Salzkammergut Holidays

The Austrian Lake District

Salzkammergut is the most famous lakes and mountains region in Austria - a simply stunning area of majestic mountains, glittering lakes, gorgeous valleys, baroque towns and picturesque lakeside resorts. Elegant spa towns like Bad Ischl have been attracting travel connoisseurs since the 19th century. This wonderfully varied region is a delight to explore. Superb transport connections and romantic ferry boats make touring a pleasure. Beauty spots like Lake St Wolfgang and Lake Fuschl offer romantic lake cruises and elegant lakeside resorts. Many of the prettiest holiday resorts are found around the Traunsee and children will love attractions like the Schafbergbahn cog railway. All the main Salzkammergut holiday resorts will offer a range of excursions and tours of the Austrian Lake District. The region sees frequent concerts and festivals throughout the summer season.