places to see and things to do for every guest
Great places to visit
Fun, action & relaxation await you and your family. Experience great sights and excursions with your loved ones all around Radstadt. Nature experiences, customs and culture are waiting for you. Explore the SalzburgerLand from the mountains the city or the spa.
Experience nature with great panoramic views, relaxation and the local wildlife. Explore the Salzburger Land during your holiday in Radstadt with exciting day trips.
Enjoy the impressive 360° panoramic view of almost 150 striking Alpine peaks - from the Dachstein to the Tennengebirge and Hagengebirge chains, round to the Großglockner and on to the Radstädter and Schladminger groups. No wonder the Rossbrand (1768 m) is considered one of the most scenic mountains in the eastern Alps. The summit can be reached from the town centre on foot, with your mountain-bike, by car or with the hikers' bus using the toll-free 'Panoramastraße'.
Family Fun in the mountains
Hiking with your family in the Salzburg mountains. From the alpine pasture, playgrounds to the adventure path and everything in between – experience it in your family holiday in Radstadt! Mountain experiences with water fun and great family outings are available to you in Radstadt.
Hills, Fields, pastures & Gnadenalm
Halfway between Untertauern and Obertauern, far from the busy roads, there's lots of family hiking fun with 'Alles Alm'. There's a round-trip hike that's perfect for kids. On the way there are 10 places to play and themed rest stops. One route branches off to the spectacular Johannes waterfall, and even leads trekkers behind the columns of water on the way past. The perfect family activity for a successful day together for young and old. Nothing stands in the way of a family outing on a summer holiday in Salzburger Land.
Zauchensee stages world cup skiing races during the winter, and in the summertime kids can hold their own world cup events on the slopes of the Gamskogel. The 'Champion Cup of Alpine Animals' adventure playground below the Gamskogel hut is ideal for kids to run around, pick up interesting facts about alpine animals - while their parents survey the mountain panorama in peace. The 'Champion Cup of Alpine Animals' can be reached easily via Gamskogelbahn I in Zauchensee.
Come up to Wagrainis Grafenberg, a great place to experience nature and the mountains in Wagrain. An easy way to 'hike' up here is with the Grafenbergbahn. The top station is located at 1700 metres above sea level and offers well-signposted routes for strolls and hikes. Enjoy the stunning alpine scenery and the gigantic adventure stations ahead. All of the stations connect up with routes suitable for children's push-chairs.
Geisterberg, St. Johann-Alpendorf
When the snow has disappeared from the mountains - that's when the playful spirits awaken from their winter sleep in the hills above St. Johann in Salzburg. The Alpendorf cable car lift takes guests up to the 'Geisterberg' - the recreation and adventure park for the whole family. Join the spirits as you explore the 4 adventure worlds of the earth, air, fire and water spirits.
Flori's adventure trail, Flachau
Flori's adventure trail on the slopes of Grießenkar in Flachau guarantee hiking, games and puzzle fun for mountaineers of all ages. The circuitous route is suitable for push-chairs and starts at the Starjet 1 mountain station, keeping kids entertained with puzzles, as well as activity stops such as the climbing wall, flying fox, and the forest slide.
KITIWAPF kids' theme trail, Eben
Solve a fascinating puzzle as you progress along the KITIWAPF hiking trail for children, animals and explorers. Forest animals accompany you on your journey up to the Moosalm on a theme trail suitable for children's push-chairs (1 of the routes is suitable for push-chairs) in Eben in Pongau .
The big 5 Highlights
These are the top 5 natural sights in Salzburg. Austria offers unique excursion destinations and experiences.
Eisriesenwelt Ice caves
The Eisriesenwelt in Werfen is is a stunning sight. At a total length of over 40 kilometres, this cave labyrinth is the largest ice cave in the world. Water and cold air has formed gigantic shapes on the ice over thousands of years. The tour takes visitors up and down 134 metres and around 1400 steps to witness a truly bizarre world of ice.
The city of Salzburg
The city of Salzburg is approx. 80 km from Radstadt and offers fantastic excursions and sights for your very special holiday in the Salzburg region.
Fortress Hohensalzburg is Salzburg's no.1 landmark, towering majestically over the city below. It is the largest completely preserved fortress in Central Europe and building work commenced in 1077. The views of the city are magnificent, as is the chance to view the the medieval stately chambers and the fortress museum. The castle can be easily reached in the funicular railway.
Fortresses, Castles & palaces
Fairy tale for the whole familiy vacation in Radstadt: The castles and palaces in the area take you to a wonderland far away from the daily grind. Adventure trails on fairy tale trails for little princes and princesses are ideal for a family time in Austria. Just trust your eyes and experience the magical places in Salzburger Land during your vacation.!
This 11th century fortress in Werfen was originally the seat of the archbishops and now takes visitors on a journey back in time. As well as the fortress tours, weaponry exhibition, a authentically fitted tavern and medieval shop, guest also marvel at the breath-taking falconry demonstrations staged by the old falconry institute - mostly featuring free-flying native birds of prey.
The Middle Ages come to life in the medieval castle at Mauterndorf, once a toll station and summer residence for Salzburg's prince-archbishops. Embark on your own special journey back to an age of monarchs and knights. For the kids there's the large chivalric playground in the courtyard of this castle in the Lungau region of Salzburg.
SalzburgerLand Card – Your holiday card
The card can be obtained for 6 or 12 days and is the perfect companion for people looking to see and do as much as possible on holiday. The SalzburgerLand Card includes around 190 attractions: cable cars, lakes and swimming pools, and activities out in the Salzburger Land countryside. Moreover, this card entitles the holder to a drive up the Großglockner Hochalpenstraße or for one day can be used as a 24-hour Salzburg Card. A card for numerous excursion destinations in the Salzburg region.