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Events in the summer on the Hochkönig

Sport, festivals and entertainment on holiday on the Hochkönig

From well-attended sports events on the Hochkönig to the leisurely harvest festival in Salzburger Land: the mountain summer in the Hochkönig region is packed full with great events.

Exact dates for the summer 2017 are coming soon. Highlights for the 2016 summer and autumn in the Hochkönig region were:

May to October

Hochkeil Biking Summer

Bikers are invited to collect metres of altitude difference throughout the whole summer. Participants compete on set routes in the Hochkönig region in the three categories "road bike", "mountain bike" and "e-bike". The winners are awarded prizes at the Hochkeil Biking Summer Closing Celebration on October at the Arthurhaus.



This trail running festival entails mastering an obstacle run on a route over mountain pastures, rocks and summits.


Hochkönig Fun Run

Traditional mountain run for individual runners, relays and Nordic walking.


Hochkönig Herb Festival

Herbs are the star of this festival, be it in the form of treatments, headdresses, delicacies or stories. Celebrations take place on the Bürglalm after a herb bike together. The centre of attention is the highest herb mountain pasture market in the Alps with mountain herb products.



A pure sense of home and authentic folk music on rustic hill farms in Mühlbach, Dienten and Maria Alm.


"Jacobi Ranggeln am Hundstein" on 2.116 m

Strength measurement on the mountain.


Harvest festival in Mühlbach

Traditionell festival in Mühlbach at the Hochkönig with church fair.


Harvest festival with alpine cattle drive in Maria Alm

Culturell and traditionell programm with many acts are waiting for you.


Thanksgiving in Maria Alm

Culturell and traditionell highlights are waiting for you.


Hundstoa biag di

1,300 metres altitude difference and 16 kilometres have to be overcome in the toughest uphill race in Pinzgau. A race for bulldogs!


Discover our summer fun at the Mitterwirt.

For an adventurous holiday on the Hochkönig, send your non-binding enquiry to us at the 4-star Hotel Mitterwirt in Dienten!

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