Events and destinations steeped in tradition

Old Salzburg traditions and customs in Mittersill

In and around Schloss Mittersill you will find that old traditions and customs are still alive and well. Some of our Salzburg traditions are as old as the castle’s historical walls. Culture and tradition play a very important role in the Pinzgau region. Experience cultural events and places steeped in folklore in a truly traditional ambience, accompanied by personal tips and suggestions from your hosts.

Harvest Festival in Salzburg

The harvest festival in our region is celebrated each year in fall, with a variety of events around the province of Salzburg. Numerous festivities showcase rural traditions and culture. Experience farmers’ markets in the region around Schloss Mittersill, Pinzgau’s Saalachtal, around Lofer, or at the popular ‘Rupertikirtag’ in the old town of Salzburg. Discover Austrian farm culture, traditional dress always included.

Museums in Mittersill and the surrounding area

There are numerous museums in the Pinzgau region; so much more than just a bad weather alternative! Gain unique insights into the alpine world at The National Park Worlds in Mittersill, or view exhibits of rural craftsmanship at the Felberturmmuseum in Mittersill. The Heimatmuseum in Bramberg excites its guests with emerald treasures, while the Krimml Worlds of Water are an adventure for the whole family. Schloss Mittersill is the ideal starting point for all these excursions.


Combine unique moments in our castle with great hunting experiences amidst the impressive landscape of the Hohe Tauern National Park. Surrounded by natural forests and lakes and numerous mountain peaks, your hunting trip is certain to excite, especially when you incorporate old Salzburg traditions. Working with an experienced local hunter, you won’t be disappointed. Book the entire castle exclusively for your hunting party, and our whole 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 outstanding, from your relaxed arrival to euphoric departure.

Fishing in Mittersill

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

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