Enjoy the best day trip destinations from Salzburg and learn about their history, culture, and how to get there.

The Free Walking Tour Blog provides you with information on all the top destinations from Salzburg and a step-by-step guide on how to reach them. Every destination comes with an in-depth description and guided tour.

The Best Day Trip Destinations from Salzburg

What to Do in St Wolfgang in the Salzkammergut Lake District

Salzburg may be the second most famous Austrian city after Vienna, but it's just a stone's throw away from some of the countries most spectacular natural wonders. The Austrian lake district is one of them. St Wolfgang, a small village nestled on the shore of Wolfgangsee [...]

What to Do in St Wolfgang in the Salzkammergut Lake District2021-03-04T20:51:23+01:00

Day Trip to Bavaria: How to Visit Lake Königssee from Salzburg?

My German guests told me that Berchtesgaden and Lake Königssee are not only known in the area but are widely considered the most beautiful nature destination in all of Germany. Thinking about it, I can imagine. It's at least up there with Neuschwanstein castle and other [...]

Day Trip to Bavaria: How to Visit Lake Königssee from Salzburg?2021-02-27T13:28:58+01:00

Schafbergbahn: How to Take the Cog Railway, and Be Amazed?

Have you heard of the Salzkammergut? The Salzkammergut is the Austrian Lake District, one of the most beautiful areas around Salzburg. You have probably heard about Hallstatt, which is the most popular day trip from Salzburg. But there is more to the lake district than Hallstatt. [...]

Schafbergbahn: How to Take the Cog Railway, and Be Amazed?2021-03-27T20:12:25+01:00

Where is Mauthausen Concentration Camp and how to get there from Salzburg?

A visit to Mauthausen Concentration Camp is a humbling experience to say the least. Mauthausen was a slave labor camp built by the Nazis to exterminate unwanted opponents. When it opened in 1938, Mauthausen was the only concentration camp in category III and the deadliest apart [...]

Where is Mauthausen Concentration Camp and how to get there from Salzburg?2021-01-29T14:03:58+01:00

How to hike Hitler’s Eagles Nest in Berchtesgaden, Germany?

The eagle’s nest is located in my favorite area for day trips from Salzburg. Most people visiting the eagle’s nest, stay in Salzburg, and do the eagle nest as a day trip. The eagle’s nest is only 30 kilometers from Salzburg, and public transport is convenient. [...]

How to hike Hitler’s Eagles Nest in Berchtesgaden, Germany?2021-03-27T19:59:08+01:00
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