Things to see

Right in the middle there instead of just!

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Haus Meilinger in Obertauern is your ideal starting point for unique day trips – choose your destination. The links offered here come from various information services, which we are happy to pass on here as a service. We are happy to answer any questions you may have about the goals.

Experience nature

Tauernpark adventure, Untertauern: distance approx. 10 km
The park covers 6 hectares and is home to 35 species of wild animals in outdoor enclosures. You can walk there and see red deer, fallow deer, sika deer, Scottish Highland cattle, marmots, mouflons, goats, 6 species of ducks, beavers and fish, rabbits and bantams.

Salzburger Eisriesenwelt, Werfen: distance approx. 45 km
The largest ice cave on earth. Experience the mountains in a different way. Discover the wonders of the world’s largest ice cave. You will see ice palaces of crystal-clear beauty that will take you into a wintry ice world even on hot summer days. The huge cave portal, 20 m wide and 18 m high, can be seen from afar. The entire cave system extends over a length of over 42 km, with the first part, approximately 1 km long, containing huge ice formations. This part also corresponds to the part of the show cave that is accessible to the public via guided tour.

Liechtensteinklamm, St. Johann: Distance approx. 45 km
In the heart of the Salzburger Land you can get your own impression of the Liechtensteinklamm, where you will not only find one of the most beautiful but also one of the deepest and longest gorges in the Alpine world.

Großglockner High Alpine Road: day tour
The Großglockner (3,798 m) is Austria’s highest mountain and is in Europe’s largest alpine national park. It dominates Austria’s mightiest mountain range, the Hohe Tauern, and towers over the longest and smoothest glacier in the Eastern Alps, the Pasterze. The Großglockner High Alpine Road, probably the most famous panoramic road in Europe, has opened up this fascinating high mountain landscape.

Hallein / Dürrnberg salt mine: distance approx. 75 km
A journey through time in the Salzburg/Bad Dürrnberg salt mines leads to the roots of the city of Salzburg. The unique journey through time into the depths of the salt worlds begins with the handing out of the traditional miner’s costume. All in white, you take a small train into the tunnels of the salt mine. On smoothly polished slides you go from one floor to the other into the heart of the mountain. The mine guide explains the world underground very clearly and the whole group crosses the former border into Germany underground. With the raft you glide over the underground salt lake surrounded by a mystical cloud of sound.

Castles and Palaces

Mauterndorf Castle Experience: Distance approx. 20 km
In vaults, halls and chambers, the experience-hungry visitor wanders through a day in the life of Salzburg’s Prince-Archbishop Leonhard von Keutschach. The year is 1498 – a time of change from the Middle Ages to modern times. This spectacular journey through time is rounded off with a visit to the Lungau Landscape Museum or the cozy Castle Inn. A unique knight’s playground is available for younger visitors! New from 2003: “The defense tower is alive!”

Moosham Castle, Unternberg: Distance approx. 30 km
The privately owned castle is an eloquent witness to the medieval social order in the state of Salzburg.

Hohenwerfen Adventure Castle: Distance approx. 45 km
Hohenwerfen Castle towers over the Salzach Valley as a strategic bulwark on a 155-meter-high striking rock cone, approximately 40 km south of the city of Salzburg. A special attraction is the historic Landesfalkenhof with daily flight demonstrations of various birds of prey.

Hohensalzburg Fortress: Distance approx. 90 km
Built in 1077 by Prince Gebhard I of Helffenstein in the wake of the investiture dispute between the German Emperor Henry IV and Pope Gregory. Archbishop Gebhard was forced into exile in 1085 and his castle plans were only completed under his successors. Today it is considered Europe’s largest fortress with more than 14,000 m² of construction space.

The prince-archbishop’s residence in Salzburg: distance approx. 90 km
The residence, a place of royal representation for centuries, was built in the 16th century by Prince-Archbishop Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau and is now owned by the state of Salzburg. Even Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart himself regularly played music for the regent in the state rooms of the Salzburg Residence. The Salzburg Residence is now one of the most historically valuable buildings in Salzburg’s old town.

Hellbrunn Palace: Distance approx. 90 km
The world-famous water features, the most beautiful pleasure palace north of the Alps and a spacious park await you. The fountains and the castle building have hardly changed in the almost 400 years since they were built. The extensive park, covering over 60 hectares, is considered an example of exquisite garden architecture. As you see it today, the Prince Archbishop of Salzburg, Markus Sittikus, had it laid out based on the model of Italian pleasure gardens.

History and museums

Getreidegasse, Salzburg: Distance approx. 90 km
The Getreidegasse was an important traffic route in Roman times. Until the reign of Archbishop Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau (1587-1612), the alley was the only traffic artery through the city and towards Bavaria. The Getreidegasse owes its international fame to Mozart. In the Getreidegasse No. 9 came on January 27th. In 1756 the world-famous composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born. Today, Getreidegasse is considered Salzburg’s most famous shopping street; it derives its charm not only from high, narrow and closely nestled houses, tempting shops and the wrought iron guild signs, but also from romantic passageways and inner courtyards.

Salzburg Open Air Museum, Großgmain: Distance approx. 90 km
Discover new things in the old! Outdoor experience… In the Salzburg Open Air Museum, in the middle of the Untersberg Nature Park, you can find out everything about the rural building and living culture in the state of Salzburg from the 16th to the 20th century. 60 farms, barns, mills, craftsmen’s houses, alpine pastures from 5 centuries as well as permanent and special exhibitions worth seeing, a variety of events and craft demonstrations make your visit to one of the largest sights near the city of Salzburg an unforgettable experience.

Styrian Wood Museum, St. Ruprecht: Distance approx. 50 km
The Wood Museum was born out of the idea of ​​giving wood a greater importance in the lives of modern people. With wooden construction house, forestry tower, arboretum, playground…

Porsche Automuseum, Gmünd: Distance approx. 55 km
From 1944 to 1950, Gmünd was the place of work of Prof. Dr. Ing. h. c. Ferdinand Porsche. The first car with the name “Porsche” was built here – the legendary Porsche 356. 44 coupés and 8 convertibles were built by this first type in the Gmünd factory, built by 300 employees.

Ramingstein silver mine: distance approx. 35 km
Most of the numerous mouth holes of the medieval Ramingstein silver mining fell into disrepair over the years, but some remained open to this day and aroused the curiosity of mineral collectors and those interested in mining.

Lungau steam train: distance approx. 20 km
Pure nostalgia for young and old – with the idyllic steam trains in and through the Lungau. Taurachbahn route: Mauterndorf – St. Andrä – Mauterndorf.