Holiday in Lungau
This is where your vacation begins, 1,000 meters high above the daily routine. Nestled between the Niedere Tauern and Nockberge mountains, lies the small historic town of Mauterndorf, in the Lungau Region of Salzburg.
With every step you take, you feel the exciting interaction between a true vacation destination and the harmonious structure of a market town that has centuries-old roots. Imposing merchants' homes give the town its own unique appearance. Summer in Mauterndorf is filled with variety, and has something perfect in store for big and small alike.
Your days couldn't possibly pass by any more enjoyably, perhaps out on a bike or hiking tour, spending time at the pool or taking a ride on a small railway. 13th-century Mauterndorf Castle dominates the historic town of Mauterndorf and beckons you to enter on a journey of pure adventure!
Mauterndorf is SalzburgerLand's very own hiking paradise. Whether families or seniors, casual hikers or hiking pros, there's a perfect hiking destination for everyone! Summiteers revel in high-alpine perspectives, while those hikers who are more into pure enjoyment are happy to take advantage of our strength-saving mountain lifts and valley buses.
The opportunities awaiting you are as diverse as the alpine landscapes themselves. from fascinating hikes along theme paths to family tours suitable for kids, from cultural hikes to challenging high-mountain adventures. Nestled amid striking mountaintops and gentle alpine pastures, you are also greeted by over 60 magnificent tarns, as well as countless streams and waterfalls. The Lungau mountain lifts also operate in summer, carrying you hassle-free to the most beautiful trailheads imaginable for your hikes.
At Lungau Golf Club in St. Michael, surrounded by absolutely magical countryside, you can play golf at the very highest level. Aside from the 18-hole course, you will also be drawn by the spacious practice facility and a 9-hole par-3 course. It takes just 5 minutes by car to get to the golf club from our apartmentresort. www.golf-club-lungau.com
Canyoning, Rafting & More
The Mur, Austria's second-longest river, offers variety-packed, exhilarating adventures! Opportunities include kayaking courses, canoe trekking, canyoning, float trips on Canadians, and much more. www.firnsepp.com
The Mauterndorf Airfield is the highest alpine airfield in Austria, a gathering spot for glider pilots from around the world. Due to its unique location in the Lungau basin, the airfield benefits from extended periods of exceptional thermals. Gliding is possible, in so far as the airfield is free of snow, from April until late into October. A special experience: guests can book glider flights and tours (on motorized planes) of the Tauern mountains.
The Lungau is an ideal starting point for extended horseback rides. Whether up in the saddle or enjoying the countryside in the back of a horse-drawn carriage, exploring our many side valleys or even some of our mountaintops - for equestrian fans, this is the most marvelous nature experience imaginable.
The Adventure Mountain Großeck-Speiereck offers a startingpoint for scenic paragliding adventures. Enjoy a unforgettable time when you fly over the alps. www.paragleitensalzburg.at
Austria's highest narrow-gauge railway offers a "steamy" experience. The trainstation Mauterndorf is a fifteen minutes walk away from our apartmentresort. If you make arrangements in advance, they also run special trains from June until September. These nostalgic steam and diesel trains can be rented out for company or club trips, as well as for wedding celebrations.
Right beside our Apartmentresort you will find the castle of Mauterndorf, a unique art-historical treasure in the midst of a fascinating mountain world. Awaiting you here is an exciting journey back to the Middle Ages. It is also the site of the Lungau Folk-History Museum and a 44 meters-high fortified tower with fascinating views of Mauterndorf and the surrounding alpine world.
Archery Range Mauterndorf
Right beside our apartmentresort you will find an archery range. Try the oldest precision sport of the world - it will become an unforgettable experience for kids and adults.
Swimming Pool Mauterndorf
If you want to have some change from our private swimming pond, you would have the opportunity to visit the Mauterndorf Adventure Pool. Theres you can look forward to fun in and around the water for the whole family: outdoor pool, fun area for kids, giant slide and much more.
Cycling Mountain Biking
Stimulating cycle paths and challenging mountain bike tours offer everyone, casual cyclists and ambitious mountain bikers alike, the recreation and adventure they seek amid the healthy mountain air of the Lungau Region.
An extensive, well-maintained and clearly marked network of bike paths leads out alongside streams and forests, and through the beautiful Lungau countryside. A unique El Dorado of mountain biking, which includes 15 magical tours totaling 560 km in length, is sure to set bikers' pulses racing in anticipation.
One special tip for families and casual bikers is the Mitterberg Tour: ca. 200 vertical meters, max. 12% gradient, ca. 30 km, beginning wherever you are staying.
In cooperation with sport rest we provide our guests mountainbikes and electric bikes. Sport Rest brings the desired bikes directly to the apartmentresort.
Lungau Card: One Card for countless possibilities
With the LungauCard, a huge variety of all-inclusive and discounted activities are awaiting you and your loved ones. And the best thing about it: it’s proven to save you cash!
The LungauCard entitles you to free or discounted admission to numerous excursion destinations, natural wonders, attractions, museums, pools, and lifts throughout the Lungau-Region.
The LungauCard is valid from June 1 to October 31 during your stay at a participating LungauCard Partner.