Hiking trips – Salzburg

Face the beauty of the Alps by trekking to the enchanting mountains and foothills around Salzburg for an Austrian hiking adventure!

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Salzburg, meaning “salt castle,” is a Federal State of Austria in the central area of the country near the border with Germany. The city of Salzburg is this state’s capital and the fourth-largest city in the country. The cultural history includes baroque architecture and Mozart, and even served as the setting for The Sound of Music. The region includes substantial mountain borders in the south east with the Dachstein and Berchtesgaden Alps, which includes peaks over 3,000 meters. This is the heart of Salzburg’s hiking area, though the foothills, valleys, and meadows that descend from them also offer exhilarating and peaceful treks through classic Austrian countryside. Combining the cultural significance of the urban centers with the surrounding nature of the Alps creates a hiking trip unlike any other.




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Salzburg is a temperate zone with a continental climate. It has particularly high precipitation in the summer and is notably windy during spring and fall. Cold and snowy weather begins in November and lasts through March and April.


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How to Get There

There are direct flights from London, Vienna, Frankfurt, and Istanbul to Salzburg. The train station at Salzburg Hauptbahnhof is also an efficient option for travel. Roads are well-developed and maintained throughout Austria and allow access to the surrounding places of interest in Salzburg, including nearby Germany.

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Best Time to Visit

June to September. Late spring through autumn provide great opportunities for hiking. Snow can linger into summer, and the trails can get crowded in July and August, so June and September are the most ideal months for a Salzburg hike.






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