Activities in summer

  • Almabtrieb Schafabtrieb im Lungau “Almabtrieb” - The animals have to come home The ceremonial driving down of cattle from the mountain patures into valley in autumn is a very special custom and a yearly recurring necessity. It’s the coming back of the cattle (cows, sheeps and goats) from the alpine pastures in the autumn back to the stable before the winter
  • Lungauer Bauernherbst “Bauernherbst” - The farmer’s highlight in the Lungau When the Lungauer nature presents itself from the end of august until early october in superb autumn colors, Farmer’s autumn has started. At the Bauernherbst”, traditional celebrations are held, products of the region will be offered on special markets and custom has to come alive for our guests. Be
  • Wasserscheiben-Schießen am Prebersee “Preber-Schießen” - “Preber-Schießen” The tradition of the reflexion-shooting at the lake “Preber” exists since 1832. It’s about a challenge, in which participants from all around the world try to shoot a target from 120m away. The difference to other target shooting challenges is, that You don’t aim and shoot directly at the target, but at the reflection
  • Alpine pasture hike - Wonderful Lungau One of the main reasons for a holiday in the summer in the Lungau are the hiking opportunities, especially the alpine pasture hikes. The Lungau is one of the regions with the most alpine pastures in austria. Every step and every breath of air stand up for the statement, that the Lungauer mountains
  • Baden & Schwimmen Lungau Bathing + Swimming - Dabbling, bathing and swimming Beneath the numerous untouched mountain lakes in the Salzburger Lungau you can find several open-air baths, an indoor swimming pool and several bathing ponds and bathing lakes. The open-air baths in proximity are located in Mariapfarr, Mauterndorf, St. Michael and Tamsweg. The indoor swimming pool in Tamsweg is a part of
  • Badespass für Kinder im Outdoorparc Bathing pond + Outdoorparc - Recreational fun at and in the natural bathing pond In close vicinity to the guesthouse Macheiner (about 500m away) a playground for children and a bathing pond is located. Here You can find everything for a funny bathing day together with family or friends. Embedded in the middle of the nature the bathing experience guides
  • Biosphärenpark Lungau Biosphere reserve Lungau - Leave small footsteps The UNESCO biosphere reserve in the Salzburger Lungau and the Carinthia Nockmountains is austrias youngest UNESCO biosphere reserve. It exists since July 2012 and he extends over 2 austrian federal states. The appreciation belongs an alp-landscape with peaks up to 3000 m, which are typical for the Austrian Central Alps. In the
  • Burg Finstergrün - Castle ghosts and castle gates In the south of Ramingstein (about 10 minutes away from Mariapfarr by car) the BurgFinstergrün arises. In between the end of April and the middle of September You can gaze the abnormally good visibility, which was the decisive factor for the location. The roots of the fortification go back until
  • Burg Mauterndorf - The Middle Ages and the Schörgen-Toni Local museum and medieval castle in one You can discover in Mauterndorf. The former summer residence of the prince-archbishops of Salzburg impresses because of the 44m high fortified tower with a spectacular view on the region. In an exhibiton You will get informed about the history of the castle
  • Klettern und Bouldern Lungau Climbing + Bouldering - The wall – the challenge For all friends of climbing the Lungau offers a wide range of climbing rocks, climbing walls and climbing gyms. You can go climbing or bouldering in the middle of nature in the outdoorparc Mariapfarr. In Zederhaus You can climb in untouched nature. A little more away (ca. 18 km) the
  • Hochseilgarten Outdoorparc Climbing parc + High ropes - Thrill and und high-wire act In between Mariapfarr and Weißpriach at the “Nessi pond”, the popular outdoor park Lungau is located. The adventure at the outdoor parc starts with the stairway to heaven, team parkour, climbing walls, boulder rocks, pamper pole, flying fox and plenty of fun in the water. The own creativity knows no
  • Electro-bikes - Enjoy the landscape – without struggle Even if You don’t do bicycling as competitive sports, You get Your money’s worth in the bicycling paradise Lungau. About 300 E-bikes wait for You at 50 renting stations, to take them and make a romantic trip into the Lungauer landscape. Because of ca. 100 bike-docking stations, many competetent
  • Fitness Training Haus Macheiner Fitness training - Weights, devices and innovative ways to workout You don’t need to interrupt Your casual workout plan in Your holidays. You have the opportunity to workout at the fitness-facility “Bushido” directly in Tamsweg. The well equipped fitness-facility offers 50 new Technogym fitness-devices. You can use your M.A.N.D.U.-membership in the vacation too. Visit the Mandu-center in St.
  • Furnace museum Bundschuh - Iron founding in wonderful landscape The furnace museum opens between May and October and reminds on the once major iron industry in the Lungau. In the end of the 19th century it was one of the most important mining territory of the region. The furnace from Bundschuh was blasted in 1867. 1903 the era of
  • Segelfliegen Lungau Gliding - Thermal and up winds Enjoy the Lungauer mountain air something different, with gliding. The airport Mauterndorf in the alps is the origin for an unforgettable experience with flying. In the Lungauer mountain valleys You can fly off from 3500 to 4.000 meters and the central located mountain “Mitterberg” affords always thermal upwind or downwind. Get
  • Golfplatz Lungau Golf-minigolf-golf course - Drive off, putt and hole in one In the middle of dreamly landscape the Golfclub Lungau is located. Here You will find the right atmosphere as a beginner or an advanced.Here you can find a manicured 18-hole golf course, a 9-hole-3-par golf course, a big training course, a golf restaurant and a sun terrace. Information
  • wandern Hiking - A big network of hiking paths in different levels of altitude waits to be explored. With chairlifts and ropeways, big altitudes are conquerable without any problems, to hike the sunny alpine pastures of the Lungau and to make a break in one of the numerous huts. A special incentive offers one of the numerous educational
  • Angeln und Jagen Lungau Hunting + Fishing - Hunting – Do you nurish and cherish hunting? Go deerstalking and be close at nature, in the true sense of the word. There are two hunting areas in the Lungau, which we offer You during your holidays to go hinting. Here you find – depending on season – black-, and capercaillie cock, roe deer, chamois,
  • Mariapfarrer Dampferl Mariapfarrer “Dampferl” - Go on a cruise with the “Dampferl” Two times per week the “Mariapfarrer Dampferl” starts at the tourism association Mariapfarr. During a trip into the Blue a stopover is made at a restaurant. Here you can enjoy regionally gastronomic specialities, while the children have fun at the playground. Extra tours are possible from up to
  • Mountain Bike Lungau Mountainbiking - Healthy struggling and cranking Mountainbiker can explore the Lungauer mountains on 15 new optimated and signposted routes, which comes to a route from ca. 560 km. Since summer 2014 the “Lungau EXTREM” tour exists for professionals. Biking trips can be found for every level of difficulty. The Lungau offers an enormous selection of routes for
  • Naturpark Riedingtal Natural reserve Riedingtal - Outdoor-fun in the natural reserve The natural reserve Riedingtal is located in the municipal district Zederhaus, which is just a few minutes by car from Mariapfarr. The highest elevation is on 2711 m above sea level. Directly at the entrance You can see the lake “Schlier” and the 2.266 m high Rieding-peak. An infozone, an
  • Wunderbarer Ausblick von der Nockalmstraße Nockalm-street - Asphalt-cruising with the car, motorbike or racing cycle The nearly 35 km long street leads in 52 sharp bends through the unique european natural reserve with the biggest stock of firs and arolla pines of the East Alps. Motorcyclists and cabrio-lovers love the distinctive appearance – the round “nocks”, which are unique in the whole
  • nordicwalken1 Nordic Walking - The sunniest place of austria, Mariapfarr, has the biggest certified Nordic-Walking-network in austria. On a whole length of 120 km You find 15 best-signposted paths with different lenghts from 3,1 km to 14,5 km. The Nordic Walking paths are located beside travelled streets, the ground is joint-friendly, varied and hard as all-season usable and offers
  • Prangstangen Zederhaus Prangstangen - Prangstangen – Pageantry and beauty The “Prangstangen” from Zederhaus and Muhr belong to the most important customs of the Salzburger Lungau. The wooden poles, which are over 8 meter long and weight ca. 80 kg are decorated with flowers and are carried through the township during a festive and religious procession. The gathering of the
  • Der Lungauer Samson Samson - The giants from the Lungau The Samson – the biblical heroic figure is the landmark of the Salzburger Lungau. The “Samson” is a 6.5 meter big and ca. 85kg heavy figure, which is hollow in the inside, so it can be balanced, carried and presented by a strong bachelor. Since it’s historical meaning and locally
  • Schloss Moosham Lungau Schloss Moosham - On the traces of the Middle Age „The Beauty and the Beast“, „Das Vermächtnis der Wanderhure“ and „Götz von Berlichingen“ – many movies with famous actors as Alexandra Neldel, Götz Otto or Raimund Harmstorf castle Moosham was used as film set. The fabulous castle complex has it’s roots in the year 1191. It harboures an
  • Silberbergwerk Ramingstein Silver mine Ramingstein - Explore the work of the varlets Explore the tunnels of the former silver mine in Ramingstein with mining lamp and helmet. The mining was folded about 200 years ago. Most of the tunnels are in original conditions. The visitation of the mine is especially attractive for children. Because of best educated mine-guides is the visit
  • Marktgemeinde Tamsweg Tamsweg - Market town Tamsweg Tamsweg is the main place of the Lungau and is just 7 km away from Mariapfarr . The pilgrimage church St. Leonhard and the weekly Tamsweger farmer’s market, are just two of the special sights, which make a trip to the lovely place worthwhile. Traditional customs and atmospheric parties take place in
  • Tennis Lungau Tennis - Serve-volley and return In St. Michael in the Lungau You can find several manicured playgrounds. In Tamsweg at the terrain of the “BadeInsel” there are tennis playgrounds too. If Your motivation is spoiled by raining, You can go to an indoor tennis center, either the tenniscenter Sport Friedrich or the tennis center in Mariapfarr.
  • Taurrachbahn Lungau Train Taurach - Go on a cruise comfortably Child’s eyes shine at the view on the steaming locomotive and adults enjoy the ride with the railway through the Lungau. In between June and September the historical Taurach locomotive drives from Mauterndorf to St. Andrä and back again. The special fun for the whole family,with visiting the historical cockpit
  • Beach-Volleyball Lungau Volleyball - Smashing, bumping or setting Particularly favoured in the summer – volleyball. This is the reason why You can find several beach volleyball playgrounds in the Lungau. Especially advised, because of the beautiful nature environment are the beach volleyball playgrounds in St. Andrä (ca. 5 minutes by car) and in St. Michael (ca. 10 minutes by