Untersberg, Salzburg

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#1 of 185 in Nature in Austria
Straddling the border between Germany and Austria, the summit of Untersberg offers spectacular views of Salzburg far below. The tabletop mountain has six different peaks with elevations ranging from 1,805 m (5,922 ft) to 1,973 m (6,473 ft). Take the cable car to 1,320 m (4,331 ft), or hike the well-marked trails to summit the mountain. Protected as a nature preserve, the mountain provides opportunities for outdoors activities, such as climbing and hiking. Follow the Nature-Quiz-Path to learn more about wildlife, mushrooms, minerals, and trees. Visit the ice cave at 1,570 m (5,151 ft), but dress warmly, as temperatures are below zero year-round. A visit to Untersberg represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Salzburg online holiday planner to plot your vacation.
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  • The weather on the mountain is more uncertain, sometimes the wind is too big to stop driving, if a cloud that the landscape will be a lot of, see the network friends in good weather photos taken pictures really good envy mu. Strong advice to buy City card packages can save a lot of money.
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  • We took the cable car up simply because it was on our Salzburg card. No idea what to expect but got lovely clear views of the surrounds (go on a clear day). I sat at the bar near the base while my hus...  more »
  • If you’re visiting Berchtesgaden or Salzburg, the Untersberg is well worth a couple of hours of your time, if not more. Though it’s strongly recommended that you use a ‘Salzburg Card’ to pay for the v...  more »
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