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Saalbach, one of the most upscale and popular ski resorts of Austria, is often regarded as an entity with the nearby resort areas, Leogang and Hinterglemm . The three resorts lie in the beautiful Glemmtal Valley — so close to each other, that they have never been clearly differentiated. The resort welcomes a wide range of visitors — from families with small children who seek to spend some quality time together, to professional ski athletes who come here to practice their skills on the high-quality runs.
All hotels in Saalbach are attractive and unique in their own way. Berger's Sporthotel has been especially popular with travelers for many years. It is located in the heart of the resort, … Open
First-timers can benefit from great gentle slopes that are ideal for beginners. Apart from traditional ski schools, there are lessons for children too, so even the youngest ones can learn to ski. Experienced skiers can use the most complicated trails taking their beginning right from the mountaintops. Another highlight of the resort, to add to the broad variety of runs and leisure areas, is a well-designed system of lifts.
Saalbach is very popular among young tourists due to trendy nightclubs, bars, and restaurants located in the center. The city never sleeps — at night it is beautifully illuminated, and you can hear music and people talking everywhere. Also, Saalbach boasts the only Go-Go bar in the area, which is considered to be a true local attraction. Young and active visitors will have plenty to do both in the daytime, and at night. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The resort area Saalbach - Hinterglemm - Leogang is considered as a coherent whole. Furthermore, most of popular ski routes and lifts start exactly on the territory of Saalbach. The total … Open
Those on a small budget will be glad to know that the lift pass will grant them free access to the whole of the Saalbach-Hinterglemm-Leogang area. Although the ski trails are plain gorgeous on the whole territory, many visitors choose to stay at Saalbach, mainly due to the resort’s well-developed infrastructure.
While in winter Saalbach attracts those into ski sports, summer is the time for hikers and cyclists. The total length of the hiking routes is over 400 km, and there are more than enough opportunities for active visitors. In warmer seasons tourists can go on short or few-day trips to explore the picturesque surroundings. No matter the season, guests will be charmed by the friendly and lively atmosphere of Saalbach.
All hotels in Saalbach are attractive and unique in their own way. Berger's Sporthotel has been especially popular with travelers for many years. It is located in the heart of the resort, … Open
Don’t forget to attend local markets and shops during your vacation in Mecca as they offer a wide range of souvenirs and gifts for friends and family members. The majority of popular souvenirs have a connection with religion in some way or another. For example, the majority of shops offer white colored national clothes. It is also possible to purchase unique souvenirs, such as small flasks with holy water from the sacred Zamzam Well. It is important to mention that everyone can fill small bottles with water from the well on their own absolutely free of charge.
Traditional souvenir shops offer various fragrant oils and perfumes created on their basis. Female visitors simply cannot resist jewelry in the traditional Arabian style that often comes with precious and semiprecious stones. Beads, headwear in the national style, and special carpets for prayers handmade by local craftsmen are also popular categories of souvenirs. Visit local markets in order to shop for amazing oriental sweets. For example, travelers are simply in love with local figs. Of course, there are usual shopping centers in Mecca that offer clothes, accessories, and perfumes by internationally famous brands.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Saalbach
♥   Castle 'Castle Saalhof' , 12.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burgruine Weyer' Bramberg, 27.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burgruine Hieburg' Neukirchen am Großvenediger, 33 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burgruine Friedburg' Neukirchen am Großvenediger, 33.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Itter Castle' , 38.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Saalbach
♥   Nature Park 'Naturpark Weißbach' , 17.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Hohe Tauern' , 26.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Berchtesgaden' , 28.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Untersberg' , 43.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Naturpark Riedingtal' , 64.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Saalbach from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Harakiri Ski Slope

From the series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
The professionals think that literally every person with a proper level of preparation can overcome this piste. You just have to consider the right skiing technique. Today the special warning signs in different languages ​​are placed on one of the most dangerous slopes in the world. In addition to the ski slopes, the trainers and the doctors are always on duty. It is recommended to ski on the other 'black' ski slopes of the Mayrhoven in front of the 'Harakiri' slope. … Read further

Salzburg Cube

From the series “Most Curious Artifacts of Extraterrestrial Origin”
The version on his extraterrestrial origin was first explained in 1919 by Charles Fort, the wealthy collector of unusual items. A few decades ago the mysterious meteorite of the Frederick's sons was given to the Heimathaus Museum, which is located in the Austrian town of Vöcklabruck. The copy of the meteorite is presented at the Linz Museum Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseen. There is a guess that the real Salzburger parallelepiped was lost in 1910 and the exhibits presented in the modern museums are the counterfeits. … Read further
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