The Lungau region, situated in the Salzburger Land state of Austria, is the perfect place to head for nature lovers and those really wanting to escape reality. The region, which looks like a hand with 7 fingers, is nestled between Obertauern, Nockberge and Hohe Tauern mountains so you'll really get a 360 degree view of pure joy from your Lungau accommodation. The region has recently been awarded as a UNESCO designated biosphere reserve which guarantees a peaceful and relaxing holiday amongst the vast amount of flora and fauna. For nature enthusiasts, Lungau holiday rentals are a great place to discover the different landscapes and environments on offer, for example marsh lands, forests, meadows and woodland. Within the different landscapes you'll find golden eagles, black bears and wolves so make sure you don't forget your camera to take some amazing wildlife shots to show when you get back from your holiday in Lungau accommodation.
Holiday homes in Lungau also provide the visitor with wonderful hiking opportunities as there are valleys on each of the 'fingers'. The Lessach valley is a popular option as you get spectacular views walking up to 1,900 meters, as well as seeing waterfalls and streams. Peaks ranging from 600m to 3000m assures that there's something for everyone to explore. For a bit of culture while on your holiday in Lungau holiday rentals, the region has a strange celebration in June where unmarried men walk around with 8 metre high hay poles covered in wild flowers in their lederhosen. To reach the Lungau region for a wonderful stay in Lungau accommodation, you can fly to Salzburg and travel from there. Also while taking a holiday here in the Salzburger Land state, why not take a trip to Obertauern for the great skiing opportunities there?