Boasting a prime location in one of Austria’s most dazzling and diverse regions, the city of Mittersill combines natural splendour with medieval majesty and ecclesiastical elegance. Outstanding hiking opportunities abound in the magnificent mountain surroundings while the heavy blanket of winter snow brings sublime skiing and adrenaline fuelled adventure. A wander around the atmospheric old town reveals a splendid selection of historic monuments which prove to be rich reminders of a prosperous past.
Hailed as Mittersill’s most legendary landmark, the Mittersill Castle reigns supreme 140m above the town. Dating back to the 16th century, the flagrant fortress has had many functions and has enjoyed the company of some of Europe’s most refined royalty throughout the ages.
St. Nicolas’ Church is a typical example of ecclesiastical grandeur with its Gothic design and soaring spire that is topped with a granite and glorious bell. Inside, interminable ceilings and an impressive altar exude a decidedly Baroque air that us sure to amaze adventurers.
Housed in the 900 year old structure of the Felber Tower is Mittersill’s Town Museum, a captivating collection of objects that illustrate the region’s illustrious heritage. Exhibitions focus on the area’s geology, culture and mountainous surroundings, painting a picture of bygone times.
Enjoy a truly imitable combination of culture and cuisine at the Schloss Mittersill Restaurant. Housed in the ancient walls of the town’s castle, this elegant eatery serves regional delicacies amidst contemporary and classic décor. From the terrace, panoramic vistas can be enjoyed while sipping on a fine wine and feasting upon flavoursome dishes inspired by a rich culinary heritage. (Thalbach 1, 5730 Mittersill, Austria)