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The Wolfgangsee is dominated by the 1783m Schafberg mountain on its northern shore...
The lovable crimson-coloured steam train that appeared with Maria and the children in The Sound of Music , the Schafbergbahn, chugs from St Wolfgang to the summit of the 783m-high Schafberg...
A number of hotels have jetties for swimming, and a tourist office booklet details the many water sports on offer. A nice thing to do is to walk or cycle to Strobl, 6km away (around 1...
Large outfit offering sailing and windsurfing courses as well as hire.
If you’d like to follow in Princess Sophie’s footsteps, check out treatments at this historic spa.
SUP Attersee rents stand-up paddle boards to get out on the lake's 26°C-warm waters.
In summer, families pick up speed on this toboggan run close to Salzwelten. A chairlift takes passengers up to the top of Zinken mountain, where they board little wheeled bobsleds to race 2.2km down hairpin bends...
Just south of Kapuzinerberg, this park has decent-sized pools, plenty of space for sunbathing, plus a children’s splash pool, table tennis and volleyball. Buses 6, 7 and 20 stop at Volksgarten.
Minibus tours to Sound of Music locations (€48), the Bavarian Alps (€48) and Grossglockner (€96). Prices include a free hotel pick-up for morning tours starting at 9am. Reservations essential.
These guided Segway tours take in the big sights by zippy battery-powered scooter. Trundle through the city on a one-hour ride or tick off Sound of Music locations on a 2½-hour tour.
Presiding over the citys, the serene, thicky wooded 640m peak of Kapuzinerberg is criss-crossed by walking trails up to a viewpoint that gazes across the river the castle-topped Altstadt...
Sells a 24-hour ticket (adult/child €16/8) for a multilingual hop-on hop-off bus tour of the city’s key sights and Sound of Music locations.
Belt out The Sound of Music faves as you pedal on one of these jolly three-and-a-half-hour bike tours, taking in film locations, including the Mirabellgarten, Stift Nonnberg, Schloss Leopoldskron and Hellbrunn...
Boasts the ‘original Sound of Music Tour’ (€40) as well as a huge range of others, including Altstadt walking tours (€16), Mozart tours (€25) and Bavarian Alps excursions (€40).
A boat ride along the Salzach is a leisurely way to pick out Salzburg’s sights...
The playground on Franz-Josef-Kai is a central choice.
Salzburg’s biggest outdoor pool, with laps for swimmers, kids’ splash pools, diving boards, waterslides, table tennis, mini golf and volleyball. Bus 22 to Wartbergweg stops close by.
A sylvan beauty of a turquoise, forest-rimmed lake. Go for a quiet dip or activities such as canoeing, climbing, volleyball and table tennis. Take bus 25 or 28 to Maximarkt, a 1km walk from the lake.
Rising sheer and rugged above the city, 540m Mönchsberg commands photogenic views over the Altstadt's spires and domes on one side and of the fortress perched high on a hill on the other...
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