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Salzkammergut - Austria
The Salzkammergut is a resort area located in Austria.

Salzkammergut - Austria
It stretches from the City of Salzburg eastwards along the Austrian Alpine Foreland and the Northern Limestone Alps to the peaks of the Dachstein Mountains
Salzkammergut - Austria
The Salzkammergut (literally translated: Property of the Salt Chamber) is one of the most beautiful holiday regions in Austria, with its name coming from its history.

Salzkammergut - Austria
As the premier spot for Salt ("Salz") Mining. As salt was and is important it was under direct control by the Emperors in Vienna - that's where the name "Kammer" came from.

Salzkammergut - Austria
You can also tour the salt mines that made the region wealthy or plunge into the depths of the fantastic Dachstein caves, where glittering towers of ice are masterfully illuminated in the depths of a mountain.

Salzkammergut - Austria

Salzkammergut - Austria
Sparkling clean lakes, green hills, wonderful mountains, romantic towns and cities

Salzkammergut - Austria
If you ever visit the city of Salzburg and don't see this glorious lake region just half an hour by car east of the city then you have truly missed out on the most beautiful part of Austria.


Salzkammergut - Austria
The peaceful lakes offer limitless opportunities for boating, fishing, swimming, or just sitting on the shore and chucking stones into the water.

Salzkammergut - Austria
Favourite waterside beauty spots include the picturesque villages of Hallstatt and St Wolfgang, and the Riviera-style port of Gmunden.

Salzkammergut - Austria
It is among Austria′s top-tourist attractions and individual areas within the Salzkammergut are jointly a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.

Salzkammergut - Austria


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