Activities in summer
Hiking holiday in Kleinarl Salzburger Land
On the edge of the Hohe Tauern National Park, a variety of fantastic hiking routes await everyone in Kleinarl-Wagrain. From easy, short to more difficult, even multi-day tours for trained hikers - everyone gets their money's worth here and can choose their own personal hiking route. We will be happy to advise you.
In the midst of Salzburg's mountains, the varied natural landscape offers hiking fun for the whole family.
Explore the Kleinarl mountains on beautiful hiking trails that start directly from the house. No long car rides, no stress... put on your hiking boots and go.
Hiking tips in the village: Tappenkarsee, Kleinarler Hütte, Weissenhofalm, Steinkaralm.
The via ferrata with rope slides through the Kesselfall Gorge in Kleinarl offers you an unforgettable spectacle of nature. Equipment for adults and young people from the age of 10. Via five exciting rope slides and a thrilling rope bridge that crosses two waterfalls, you descend into the valley. You can reach the start of the Flying Fox either via an easy, medium or difficult via ferrata. In a nutshell - there's something here for every level. Get out of your comfort zone - let your adrenaline rush...
Attractions at a glance:
• Five rope slides and a rope bridge
• Rope slides up to 160 metres long
• 180 metre difference in altitude with two waterfalls
• Ascent via a via ferrata; A (easy), A/B (easy/medium) or B/C (medium/difficult)
Ropes Course Kleinarl
Our Kleinarl high ropes course is idyllically located on the Peilsteinpalfen and offers a magnificent panorama over the entire valley. From the Kletterwelt car park it is about a 15-minute walk along the Kesselfall circular path to the ropes course. The ropes course offers over 50 exercises. Breathtakingly exciting are the purple and black courses, which offer a view down 80 metres.
Attractions at a glance:
• Five courses
• Children's course from 5 years/110 cm tall
• Flying Fox course
• TOPPAS (secured jump from 14 metres)
• Highest platform height: 15 metres
• Complies with the catalogue of criteria for ropes courses suitable for schoolchildren
WAGRAINis Grafenberg & St. Johann Ghost Mountain
Nature and mountain adventure world in Wagrain-Kleinarl & St. Johann im Pongau
Wagrainis Grafenberg stands out as a popular destination in Salzburg for families, groups, pupils and clubs. Even the ride up the mountain in the gondola is the first experience. But the adventure is just beginning. For children and young people, the Grafenberg & Geisterberg opens up a real holiday paradise that also amazes interested adults. There is plenty of room for movement and action, as well as recreation and relaxation at summit level. Exciting stations for all ages invite you to explore.
Golf, mini-golf and football - all mixed together makes SOCCERGOLF
The Soccerpark Wagrain-Kleinarl is located directly at the "Rote 8er" valley station. In soccergolf, participants try to get a football into a target, making as few shots as possible. The targets vary from holes in the ground or in a wooden wall, nets, or higher targets like a well trough. All ball lovers will get their money's worth here. Who will finish the game first?
Cycling & Mountain Biking in Kleinarl in Salzburger Land
Sporty nature freaks, kids with cool bikes, parents and oldies with their bikes: they all find what they are looking for here in Kleinarl. Thanks to the great variety, no one is short-changed here. No matter with what intention you set off, to build up fitness or to enjoy the landscape. A cosy snack at one of the Salzburg alpine pastures makes the excursion perfect and you can also enjoy the delicious Salzburg delicacies.
Families with small children are best off taking a trip to the Jägersee lake, 4.5 km away. Even the little ones can cycle or e-bike along the stream and there are many exciting places where you can take a break and watch some ducks or horses or visit the playground along the way.
For mountain bikers, the surrounding Salzburg mountains are a paradise. Here you can train your stamina uphill and then reward yourself with a fast downhill ride into the valley. In between, however, you should definitely stop off at one of the numerous alpine huts.
E-bikes are also available for hire from us.
If you need help with the planning of various routes, whether easy, medium or difficult, we are happy to help.
Salzburg Sport World Therme Amadé
In the immediate vicinity of Kleinarl in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, against the backdrop of the fascinating Salzburg mountains, rises the architecturally sophisticated building of the Therme Amadé. Here, alpine health treatments and experience-oriented family attractions find equal space. Whether the focus is on a fast-paced slide experience or enjoying the peace and quiet, to each his own. Here you can unwind with various wellness treatments, sauna sessions, wave pool and much more.
On a discovery tour in the SalzburgerLand
The Wagrain-Kleinarl holiday region and the province of Salzburg present you and your family with a tempting choice: countless excursion destinations await you in SalzburgerLand, from the magnificent natural scenery to the world-famous Mozart city of Salzburg. The sound of music is at home here - experience the flair of the cultural capital at first hand and follow in the footsteps of Mozart or the numerous Salzburg celebrities.
Around Wagrain-Kleinarl, many excursion destinations are waiting to be explored by you. Pack up your family and take a trip to one of the highlights in the Salzburg region.
A stop at the Edelweissalm on the Weberlandl sunny plateau in Wagrain-Kleinarl is a treat for the whole family. While children's hearts beat faster at the petting zoo and children's playground, adults enjoy the magnificent view from the sun terrace not far from the middle station of the "Rote 8er".
After a free visit to the farm museum, where you will be amazed at the hard and honest work as well as the traditional handicrafts of times gone by, you can enjoy homemade dishes and mountain hut delicacies in a rustic flair at the Edelweiss-Alm in Wagrain.
The natural spectacle in St. Johann/Pg.
The Liechtensteinklamm gorge was reopened in summer 2020 after extensive construction work following a rock fall. Imposing, spectacular and impressive - this is how the Liechtensteinklamm could be described.
The highlight is probably the spiral staircase "Helix". This rises 30 metres into the depths and offers special insights into the natural spectacle of the Liechtensteinklamm.
The Liechtensteinklamm is one of the longest and deepest gorges in the Alps. An unforgettable day for the whole family and breathtaking souvenir pictures are guaranteed.
Eisriesenwelt Werfen - show cave
The largest ice cave in the world
Unique, huge and for many decades one of the most popular sights in SalzburgerLand: dress warmly and embark on a voyage of discovery! Only 40 minutes by car from the holiday paradise of Wagrain-Kleinarl you can reach the Eisriesenwelt in Werfen. From the beginning of May to the end of October you can dive into the mysterious underground world of ice with a guide and gas lanterns.
But be careful: while you may start sweating on the way up to the cave, temperatures in the mystical world of the ice giants are around freezing point even in summer. Sturdy shoes and warm clothing are recommended for a visit to the Eisriesenwelt Werfen.
Dive into the Middle Ages in the Salzach Valley
For the damsel or knight in you - you'll find the 900-year-old Hohenwerfen Adventure Castle in the middle of nature, around 30 minutes from Wagrain-Kleinarl. The former fortified castle towers high above the Salzach Valley and offers all adventurers and culture enthusiasts a special experience.
In addition to a guided tour of the castle including a weapons exhibition and a stylish castle tavern, the historic Landesfalkenhof with daily flight demonstrations of birds of prey is especially worth a visit. Fairytale walks, theatre performances and medieval goings-on ensure a varied calendar of events at the fortress in Werfen.
Hallein Salt Mine - Dürrnberg
Treasure hunt in the world's oldest visitor mine
Salt used to be called "white gold". And indeed, the deposits in the Hallein salt mine, which were formed millions of years ago, are the treasure trove of the Salzburg region. As early as 2,500 years ago, the Celts mined this precious gift from the mountain, as the impressive traces they left behind prove.
Go on a treasure hunt in SalzburgerLand in the world's oldest visitor mine and follow the mysterious, ancient tunnels for kilometres into the mystical mountain during the 70-minute guided tours. Sturdy shoes and warm clothing are recommended.
Grossglockner High Alpine Road
The nature experience in the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park
During a day trip on the 48-kilometre-long pass road, which forms the link between the provinces of Salzburg and Carinthia, breathtaking views of numerous three-thousand-metre peaks open up to you at the foot of Austria's highest mountain.
Between colourful flower meadows, rocky scree, ice and snow, you can listen to the sound of waterfalls and the whistling of marmots. Numerous sights and adventure worlds along the route make the excursion on the Grossglockner High Alpine Road a first-class nature experience for families as well.
City of Salzburg
A visit to the "stage of the world
From the holiday paradise of Wagrain-Kleinarl you can reach the world cultural heritage site - the city of Salzburg - in just one hour by car.
Enjoy the unique atmosphere of the provincial capital on a day trip: whether it's a stroll through the baroque old town, a refreshing drink in front of the house where Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born or a search for clues with the children in the House of Nature, it's entirely up to you.
To enjoy many benefits on a family trip to the provincial capital of Salzburg, it is recommended that you purchase the SalzburgerLand Card.
City of Salzburg
Top 10 excursion destinations in the city of Mozart
• Hohensalzburg Fortress
• Salzburg Cathedral & Churches
• Mozart Residence
• Mozart's birthplace
• House of Nature
• Sound of Music venues
• Salzburg/Hellbrunn Zoo
• Mirabell Gardens and Mirabell Palace
• Untersberg cable car
The SalzburgerLand Card is your ticket to a varied holiday for the whole family. The all-inclusive card gives you free admission for six or twelve days to around 190 attractions throughout the province and the city of Salzburg.
Museums, mines, nature experiences, gorges, castles, mountain railways, wildlife parks and mini-golf courses can all be visited conveniently and free of charge with the SalzburgerLand Card. The cards are valid from 1 May to 26 October.
You are welcome to buy SalzburgerLand Cards at our tourist offices.