Holidays Ausseerland - Salzkammergut

Holidays at the Heart of Austria

The fantastic holiday region of Ausseerland-Salzkammergut can be found in Styria (Styrian part of Salzkammergut) and comprises Ausseerland and Hinterberger Tal. The renowned health resort of Bad Aussee is the center of Ausseerland while the town of Bad Mitterndorf, a popular winter sport and spa resort, nestles in scenic Hinterberger Tal valley. Unspoilt nature, wide open landscapes under environmental protection, superb swimming lakes and steep mountain flanks await you behind every corner. A wonderful holiday in Ausseerland-Salzkammergut promises superb walking and hiking, great cycling and mountain biking, an infinite number of culture treasures and event highlights. The healing thermal waters of the GrimmingTherme spa center and the saltwater lake at Narzissen-Bad spa add to a holistic well-being holiday.

Water fun and mountain exploration in Styria

Austria's folklore mile has nothing to do with kitsch but with genuine traditions and authentic customs still alive. Traditional clothing is only a little part of the scenery, coupled with yearly festival highlights like the Daffodil Fest or the Jazz Festival in spring. Scenic Auseerland-Salzkammergut still stands for the authentic way of life and naturalness so essential for a memorable holiday amid landscapes of awesome beauty. Lovely lakes, rushing brooks and mighty rocks can be explored. The entire area lends itself to outstanding walking, hiking and cycling on hundreds of waymarked kilometers.

Among the unrivaled highlights in Ausseerland-Salzkammergut ranks the 6 lakes hike on Tauplitzalm, Central Europe's largest lake plateau at high altitude. Water fans explore the Alpine lakes of Altauseer See and Grundlsee covering a 14 kilometer long natural beach also suitable for wind surfing and sailing.

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5 Lakes in Ausseerland - Salzkammergut

  • Size: 4.2 km² Beach: Sunning Lawn Village: Grundlsee Region: Ausseerland - Salzkammergut
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  • Size: 2.1 km² Beach: Sandy Beach, Sunning Lawn Village: Altaussee Region: Ausseerland - Salzkammergut
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  • Size: 0.2 km² Village: Pichl-Kainisch Region: Ausseerland - Salzkammergut
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Relaxing winter vacation in the Salzkammergut

The Grimming Therme spa in Bad Mitterndorf, the Narzissenbad spa in Bad Aussee or the Heilbrunn moor bath and spa in Mitterndorf promise soothing hours on cold winter days. Sauna parlors, warm thermal waters and relaxing moments await you here. Unforgettable winter days in Auseerland-Salzkammergut await you in Bad Mitterndorf and Bad Aussee, two of the region's most popular thermal spa resorts deeply rooted in tradition. There is nothing more relaxing than a dive into the warm water after an exciting winter day in the mountains.

Superb snowboarding and skiing is scheduled as well in Ausseerland: welcome to the Tauplitzalm ski area with absolute snow assurance, the Hohe Zlaim sports center and the Loser Bergbahnen, a sun-kissed plateau high above Altaussee. Family-friendly ski slopes, challenging race tracks and adventurous snow parks (e.g. Sandling) ensure unlimited winter sports for all ages. What's more, nordic skiing fans can choose from a huge cross-country skiing network – for example the 130 kilometer long Styrian Salzkammergut nordic track starting in Bad Mitterndorf, one of the Alps' most modern cross-country skiing routes. Tobogganists get together on the fantastic Zlaim natural toboggan run in Grundlsee while winter walking enthusiasts head for a scenic hike through the winter wonderland.

More detailed information provided by the Tourist Board

Welcome to the heart of Austria! The Ausseerland region - also known as the Austrian island of traditions & costumes - enchants you with its unspoilt nature, crystal-clear rivers and lakes, bizzare rock formations and living traditions. And the Styrian Salzkammergut is a place of interest in any season - enjoy jazz music and a unique sea of daffodils in spring, cultural highlights in summer and wonderful hikes in fall. Ever since artists have come here for inspiration...
Such beauty simply promotes creativity and health. Come and feel the healing power of air and salt yourself!
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Travel Route & Address

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Ausseerland - Salzkammergut
Bahnhofstrasse 132
8990 Bad Aussee, Austria
Ausseerland - Salzkammergut - Ausseerland - Salzkammergut Styria