Culture and tradition for those who travel alone - our best tips for the summer!
Do you like culture, traditions and stories about the region? Are you open to unconventional sounds and locations? Then Saalfelden Leogang is the ideal place for you! Here you find a thrilling combination of tradition and modernity, local and international, city and countryside. You can choose from a wide range of activities: you can either go to exciting parties or discover the museums and learn about the history of the region.
The Trail of Arts at the Astiz mountain
The Trail of Arts at the Asitz mountain in Leogang, which is situated between the top and middle station of the Asitz cable car, combines art and hiking. Along the trail you find various pieces of art. Every year another artist can exhibit their works of art along the trail. Whether you are more impressed by them or by the view of the massif Leoganger Steinberge, is your decision.
International Jazzfestival Saalfelden
Twice a year the jazz scene meets up in Saalfelden for a big showdown, where musicians and artists from all over the world show their weird sounds. The concerts take place all over the region, inside as well as outside and at extraordinary locations. And the impressive mountains in the background definitely add to the appeal of the performances. Come and decide on your own whether you like to carefully listen or whether you want to dance to the great music.
The "Müllerfuchs" is a wooden construction, which looks like the head of a fox, and it is supposed to remind of a legend. There is a simple hiking trail, which leads up to the fox head, from where you have an amazing view. At night it even is illuminated.
Every year, when the nights are the shortest, you can observe countless fires on the massifs Steinernes Meer and Leoganger Steinberge. The fires are nearly everywhere, on the mountain ridges and in the valleys, on high plateaus and view points. Enjoy the unforgettable view of the fires, doesn't matter whether you are in the valley or on the mountains, the summer solstice is definitely an unique experience.
Museum of local history Schloss Ritzen
The museum of local history Schloss Ritzen in Saalfelden is known as one of the most significant museums of the country. There are 24 sections, filled with valuable exhibits about the history and the life in the region. There are constantly special exhibitions, which change from time to time.
Saalfelden Leogang Card
With the Saalfelden Leogang Card you have got many advantages in summer! Included are for example free ascents and descents with the cable cars, entrance in museums, summer tobogganing and much more!