Bad Vigaun: a beautiful village near Salzburg
Holidays in Bad Vigaun in Salzburg
The history of Bad Vigaun stretches all the way back to Roman times. Today the village is a popular spa town 15 kilometres from Salzburg, the city of Mozart. The word “Bad” (= spa) in its title owes its origins to the thermal spring “St. Barbara” nearby, which was discovered in 1976.
What makes Bad Vigaun so special? The idyllic landscape, the charming village and the warmth of that only people from the country have.
The Neuwirt country inn is located directly in the town centre of Bad Vigaun. From our outdoor guest area you will enjoy wonderful views of the parish church of Bad Vigaun.
Bad Vigaun: Welcome to the state of Salzburg
Bad Vigaun is located in the beautiful Salzach valley. Its location next to the highway makes the village easy to reach and an ideal residence for business guests, families and holiday guests. Whether you are passing through or planning an extended stay – in Bad Vigaun you can enjoy the tranquillity but still be in the heart of the action within minutes.
The local mountains Trattberg and Schlenken are ideal for hiking, walking or cycling. It’s particularly nice to walk around the Seewaldsee lake in the Trattberg Mountain. No matter what time of the year, the Seewaldsee lake is simply spectacular.
Sightseeing in Bad Vigaun:
- Parish church of Bad Vigaun: a late gothic hall church with three naves, round pillars and an arched ceiling
- Church of Saint Margaret: the present building is the site of a much older church from the 15th century. It was built by a rich retailer-widow of the town of Hallein
- Heritage Museum "Mesner Häusl": the building was used as residence of the teacher of the village since 1790. He was also sexton and organist. In the eight showrooms interesting details and exhibits of the life and work of the population of Bad Vigaun are shown
- The "Bruderloch" natural heritage site: the second oldest Christian cultural site in the federal state of Salzburg
- The "Schlenken-Durchgangshöhle" natural heritage site: In the entire area there are about 25 caves, including the Schlenken-Durchgangshöhle” natural heritage site. The caves can only be visited with a local guide and good equipment
- "Römerbrücke" (= Roman bridge) natural heritage site
- "Taugl" natural bath