Tourist attractions
in Lungau

st martin chalets are an ideal base to explore the area.

The Salzburger Lungau and the Kärtner Nockberge are recognised by UNESCO as a Biosphere Reserve. The sustainability of the Biosphere Reserve including the landscape and cultural life are therefore protected. st martin chalets provide an ideal base from which to explore the Lungau.

Moosham Castle – Excursion from st martin chalets

Moosham Castle

Moosham Castle in Unternberg is only a few minutes away from the chalets and has a very interesting history. Witches were still burnt here upto a 100 years ago.

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Mauterndorf Castle – Excursion from st martin chalets

Mauterndorf Castle

Mauterndorf Castle dating from the 13th Century is the historical centre of the Lungau and offers medieval tours. It was also the home of Herman Göring's godparents, he spent many summers in Lungau.

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Taurachbahn – Excursion from st martin chalets

Steam Trains

The steam train is one of the last 760 mm narrow-gauge railways in Austria.

The Taurach bahn

Mühlenweg – Culture in Lungau – st martin chalets

Mills and medieval places

Visit one of our old mills or one of the numerous medieval spots like the Silver Mines.

Medieval Spots in Lungau

Hallstatt – Excursion from st martin chalets


You can drive via Obertauen to the world famous historical town of Hallstatt for lunch by the lake. It is glorious there and the journey takes just over an hour.

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Eisriesenwelt Pfarrwerfen – Excursion from st martin chalets


Visit the Eisriesenwelt in Werfen - the biggest ice cave in the world at 42 kilometers deep.

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Hohenwerfen Castle – Excursion from st martin chalets

Hohenwerfen Castle

The historical Hohenwerfen Castle is famous for being the location of the film "Where Eagles Dare" starring Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood.

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Salzburg Mozart city – Excursion from st martin chalets

Salzburg – Mozart City

Visit Salzburg, the baroque birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the home of many museums and art galleries

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Sound of Music – Excursion from st martin chalets

Sound of Music

Salzburg is also world famous for the Sound of Music Tour.

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Hangar 7 – Excursion from st martin chalets

Hangar 7

The Red Bull aircraft museum Hangar 7, which is next to Salzburg Airport.

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Udine – Excursion from st martin chalets


Drive to Udine in the north of Italy for a shopping trip or for sightseeing. The journey takes about two hours.

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Samson – Tradition in Lungau – st martin chalets


The symbol of the Lungau

The heroic biblical figure of Samson is a symbol of the Lungau. The giants visit different towns and villages in the Lungau on selected days between May and September. These traditional Samson processions are an essential part of the Lungau identity. Every year a batchelor from the Lungau has the honour of carrying the Samson figure through the villages and towns.

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Zederhauser Prangstangen – Culture in Lungau – st martin chalets


Tradition in Zederhaus and Muhr

The "Prangstangen" is a yearly festival where more than 50,000 flowers are gathered on the 24th of June and woven into garlands. Originally, the festival was intended to protect the Lungau from the plagues of locusts.

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Advantages of the Salzburg or Kärnten card

Get to know Salzburg and Kärnten

Salzburg Card

Die Salzburg Card

The reasonably priced Salzburg Card offers many advantages:

  • Free entry to all tourist attractions in the town
  • Free use of public transport including the Festungsbahn, Salzach-Schiff and the Untersberg-Seilbahn
  • Reductions for cultural events
  • Reduced prices for a range of excursions

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Kärnten Card

The Kärnten Card

Kärnten is only a stone's throw away from the Lungau. The card offers:

  • Free entry to over 100 destinations in the area
  • 50% reduction on bus and rail prices

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Winter holiday in st martin chalets in Salzburger Lungau

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We are proud of our guests' experiences. These are reflected in our fantastic guest reviews and our TripAdvisor title 'Lungau's Best Chalet Provider'

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What is there not to like?

What is there not to like? 5* accommodation, great hosts and more things to do than you can shake a stick at. Currently sitting in the Panorama Alm drinking coffee whilst brushing the fresh powder off the jacket.

P Ward, Surrey / UK

The greatest place for an action packed holiday

The greatest place for an action packed holiday, just to chill out or anything in between. So much to do in beautifull surroundings.

J Royston / via Facebook

Once you are in, you never want out

There is one problem with a St Martin chalet, once you are in, you never want out. Life is so easy with the food delivered, restaurants taken care of and in case you run out of wine a handy racks full at the reception. The comforts of your own home, the family around you, the amazing food of Lungau region, the laid back atmosphere and the magic scenery. We went twice and we are looking to return again and again and again.

A Samulewicz / Budapest

The BEST holiday ever

Jodi! thx a million. the BEST holiday ever. it was perfect. nvr thought perfection existed but yes it does. it was amazing. one line to describe it would be A whole new World – from aladdin. haha. it was mind glowingly beautiful. love u guys. can’t wait 2 get back for the snowboarding in winter!!

S Palanivellu / Singapore

Now, I have added another thing to my Bucket List: returning to st martin chalets!

I planned for almost a year to find the perfect place to complete the #1 item on my Bucket List. I had aspired to dive in the GrunerSee. st martin chalets made it come true. They were able to do anything that I needed or wanted. When I arrived, they had already contacted a divemaster for me (Leo Maierhuber was wonderful). The area is beautiful and the staff is wonderful. Now, I have added another thing to my Bucket List: returning to st martin chalets!

P Hallett / via Facebook