Summer holidays in Lofer
Relaxing holidays in the Saalachtal in Salzburg
Anyone who spends a summer holiday in Lofer, will not only enjoy the charm and cosy atmosphere of this picturesque village and the many sporting opportunities that the Saalachtal in Salzburg has to offer. You will also benefit from the central location of our house, just a few minutes’ walk from the Almbahn valley station. Wonderful walks in the valley and an extensive and well-organised signposted network of hiking and cycling routes lead you though the fascinating natural environment and plant world of the region. Plan your active holiday time in Lofer in accordance with your wishes, mood and physical fitness – there’s certainly something for everyone!
Set out from the apartment into the Almenwelt Lofer mountain area either with a backpack and hiking boots or your bike. You can use the Saalachtal Sommer Card on the Almbahn I+II to take you and your bike quickly up to 1,350 metres in total comfort and free of charge. You can look forward to some pleasant family and themed hiking routes, 7 circular hiking trails, an adventure playground, the "Roter Marmorsee"lLake or the "Auf die Alm" adventure trail. A true biking paradise awaits cyclists with challenging mountain bike routes that lead over the Waidringer Steinplatte, via the Winklmoosalm and even to the Heutal in Unken.
You can see what additional benefits you can enjoy with the Salzburger Saalachtal-Card here.
Experience water. Spectacular or pleasant – as you like it!
After a hike or a strenuous outing on the bike, what could be more wonderful than jumping into beautiful cool water. Enjoy free entry to the Steinbergbad pool, just three minutes’ walk away, with its giant water slide and a natural stream. For those who prefer the romance of the wild, the Vorderkaser natural bathing area is the ideal spot. And all those who want to combine water with adventure and action should definitely go on a thrilling rafting or canoeing tour on the Saalach. The rivers around Lofer are famous and popular with all wild water sports enthusiasts, and the Saalachschlucht gorge in Lofer has often been used as the location for international canoeing events.
The central location of our house is also a perfect starting point for your excursions. Attractions such as Salzburg, the City of Mozart, Berchtesgaden and the Königssee lake are only a short distance away. Following is a list of the many sport and leisure activities you can enjoy on your summer holiday in the Saalachtal in Salzburg:
- Lofer Steinbergbad pool
- Hiking and biking trails
- Magnificent hiking trails
- Impressive gorges and caves
- Tennis courts
- Rafting and canoeing
- Asphalt race track
- Kneipp hydrotherapy facilities
- Archery course
- Mini golf course
- Pit Pat course
- Opportunities for fishing
- Horse-drawn carriage rides