Destinations in Zell am See Kaprun and surroundings
Grossglockner High Alpine Road
You should not miss travelling the Grossglockner High Alpine Panorama Road with a view of the fascinating mountains and glaciers of the Grossglockner (which is Austria’s highest mountain, 3,798 m) up to the Franz-Josefs-Höhe. You will find immense natural beauty in the unique panoramic journey through the high mountains on the most famous road through the Alps. Right at the beginning of the Grossglockner High Alpine Road you can find the Natural Park Ferleiten. It offers easy paths through the wild park with a highly interesting local wildlife.
Krimml Waterfalls and Wonder World of Water
The Krimml Waterfalls are the highest waterfalls in Europe and the only natural monument in Austria. The lowest waterfall with the powerful waterfall can be reached by foot from the parking lot in about 15 minutes. The Wonder World of Water is a fascinating attraction for young and old. Experience what our water can do. Informative, interesting and entertaining. You will be amazed.
Kaprun Alpine Reservoirs
Find out how water is transformed into clean, eternally renewable energy. Do not miss a guided tour on the dam wall! Experience in the one-hour tour the vast technology of Mooser-and Drossen-lock.
Salzburg – City of Mozart and the Salzburg Festival
Already Alexander von Humboldt ranked Salzburg among the three most beautiful cities in the world; with numerous churches, residences, fountains and parks, which are perfectly situated between the Mönchs- and Kapuzinerberg, Mozart's city lives up to its reputation. The summer festival, meeting the world's best artists of music and theater, make Salzburg a center of art and culture.
National Park Centre
Transformation of Landscape - theme of water, rocks and glaciers. The base area of the visitor center (entrance - glen) becomes an adventure area without trying to imitate nature. The "stilts" form small rooms (called "voids" - rock fireplaces) that pierce to the visitor center and are used as light wells. They focus on the way the flood zone, on which the building is located. Sculptural - the physicality of the visitor center is enhanced primarily by the specific vision control and the spiral routing.
Saalachtaler Forces of Nature
At the foot of the mountain ranges of the Loferer and the Leogang Mountains and at the foothills of the stone sea nature bizarrely shaped rocks, raging waterfalls and one of the largest cave systems in Europe. The Vorderkaserklamm, the Seisenbergklamm and Lamprechtshöhle are an unforgettable experience even in bad weather.
High above the Salzach Valley, between the Tennen and Hagen mountains, perched as former fortress the Hohenwerfen. The origin of this castle falls into the 11th century. Hohenwerfen was not only a military post for the archbishop's owners, but also temporarily as a residence and hunting lodge. The Hohenwerfen Castle offers daily guided castle tours with weapons exhibition. The flight demonstrations professional falconers show excerpts from the classic falconry and several European raptors in animal welfare and in free flight.
The largest ice cave, a natural wonder. Discover in the huge vast halls one of the most powerful ice figures oft he planet.
Earlier salt was mentionend as "White Gold": And indeed, they form the treasury of the region. Approximately 2,500 years ago the Celts removed this precious gift of the mountain, such as the impressive traces they have left to prove. In the oldest visitor mine in the world young and old can go on a treasure hunt - and follow the mysterious, ancient tunnels miners for kilometers into the mystic mountain ...
This was the time when a worker could afford a set of wheels for the first time. Driving was still reserved for men only and having a vehicle symbolized already a degree of prosperity and a higher stauts in society. The costs of a car were – seen in relation to the income – very high. The museum began 25 years ago with a BMW "Isetta". It became a passion and somore and more vehicles were restored in painstaking work.