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Culture and Traditions in Pinzgau

Events and Excursion Destinations

In and around Schloss Mittersill you will find that old traditions and customs are still alive. Some of our traditions are about as old as the castle’s historical walls. Culture and customs play a very important role in the region Pinzgau. Various cultural events and folklore places can be a part of your stay in a truly traditional ambience, accompanied by personal tips and suggestions from your hostess.




Harvest Festival in Province Salzburg

The harvest festival in our region is celebrated each year in the autumn with a variety of interesting and engaging events. Numerous festivities will display Salzburg and Pinzgau’s lived tradition and rural culture in many ways. Experience farmers’ markets in the surrounding region of Schloss Mittersill or the popular "Ruperti Kirtag" in the old town of Salzburg. In the Almabtriebe (festively walking down the cows from the mountain pastures), you will be able to get to know Austrian peasant culture in a very special way. Of course, the traditional clothing will not be missing!


Museums in Mittersill & Area

Numerous museums invite you to visit Pinzgau - and it is more than just a bad weather alternative! The National Park Worlds (“Nationalparkwelten”) in Mittersill will let you experience a unique insight into the alpine world, while the Felberturmmuseum will show you numerous exhibits of rural craftsmanship. The Heimatmuseum in Bramberg excites its guests with emerald treasures and the WasserWunderWelten in Krimml is an adventure for the whole family. Schloss Mittersill is an ideal starting point for all these sights.



Enjoy combining unique moments in our castle, great hunting experiences, and the impressive landscape of the Hohe Tauern National Park. You will be surrounded by natural forests and lakes, and framed by numerous mountain peaks, which will make your hunting trip very exciting--especially when you incorporate traditional Pinzgau customs. Working with an experienced local hunter will ensure your expectations are met. Book the entire castle exclusively for your hunting party and our staff and various amenities will be at your disposal! Of course, we will always do our utmost to make your stay with us unique, memorable, and beyond satisfactory.




Fishing in Mittersill

Did you know that Mittersill is one of the main attractions for fishing enthusiasts in Salzburg? With eight lakes in the immediate vicinity and an excellent area of more than 100 km available for professionals and hobby fishermen and fisherwomen to enjoy their quiet, favorite sport. You will find many different fish species in our mountain streams and the various bodies of water in our region.

Other events in the region

Of course, tradition and customs in Pinzgau are expressed in the form of many other events in and around Schloss Mittersill. Take a look at the highlights of the coming weeks and months: