Things to do When the Weather is Bad
Rainy, windy and cold? No problem!
It's drizzling again in Salzburg. Outside it is cold. The wind is blowing all around. Bad weather can often be the worst thing that can happen on your holiday. But that's not the case at the Riedlwirt! There are numerous nearby things to do even when the weather doesn't cooperate. So don't feel banished to your hotel room – put on your jacket and discover the many things to do in and around Salzburg when it rains!
Never mind the bad weather – excursions near Salzburg
No matter the season, sometimes bad weather can't be helped. But it doesn't have to spoil your time thanks to our rainy day weather tips!
Salzwelten salt mines in Hallein and Hallstatt: Discover the "white gold" treasure chest – see mysterious mining galleries and learn about salt at the world's oldest exhibition mine.
Eisriesenwelt ice cave in Werfen: Hike through the world's largest ice cave, be amazed by the fascinating ice structures and be captivated by the fairytale-like ice palace.
Open: May to October
Manro – Classic Auto & Music Museum: Spend hours observing the many vintage cars and motorcycles at the Manro museum located in Koppl. Music fans will also find something to enjoy here: nostalgic musical instruments and music boxes are also on display.
Open: October to May (closed November and February)
Dachstein ice cave: This icy palace in Dachstein fascinates with powerful glaciers, icy mountains and even ice chapels.
Open: May to October
Shopping in Salzburg: Europark, the Designer Outlet Salzburg and Salzburg city centre make shopping fans' hearts skip a beat! Shop for designer fashion or get great bargains – or simply do a bit of window shopping.
Museums in Salzburg: The city of Salzburg boasts a variety of museums. From the Toy Museum to the Haus der Natur natural science and history museum and the Museum der Moderne to Mozart's Birthplace or Residence – everyone will find a museum to suit their interests.
Be our guest – whether you stay the night or not
We are the perfect homebase for all of these rainy-day excursions. Not only do we have comfortable rooms and a delicious breakfast buffet but we boast the ideal location for day trips and excursions. Even if you don't stay overnight, you can still join us for a tasty breakfast in our restaurant before you start on your day trip or stop by for lunch or dinner.
We will be happy to give you tips for the perfect bad-weather excursion. We look forward to meeting you!