Holidays in the Obertauern Region
Obertauern is located at about 90 kilometers south of Salzburg, encircled by the majestic Hohe Tauern mountain massif and in close vicinity to the Radstädter Tauern Pass. The main village of Obertauern also comprises the surrounding holiday resorts of Untertauern and Tweng. In winter, the Obertauern Region is one of Austria's most popular destinations for skiers and winter sport fans who enjoy endless slopes under the deep blue sky. Snow-covered Obertauern boasts some 100 kilometers of immaculate ski runs suitable for both Alpine skiers and snowboarders – plus marvelous high altitude Nordic tracks just perfect for cross-country skiing aficionados. In the summer season, the Obertauern Region ensures leisurely or active days at the heart of nature. Walkers, hikers, mountain bikers and all outdoor fans in general will spend the summer holidays of their lifetime in Obertauern.
Obertauern Region – Activity vacation for families
Invigorating mountain air: a summer holiday in the Obertauern Holiday Region stands for unlimited hiking pleasures on endless walking trails (more than 100 kilometers of marked routes). Leisurely paths suitable for prams cater to young families and children who want to explore the high Alpine region. Memorable moments for all ages are guaranteed at the rushing Johannes waterfall, a real nature spectacle. Maybe you join a wonderful sunrise hike to the Twenger Almhütte, guided by an expert, where breakfast is served right amidst the unspoilt Alpine landscape. Two modern mountain lifts – Grünwaldkopfbahn and Hochalmbahn – take walkers on top of the peak without any effort. Adventure-seeking guests can try the fully suspended "Mountain Skyver" off-road rollers (cross-country bicycles without saddle and pedals). Passionate climbers conquer the highest peaks of Radstädter Tauern, providing uninterrupted panoramic views of the mountains and valleys. What's more, the Obertauern Region makes a heaven for fans of exciting mountain bike tours.