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Summer in Salzburg's Lungau

Summer vacation with the whole family in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Salzburg's Lungau


Experience a huge variety of all-inclusive and discounted activities for the whole family


15 new optimized routes and a connecting valleys Lungau EXTREME tour

Nivea Family Event

1 & 2 August 2015 in St. Michael! The Summer Vacation Tour for the SOS Children's Villages!


Holidays in Salzburg's Lungau

Welcome to the 15 communities of the Lungau Region in the heart of Austria. Nestled between the Radstädter Tauern (Obertauern), Hohe Tauern and Nockberge mountains, the region is easy to reach via the Tauern Autobahn (A 10). 
St. Michael, Mauterndorf, Mariapfarr
and Tamsweg are all picturesque towns in our region – close to Obertauern and to Flachau.

Active outdoor holidays during alpine summer and harvest festival in Lungau

A summer vacation here with us promises a wide range of opportunities for outdoor recreation and sightseeing trips – also perfect for your family holidays. You can look forward to cycling, road biking, mountain biking, hiking, climbing, Nordic walking, golfing, motorcycling, paragliding and rafting.
And our insider tip for you: a biking vacation in the highest E-Bike region in all of Austria.

With the new LungauCard, a huge variety of all-inclusive and discounted activities from June 1 to October 31 are awaiting you.

UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Salzburg´s Lungau

A deeply rooted living environment with distinctive traditions and a high level of biodiversity, the Lungau region in the sunny south of SalzburgerLand has proudly been recognized as UNESCO`s “Salzburger Lungau and Kärntner Nockberge Biosphere Reserve”. Ever since, UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Salzburg´s Lungau can be mentioned in the same breath as Yellowstone National Park, the Galapagos Islands and Australia’s Ayers Rock. The international UNESCO title distinguishes particularly valuable living areas. Lungau offers a unique combination of real, living traditions, authentic, genuine people, modern infrastructure and breathtaking nature. Austria`s third and largest biosphere reserve is considered a model region for sustainable development.

Winter Holidays in the Heart of Austria

Alpine skiing and snowboarding on over 140 kilometers of slopes, cross-country skiing on over 150 kilometres of trails, dozens of idyllic backcountry ski routes, peaceful winter hiking paths and sledge runs – the Lungau region is home to all of this fun and excitement, and so much more.

Our Lungau Ski Pass gives you open access to all the slopes of Grosseck-Speiereck, Katschberg-Aineck and Fanningberg.
If you are a skier, you can reach all of our snowy ski areas free of charge with our eco-friendly ski shuttles.
The LUNGO ski pass promises virtually boundless skiing – 300 km of slopes, from the Katschberg to the Lungau and Obertauern, all on just one pass!

Food and Drink in the Genussregion Lungau

Here, in the midst of our pristine alpine countryside at elevations over one thousand meters above sea level, we offer our guests a holiday program that is broader than you could possibly imagine.
And our area hotels, inns and restaurants serve up mouth-watering specialties from Salzburg and the Lungau.

Awarded the prestigious title of a Austrian Genussregion, you are also about to savour an array of true culinary highlights as well – not least amongst these are our famous, top-quality and award-winning potatoes (referred to in dialect as the Lungauer Eachtling).

Your preferred accommodations are just a few, easy mouse-clicks away!

Book the lodgings you prefer online, or ask for a custom-tailored offer – perhaps at an inexpensive, comfortable bed-and-breakfast or farmhouse, a guesthouse or inn, a romantic and traditional mountain hut, a holiday apartment, youth hostel, campground or hotel.

Now is the perfect time to find out more about our attractive offers and packages, as well as to order a free packet of brochures about the region.

“Mountains of holiday happiness” is how we describe it – and that couldn’t be any more accurate. The Lungau region, in Salzburg – Austria, sets every vacationer's pulse racing in excited anticipation!

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