Holidays Grünau im Almtal

Unrivaled holidays in Grünau, Almtal

Austria has a few untouched regions of awesome natural beauty, among them the lovely holiday region surrounding Grünau im Almtal - a real paradise for nature explorers and sports fans. Dreamlike mountain panorama, glittering Alpine lakes, peace and quiet in abundance: the holiday village of Grünau im Almtal nestles in the eastern Salzkammergut region, a heaven for all those in search of unspoilt landscapes and silence. In summer, you can choose from an infinite number of walking routes and hiking paths. Fun-filled activity programs are available for the youngest guests. The winter season offers superb Nordic skiing tracks and immaculate ski slopes on nearby Kasberg. Therefore Grünau im Almtal makes a wonderful year-round holiday destination for all ages.

Unique nature experience and forest exploration

Picturesque Salzkammergut stands for wonderful nature landscapes ideal for Alpine holidays at their finest. Especially Grünau in Almtal still has maintained its unique natural charm, attracting vacationers looking for rest and recreation amid the fabulous mountain scenery. Also the world famous natural scientist Konrad Lorenz, during his research studies on grey geese, was enchanted by the great natural beauty of the Almtal valley. Both refreshing and active summer days await you here: a myriad of hiking trails takes avid walkers past quaint pasturelands to the region's most scenic spots. Among the must-dos is a walking tour to the Ödsee mountain lakes, located in a secluded side valley but still easily accessible, followed by a short dive into the revitalizing mountain waters. South of Grünau you find splendid Almsee lake with its crystal clear water and rich fauna. Children will have endless fun in the Schindlbach Kinderland comprising a fairytale forest and a huge playground.

Relaxing winter holidays in Grünau, Almtal

Cold winter with loads of fresh snow? That's not a rarity here in Grünau im Almtal. Thanks to its very secluded location, the holiday villages stands for highly relaxing days in close touch with nature and the locals. Grünau is synonymous with endless Nordic skiing since the area boasts three immaculate cross-country skiing tracks for all ages, preferences and skill levels. The almost untouched winter wonderland is encircled by snow-topped mountain peaks with the lovely frozen Almsee lake in its center. Nordic skiing instruction for absolute beginners is available as well, including a practicing track around the lake. Discover the silent side of winter in beautiful Grünau im Almtal.
More winter fun in the snow awaits you in the Kasberg family ski area where perfectly prepared ski runs for all ability levels promise unrivaled fun for young and old. The children get together at the Kids Ski Arena where they learn how to ski in a playful way. Snowboard aficionados and passionate freestylers can improve their skills in Upper Austria's biggest freestyle area. Enjoy memorable winter holidays at the heart of nature.

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Holiday paradise for the whole family -
Make new FRIENDS in perfect tune with NATURE!


Grünau im Almtal, an idyllic SUMMER & WINTER holiday resort in the foothills of the Totes Gebirge mountain range - FAR AWAY from noisy traffic routes and tourist centers, is conveniently embedded in the scenic East of the SALZKAMMERGUT Region.

Endless woods, marvelous landscapes, unspoilt nature and a varied fauna and flora await you in this truly unique oasis for all those in search of rest and relaxation. That is why also Konrad Lorenz, the world-famous ethologist, chose to live here.


Special Highlights ...

* Cumberland WILDLIFE PARK
* Schindlbach KIDS´ WORLD
* ALMSEE Nature Preserve
* KONRAD LORENZ Research Center
* Farrenau MOUNTAIN ROAD (up to 1,200m above sea level)
* HIKING TRAILS for all ages and ambitions
* FOREST THEME TRAIL - "Trees, Wildlife, Miracles"
* Almtal FARMERS´ PROGRAM for CHILDREN
* FAIRYTALES by Helmut Wittmann
* Grünau-KASBERG SKI AREA (ski school, free skibus shuttle)
* CROSS COUNTRY SKIING Network
Theme trails, outdoor pool, hiking trails, tennis center, sauna, indoor pool from 6:30 pm

Grünau is located right on the ROMANCE TRAIL!

Home of the Graylag Goose


Valley of ravens and graylag geese ....

Grünau´s favorite colors are green and white.

Green of all shades ... Emerald rivers and lakes, deep green forests and woods, lush meadows in full bloom, jade Alpine pastures.
Endless white ... Narcissus fields, glittering mountain peaks in spring, white rocks and stones, a thousand different tones.

Grünau has a lot to offer: not only breathtaking landscapes and well-preserved nature treasures ... also stunning views and a unique wildlife.


Perfect winter holidays far away from noisy tourist centers!


Grünau im Almtal, an idyllic SUMMER & WINTER holiday resort in the foothills of the Totes Gebirge mountain range - FAR AWAY from noisy traffic routes and tourist centers, is conveniently embedded in the scenic East of the SALZKAMMERGUT Region. Endless woods, marvelous landscapes, unspoilt nature and a varied fauna and flora await you in this truly unique oasis for all those in search of rest and relaxation. That is why also Konrad Lorenz, the world-famous ethologist, chose to live here.


Special Highlights ...

* Cumberland WILDLIFE PARK
* Schindlbach KIDS´ WORLD
* ALMSEE Nature Preserve
* KONRAD LORENZ Research Center
* HIKING TRAILS for all ages and ambitions
* Grünau-KASBERG SKI AREA (ski school, free skibus shuttle)
* CROSS COUNTRY SKIING Network
Theme trails, tennis center, sauna, indoor pool

Grünau is located right on the ROMANCE TRAIL!


Winter wonderland for the entire family.


Don´t miss the valley of ravens and graylag geese ...


Grünau´s favorite colors are green and white.

Green of all shades ... Emerald rivers and lakes, deep green forests and woods, lush meadows in full bloom, jade Alpine pastures.
Endless white ... Narcissus fields, glittering mountain peaks in spring, white rocks and stones, a thousand different tones.

Grünau has a lot to offer: not only breathtaking landscapes and well-preserved nature treasures ... also stunning views and a unique wildlife. Experience genuine Upper Austrian hospitality and discover the beauty of nature on your own during romantic winter walks across snow-covered fields, past frozen lakes. Relax and renew your spirits in perfect harmony with Grünau´s outstanding nature. Spend the most beautiful days of the year in a very charming ambiance and let us create memories that will stay with you forever.

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Arrival & Address

On the A1 motorway from Vienna or Salzburg, at the Voralpenkreuz (crossing) on the motorway A9 via Pettenbach and Scharnstein
On the motorway A8 via Passau - Wels - Sattledt - Voitsdorf - Pettenbach and Scharnstein


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By bus: from Almsee to Grünau, from Gmunden to Grünau
By train: via Wels to Grünau

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+43 512 5351 553

Daily from 8 am - 9 pm
Tourismusverband Almtal-Salzkammergut
Im Dorf 17
4645 Grünau im Almtal, Austria
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