If you the idea of Austria walking & outdoor activity holidays then look no further as we are surrounded by Austria’s finest Alpine mountains, valleys and lakes here in Salzburger’s Lungau!
As you can see, our authentic mountain chalets are the perfect place to relax and enjoy time with loved ones and friends, whether you’re wanting a weekend self catering break, an activity holiday or a walking holiday in Austria’s Alps.
Every valley in the Lungau is unique, so one day you will be walking through flora and fauna during the flower hike in spring and the next you might be enjoying a dip in a mountain lake over 2000m up the mountain! During Autumn you might like the stag rut in the Riedingtal Nature Park, which is a true natural spectacle!
So read on and check availability and prices here, or by using the tab on the right at any time!
activity & walking holidays in Austria
walking holidays in Austria – Salzburg & Lungau
Immerse yourself in mountain air and pristine alpine landscapes in one of Austria’s sunniest regions.
You’ll have no choice but to escape the stresses of daily life and appreciate the wonders of nature thanks to 350+ km of marked walking trails through the most amazing Alpine valleys and mountains.
We know all the best hiking routes and secret places that you will love so let us help you plan your routes from Tarn to Mountain Tarn, enjoying adventurous walks among rivers, peaks and over 60 mountain lakes across the Lungau region. Or if you want to know the best mountain Alms to visit for a lovely rest during your walks just ask!
You will have the most incredible Lungau walking and hiking holiday, guaranteed!
activity holidays in the Austrian Alps
If you love walking, hiking and outdoor sports then Lungau in the Austria Alps is outdoor Alpine heaven!
On our doorstep is an incredible outdoor playground where you will find every kind of activity holiday activity you can imagine between May and October. Try climbing, archery, canyoning, fishing, white water rafting, kayaking, golfing, quad biking, open-air swimming or horse riding during your stay.
The NATURE.FITNESS.PARK® Lungau provides Nordic-walking opportunities for an exceptional holiday filled with sports & recreation, with 10 select routes, precisely measured and marked!
The ‘Outdoorparc Lungau’ has some fantastic low and high rope courses, zorbing and bouldering too so you and your group will never get bored!
cycling holidays in the Austrian Alps, Lungau
You can enjoy hundreds of kilometres of cycle and mountain-bike trails, and Austria’s highest E-bike region where stations are everywhere to help keep you cycling all day long!
The Lungau mountains offer a whole mix of rides and runs for mountain bikers and cyclists of all skill levels. Leisure cyclists, e-bikers, touring cyclists, mountain bikers and cycling enthusiasts all love the mix that the Lungau Biosphere region offers, with a fabulous cycling network and the most beautiful, quiet and smooth roads that all road cyclists will love!
Unique outdoor activity & walking holidays in austria
It’s not just the nature trails, crystal-clear lakes or stunning scenery that makes hiking through Lungau so worthwhile; the entire region is supported by an impressive infrastructure of Alpine huts, mountain inns, hikers’ refuges and mountain restaurants – most of which offer something for the passing walker – from local culinary delights to arts and crafts or even a ‘Kneipp spa’!
outdoor activity & walking holidays in austria
We work with professionally trained mountain sports guides and Biosphere Rangers, so you’ll be able to explore the hidden depths of Lungau’s terrain and wildlife across hundreds of fabulous walks, many of which include a visit to a traditional ‘Alm’ guesthouse for a bottle of shandy and some home-made cheese, butter and Speck, a beautiful Austrian ham so you’ll never run out of energy or laughs!
So Why not try one of our wonderful holiday packages:
Hiking by ski lift
The St Michael Sonnenbahn lift is just minutes from us and takes you to Speiereck. You can even enjoy a Sunrise ride on the Sonnenbahn to the Speiereck with a lavish all-you-can-eat farmer’s breakfast buffet in the Peterbauer Alm during July and late Summer!
Or ride the Grosseck-Speiereck “Grosseckbahn” gondola from Mauterndorf up to 2,000 meters above sea level. The Obertauern cable car and Katschberg-Aineck “Aineckbahn” are also fantasitc ways to enjoy the mountains that will create the finest Austria walking & outdoor activity holidays for families, groups and couples.
For those who are interested in steeper climbs, we have a range of routes in the area – from beginner pitches to expert-level cliffs and overhangs. There are a number of professional climbing guides in the area or you’re welcome to join us on a climb ourselves. Lungau’s fantastic climbing wall also gives visitors yet another activity to get their teeth into. Guests can hire equipment and get instruction from experts so whether you’re an experienced climber or a total beginner, you’ll be welcome!
Located at the Hapimag resort in St. Michael, the Lungau climbing wall itself is 12 metres high and has an overhang of up to 2.5 metres but remains suitable for both beginners and advanced climbers, and includes a speed climbing area with time measurement and an abseiling and multi-rope hanging area.
our luxury austrian chalets
Crackling fires, fragrant wood, panoramic views of Lungau’s mountains…welcome to st martin chalets in the heart of Salzburg’s Lungau region.
Three minutes from Sankt Michael im Lungau, our 10 chalets set around a natural spring-fed pond and feature cosy living spaces and outdoor areas to help you relax into Austrian mountain life!
Our largest chalet sleeps 10 thanks to internal access between our 6-bed chalet and the 4-bed apartment underneath, which can also be self-contained for smaller families and groups. A further nine 6-bed chalets mean lots of options no matter what size group you’re in!
bedrooms & bathrooms
Each chalet offers at least 6 beds in 3 double bedrooms which are furnished with hand-crafted wardrobes and beds.
Fluffy towels and crisp cotton bedlinen provided…breathtaking mountain views come as standard.
lounge areas & wood fires
The spacious open plan living areas are fabulous for relaxing on your own or with your group.
Lovely, comfy sofas, flat-screen digital TV and DVD players in front of the traditional ‘Kachelofen’ wood fire lit each day for you buy our team.
kitchen & dining areas
Our handbuilt Larch and granite kitchens make self catering easy and social thanks to open plan layouts, with lovely dining tables the place to plan the day’s expedition or gather after a day in the mountain!
Each chalet has its own private terrace with spectacular views across the natural pond towards the mountains when you’re BBQ-ing. You can also enjoy our private gym, sauna and relaxation area anytime. We can arrange your Lungau bike and golf equipment hire too!
book or enquire now!
Our summer and Autumn prices start from as low as €18 per person per night, so check availability and prices now (or contact us for special low-season couples or small group rates)!
location & parking
Jusyt 1.5hrs drive south of Salzburg on the A10 and 3 minutes from Sankt Michael im Lungau, each chalet has off-road parking and communal covered car port so you are right next to your chalet.
All of our Alpine chalets have free wifi so you can hook up any device or check those work emails (nooo, don’t do it!) should you need!
child minding & babysitting
We can also organise qualified babysitters to look after your kids in your own chalet, or multi-lingual childcare for children over 3 years old at the nearby Hapimag Hotel in Sankt Michael im Lungau.
we’re in the heart of ‘the Lungau’
REAL walking holidays in austria
Salzburg’s Lungau and Sankt Michael im Lungau are the perfect holiday destinations if you want to escape the crowds. One of Austria’s sunniest mountain regions and a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, you’ll love its outstanding natural beauty and the sustainable way of life.
Alpine hiking & nature holidays
All 15 of Lungau’s picturesque Alpine towns lie at 1,000+ meters above sea level, so head into the hills by foot or cable car to enjoy summer time Alpine walking and wildlife holidays in the Katschberg-Aineck, Grosseck-Speiereck, Fanningberg and Obertauern mountains.
value for money walking holidays in austria
Prices here in the Lungau are very reasonable as the locals will be eating in the same bars and restaurants as you do, whether in a restaurant in St Michael im Lungau or mountain bars, such as the beautiful Panorama Alm pictured here, for around 15 Euros!
what are you waiting for?
Despite our luxury chalets and services, Summer prices start from as low as €18 per person per night and we also welcome small groups and couples too so don’t miss out on a chalet this summer to experience Austria walking & outdoor activity holidays at their best…check availability and prices now!