Salzburger Sonnenterrasse Region
Feel Good. Relax. Recharge Your Batteries.
Meadows dotted with colourful wild flowers, clean mountain air, chirping birds, burbling mountain streams and the warm sun caressing your skin. Emperor Franz Joseph already appreciated the healthy climate in the surroundings of St. Veit and Goldegg. Up to this day, the unique location and the healthy climate in the Salzburger Sonnenterrasse region attracts people from the country and beyond. Revitalise and energise as you take a deep breath! The clean air has positive health effects, especially for people suffering from respiratory diseases, heart conditions, migraine and neuritis. The three sunny villages St. Veit, Schwarzach and Goldegg are the perfect destination for a healthy and relaxing holiday.
Summer Holidays in the Salzburger Sonnenterrasse Region
Sports & Fun, Highlights for Kids and Relaxation
Taste the famous cherries from St. Veit, visit a cultural event at Goldegg Castle or travel back in time in the museum “Seelackenmuseum”. You can also explore the intermontane plateau in the Salzachtal valley by bicycle. Do you prefer a panoramic ride without much elevation gain or a mountain biking trail to the mountain cabins via a forest road? An e-bike is also of great help for climbing the summits.
The 18-hole golf course in Goldegg with exciting holes and a breathtaking panorama will make every golfer’s heart sing. Get your thrills on a rafting tour on the river Salzach.
Winter Holidays in the Salzburger Sonnenterrasse Region
A Relaxing Winter Holiday on a Sunny Plateau
Also in winter, the region lives up to its name “sunny terrace of Salzburg”. Here, you can enjoy plenty of sunshine - on the pistes, the cross-country ski trails or in a horse-drawn sleigh that picks you up from the farm. Enjoy skiing without meeting large crowds, far from the hustle and bustle. The small ski resort with 10km of pistes is ideal for families, children and beginners. However, since it’s set in the holiday destination “Sportwelt Amadé”, the large ski resorts are not too far away.
Would you like to burn lots of calories? Grab your cross-country skis and check out the 47km of groomed cross-country ski tracks and trails (classic and skate style). Soak up the beauty of nature and relax as you walk through the winter wonderland or follow a snowshoeing trail.
Ultimate Bucket List: 3 Things to Do in the Salzburger Sonnenterrasse Region
1. Guided Tour in the Museum of Local History & Folklore at Goldegg Castle
At Goldegg Castle, culture enthusiasts will gain an insight into life as it was a few centuries ago. Join a guided tour and get to know more about life on the farm, craft industries, local customs and traditions. Today, the castle is a popular venue for events such as weddings, seminars, art workshops and a Christmas market.
2. Themed Trail on the History of Mining from St. Veit im Pongau to Hüttau
“Ore of the Alps”, a UNESCO Global Geopark, provides fascinating insights into the history of human settlement which dates back to the Copper and Bronze Ages. Copper, iron ore and gold mining have played a vital role in the region’s development for more than 5,500 years. Gain an insight into history as you discover show mines, museums, interesting spots and fun activities along the themed trail “Erlebnis-Erzweg”.