You never know what lies in store for you with the tricky fountains in Hellbrunn. Markus Sittikus had a system bulit that astonished, entertained and befuddeld his guests. Furthermore you can visit the museum of Natural History, the “Steintheater” (stone theater) and the zoo.
On the way back to the city you can see the castle “Anif”: at the first crossing you drive straight ahead: after 50 meters you can park your car on the right hand side and have a look at the beautiful castle. It was one of the film locations in “The Sound of Music”.
Directions: From the Hotel zur Post you drive right, take the road out of town, always straight ahead, at the second crossing you go right, at the next left, and at the next crossing right, then always straight ahead, in the direction of “Gaisberg”. Then you come to a huge crossing (on the right hand side there is a gas station), there you turn to the right (direction Gaisberg, Gnigl) and at the next crossing you go right. Now you follow the road up the hill and can enjoy the wonderful view of Salzburg.
After 30 minutes you can see the lake “Fuschlsee” on the left hand side. In “Fuschl” there is a summer toboggan run. Thereafter you reach the lake “Wolfgangsee” and the lake “Mondsee”. There you can go swimming, rent a boat, go waterskiing, take a walk or go hiking, have a nice meal or simply enjoy the beautiful scenery.
It is the largest ice-cave on our planet (42 k). You will be impressed by the unique ice formations. Heavy shoes and warm clothing are recommended. Even in summer the temperature is usually below freezing.
Directions: From the Hotel zur Post you have to take the road out of town, in the direction of the airport, at the first crossing left then straight ahead, at the next crossing after the airport you have to go right to the motorway, in the direction of Munich, Villach, Graz. Follow the direction Graz, Villach. After 50 km (circa 30 minutes) you take the exit “Werfen”. In Werfen there is a 5 km sealed access road leading to the Eisriesenwelt car park.
There you can take the local bus to get to gondola lift station. Sporty people can reach the caves by hiking (2 hours). But it is more comfortable to use the gondola lift. The tours start half-hourly and last circa 1 hour.
After the tour you can visit the fortress “Hohenwerfen”. Special falconry program in summer.
The home-made ice-cream and the unique cakes are known all over Salzburg. Many people come from far away to eat the famous “Kardinalschnitte”.
Follow the street and you can see the castle Gollingwith its museum of local history. After the “Salzach” bridge, go straight ahead until you reach a small church. There you can see the “Gasthaus Lacher”, turn to your left and park your car. Then you can follow the way to Golling’s waterfall.
Afterwards we can recommend a trip into the “Bluntautal” valley.
You go back to the bridge and turn to your right. You drive to “Gasthaus Göllhof” and park your car there because you are not permitted to drive into the Bluntautal. You can have lunch at the “Bärenwirt”. For all those whou want to go hiking the “Unterjoch” and “Oberjochalm” (2 hour trip) or the “Stahlhouse” (4 hours) are recommended.. On the way back from the “Bluntautal”, you can also visit lake “Bluntausee”, you just have to follow the signposts.
The 7 most interesting places for excursions.
The Bishop´s salt and Salzburg’s beauty – Salt is what gave the city and the state its name. Prince Archbishop Wolf Dietrich converted the long-known treasure from within the mountain into ready cash in order to finance the construction of Salzburg’s baroque city centre.
The Salzburg Open Air Museum is situated just a few kilometres from the city of Salzburg. As you pass through the spacious museum area you will discover a great variety of building and living methods and styles in rural culture and become acquainted with interesting details of peasant life in former times.
Welcome to the internet site of the largest system of ice caves on our planet. Visit this unique natural phenomenon created by ice and rock!
Mr. Aufhauser’s philosophy – humanitarianism is not only for humans.
www.kehlsteinhaus.de – „Eagles nest“ – Bechtesgarden