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Saalfelden am Steinernen Meer

The area around Saalfelden offers a variety of leisure activities in both summer and winter. Hiking, mountaineering, climbing, Nordic walking, swimming, inline skating and much more are part of the offer of the city. The Saalfelden Leogang holiday world offers relaxation, fun and action for the whole family.


Useful information:

Today, modern businesses are grouped around the historic city center and leisure facilities. The view of the surrounding mountains is terrific! Around 17,000 inhabitants make Saalfelden a busy, modern mountain town with numerous attractions and excursion destinations. Lots of shopping opportunities, numerous leisure and sports opportunities guarantee fun for the whole family.


Wandern in Saalfelden am Steinernen Meer

The area around Saalfelden offers a variety of leisure activities in both summer and winter. Hiking, mountaineering, Nordic walking, swimming, inline skating and much more are part of the offer of the city. The Saalfelden Leogang holiday world offers relaxation, fun and action for the whole family.

Suggestions for the most beautiful walks:

Geschichte-Erlebnisweg - History adventure trail:


Immerse yourself in the history of Saalfeld along the way. The stations take you to the Ice Age, the Ambisonten, the Romans and other exciting epochs. Today's Saalfelden introduces some branches of the economy and also shows how the ski jumping stars are trained ... Normal lap (entire route): approx. 12 km / 3.5 to 4.5 hours. Saalach circuit: approx. 7 km / 2 to 2.5 hours Gerstboden circuit: approx. 7 km / 2 to 2.5 hours.

Stoissen natural forest reserve:


The "Stoissengraben" is located approx. 500m after the Hotel Schörhof on the right-hand side. The path into the valley leads through a beautiful natural forest reserve. During a leisurely stroll you can marvel at the rich flora and fauna: 104 different types of lichen, 303 types of butterflies (52 of which are protected types of butterflies), and 143 types of beetles. The nearby Buchweißbach provides refreshment on hot days. In the middle of nature - far away from the noise and hectic pace.

Einsiedelei - hermitage:


A popular destination for every guest. This hermitage, built in the rock in 1664, is a special cultural monument and a worthwhile destination for a short walk. This historical gem is reached after a 30-minute ascent on a forest path and after a short guided tour you can enjoy the magnificent view over the wide valley of Saalfelden.

Extract of the most beautiful hikes:

Easy hike:

To Huggenbergalm and Biberg / Saalfelden:

Huggenbergalm am Biberg in Saalfelden

A very nice half-day hike on the Saalfelden local mountain as a viewing tour for average walkers. From the Biberg valley station you can reach Huggenberg on a shady forest path in about 1.5 hours. From here you can continue on a road to the Berggasthof Biberg for about 45 minutes.

Birnbachloch-Birnhorn Glacier / Leogang natural monument :

Birnbachloch-Birnhorngletscher Leogang

Initially on a wide path through the wild and romantic Ullach valley, moderately rising to the scree of the Eckersbach. In front of the Großer Stein on the nature trail and gently climbing through the pasture area to the “Jenningerhorn” hut (1050 m, not managed). Continue on a steeper zigzag path and across snow and mountain pines to the Birnbachloch (1300 m). Walking time approx. 4 hours.

Moderate hike:


The hike to the Steinalm (1268m) begins in the Bürgerau district with a moderate ascent and leads along an educational trail through the forest. The walking time is approx. 45 minutes. The Steinalm is also the starting point for various hikes, such as to the Peter-Wiechenthaler-Hütte (1707m) or the Persailhorn. Both are located in the Stone Sea.

Demanding hike:

Peter Wiechenthaler Hut:

From Bachwinkel, a hiking trail leads mostly in the high forest to the hut. Walking time is approx. 5 hours. The way back via Steinalm and Bürgerau is possible for experienced hikers, otherwise we recommend the same way back.

With the mountain railways to the hiking paradise:

These days you want to quickly reach one of the fragrant flower meadows or the surrounding mountains without any effort. The blue heights beckon and you imagine it would be wonderful to be up there in the clear mountain air. To be amazed, to wander with your eyes, maybe to have a coffee and just enjoy the day? Just float towards the goal of your longing. With one of the following mountain railways:

dorfj@t Natrun:

From the center of Maria Alm, the dorfj@t cable car leads directly to the summit of the Natrun. At the mountain station at 1,105 m above sea level, little princesses and princes can start on a fairytale hike on the forest adventure trail. At the 12 eventful and exciting stations on the forest adventure trail, both young and old learn to grasp the uniqueness of the local mountain forest with all their senses - in the truest sense of the word. At the end of the forest adventure trail, you can look forward to the deer & Co. animal enclosure as well as an adventurous archery course. The mountain stations of the dorfj@t Natrun cable car are also a good starting point for demanding and long hikes.

Asitzbahnen Leogang:

An excursion of a special kind - for young and old. Float comfortably with the 8-seater gondola lift to the Asitz and let your mind wander. Enjoy the wonderful view with 360 ° panoramic views of the impressive mountains of the Pinzgau while hiking on family-friendly panoramic paths. At the middle station of the Leogang mountain railways, parents and children can rediscover all their senses! At around 25 stations you will experience "how the eye sees, the ear hears, the nose smells, the skin feels, the fingers touch, the foot understands, the hand understands, the brain thinks, the lungs breathes, the blood pulses, the Body swings "(Hugo Kükelhaus).

Examples of the individual stations in the adventure park at the Leogang mountain railways:

  • Herb garden: Parents and children acquire long-forgotten knowledge of herbs
  • Lauschinsel: At the Lauschinsel, visitors hear the "voices of the forest"
  • Barefoot path: parents and children feel the underground with blindfolded eyes, etc.

Bike & fun:


Whether you cycle comfortably and traffic-free in the valley, undertake sporty, ambitious bike tours in the wonderful mountain world or conquer the downhill route or course in the Bikepark Leogang, everyone will find the ideal offer for their bike holiday in Saalfelden Leogang! The Bikepark Leogang in the Alpinwelt Saalfelden Leogang has developed into a top region in terms of bike sport and offers the best and largest bike mecca in the Alps - in the middle of the fascinating mountain world, Saalfelden and Leogang challenge the "calves" of cyclists. . Pleasantly level and traffic-free in the valley - ambitious and demanding on the mountain! Detailed maps, precise tour descriptions with length information, degree of difficulty and height profiles make planning your tours child's play.

The top facts of the region:

  • over 740 km of mountain bike trails and 480 km of valley bike paths
  • hot single trails
  • large bike park in Leogang (see above)
  • cable car with bike transfer
  • a large number of managed huts
  • well-maintained and marked cycle and mountain bike trails of all levels of difficulty

Swimming pools:

Adventure pool Obsmarkt Saalfelden:

The Obsmarkt swimming pool in Saalfelden is a popular meeting place for families looking to cool off on hot summer days. The numerous attractions, from the slide to the flow channel, promise a lot of variety and lots of action. The children do not need to dare to jump into the cold water, because it has an average temperature of 24 ° C. The pool landscape in the swimming pool in Saalfelden alone has a lot to offer: In the sports and diving pool, children jump from the diving tower at 1, 3 and 5 meters. In the outdoor pool, children are particularly drawn to the 60 m long water slide, on which they whiz down into the adventure pool with lots of momentum. A flow channel, water cannons and massage jets are also waiting for the bathers here. In the Obsmarkt swimming pool in Saalfelden, which impresses with a water surface of 1,700 m², there is also a separate area reserved for small children. Here the little ones can romp around in their children's pool or play happily on the torrent. Young people can certainly be found on the beach volleyball court, where they can put their skills to the test when it comes to digging and digging. You can relax on the large sunbathing lawn in the outdoor pool in Saalfelden, but here too the children are quickly drawn to the playground to run around. Thanks to the buffet, the culinary needs of families are not neglected in the swimming pool.

Ritzensee natural pool in Saalfelden:

At the Ritzensee in Saalfelden, families will find a lido where parents and children feel equally at home. There is enough space on the 20,000 m² sunbathing lawn. Children like to hang out in the children's playground and the huge sandy area. There is also a separate pool area for children and non-swimmers. The moor-containing water with excellent water quality warms up to 27 ° C in summer because of the shallow lake depth. The water fountains are also nice to look at, and when you look closely, they produce many a rainbow. The newly designed natural swimming pool, which is really idyllically located, is a wonderful place to spend a hot summer day.

Sonnrain Leogang adventure pool:

The Sonnrain leisure facility in Leogang offers parents and children an adventure pool where families are guaranteed not to get bored. The very inviting pool landscape consists of a sports and adventure pool and a separate children's pool. Parents and children name the adventure slides and the white water canal as the main attractions. There are also a few surprises waiting for families in the water. On the large lawn, parents and children will find enough space to relax, but also for sports and games. In between it goes to the popular Spielbach or the newly created beach volleyball court. There is also a health-promoting Kneipp stream. Right next to the adventure pool, which is part of the Sonnrain leisure complex, is the sports field with tennis, sauna and steam bath as well as a restaurant.


In Leogang and Saalfelden you will find some fishing waters that can be fished on request. Enjoy the surrounding mountains when you sit comfortably on the bank and cast your fishing rod. Or use the opportunity at one of the beautiful fishing waters in our area to relax from everyday stress while fly fishing in nature.

In Saalfelden:

  • Angelteich Haid, Bartl Berger Tel.: +43(0)664 4972305
  • Saalach, Anni Reichsöllner Tel.: +43(0)6582 73164

The summer toboggan run on the Biberg in Saalfelden promises wonderful tobogganing fun:

The Biberg summer toboggan run is one of the longest in Austria with a length of 1,632 m. The eventful tobogganing fun in Saalfelden leads parents and children with 63 spectacular curves and two exciting tunnels through the wonderful landscape of the Biberg - a lot of sliding fun for the whole family! The ascent to the Biberg summer toboggan run with a double chair lift offers a wonderful view of the panorama of the Steinernes Meer and the Saalach valley. When going downhill, the speed can be freely selected with a gearshift lever and it works very easily. Children under 6 years of age go down the toboggan run in their parents' sledge. Children between 6 and 11 years of age are allowed to drive a sledge themselves, but only when accompanied by their parents. Children and young people from the age of 12 can also use the toboggan run alone. So fun summer tobogganing is certain for the whole family! Attention: In bad weather and wet toboggan run, tobogganing is not possible. In October, the summer toboggan run is only in operation when the weather is good.


Useful information:

Today, modern businesses and leisure facilities are grouped around the historic city center. The view of the surrounding mountains is terrific! Around 17,000 inhabitants make Saalfelden a busy, modern mountain town with numerous attractions and excursion destinations. Lots of shopping opportunities, numerous leisure and sports opportunities guarantee fun for the whole family.

Horse riding in Saalfelden:

Hotel Gasthof Schörhof

  • oder
  • Tel.: +43(0)6582 792

Island Reiterhof Familie Messer,

  • Tel.: 0043(0)6582 74931

Paragleiten in Saalfelden Leogang:

Experience the dream of flying and enjoy the wonderful mountain landscape from the perspective of an eagle.


  • no previous knowledge required
  • good shoes (helmet, gloves and flight overalls) are provided
  • approx. 1.5 hours

More information: Leo Mayrhofer,

  • oder Tel.: +43(0)664 1020710