Holiday in Saalfelden-Leogang-SaalbachSaalfelden-Leogang-Saalbach ranks among the most versatile holiday destinations in the Alps, encompassing limestone mountains and gently rolling grass hills, urban and rural aspects, innovation and tradition and offering innumerable options for travelers to relax and enjoy. A holiday in the small town of Saalfelden, for instance, is both fascinating and inspiring, while the former mining resort of Leogang has set new standards in the tourism trade thanks to innovative hotel projects. Some 480 kilometers of hiking trails and more than 1,000 kilometers of routes for cycling and mountain biking wind their ways through the valley. Salzburg’s largest lift-linked ski area, Skicircus Leogang-Saalbach-Hinterglemm, is a major attraction for skiing enthusiasts throughout the winter season.
Summer and sports in Saalfelden-Leogang-SaalbachIn summer the charming mountain scenery lends itself to hiking and cycling. There is plenty of cyclable terrain for mountain biking enthusiasts of all ages and ambitions – from short and easy routes to challenging single trails and thrilling downhill courses. In addition, Leogang is home to Europe’s largest Bike Park at Asitz Mountain. The Leoganger Steinberge and Steinernes Meer mountains feature way-marked hiking trails, several via ferratas and more than 500 climbing routes for all levels of sport climbing and Alpine climbing.
With the special needs and interests of families in mind several themed walking and hiking routes were created in the area. Located next to Saalbach Hinterglemm, Asitz Mountain in Leogang, and the Berg der Sinne Experience in particular, make a popular destination for families, too. The Brandlhof and Urslautal 18-hole courses meet the requirements of golf enthusiasts – along with 15 other golf courses in a radius of 70 kilometers. Lake Ritzensee, Lake Zell and the public pools of Saalfelden and Leogang are perfect for a refreshing soak on a hot summer’s day. Nature and culture go together: For more than 35 years now Saalfelden has hosted the International Jazz Festival.