The Salzkammergut is a resort area located in Austria. It stretches from the City of Salzburg eastwards along the Austrian Alpine Foreland and theNorthern Limestone Alps to the peaks of the Dachstein Mountains, spanning the federal states of Upper Austria, Salzburg, and Styria. The main river of the region is the Traun, a right tributary of the Danube. The name Salzkammergut literally means "Estate of the Salt Chamber" and derives from the Imperial Salt Chamber, the authority charged with running the precious salt mines of the Habsburg Monarchy. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
With its numerous lakes and mountains, the Salzkammergut offers many opportunities to take part in water sports, bathing, hiking, cycliI think this card is one of the most beautiful cards I have ever received.
ng, caving, golf and relaxing around lakes such as the Grundlsee orToplitzsee. The Katrinalm, an alpine pasture, is
found near Bad Ischl. Typical Salzkammergut culinary specialities
include dishes such as Kaiserschmarrn (cut-up and sugared pancake with raisins), Krapfen (similar
to doughnuts) or Lebkuchen (gingerbread).
Thank you Claudia for sending it to me. I think you are very lucky to be living in this wonderful region.