THE IDEAL PLACE FOR YOUR SUMMER HOLIDAY IN AUSTRIA
In summer Flachau and the Salzburger Land are a paradise for hikers, cyclists, families, adventure sports enthusiasts and those interested in culture. Our apartments are the perfect starting point to explore the entire region. There are countless hiking trails and mountain bike routes for those who want to discover the alpine nature with its impressive mountain panoramas, green lakes and thundering waterfalls on foot or by bike.
The adventurous can spend their time climbing, canyoning, rafting, flying fox and much more. And those interested in culture will definitely enjoy a visit to the city of Salzburg with the Hohen Salzburg Fortress and Mozart’s birthplace, a hike over the Mönchsberg and the Salzburg Festival. But there is also plenty on offer for families.
Summer in Flachau for the whole Family
In Flachau and the surrounding area there is a lot to experience as a family in summer. Countless activities provide amusement and fun.
These definitely include:
A TRIP TO THE GRIESSENKARECK:
With up the mountain with the Star Jet 1, make a stop at Flori’s adventure trail, hike a bit, solve riddles and play, then continue up the mountain with the Star Jet 2, enjoy the view and possibly climb the summit of the Grießenkareck and be rewarded with a wonderful panorama.
A JOURNEY TO THE GRAFENBERG TO WAGRAINIS FAMILY PARADISE:
The excursion begins with a 10-minute drive to Wagrain to the valley station of the Grafenbergbahn, then up the mountain with the gondola, playing with a view, walking on barefoot paths, enjoying water games, climbing, exploring various playgrounds, resting in old huts and much more.
THE MARBACHALMEN AREA:
At the end of the valley in Flachau, a 20-minute drive away, you will find the lovely Marbach Valley. A stroller-friendly hiking trail along a small river leads over alpine pastures with grazing cows. Make a stop at the Hintere Marbachalm, watch the free-range chickens and pigs and eat a delicious Kaiserschmarrn, the speciality of the dairyman Hansi. He still prepares the food on an ancient wood stove. Worth seeing.
THE ANIMAL PARK IN UNTERTAUERN:
A 25-minute drive takes you to the little wildlife park in Untertauern, where you can watch deer, roe deer, fallow deer and wild boar, catch fish and play on the playground.
THE LUCKY FLITZER & PLAYGROUND:
1.5 km from our house, easily accessible by bike, is the Lucky Flitzer, the summer toboggan run in Flachau, a very popular destination for children, there is also a huge playground with bouncy castles, small racing cars and small boats to drive. Fun and action for the whole family.
OUR BATHING LAKES:
Where to cool off on a hot summer’s day? After a 10-minute walk you reach the Reitecksee, a small lake with a nice playground, a beautiful lawn and a small snack bar. Another option, the Rohrsee with its playground and restaurant is also worth a visit.
Jägersee in Kleinarl:
the Jägersee is a green mountain lake at the head of the Kleinarl valley; reachable after a 25 minute drive; you can take a walk around the lake, play by the river, eat a fresh trout in the traditional inn and try your luck rowing in the original wooden boats.
THE HOFALMEN AREA IN FILZMOOS:
Take the horse-carriage from Filzmoos to the Hofalmen and experience a somewhat different way of getting around. But you can also reach the Hofalmen area via a toll road by car or a hiking trail by foot. There you have a marvellous mountain panorama, the Bischofsmütze towers over the alpine pasture area, where there are countless hiking opportunities of varying degrees of difficulty. Worth mentioning: in the Oberhofalm you can enjoy delicious classic Austrian cuisine as well as vegan delicacies.
FLACHAU SUMMER CARD – ADVENTURE HOLIDAYS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY IN FLACHAU
An unforgettable time, lots of great memories and above all – lots of fun await the whole family in Flachau in summer. With the Flachau Summer Card you can take part in a daily changing family & activity programme.
ALL INCLUSIVE SERVICES AT A GLANCE:
- Free ascent & descent with the Flachau cable cars
- Daily guided adventure hikes
- Daily family activity programme with football training, beach volleyball, archery, campfire,….
- Attractive discounts at many bonus partners such as the Therme Amadé, the Lucky Flitzer, Hohenwerfen Castle,and much more!
From a stay of at least 2 nights you will receive the Flachau Summer Card free of charge directly in our house.
THREE TIPS FOR MOUNTAINEERS IN SALZBURGER LAND
In our region you can go on a variety of beautiful hikes of all levels of difficulty. You are usually rewarded with a magnificent mountain panorama and/or a hearty snack.
LACKENKOGEL (APPROX. 2 H)
The summit of our local mountain, the Lackenkogel, can already be seen from our holiday flats. After a short drive to the Sattelbauer, you walk through the forest for about an hour to the Lackenalmen, a beautiful alpine pasture area with wonderful flora and the possibility to refresh yourselves in the Lackenalm. After a short break, it takes about another hour to climb up to the Kogel (2,051 m). From there you can admire the whole region from above and our house is also visible.
SULZENSCHNEID (APPROX. 1 H -2,5 H)
The Sulzenschneid (1,950 m) is a particularly beautiful summit and can be reached from the Wallehenhütte within one hour. From the top of this mountain you can see the Torstein, the Bischofsmütze, the Rötelstein and, on a clearly day, even the High Tauern with the Großglockner, the highest mountain of Austria.
Those who want to hike a little longer can extend the hike by a 1.5-hour stage from the valley floor up to the Wallehenhütte. The starting point for this tour is in Filzmoos, about 30 minutes away from our house. A toll road leads on to the Hofalmen area. From there you can start hiking directly or still drive up the gravel road to the Wallehenhütte, where, by the way, you can get very tasty “Krapfen”.
GERZKOPF (approx. 2 H)
The path to the Gerzkopf (1728 m) with its small black lakes and the wishing bell leads through an enchanted forest and then through a mountain pine belt. Due to the special flora and fauna, the unique high moor has been declared a nature protected area. This tour is also a beautiful sunrise hike, which starts at the Knappbauer at an altitude of 1,180 m (20 minutes by car from us) and takes about 2 hours.
We will be happy to provide you with further hiking and excursion tips for Salzburger Land directly on site.