The “Mozart-City” offers a wealth of experiences and sights for the whole family. As a guesthouse in the surroundings of Salzburg, we also welcome nature lovers, bikers and cyclists. The hotel’s own garage for your motorbike or bike is at our guests’ disposal free of charge.
Due to the close connection to the next bus stop, various excursion destinations can be easily reached without a car. Here you will find an overview of the most beautiful excursion destinations with different topics: www.salzburg.info
Wolfgangsee · Salzkammergut
Just a few kilometers east of the Schwaighofwirt the famous Salzkammergut starts. There you can visit and enjoy the lakes and castles with their famous history.
Walk on the paths of Mozart oder visit the various sights round “Sound of music” and the Trapp family. Enjoy the nature and make a boat trip on lake Wolfgangsee.
Gut Aiderbichl Estate in Henndorf is located about 20 minutes (14 km) of our hotel – right in the middle of a pristine landscape. Established by Michael Aufhauser in the year 2000, it has evolved into a success story of the first order as it now offers space for about 1000 animals on its surrounding properties.
More Info´s: www.gut-aiderbichl.at
The cute bavarian town is embeded in the mountains and offers lots of sights like:
the Königssee and St. Bartholomew:
The king, a corner of paradise Mirror, mirror on the wall, what’s the most beautiful lake in the country? “The king”, then the answer to many of our visitors….No wonder, of course, because with its crystal clear, emerald waters he spreads an enchanted unique, magical atmosphere.
Numerous fish cavort in its depth and on the water surface to artistically reflect the rugged cliffs of the great Watzmann and his children.(http://www.koenigssee.com/)
the Salt mines:
Salt was and still is one of the most important raw materials in Austria. This oft-cited “white gold” has not only prompted the names of the city of Salzburg and region of Salzkammergut, it has also strongly influenced nature, and the lives and culture of the inhabitants in the area since the era of the Celts.
And even today alert visitors may still notice the vestiges of this mineral in many spots in Austria. The Austrian salt company “Salinen Austria” has one of the longest and nearly uninterrupted commercial histories in Europe
- Hallein bei Salzburg (https://www.salzwelten.at/en/home/)
- Hallstadt in Salzkammergut (https://www.salzwelten.at/en/hallstatt/saltmine/)
- the beautiful old town
- the Kehlsteinhaus (also knwon as “Eagles’ Nest”)
… just to point out a few of them.
Hohenwerfen · Giant Ice Cave
About 40 km south of Salzburg you have the choice to visit the famous castle Hohenwerfen which is e.g. seen in the backgorund of the Sound of Music movie, when Maria sings the famous do-re-mi-song with the Trapp children.
Even better known are the huge ice caves “Eisriesenelt” – the largest ice caves in the world. Further informations you’ll find under: www.eisriesenwelt.at
Discover the history of Salzburg’s farmers in a large area with rebuilt houses. There it seems like the time stands still. See how people lived in former days and how they worked through various handicraft presentations.
Further informations under: www.freilichtmuseum.com