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A summer holiday in Austria

Summer fun in Mitterwirt

The Hotel Mitterwirt's garden
Enjoy the summer in our idyllic garden

Whether as a couple, with the family, with friends or on your own: countless adventures and experiences await you on the Hochkönig in the summer. Let the peaceful silence work its magic on you, actively relax on hikes through blossoming mountains and experience regional customs and tradition.

Hochkönig, the hiking paradise: mountain hiking in Austria

340 km of hiking trails in all levels of difficulty stretch around the Hochkönig and offer suitable tours for both leisurely hikers and mountaineers. You can explore the quality-certified hiking region from a local's perspective several times a week with our hotel's own hiking guide, for example with an impressive sunrise tour followed by an alpine breakfast. The Salzburger Almenweg on the other hand takes you to the most wonderful alpine huts and inns in the region that know how to impress with authenticity and delicious regional specialities.

Take a holiday at a hiking hotel in the Hochkönig region where you can enjoy the feeling of being in Salzburg's mountains to the full.

Climbing and mountaineering

With its 2,941 metres, the Hochkönig is one of the most magnificent and striking massifs in the Alps. The region enjoys a legendary reputation in particular for climbing on the Hochkönig. A rich variety of via ferrata and routes up to the very highest levels of difficulty make your climbing holiday on the Hochkönig in Austria a successful experience.

A bike holiday on the Hochkönig

More than 20 stunning cycling and mountain bike tours and the Flow One trail await motivated bikers on the Hochkönig. With the Hochkönig Card you can take your bike on the cable car free of charge and take part in guided cycling tours with the bike guide. The Hochkönig region is also the world's first region to be well equipped with e-bike charging stations on the mountain pastures.

A family holiday at Hotel Mitterwirt in Dienten
Experience an adventurous family summer (c) SalzburgerLand Tourismus

An adventure packed family summer

Children find an adventure programme to their taste on the Hochkönig with the hotel's own child supervision. Exploring nature, organising sports tournaments, painting, day trips and much more ensure fun and amusement on a family holiday. The mountain village of animals and exciting day trip destinations throughout Salzburger Land also provide variety on holiday.

Fishing & angling

Dienten brings joy to the hearts of fishing fans: Dienten's stream just behind the Hotel Mitterwirt offers the perfect fishing waters and the Salzach River is also nearby. Enjoy tranquillity and calm surrounded by alpine nature and have your catch prepared by the kitchen team to your taste afterwards.

Harvest Festival

Things get cosy and traditional at the Harvest Festival in Salzburger Land, which is also celebrated with lots of events in the Hochkönig region. Freshly harvested treats, traditional dress, harvest festivals, the ceremony of driving cattle down from the mountain pastures into the valley and thanksgiving festivals let you experience regional customs, cuisine and socialising in a golden autumn.

Whatever you're expecting from Salzburg's mountains, it is never boring on the Hochkönig. You can find family-run accommodation at the Hotel Mitterwirt in Dienten, which looks forward to receiving your non-binding enquiry.

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