The Salzburg holiday region

The centre of the alpine republic is dominated by the Großglockner, the highest mountain in Austria, and by over 600 crystal clear lakes. Salzburgerland offers a huge variety of leisure and sporting activities, and also many culinary delights, as well as thermal spas and temples of wellness and relaxation; après ski and alpine summer, either traditional or high-tech, in a fascinating mountain environment, with emphasis on friendliness and hospitality, appreciated by everybody.

The Pinzgau region is in the south west of Salzburgerland, between the Hohe Tauern Mountain range in the south and the Steinernes Meer mountains in the North. The landscape here is shaped by three different types of mountains: the stony mountains, the grassy mountains, and the snowy mountains.

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Pongau is pretty much right in the middle of the province of Salzburg, surrounded by the limestone mountains in the north and the imposing peaks of the Niedere Tauern mountains in the south; it is known as “Salzburg’s sun terrace”. Pongau lies to the north of Carinthia, in the centre of the Alps, between Pinzgau in the west, Lungau in the south east, and Tennengau in the north.

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Lungau, nestled between the Lower Tauern and Nockberg mountains, is a large (approx. 1000 m2), high plateau. To get to Lungau from Salzburg, you travel through the Radstadt Tauern mountain pass, through the Tauern tunnel, or by take a diversion through Styria via the Triebener Tauern mountains.

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The holiday region of Tennengau  is just 10 to 30 km south of the Mozart city of culture, Salzburg. It is well known for its varied scenery; the Osterhorn group of mountains with the Postalm and the Spielbergalm in the north, the jagged, wild peaks of the Gosaukamm, including the Bischofsmütze (bishop’s mitre) and the Karst massif in the Tennen mountain range. The scenery in this region is shaped by four elements: water, Celts, salt, and mountains.

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