Nature meets tradition and culture

Old tradition will be esteemed in Tennengau and lived by the natives.
Lots of events offer possibilities to get to know the country life active in the course of the year. Expecially all around catholic holidays also guests can witness atmospheric impressions of the real, straight tradition and over the centuries cherished traditions. Beginning at easter festival in spring, putting up the maypole, corpus christi procession to midsummer festivals in summer, harvest festival processions and return of livestock from high alpine summer pastures in harvest festival, Nicolaus and Krampus in advent till reflective christmas in the mountains in winter. A colourful picture of the life in Lammertal – there also the national costume is including, the distinctive traditional clothes.

Or make for the loop road through six centuries in open-air museum Großgmain and immerse into the farming past of Salzburg Land. Old traditions are esteemed and live on in the population.

Start to a time travel in the salt mine Bad Dürrnberg.
Already 2500 years ago the celts mined the “white gold”. The ride with the mine railway, the long miner slide, the underground raft ride via the big salt lake is a highlight for young and old. More about the life of the celts you find out in celts museum in Hallein.

Honest and pure

The parish church to holy Blasius is despite its gothic general view a mixture of different epochs and styles. In the year 1191 first time a church in Abtenau was vouched, it was consecrated for holy Anna; around 1411 the holy Blasius was mentioned the first time as churchs patron. Since 1533 the church applies as claustral parish of Benediktine abbey St. Peter in Salzburg.

Back to the roots in local museum Arlerhof. More about Abtenau, its history and natives you find out in local museum Arlerhof. The first vouch of “Arelgut” is of the year 1325. Get to know tradition and life culture of a typical Lammertal farm house.

To a holiday in Abtenau also a visit in the world cultural heritage city Hallstatt should be included, a 4500 year old salt village wich lays pictorial at the scarp of lakeside. The parish church in Hallstatt Hallstatt is a wonderful gem among the world cultural heritage city.
The worldknown view of Hallstatt you experience at a romantic boattrip via the lake of Hallstatt.

Voglau farmers furniture exhibition
Visit the headquarters of Voglau furniture maker and be enthralled by the unique presentation of alpine home decor.

Culture quickens mind and soul

Only approx. 30 min. away by car the capital city Salzburg lays. The Mozartcity and especially the historic old town – world heritage site since 1997 – is one of the most beautiful beauty spots of the world.
Enjoy the rural calmness in Tennengau and a lot of suggestions in cultural city Salzburg, with its countless sights, places of cultural interest, theatre- and concert offers.

Salzburg and Mozart are synonyms. If already the music of Mozart conqueres all countries of the earth and captivates, no city of the world connects so much with the genious composer as his native city Salzburg.

The creme de la creme of international cultural scene comes for a get-together to the Mozartcity. Opera, play and concerts lure an international audience to Salzburg. World famous is the Salzburg Festival, which takes place from the middle of july to the end of august.

Also beyond the Festival season Salzburg is location of a lot of concerts. At different venues cultural enjoyment is offered on highest niveau. More highlights of Salzburg concert events are the Mozart week, the popular easter festivals, the famous Salzburg advent singing in the pre-christmas time and a visit at puppetry enthuse all age-groups.

Guests of all over the world take the chance to visit the venues of the film “The Sound of Music“. Guests of all over the world take the chance to visit the venues of the film

More events in Mozart city
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