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Sights, Excursions and Spas in the Surrounding Area

The Auwirt is centrally located, which means that all of the excursion destinations and sightseeing attractions in the Celtic world of Tennengau, the SalzburgerLand and even Bavaria are all within quick, easy reach. 
Many sights can be visited with the help of public transportation. In fact, the “Auwirt” bus stop (no. 170 bus) is right outside our front door, Timetable information is available from the Salzburg Transport Authority,
The fare from Salzburg to Hallein is Euro 3,60

Salt mine

Hallein Salt Mine

Allow yourself to be transported 2,000 years back in history as you experience the salt mine in Bad Dürrnberg, and how the miners of earlier times would extract salt – the “White Gold” of its time. 
In the Celtic Village, the life of the Celts and their princes is presented with the help of life-size figures.

Celtic Museum

Celtic Museum, Silent Night Museum

The Celtic Museum in Hallein is one of the biggest museums dedicated to Celtic culture in all of Europe. See the 2500-year-old beaked jug. Franz Xaver Gruber, composer of the Christmas song “Silent Night!” lived for 18 years in Hallein and is also buried here. 

Toboggan Hallein

Alpine Slide in Bad Dürrnberg

Ride the chairlift up the Zinkenkogel, then slide 2.2 km back to the valley – great fun for big and small.
After a mountain-bike tour or hike up the Zinkenkogel, why not treat yourself to some well-deserved refreshments featuring local products at the mountain restaurant


Active Program in Hallein

Discover the most beautiful places in and around Hallein during a guided walk, every Friday at 4:30 p.m. (May – Oct free of charge). 
Or, for a totally individual experience, use your iPhone or the Hallein Tour Guide! The virtual tours can be downloaded here.

Eagles Nest

Eagle's Nest in Berchtesgaden

Ride the bus up the impressive Kehlstein Road, then take the luxurious Kehlstein lift up to Bergrestaurant Kehlsteinhaus, the Eagle's Nest. Here you can enjoy the wonderful panoramas of Salzburger and Berchtesgaden.

Untersberg Salzburg

Cable Car up the Untersberg

The cable car runs every half-hour to the top of Salzburg City’s most dominant mountain. After the exciting ride, take time to soak up the beautiful scenery.
If you want to hike once you are at the top, you will need good hiking shoes and equipment

Heiltherme Bad Vigaun

Spa and Pools

Relax, unwind, set your soul free, and enjoy a true pampering. 
Spa resorts within a 20 km radius: 
-- Heiltherme in Bad Vigaun
-- Aqua Salza in Golling
-- Watzmanntherme in Berchtesgaden 
-- Rupertustherme in Bad Reichenhall 


Clear Mountain Tarns and Open-Air Pools  

At Hallein’s outdoor pool at Schloss Wiespach or at the nearby “Forest Pool” in Anif, you will find the cooling refreshment you long for on hot summer’s days.
The lakes of the Salzkammergut are barely 45 minutes away by car.  The clear mountain lakes are generally a little cooler, though surrounded by truly beautiful countryside.

Further places of interest :

  • Salzburger Freilichtmuseum in Großgmain
  • Eisriesenwelt Werfen
  • Burg Hohenwerfen
  • Haus der Natur in Salzburg
  • Schloß Hellbrunn
  • Tiergarten Hellbrunn
  • Königssee in Berchtesgaden

Hotel - Gasthof - Apartment - Camping Auwirt | Salzburgerstraße 42 | A-5400 Hallein | info@auwirt.com | Tel. ++43/6245/80417 | Fax: ++43/6245/80 417-17 | http://www.auwirt.com

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