Salzburger Land is a geographical region around the beautiful Baroque capital of Salzburg. This was the birthplace of Mozart, and the annual Salzburg Festival in July has gained international acclaim. The winter snow claims the region as a skiing haven, which change effortlessly into hiking Mecca during the summer. Despite being a global sporting haven, Salzburger is rich in folk lore and tradition, as well as being one of the most scenic regions of Europe. Perfectly complimenting the sport, Alpine cultures and a delicious array of local gastronomic delicacies make taking a holiday rental in Salzburger Land an ideal option for any holiday.
Pinzgauer Saalachtal is one of the best hiking centres in the Salzburger Land region. There are hikes from town to town, family walks, touch mountaineering hikes and weeklong camping treks to be enjoyed. The Salzburg Sports World is a sporting resort which not only focuses on a range of the best mountain biking and cycling terrain and trails in Salzburger Land, but it focuses on full fitness programmes, with the added indulgence of some of the most extensive spa facilities in the Alps.
Salzburger Land is a sporting haven. There is very little you will not be able to do whilst staying in holiday accommodation here. The Alpine golf courses are some of the most beautiful in the Alps, and with the Golf Alpin Card, very cheap to play. There is also extensive hiking, Nordic walking, balloon rides, paragliding, glider rides, motor biking, horse riding, fishing, swimming, sailing and mountain biking to be enjoyed in the summer, and skiing, snowboarding, snowshoe hiking, cross-country skiing, winter hiking, ice climbing, ice diving, zorbing, snow biking, ice climbing and snow rafting! It is incredible the amount of sport to entertain you throughout the year. Kaprun, a glacier town high in the mountains offers year round skiing and snowboarding.
After a hard day of sport, there are plenty of places to relax, recuperate and prepare for tomorrow. There are many bars, restaurants and clubs for après-ski, and a number of spas and wellness centres using the curative qualities of the local spring waters. The region boasts over 60 globally acclaimed chefs, bringing delicious local ingredients together for your enjoyment.
During the summer months, Salzburger Land is a very pleasant place to walk, sit and drink coffee admiring the scenery or play sport, with average temperatures of around 26°C. Winters are of course cold, and it is advised that you bring warm clothes if you are taking holiday rental in Salzburger Land during the winter.
The W.A. Mozart Airport in Salzburg (SZG) makes reaching a holiday villa or chalet in Salzburger Land very easy. ThomsonFly and Ryanair provide good deal on cheap flight to Salzburg from Bristol (BRS), Coventry (CVT), Manchester (MAN) and London Gatwick (LGW).