The beauty of the Salzburger Land

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Salzburger Land is a land situated between East Tyrol, Carinthia, Styria and Upper Austria, named after its salt deposits. Its landscapes consist mainly of mountain peaks, caves, forests, gorges and waterfalls as well as beautiful, crystal clear mountain lakes.

By land on a bike

Thousands of tourists visit the Salzburger Land (Salzburger Land) at any time of the year. In winter, skiers besiege the routes of Europa Sportregion and other resorts, and in spring and summer, until late autumn, the routes are filled with crowds of visitors. They come to the Land with their whole families to travel through it on foot and by bike. No wonder - it is beautiful and rich in attractions, it is tempting. It is especially liked by lovers of two wheels, on which kilometers of routes await, including the wonderful route in the footsteps of Mozart, stretching 450 km from Salzburg, where the famous composer lived, to Zell am See, which attracts vacationers with the surface of the lake.


Many families with children or a group of friends spent their holidays on the shores of Zeller See and it was the best vacation of their lives. Another famous bike trail ends at the lake - the Tauernradweg. It starts at the Krimmler Wasserfälle waterfalls, which are Austria's only natural monuments to boast a European Nature Conservation Certificate. It is a beautiful place, a real tourist pearl of the state, a must see during your stay in this part of Austria. The route stretches through the Tauern Mountains for 280 km. During your vacation in SalzburgerLand , other routes should also be taken into account, such as the Alpe Adria, connecting Salzburg with the Italian resort of Grado, and the family-friendly Bayouer Trail that runs from the German Waginger See to Mattsee. Bikers who decide to follow the route of the 13 lakes (Salzkammergut) will see wonderful views, as well as those who would like to see the beauty of Austria from the rivers - Murr or Enns, along which stretches the youngest of the Austrian bicycle routes of this type.

Active holidays in the Salzburgerland

Many people associate holidays in Austria mainly with skiing, but there are many people who prefer to get to know the nature of this beautiful, mountainous country. The Hohe Tauern National Park, the largest and oldest park in Austria, which is also the largest protected area of the Alps, is very popular among tourists. It is intersected by many thematic routes, including the Wasserlehrpfad - Europe's first water-related nature trail. The park area includes over 300 three-thousanders, limb forests, and the largest single glacier in the Eastern Alps. The Salzburger Land is a real paradise for people who love contact with nature. In addition to cycling and hiking enthusiasts, the land has for years attracted tourists who love water. Not only are they tempted by the beauty of the local lakes - they enjoy bathing and water sports. Apart from Zeller See, they are invariably delighted with the charm of Mattsee, Obertrumer See and Wallersee, and Wolfgangsee, located in the Limestone Alps, is also very popular.

Camping in the Alps at Zeller See


Most Austrian campsites are well-equipped, and those located in the Salzburger Land offer wonderful alpine landscapes. A good example of such a facility is a camping, where guests can wake up to the singing of birds every morning, and when they look through the windows, they see the picturesque peaks of the Schmittenhöhe and Kitzsteinhorn. This is Panorama Camp Zell am See , located just half a kilometer from the southern shore of Zeller See. It is a great place for active people, and the location provides easy access to a number of attractions - apart from the lake itself, vacationers can get to know the beauty of the Hohe Tauern National Park or go hiking on the glacier. There will be plenty of options for spending time in an interesting way.

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A writer by profession, a passion of a cat. One day he will see what is behind the Urals - good to Vladivostok. So far, when he can, he enjoys the sun of the countries of southern Europe. And it's also fun;)

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