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Culture & places of interest

Immerse yourself in a history dating back more than 800 years.

The Salzburg Lungau is rich in cultural treasures.
Below is a short list of just some of the day trip destiantions or places of interest in the towns and villages that are worth a visit:

The Schlossmaierhaus with castle in Mauterndorf

Mauterndorf castle

The town landmark reigns majestically on a rock and offers a very special type of castle experience. Constructed as a toll castle and at times used as the summer residence of the Salzburg archbishops, Mauterndorf Castle is today a living museum, interesting for everyone, whether families, seniors or groups.

Free admission with the SalzburgerLand Card , The Adventurous Three "Abenteuerliche Drei and the Lungau Card.
The Mauterndorf Samson you can have a look in the Lungau country museum im Mauterndorf

Lungau country museum

This exhibition in Mauterndorf Castle shows you the uniqueness and the diversity of the Lungau traditions in the annual cycle. Even the agricultural way of life from times gone by is displayed. Here, too, you can enjoy free admission with the SalzburgerLand Card and Die Abenteuerlichen Drei (The Adventurous Three) combined ticket and the Lungau Card



Diese Ausstellung in der Burg Mauterndorf zeigt Ihnen die Einzigartigkeit und die Vielfalt des Lungauer Brauchtums im Jahreskreis. Regelmäßige Sonderausstellungen und die fundierte Dauerausstellung informieren umfassend über den Lungau in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart.
Auch das bäuerliche Leben von damals wird beleuchtet.

Freier Eintritt mit der SalzburgerLand Card, die Kombikarte "Abenteuerliche Drei" und der Lungau Card.
stepped gable houses  in Mauterndorf

Step gable houses in the village of Mauterndorf

In the 16th century, the Lungau mining industry enjoyed a boom and so important trades people relocated to Mauterndorf. The yoke-makers from Bavaria were the most powerful of these and influenced the architectural style long-term, the most striking detail is the stepped gables on the buildings in the Bavarian-Franconian style.

church in the village center of Mauterndorf

Parish church of St. Bartholomew

This impressive church stands in the centre of the historic town and in addition to Romanesque features, the architecture also reflects early gothic and baroque elements. A special attraction is the high altar painting "The Matyrdom of Saint Bartholomew" from the year 1668 by J.Fr. Pireth.


Chapel of St. Gertrauden

Chapel of St. Gertrauden

The oldest church in Mauterndorf can be found in the St. Gertrauden neighbourhood. The church was built in the Romanesque style and also has the "cemetery of the innocent (non-baptised) children.

Church of St. Wolfgang in Mauterndorf with the calvary depiction

Church of St. Wolfgang

This small church dating from 1642 is llocated on an elevation a few minutes from the town centre. The Mount Calvary depiction, as well as the crucifixion group on the southern side of the facade, is worth visiting. Special mention should be made of the view from the Church of St. Wolfgang of the Lungau basin and the surrounding mountains.

The Taurachbahn from Mauterndorf to St. Andrä

The Taurachbahn

The Taurachbahn is the highest altitude narrow gauge railway in Austria and a family summer experience in the Lungau from Mauterndorf to St. Andrä.

Free ride with the  "SalzburgerLand Card and the  "Abenteuerlichen Drei", 20 % reduction with the Lungau Card
Stampflmühle museum mill  Mauterndorf

Stampflmühle museum mill

This museum mill, which is a combination of several mills brought together, may be viewed by anyone interested and, upon request, you can also see the old mill in operation!


Information: Tourist information Office +43 ( 0 )6472 7949

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The Sagenhof in Steindorf

Did you know, ...

...In Steindorf, few kilometres from the town centre, is the legendary organic farm, Staudingerhof. A private museum has been set up in the former granary, which includes Roman finds, amongst others.

Information: Family Gruber +43 ( 0 ) 6472 - 7380

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