en.infoglobe.cz » Austria, Saalbach Hinterglemm – Summer in the Mountains

Austria, Saalbach Hinterglemm – Summer in the Mountains

Published: 11.7.2020
Today, our goal will be the Austrian village of Saalbach Hinterglemm (consisting of two small towns Saalbach and Hinterglemm) located in the district of Zell am See. The village is a well-known center for almost all winter sports, there is a network of four slopes with a total length of up to 270 kilometers. However, even in summer, a lot of tourists come here.

This paradise here is suitable for both hikers and mountain bikers (MTB), with whom Saalbach is literally overwhelmed in the summer season. From Prague, you can easily get here by car in about 6 hours, in Salzburg there is also an airport and there are direct buses. In 1991, the Alpine Skiing World Championships took place here.

Saalbach Hinterglemm is located in the Pinzgau region and is part of the Kitzbühel Alps. The highest point is 2,044 meters high Spielberghorn, located in the north, in the south then Hochkogel at an altitude of 2,249 meters above sea level.

Alpenblumenweg

The village lives mainly from tourism, so there are countless accommodation options. Most of them also include the so-called Joker Card, which allows you to use the local cable cars free of charge. This is advantageous mainly for downhill mountain biking, where the cable car is needed several times a day and separately purchased rides would be really expensive. However, even for classic hiking, it is great to own this card. In the morning, all you have to do is go to one of the local mountains, go hiking on the ridges and in the evening use the cable car back and avoid a long step down.

paragliding na Schattbergu

Today we will go to the Schattberg mountain, which lies at an altitude of 2018 m above sea level. We will be taken by the Schattberg X-press cable car, which is right in the center of Saalbach. Below it is a parking lot. At the top is a pleasant rest area, a modern playground and there is also a downhill mountain bike trail and the Seven Summits trail, which is 24 kilometers long and overcomes 7 peaks. There is also the opportunity to try paragliding.

výhled ze Schattbergu

However, we set off on foot along the ridge via Bergstation - Skyrest, where there is also a cable car and the possibility of refreshments. Another downhill route begins here, as well as the ascent to the first of the peaks of the Seven Summits - Mount Stemmerkogel. A large cross rises on the mountain, which can be seen from a distance. Along the way we meet the remnants of snow and a herd of cows. From here you can take the next route from here to Hinterglemm. However, we use the cable car again to look at the opposite hills.

Stemmerkogel

cestou na Stemmerkogel    cestou na Stemmerkogel

pohled ze Stemmerkogelu na Bergstation

Now we get on the Reiterkogelbahn cable car and head to its destination station, which lies at an altitude of 1480 meters above sea level. From here, several trips are offered again. Today we are a bit pressed by time, so we set off at least along the shorter Alpenblumenweg. On this trail there are 80 species of beautiful blooming alpine flowers and medicinal herbs, as its name suggests. Then there are two routes for cyclists (blue-line and pro-line freeride trails) and then one forest and two adventure routes.

cesta lanovkou Reiterkogelbahn

Holidays in Saalbach are suitable for both families with children and athletes.

GPS: 47°23'31.4"N 12°38'27.2"E

 

Text and photos: Veronika Schubertová



Discussion at the article (0)


Related Articles

Austria: Skiing in the Alps II – Endless Ski Slopes at Skicircus- Saalbach Resort
Published: 7.2.2016
Last time we introduced you a family ski resort. Were the red ski slopes not enough for your skiing ambitions and you prefer black ski slopes then move 100 kilometers to the southwest where is the fabulous town of Saalbach (460 km from Prague).

Austria, Zell am See – Magical Region in Salzburg
Published: 26.1.2020
Today we have a trip to the Austrian state of Salzburg, more precisely to the breathtaking Zell am See region, which is famous for ski resorts, beautiful lakes, picturesque villages or majestic mountains.

Austria: Kaprun – Alpine Dams of Wasserfallboden and Mooserboden
Published: 29.7.2015
Austrian town Kaprun located at the foothills of the Hohe Tauern, a very popular tourist destination. It is famous for its ski resort. It is located on snowy slopes of Kitzsteinhorn. There are other very interesting locations around Kaprun such as alpine dams Wasserfallboden and Mooserboden.

Austria: The Hohe Tauern National Park and the Town of Kaprun
Published: 8.10.2017
The Hohe Tauern national park belongs to the most popular areas in the Austrian Alps. Nature here is nothing but magical. Sharp peaks of two or three thousand meter high rocky giants, alpine lakes, wild nature, vast glacier fields and more. The Hohe Tauern are also popular for mountain hikers and for its numerous winter resorts.


Related Photogallery

Austria, Kaprun - Skiing on Kitzsteinhorn Glacier
Lets go with as, at least for a while, to Zell am See-Kaprun, on Kitzsteinhorn glacier. Those who...

Place

Czech republic

Partners:

We were awarded the certificate even thanks to you!

Dôveryhodná firma 2017

 

Guide:

Important Information:

Information and warnings on travelling abroad is to be found HERE.

Mobile application:

aplikácia Infoglobe

stiahnuť zadarmo pre Androidstiahnuť zadarmo pre iPhone

 

 

Today:wednesday 2. 12. 2020
Holiday:Blanka
Today:
wednesday 2.12.
-3 °C
Tomorrow:
thursday 3.12.
-2 °C