Hof bei Salzburg

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Hof bei Salzburg
Coat of arms of Hof bei Salzburg
Coat of arms
Hof bei Salzburg is located in Austria
Hof bei Salzburg
Hof bei Salzburg
Location within Austria
Coordinates: 47°49′00″N 13°13′00″E / 47.81667°N 13.21667°E / 47.81667; 13.21667Coordinates: 47°49′00″N 13°13′00″E / 47.81667°N 13.21667°E / 47.81667; 13.21667
Country Austria
State Salzburg
District Salzburg-Umgebung
Government
 • Mayor Werner Berktold (ÖVP)
Area
 • Total 19.7 km2 (7.6 sq mi)
Elevation 739 m (2,425 ft)
Population (1 January 2014)[1]
 • Total 3,372
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 5322
Area code 06229
Vehicle registration SL
Website www.hofonline.at

Hof bei Salzburg is a municipality in the district of Salzburg-Umgebung in the state of Salzburg in Austria.

Geography[edit]

Hof bei Salzburg is located on the banks of the Fuschlsee and is surrounded by the Salzkammergut mountains. The town is on the Austrian motorway A1.

Tourism[edit]

This is an upcoming tourist town in the Salzburg region. It is a 15 km or a 30 minute drive from the city of Salzburg. Hof bei Salzburg is famous for its Luxury hotels Schloss Fuschl which was previously a castle and Hotel Jagdhof. The tourist season starts here from June until September. This region experiences heavy snowfall in the winter months from December until March.

Tourists can explore many activities such as fishing, boating, and swimming, bicycle rental on the Fuschlsee. Hof bei Salburg is also famous for its spa. The town also has a 9-hole golf course with views of the Fuschlsee and the Salzkammergut. The town has restaurants serving authentic Austrian food some famous ones include the Schloss Restaurant, Restaurant Jagdhof and Osteria. Famous delicacies include the Tafel spitz and the Sacher Torte.

Nearby Destinations and attractions from this town include Bad Ischl, St. Wolfgang, Hellbrunn Palace, Salt mines, Sound of Music place and Salzburg city.

The town hosts an annual vintage car rally, which attracts tourists from the Salzburg region.

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