Salzkammergut Travel Guide

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Plan Your Salzkammergut Vacation

Remember the exquisite opening scenes of The Sound of Music? Castles reflected in water, mountains veiled by a scattering of downy clouds, flower-strewn valleys dotted with cool blue lakes: a view of Austria as dreamed up by a team of Hollywood's special-effects geniuses—so many thought. But, no, except for the bicycle ride along the Mondsee, those scenes were filmed right here, in Austria's fabled Salzkammergut region.

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Salzkammergut Hotels

In the grand old days, the aristocratic families of the region would welcome paying guests at their charming castles. Today most of those castles have been...read more

Restaurants

Salzkammergut Restaurants

Culinary shrines are to be found around Mondsee. However, in many of the towns of the Salzkammergut you'll find country inns with dining rooms but few independent...read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in Salzkammergut

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

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Salzkammergut Experiences

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