Holiday region Hochkönig near Salzburg
Explore the surroundings of Hochkönig Mountain during your holiday in Austria
Holiday region Hochkönig- Vacation in Salzburg The Hochkönig region in Austria with the 4-star-superior-hotel Übergossene Alm lies at over 1000 metres of elevation in the district of Salzburg. Fresh clear mountain air, situated in fog-free altitude; meadows and forests during summer and guaranteed snow reliability during winter make the holiday region at the foot of the Hochkönig Mountain a total holiday hit.
Get to know the surroundings of your holiday residence the Hotel Übergossene Alm. Visit the nearby villages and towns and discover the cultural and historic gems of the Salzburg region.
The Salzburg region of Austria
The Salzburg region can be found approximately in the middle of Austria and is divided into the districts of Pinzgau, Pongau, Lungau, Flachgau and Tennengau. Due to its mountains and valleys Salzburg is strongly segmented and therefore each region has its own character derived from its geographical location. Discover the richness of the Salzburg region: from the cultural and festival town of Salzburg, where during summer the global elite of artistic talent assembles, to the small, well hidden villages in the mountains, where time seems to stand still. Castles and fortresses; natural monuments and impressive Alpine summits: the mixture of culture and nature lend Salzburg its truly special charm.
Dienten at Hochkönig Mountain in the district of Pinzgau
Summer holidays - Excursions in Dienten With its 800 inhabitants the small municipality of Dienten at Hochkönig Mountain reminds many of a dreamy village on a nostalgic postcard. During summer, you can hike through lush alpine meadows and forests al the while experiencing breathtaking panoramic views of the Hochkönig Mountain massif right in front of you. The protected, preferred location at the foot of the Hochkönig Mountain, the intensive solar radiation and the beneficial mountain climate provide a quick revitalising effect as well as relaxation. Visit the small cultural highlight that is the roman-catholic church, dedicated to St. Nicolas in Dienten (insider tip: very popular photo opportunity) and enjoy the quiet, contemplative atmosphere there.
Mühlbach at Hochkönig in the district of Pongau
Mühlbach is also located in Hochkönig’s mountain and winter wonderland and boasts an interesting ski area. Only 11 kilometres divide Mühlbach from your holiday home, the Hotel Übergossene Alm. During summer a lot of hikers and mountain bikers explore the mountains surrounding the municipality of Mühlbach. During winter it turns into a true snow paradise for skiers and snowboarders. A cultural tip: Mühlbach was inhabited in prehistoric ages and has been characterised by mining over the centuries. The lovingly decorated museum of local history and the interesting mining museum offer interesting insights into these past times.
Bischofshofen in the district of Pongau
The town Bischofshofen is only a 20 minute drive away from the Hotel Übergossene Alm and is not just an important reference point for those who have chosen to travel by train. The small town is also the most important centre for shopping within the region. Numerous shops, fashion stores and sports shops seduce with their large assortment of goods. Bischofshofen is also famous as a location for the Four Hills Tournament, probably the most important event in the calendar of ski jumpers and ski fliers. The annual finale of the Four Hills Tournament attracts more than 25,000 excited spectators. The ski jump facilities can also be visited during summer and winter and guided tours are offered for groups of 10 people.
Maria Alm at Steinernes Meer (Stone Ocean) in the district of Pinzgau
Maria Alm is a true winter sport paradise for skiers and snowboarders alike; in addition its only 14 kilometres away from the Hotel Übergossene Alm. During summer, relaxed Alp and mountaineering hikes lead through the area of Maria Alm. A hiking tour into the romantic Hinterthal valley to see the Triffner waterfalls is a must during your summer holiday at Hochkönig Mountain. An insider tip in the Hinterthal Valley is the Cafe Sharfhuber with its strudel specialties. The “Steinerne Meer” Stone Ocean is the name for the region within the Austrian Alps, where the townships of Maria Alm and Saalfelden are located. Seen from a summit a little further away this part of the Austrian Alps looks indeed like the surface of the ocean on a rough day.
Saalfelden at Steinernes Meer (Stone Ocean) in the district of Pinzgau
Only 18 kilometres from the family Hotel Übergossene Alm lies the town of Saalfelden. Around the historic town centre you will find modern offices and leisure facilities. The view into the surrounding mountainscape is simply grandiose. Approximately 17,000 inhabitants make Saalfelden a busy, modern mountain town with numerous attractions and day trip destinations. Shopping and shopping facilities, adrenaline rushes in the climbing garden or a drive technique seminar: Saalfelden offers numerous leisure and sports facilities for the whole family.
Explore the region of Salzburg during your holiday at the Alpinresort & Spa Übergossene Alm. Lots of variety, fun and interesting adventures are guaranteed. Book your room or apartment sooner rather than later: send a no obligation holiday enquiry.