Art and culture-based holidays in Salzburg.
A holiday full of cultural highlights.
If you are looking for a holiday destination surrounded by places of interest, cultural events and historic sights, you'll find exactly that in Fuschl am See. The four star Superior Hotel Ebner's Waldhof on the shores of Lake Fuschl is the best address for the culturally interested:
- Just 22 kilometres from the Mozart City of Salzburg
- Salzburg Festival
- Numerous historical sights in the Salzkammergut Lake District
- Close proximity to places of interest, ideal for excursions such as Bad Ischl, Hallstatt, Obersalzberg or Gmunden
- Special musical and cultural events throughout the year
- Customs and traditions still upheld today
- Farmers' Country Autumn in the Lake Fuschl Region
The four star Superior Hotel Waldhof lies just 22 kilometres outside the world famous Festival City of Salzburg. The Unesco World Heritage Site has so much to offer visitors who are interested in culture and history; Baroque churches, museums, the medieval fortress and contemporary art. Of course Salzburg has many attractions dedicated to the life and times of the city's most famous son; Mozart's birth house, Mozart's residence and of course the Mozart museum. His music still lives on today and the many regular Mozart concerts give music lovers the unique chance to hear the works of this genius in the place of his birth. The cultural highlight of the year in Salzburg is undoubtedly the Salzburg Summer Festival, which attracts guests from all over the world. There is so much to discover in this small but lovely city and in the many towns and villages in the surrounding countryside.
If you have never been to Salzburg before, there are certain sights that should be on your sightseeing itinerary; the Cathedral, the medieval Hohensalzburg Fortress, Hellbrunn Palace and its famous Water Games. For animal lovers and families the zoo at Hellbrunn can be highly recommended. There are so many museums in and around Salzburg; the Museum of Modern Art at the top of Mönschberg Mountain over looking the city, the Residenz stately rooms and the open air historic building museum in Grossgmain just outside the city to name just a few.
Travelling a bit further afield the Salt Mines near Hallstatt or the Ice Caves in Werfen shouldn't be missed. The spa town of Bad Ischl, once the summer residence of Austrian Emperor Franz Josef is also well worth a visit. The Celtic Village in Hallein takes you on a fascinating journey into the past. For those interested in the history of World War II a visit to the Kehlsteinhaus, otherwise known as the Eagles nest, is an absolute must! Just a short car ride away from the four star Superior Hotel Ebner's Waldhof you can board the cog railway in St. Wolfgang that will take you to the top of the Schafberg Mountain - Sound of Music lovers will know it from the famous scene in the movie when Maria takes the Von Trapp children out for the day wearing curtains!