7 ideas for rainy weather in Saalfelden-Leogang
Rainy weather in Saalfelden Leogang? We have seven ideas for you, to brighten up your day! Of course, we are all happier when the sun is shining, but the region Saalfelden-Leogang offers several activities, which can also be experienced even when the weather is not so nice. Saalfelden-Leogang is the perfect destination for every weather - even rain! Today, we want to tell you about seven activities that can surely brighten up your rainy day.
1. Historic show mine in Leogang
If you are in Saalfelden-Leogang and the weather is bad, seize the opportunity to visit the historic show mine in Leogang, where you can learn about the 3.500 year old history of mining. The historic show mine in Leogang differs from other mines, because there is no small train which brings you through the mine, but you can experience the mine by foot. Like the miners in former times, you walk one behind another through the mine and can imagine what it was like to work down there and to mine for silver, quicksilver, cobalt, copper, lead and nickel.
2. Visit a museum in Saalfelden or in Leogang
In the Mining and Gothic museum in Leogang, located in the small district Hütten, you can experience interessting stories from the historic mining from the region. By buying the so-called "Thurnhaus" - a medieval fortified tower - the museum had been expanded. It is known as international renowned meeting place with mostly gothic art and culture, which is tremendously famous among art historians. In the museum you can discover all sorts of historic and rare artefacts. Especially on Wednesdays, a visit in the museum is recommendable, because on these days the smithy is open. Experienced smiths show you how their work is done.
The museum Schloss Ritzen in Saalfelden is always worth a visit. The museum is known for its exhibition of cribs by Xandi Schläffer, who is known for his love of detail. He created whole crib villages, which represent the stable in Bethlehem and are admired by most visitors. Furthermore, you can discover ancient stages of history, roman frescos as well as a lot of information about the style of home furnishing in the region of the Pinzgau. There are also special exhibitions from time to time, with always different topics. Don't miss your chance to see them!
3. Climbing hall Felsenfest in Saalfelden
The climbing hall in Saalfelden is one of the most modern climbing halls in Salzburg and a perfectly good choice for bad weather. You can climb on a total area of 1.700 sqare metres and there are various different climbing routes and walls. The hall is suited for beginners as well as for pros.
4. A hike through the forests of Saalfelden
When the weather is bad, we recommend the circular hiking trail Trebesiner Rundweg, which leads hikers through the forest so that they do not get extremely wet. Due to little difference in heights, it is perfectly suited for families with younger kids. During your hike, you will have the chance to enjoy panoramic views of the basin of Saalfelden, which will surely brighten up your day! Furthermore, you can discover some of the "Simply Hiking" installations along the trail.
5. Regional farm shops in Saalfelden Leogang
Should you get hungry, this is the perfect opportunity to discover our regional farm shops. At the farm shops, you can try and buy regional, homemade products and the weather doesn't matter. In the region you find several of them.
7. The Epic Bikepark in Leogang
The Epic Bikepark in Leogang is one of the most famous and biggest bikeparks in Europe. And the best thing is, you can go biking whenever you want! Doesn't matter if it's raining or the sun is shining. Downhillers, freeriders, mountainbikers and even beginners are all welcome in the Epic Bikepark.
Does not matter which activity you choose - we wish you a lot of fun and a great holiday here in Saalfelden Leogang! For further information and tips, visit one of our tourist offices in Saalfelden or in Leogang.
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