Discover lesser-known attractions

Mittersill, a charming little town in the heart of Salzburger Land, is much more than just a gateway to the Hohe Tauern National Park. Off the beaten track and away from the popular tourist attractions, this region hides some hidden gems waiting to be discovered by curious travelers. Here’s a look at some of the lesser-known attractions around Mittersill that will make your stay a unique experience.

Hemmer equipment / © Franz Reifmüller

Felberturm Museum

The Felberturm Museum, located in the historic Felberturm tower, offers a fascinating insight into local history and culture. The museum displays collections ranging from rural lifestyles and traditional costumes to antique ski equipment. This small but lovingly curated museum is the perfect place to learn more about the region’s cultural heritage.

Sulzbach valleys nature reserve

The Sulzbach valleys to the west of Mittersill are a paradise for nature lovers. This nature reserve is home to a wealth of flora and fauna and offers numerous hiking trails that lead through picturesque landscapes and unspoiled nature. It is also an ideal place for birdwatching and photographing the breathtaking alpine scenery.

© Hohe Tauern National Park – Michael Huber

© Hohe Tauern National Park – Michael Huber


The Hintersee, a hidden mountain lake near Mittersill, is an idyllic retreat for those looking for peace and quiet away from the busy tourist trails. The lake can be reached via an easy hike and offers a picturesque backdrop for a picnic or a short break. In summer, visitors can swim in the clear, cool waters.

By exploring these hidden treasures around Mittersill, you can discover the diversity and beauty of the region, far away from the usual tourist crowds. Each of these places tells its own story and offers a very personal connection to the nature and culture of Salzburger Land.

Book your stay now and experience how summer in the mountains will make your heart beat faster.