By / 19th September, 2014 / culture & trips, Summer, Winter / Off

Leave small footsteps

The UNESCO biosphere reserve in the Salzburger Lungau and the Carinthia Nockmountains is austrias youngest UNESCO biosphere reserve. It exists since July 2012 and he extends over 2 austrian federal states. The appreciation belongs an alp-landscape with peaks up to 3000 m, which are typical for the Austrian Central Alps. In the 1500 km² big area the natural landscapes alternate with the human-created landscapes. The area has 33.500 inhabitants today. The tourism is the most important economic factor, but not nearly the only. Agriculture and forestry play an important part too.

Further information: biosphere reserve regional association | biosphere reserve society