Salzburg's Lungau

For skiers and snowboarders, cross-country skiers and ski tourers, or for those who simply want to be enchanted by the winter landscape - the 15 picturesque villages of the Salzburg's Lungau, all of which are located at an average altitude of over 1,000 meters above sea level, invite you to a varied and decelerating winter vacation.  In 2012, the Salzburg Lungau also received the distinction of being a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, which guarantees all Lungau guests unadulterated vacation experiences in the idyllic natural landscape.

"In Salzburg's Lungau region, vacationers still experience the true magic of winter."

Coming up to calm down

Being.Genuine. in Salzburg's Lungau

Away from the hustle and bustle, out of the city and into the nature of Salzburg's Lungau. The southernmost part of the SalzburgerLand is a paradise for people who seek peace and naturalness, who want to relax and discover. The special offers on the subject of "Being.Genuine. guarantee a deceleration of all senses, which is supported by the credibility of the people, the unspoiled nature, the original cuisine and the lived customs.

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All Lungau guests receive their personal vacation card as a gift for the entire duration of their stay. The LungauCard Winter entitles you to free or discounted use of numerous attractions throughout the Salzburg Lungau region.

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Dedicated ski schools, sunny slopes and crunching snow under your skis. The ski areas KatschbergGrosseck-Speiereck, Fanningberg and Obertauern are considered absolute snow guarantors thanks to their altitude of over 2,400 meters above sea level and focus on quality instead of quantity.

Cross country skiing

The Salzburg's Lungau Region not only impresses with snow-sure high-altitude trails, but also offers perfect conditions for training technique, endurance and speed on some 150 km of cross-country and skating trails.

Winter hiking

Who doesn't love to hike through a snow-covered landscape in Salzburg's Lungau? A high for body and soul - you breathe in the cold winter air and stroll through a true fairytale landscape in the many idyllic side valleys.

Ski tours

With its seven side valleys and a great variety of mountain and summit tours, the Salzburg's Lungau Region is considered the El Dorado for ski tourers. Here, you can find your way back to the source in harmony with nature on one of the 28 tours.


Christmas time in Salzburg's Lungau region is already a very special, sensual and quiet time. Christmas customs and romantic Advent markets enchant visitors of all ages.

Folk Heritage

Even in winter, customs and traditions are palying an important role in Salzburg's Lungau Region. Whether it's the gruesomely beautiful custom of the Krampus, the Lungauer Kasmandl or the imposing Easter fire, there is so much to marvel at.

"The free use of the ski bus is included."

"Enjoying the sun in deep snowy valleys on cross-country skis is pure relaxation."

"A high for body and soul! You breathe the cold winter air and stroll through a true fairytale landscape."

"Lungau is the ideal starting point for many delightful ski tours of all levels of difficulty."

"A contemplative Christmas time."

"Lived folk culture in Salzburg's Lungau."

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