Excursion destinations in the Lungau holiday region
Numerous castles, museums and other attractions are waiting for you!
Katschberg pony pasture & Pritzhütte
The pony pasture is a popular excursion destination for families! While the young ones take their first riding lessons on the ponies, you can relax on the Pritzhütte or also go on a trip. Come and discover: a water playground, petting areas, a hen house, pony bathing area and pony pasture panoramic route (circular hiking route which takes approx. 40 min.).
Augustine chapel with “Augenbründl”
The memorial is located on a small hill in the wood and, according to legend, has been there since 283 B.C. Next to our chapel there is a spring that runs “clockwise”, which is believed to have the same healing effect as water from Lourdes.
St. Michael open-air pool
Come and cool down on hot summer days at St. Michael open-air pool. Discover a large adults‘ pool and a small children’s pool! There is a mini golf course next to the pool. After swimming a few lengths you can enjoy some refreshments in the restaurant. In good weather, the pool is open from 9.00 am to 10.00 pm!
Mauterndorf castle & museum
Lungau museum (a museum for ancient customs, court life, minerals, religion and much more) is located in Mauterndorf castle, through which a toll road used to run. Nowadays, the castle and museum are popular with both locals and tourists. Learn about mediaeval life and discover Lungau traditions.
The museum railway, which was restored more than 20 years ago, takes you through the beautiful landscape. The Taurach railway is Austria’s highest narrow-gauge railway.