Mountain Magic In SaalfeldenThe charming village of Saalfelden is located at the foot of the Steinernes Meer mountains. The great traditional character of the municipality has been preserved over the years – even though Saalfelden is one of the largest settlements in the county of Salzburg. The majestic nature of the northern Pinzgau region invites you to active relaxation amid fresh Alpine air in the wide valley. Saalfelden is surrounded by stunning nature and you can also enjoy numerous possibilities for leisure time activities. Skiing adventures at Saalbach-Hinterglemm Leogang skiing area in winter as well as stunning hiking paths in summer await nature fans in Saalfelden.
Summer Adventure in the Salzburg MountainsIn summer, the surrounding mountains await you: Saalfelden offers 400 km of hiking paths in the close vicinity and it is therefore a hotspot in the Salzburg Hiking Area. There are cozy hikes in the majestic Saalfelden Basin or hikes to the Steinernes Meer mountains, along rugged massifs – every nature fan will find his/her individual mountain paradise. Mountain bikers will also find perfect conditions in the impressive mountains of Salzburg – therefore, the Mountainbike World Championships 2012 were held here. Experience the ultimate thrill on the summer tobogganing track – an unforgettable experience for the entire family.
Skiing Fun & Winter Magic in SaalfeldenA special highlight in this region is the largest inter-connected skiing area in Austria – Saalbach-Hinterglemm-Leogang Skicircus – with its great variety of options for ultimate skiing pleasures. A total of 200 km of slopes offer perfect conditions for every skier amid stunning mountains in the Salzburg Alps. Enjoy pleasantly warm sunshine on the cozy terraces of various traditional huts and mountain restaurants providing splendid views of the impressive and snow-covered mountains in the Kitzbühler Alps.
Cross-country skiers will also find what they are looking for on approx. 150 km of perfectly groomed tracks. Some of the beautiful cross-country tracks take you through the magic snow-covered winter world in the surroundings of Saalfelden and its harmonic neighbouring villages. Other tracks even take you to the borders of Tirol. Cross-country skiing pleasures are also guaranteed at night due to the floodlit tracks at Lake Ritzensee. Winter holidays in Saalfelden also include many possibilities for stunning Alpine ski tours through the fascinating winter world of the Pinzgau region.