can find a few tips for your winter holiday in Zauchensee, full of variety. All the destinations are reached quickly and easily by car from the hotel.

Altenmarkt at night-winter-17

altenmarkt (10 km)

Especially in the Advent time Altenmarkt is an extremely interesting place to visit. Enjoy unique events in historic surroundings and snow-covered landscapes. Our tip: The winter treat market is a must for gourmets and connoisseurs.


Wellness in Zauchensee

erlebnis-therme amadé (12 km)

Treat yourself to a relaxing day at the Erlebnis-Therme Amadé in Altenmarkt. This spacious bathing and sauna area offers something for all tastes. Massages are also available. Our tip: the sauna program with a variety of infusions.

Erlebnis-Therme Amadé


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


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

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

City of Mozart and home of the Salzburg Festival

Fortress Hohensaß

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

Salzburg Winter

Alpen Therme Gastein (71 km)

Visit Europe’s most modern alpine health spa and leisure world with 32,000 m² of enjoyment! Highlights include a 360° Alps panorama, water slides, Ladies’ World, glass Sky Bar and more.

Alpen Therme Gastein

House of nature

House of Nature, Salzburg (78 km)

Discover the natural wonders of the earth in the popular museum of natural history, fascinating reptiles, a journey through the human body etc..

House of Nature

Ski Museum Tourist Office Werfenweng

FIS Museum of Skiing (38 km)

In Werfenweng, in one of the loveliest skiing museums in the world, the real story of ski sport, ski jumping and snowboarding is told.

FIS Museum of Skiing