Farmer’s autumn in Salzburgerland
Celebrate the traditional “Bauernherbst” in Lungau
Festively decorated cattle, which is taken from the pastures down to the valleys during the “Almabtrieb”, various celebrations, locals in their traditional costumes and delicious delicacies: the Bauernherbst is characterised by many traditional events. Experience these evens up close and look forward to wonderful hikes in the colourful landscapes in the Salzburgerland Alps.
The sunny autumn days in Lungau with the colourful forests and the mild alpine air! At this time of the year hiking enthusiasts gather at the Binggl Hotel to spend a relaxing hiking holiday here. The Bauernherbst festival invites you to various events.
Events during the Bauernherbst in Salzburgerland
The parade of the Giant Salomon is one of the most famous traditions in Lungau and is celebrated in various valleys. Especially popular is the “Almabtrieb” in Salzburgerland. The cattle are decorated with wonderful headgear and the ringing of the big cow bells can be heard from far away. A whole regiment of locals and hikers walk down from the pastures to the valleys with the cattle. It is in the valley where the animals spend the winter.
Autumn is the best time for hiking. Spend your holiday in Mauterndorf and experience how lively the traditions are celebrated here. The Bauernherbst in Salzburgerland will be an unforgettable holiday experience. Send us your no obligation holiday enquiry to the team at the Binggl Hotel or make your reservation online.
Be a guest at a castle in Salzburgerland
Remarkable sights in Salzburgerland
The Mauterndorf Castle is located close to your hotel and provides a journey to former times for you and your children. In Lungau you will find various other fortresses and castles.
The Mauterndorf Castle with a 44m high fortified tower and a knight playground fascinates visitors again and again. If you feel a bit peckish, you can enjoy delicious regional delicacies at the castle’s tavern. In July the big annual medieval festival takes place in the castle and in Mauterndorf.
Moosham Castle in Unterberg
Decades ago this castle was the venue for witchcraft trials. In 1886 the castle was bought and renovated by Count Wilczek. True highlights are the exhibition of historic items as well as the historic torture chamber.
Finstergrün Castle in Ramingstein
First mentioned in a document in 1138, the castle is located on the border of Salzburgerland and Styria. Today Finstergrün Castle offers a honeymoon room for newlyweds.
Ruins in Lungau
During your summer holiday in Salzburgerland you will also find two ruins. The Thurnschall Ruin in Lessach, as part of the culture hike, as well as the Klausegg Ruin in Seetal.
Visit Salzburgerlands Castles with your family and enjoy a journey through time. In the here and now you will stay at the Binggl Hotel in Mauterndorf. We are looking forward to your no obligation holiday enquiry – you can also book online.
Explore the variety of Austria: excursions in the Lungau district
Exciting holidays in the province of Salzburg in Austria
There is a wide range of different things to discover during your holidays at the Hotel Binggl in Mauterndorf in the sunny Lungau district. Embark on exciting day trips to destinations in the Lungau district and return to your cosy family run hotel in the province of Salzburg every evening.
A highlight in summer and winter is an excursion to the castle Mauterndorf. Your day trip will be a travel through time into the middle ages. Once a year the castle serves as background to the popular medieval fair in Mauterndorf, an attraction for many visitors. The numerous villages in the Lungau district have retained their rural character. Experience the roots of the rural tradition at the museum of local history in Tamsweg.
If you would prefer a change to the exciting days of your holidays brimming with activity, take a ride on the steam-hauled train at the Taurachtal valley. The Taurachbahn railroad between Mauterndorf and St. Andräis an attraction especially for the children. But young at heart fathers and grandfathers will not be able to resist the fascination of the historic train either.
Holidays in the province of Salzburg – day trip destinations in the Lungau district:
- Wildlife park Riedingtal in Zederhaus
- historic target practice shooting at the Prebersee lake
- Castle Schloss Moosham
- Castle Burg Finstergrün
- Museum for local history Tamsweg
Further day trip destinations near Mauterndorf:
Tobogganing in the province of Salzburg is not only great fun in winter. During the summer, at the toboggan runs in Flachau, St. Lamprecht and Turracher Höhe you will still be able to whizz into the valley on a toboggan.
Further day trip destinations near Mauterndorf:
- Castle Burg Mauterndorf
- Wood museum St. Ruprecht-Falkenstein
- VIVARIUM aquarium and bath
Would you like to get further information on day trip destinations in the Lungau district? Contact the team at the holiday hotel Binngl in Mauterndorf in the province of Salzburg today. Send a non-committal enquiry right away.