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Summer and winter holidays in the Salzkammergut

Activities and Culture all year round

Where else in the wolrd could you combine a holiday that includes sports, walking, cycling, swimming, spectacular views, relaxation, guided excursions and picturesque villages?

All these and more are part of any holiday taken in the wonderful Salzkammergut.

Nordic Walking in the Salzkammergut
 Nordic Walking
Start into a new day
 Start into a new day


For those of you wanting an active holiday then Salzkammergut is the perfect choice. Waterskiing, wakeboerding, tubing and kitesurfing, plus safe bathing are features of the lakes. For more landbased activities there are numerous signposted walking tracks around the lakes and mountains, plus cycle tracks and testing mountain tracks for mountain bikers. For more relaxing holiday ferries are available on most of the lakes and lakeside seating areas are the perfect way to relax. Organised excursions, with knowledgable english speaking guides, are available through Pro Travel. Full and half-day tours take in Salzburg, Hallstatt, The lakes Tour, Berchtesgarden, and the Czech Republic. The Schafberg mountain peak can be reached by the historic cog railway. And the Zwölferhorn mountain in St. Gilgen by cable car.


The winter season starts with the Advent markets in St. Wolfgang, St. Gilgen and Strobl. These traditional markets sell authentic advent products, display local wood carvings of the nativity scenes, plus a range of winter clothes, hot food and warming winter drinks. For Winter sports the area is perfect for both beginners and experienced skiers and snowboarders. The Postalm ski area has gentle slopes for those learning to ski, with expert tuition if needed. For more experienced skiers and boaders the Dachstein range of mountains presents more of a challenge. For non-skiers there are a range of activities. Cross country skiing, snowshoe walking, or relaxing in the spas at the White Hores Inn in St. Wolfgang or the Eurotherme in Bad Ischl.

Sleigh ride in the Salzkammergut Holiday Region
 Horse-drawn sleigh ride
Ice skating in St. Wolfgang
 Ice skating in St. Wolfgang

For more information on summer and winter breaks please contact Pro Travel, the holiday specialists in St. Wolfgang.