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Excursion Destinations - Salzburg Region

Summer holidays in the Grossarl valley: Never a dull moment!

In summer, you have many options for evenful excursions in and around the Grossarl valley and Salzburg. They range from fairytale castles to stunning natural wonders including well-preserved cultural monuments.

We put together a list of particularly interesting destinations for you here:

Grossglockner High-Alpine Road: Here, the journey is the goal! Discover and experience one of the most spectacular alpine roads in Austria. Beautiful natural settings with flowering meadows, fragrant mountain forests, massive rocks and eternal ice await you.

Hydro Power Plant in Kaprun: This dam is an exciting destination that promises its visitors breathtaking views. While you're here, have a look at the Kaprun alpine reservoirs. The fresh air, green pastures, turquoise water of the lakes and the glaciers of the Hohe Tauern are very impressive.

Ice Caves in Werfen: Winess the unique nautral spectacle of rock and ice! Visit the biggest ice caves on Earth! This amazing sight is located close to our house.

Liechtenstein Gorge: Located in the heart of the Salzburg region, here you can witness one of the most beautiful but also one of the deepest and longest gorges in the Alps. The powerful sound of the waterful and lush green mossy stones await you in this amazing place!

Salt Mine in Hallein: Located south of Salzburg city, this picturesque town is home to one of the oldest mines in the world. This place is also the reason behind Salzburg's historic wealth. Experience the exciting story of the "white gold" in person!

Hohenwerfen Fortress: Those looking for adventure and culture all at once have come to the right place! This 900 year old fortress is a glorious sight and offers a large variety of entertainment.

Distances from Grossarl and back:

  • Liechtenstein Gorge 38 km
  • Jaegersee Kleinarl 80 km
  • Gasteinertal (Bad Gastein) 100 km
  • Zell am See 120 km
  • Hohenwerfen Fortress 90 km
  • Ice Caves in Werfen 90 km
  • Mozart City of Salzburg 160 km
  • Hallein Salt Mines130 km
  • Wild Game Park Ferleiten 150 km
  • Dam Kaprun 150 km
  • Freilichtmuseum Grossgmain 160 km
  • Grossglockner Tour 240 km
  • Hochkoenig Tour 180 km
  • Krimmler Waterfalls 220 km
  • Salzkammergut Tour 250 km