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Untersberg, Salzburg
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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. Arrange your visit to Untersberg and discover more family-friendly attractions in Salzburg using our Salzburg trip itinerary builder.
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  • We were really lucky to get fantastic weather on the first day of opening of the cable car. Take the No.25 bus all the way. An easy trip to the top of the mountain for some fantastic views. If you get...  more »
  • A group of us rode bikes from Salzburg city centre out to Untersberg. If you have the time and energy I highly recommend getting there this way. We rode through little villages and got great views of ...  more »
  • Wonderful, the views are great, there is a cable car to take but at the top is gorgeous, it's worth going to check them out. If done in the summer there are also the ice caves to visit
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