Sport and leisure facilities in Salzburg

Active in the country and city of Salzburg

The Salzburg countryside with all its lake districts, the Salzkammergut and alpine scenery is the ideal holiday destination for active holidaymakers who would like to combine sports, leisure and wellness. Family holidaymakers, active holidaymakers and nature lovers will get their money’s worth when hiking or biking in either summer or winter, or when going in for winter outdoor sports with subsequent relaxation in saunas and natural hot springs.

Extended biking tours with your family on numerous splendidly constructed biking routes are possible, as are risky mountain bike tours for adventurers and extreme athletes.

Examples for such routes are the popular Tauernradweg, which leads straight through the beautiful nature, the Salzkammergutradweg and the Mozartradweg, which lead through the Salzkammergut, the Salzburger Seenland and the Chiemgau. The Alpine passes, which have quite some challenges in store, are well suited for more athletic racing bikers.

Hiking is one of the most popular outdoor activities in this Austrian holiday region. There are many marvellous trails for hiking in Salzburg and its surroundings. You can spend a wonderful day hiking in front of the beautiful Alpine scenery. Perhaps have a break and enjoy the beautiful view? Or take a break at a mountain pasture? Or hike to raging waterfalls and wildly fuming mountain streams and experience unforgettable hours during your free time! No matter how you like to spend your hiking day, you and your family will most certainly enjoy themselves.

If hiking and biking tend to bore you, you can get your own personal kick at the high ropes course called Hochseilpark Teufelsgraben in Seeham. The attraction called the Flying Fox is a special feature that will get your adrenaline going! Alternatively the climbing centre Kletterpark Anif or the Salzburger Kletterparcous are nearby.

An unforgettable holiday event for families and friends looking for fun and action!

Especially in winter the Salzburg countryside belongs to the most popular destinations for holidaymakers who want to be active and enjoy a recuperative holiday. Numerous ski runs and cross-country courses invite for alpine skiing and alpine cross-country skiing.  The Cross-country course Elsbethen in the immediate vicinity of the city Salzburg is the ideal destination for skiers and families who like to connect cultural city holidays with active winter fun.

Being active and re-energizing – that’s what relaxation in the Salzburg countryside is called!

Golfing is becoming more and more popular. This is how the 18-hole golf course Golf Club Gut Altentann in Hennendorf, close to the city of Salzburg, came into existence. Beginners and advanced golfers can golf here at the highest stage.  Since your perfect golfing experience also depends on the surrounding environment, the golf course was opened in a spacious and tasteful terrain.

Regardless of what outdoor activity you are looking for, the region around Salzburg has the right experience to offer to accommodate many different tastes. You will be able to organize your free time during the day variedly and at night numerous wellness offers will spoil you.