Salzkammergut bike path

         

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 The region Salzkammergut is composed of the smaller regions - Inneres Salzkammergut (World Heritage Site of Hallstatt and Dachstein), Ausseerland Salzkammergut and holiday destinations: Attersee, Mondseeland, Mondsee, Irrsee, Bad Ischl, Fuschlsee, Wolfgangsee und Attergau, Almtal und Traunsee. The provinces of Upper Austria, Salzburg and Styria have a large share of the tourist area of ​​the Salzkammergut. There are 76 lakes, many prominent mountains in the Northern Limestone Alps and the Dachstein glacier.

The many crystal clear rivers and streams in the Alps made the tourist destination in a varied and interesting region for thousands of peoples.
Because of the beautiful landscape is the entire Salzkammergut region one of the most popular areas in Austria. Even in the time when Austria was still a monarchy the imperial family, many aristocrats and artists spend some relaxing holidays in the region Salzkammergut. There are more than 4,000 kilometers of hiking trails in some side valleys with species-rich, lush green forests and meadows. Also there are many swimming at the popular crystal clear lakes in the Salzkammergut e.g. Attersee, Mondsee, Traunsee, Wolfgangsee, Hallstättersee, Altausseer See, Grundlsee, Fuschlsee and Mondsee. On the larger lakes such as Lake Traunsee you’ll meet a lot of sailors and surfers. Cyclists and mountain bikers have to choose one of the many easy to difficult tours.
The many lakes make the special charm of the Salzkammergut. In conjunction with the calm, the sun and the wonderful scenic, a holiday in the Salzkammergut region will give you a lot of power and you can bring your soul back into line.

Historically and culture is primarily Hallstatt with its 7000 years old history very important. The salt was very valuable and Hallstatt is also named as a UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage. But even today the population is very traditional in the Salzkammergut. For example, the beer tent and touring the Ausseer Carnival you can see the dressed "Flinserl and Trommelweiber". In summer is the Daffodil Festival with a boat parade on the lakes Altausseer See or Grundlsee a great event.

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