Excursions around the Edthof in Eben!
Are you planning your next family holiday in Austria? A holiday at our Edthof youth hostel in the holiday village of Eben in the Salzburg Pongau region will be perfect for those who love the tranquillity of nature, but who don’t want to be too far off the beaten track. Some fascinating excursion destinations and attractions in the immediate vicinity provide plenty of interesting alternative activities in bad weather. We’re sure there’s something for everyone, young and old alike! It’s worth noting too, that you can enjoy free admission to more than 180 attractions with the SalzburgerLand Card!
Erlebnisberg Hohenwerfen adventure mountain – 22 km
The 900-year old fortified castle towers imposingly high above the Salzachtal valley. Take an intriguing journey back in time with your family to the Middle Ages, with bird of prey demonstrations, a weapons exhibition and a fun children’s riddle rally will provide even more thrills and spills.
Salzburg, city of Mozart – 70 km
The festival city of Salzburg owes its world fame to numerous cultural events, architectural works of art such as the Hohensalzburg fortress, the cathedral and of course the charm of its old town with the famous Getreidegasse and Mozart's birthplace.
Eisriesenwelt ice caves in Werfen – 27 km
Ice crystals of impressive beauty never fail to astound visitors when they visit the largest ice cave in the world! The cave system covers an incredible 42 km, but only the first section of the cave, roughly 1 km long, is accessible. Appropriate footwear, clothing and a reasonable standard of fitness are advisable.
Tauernstraße museum in Eben – 5 km
Visit the Tauernstraße Museum and be immersed in 2,000 years in the history of traffic. The museum is housed in a former granary dating back to 1557 and vividly illustrates the history of road construction – from ancient Roman roads to the Tauern motorway.
Untertauern leisure and wildlife park – 18 km
Would you like to observe 40 native wild animals in an open enclosure? The wildlife park covers 11 hectares and offers an exciting world of adventure with a fishpond, pedal boats, swings, slides, an observation stilt house and a cute petting zoo – an unforgettable experience!
Großglockner High Alpine Road – 73 km
The Ferleiten toll booth is roughly 1 hour away and then you can embark on a trip on the most famous of all Alpine roads to the highest mountain in Austria! Enjoy driving pleasure on 36 hairpin bends and an enjoy the natural surroundings as you marvel at the rich landscape of the Hohe Tauern National Park.