Category Archives: Salzburger Land

Zell am See Seepromenade, a day to forget.

I was going to call this post – The worst trout pout ever. I will come to that later. The day had started off misty so we decided to walk round the lake. The complete circuit is 11 km but … Continue reading

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Schmittenhohe and the Four Lakes walk.

I’m off to do a guided walk on the Schmittenhohe. It is listed as ‘The four lake hike’ a moderate walk at 2000 m altitude to the reservoir lakes with a view of Zeller See. I am confident that I … Continue reading

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A stroll round Plettsaukopf

It was a beautiful fine morning so we decided to go for a gentle walk round the Plettsaukopf Reservoir on the flanks of the Schmittenhohe. We caught the City Xpress gondola up to Mittelstation at 1411 metres. It was only … Continue reading

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A trip along the Grossglockner High Alpine Road

One of the highlights of my holiday was a tour along the Grossglockner High Alpine Road.It is 48 km long and leads you into the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park reaching altitudes of 2571 metres above sea level. … Continue reading

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A walking tour of Zell am See

I’m just back from a holiday in Zell am See, a picturesque town situated on the western shores of Zeller See in the Salzburg land area of Austria. The town, or rather city, has a long history dating back to … Continue reading

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