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11 beautiful walks around St. Johann in Salzburg in Austria

St. Johann in Salzburg - Mirja Geh

11 beautiful walks around St. Johann in Salzburg in Austria

Hiking Collection by Vakantie in Oostenrijk

11

Tours

38:37 h

63.7 mi

19,000 ft

Whether you are travelling alone, as a couple, or with the whole family, the region around St. Johann in Salzburg in Austria is a wonderful destination for walking. Between May and October, the hiking possibilities here are almost endless.

More than 90 kilometres (56 miles) of marked hiking trails lead through St. Johann in Salzburg and the small city of St. Johann im Pongau. It can sometimes be hard to choose between them, so we’ve listed 11 beautiful walks for you in this Collection. From a simple and short hike directly from the village to hikes to the famous Liechtenstreinklamm gorge and challenging hike altitude hikes with the goal of reaching a summit, everything is possible in the beautiful region of St. Johann in Salzburg. This is why the region is so popular with every kind of holidaymaker: peace seekers, adrenaline junkies, and foodies. Of course, there are plenty of opportunities to eat and drink in the villages and authentic mountain huts along the way.

If you want to use the cable cars and lifts in the region, as well as hike, then take a look at the SalzburgerLand Card. With the card, you can access the most beautiful sights and attractions for a fixed price. Whether you want to catch a mountain railway to reach a hike, like to cool off in a swimming pool or lake, or are interested in visiting one of the many museums of playing mini-golf, the 190 attractions in the area offer something for everyone. The SalzburgerLand Card is available for six or 12 days. Six days cost €80 for adults and half-price for children.

You can read all about the SalzburgerLand Card here: josalzburg.com/en/summer/salzburgerland-card

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Tours & Highlights

  • Intermediate
    04:35
    7.47 mi
    1.6 mph
    2,625 ft
    2,625 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    A beautiful panoramic view is guaranteed with a hike to the Hochgründeck. This twelve kilometer hike starts at the free Stein-Bauer car park. From there you follow a narrow path …

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  • Difficult
    03:21
    6.15 mi
    1.8 mph
    1,475 ft
    1,475 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    The walk to the Gernkogel and Sonntagskogel is a great tour for the whole family. The starting point of the walk is the car park of the gondola in Alpendorf, where you take the gondola up. From the mountain station of the Alpendorfbahn you follow the path to the Buchauhütte and the Gernkogel. You have a nice view of the artificial lake.

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  • Intermediate
    03:53
    8.51 mi
    2.2 mph
    900 ft
    900 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    If you are staying in St. Johann im Pongau, a walk to the Liechtensteinklamm is an absolute must. Imposing, spectacular and impressive are just some of the characteristics of the …

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  • Easy
    01:51
    3.51 mi
    1.9 mph
    850 ft
    850 ft
    Easy hike. Great for any fitness level. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    One of the highlights near St. Johann im Pongau is a walk to the Liechtensteinklamm. The gorge is imposing, spectacular and impressive and is a stone's throw from the village. You reach the gorge after a short walk from the parking lot in Alpendorf.You walk past the valley stations of the lifts in Alpendorf and the large playground for small hikers. From here, simply follow the forest path to the Liechtensteinklamm.

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  • Difficult
    02:45
    4.94 mi
    1.8 mph
    1,250 ft
    1,200 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    If you want to take a nice walk to the viewpoint on the Hochglocker at 1,590 meters, choose this walk that starts at the Rettenebenalm. From there you walk uphill …

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  • Difficult
    02:19
    2.87 mi
    1.2 mph
    1,325 ft
    1,325 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    This not too long circular walk takes you to the Schuhflicker, a mountain of limestone. You also visit the Schuhflickersee, a standing mountain lake where no water flows in or out.You park your car in the parking lot of the Au-alm. The cabin looks cozy, but it is time for a nice walk first. Soon you will come back here automatically, and you can relax on the terrace.

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  • Easy
    01:13
    2.29 mi
    1.9 mph
    550 ft
    550 ft
    Easy hike. Great for any fitness level. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The Alpendorf Panoramaweg is a short walk, ideal for stretching your legs, for example when you have just arrived. Starting point is Alpendorf, after which you first walk past a …

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  • Intermediate
    03:58
    7.09 mi
    1.8 mph
    1,800 ft
    1,800 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    For a nice walk with a beautiful view from the Hochkeil, you start at the Arthurhaus. You can easily drive from Mühlbach am Hochkönig to the Arthurhaus, where you can …

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  • Intermediate
    04:27
    6.33 mi
    1.4 mph
    2,250 ft
    2,250 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    Set off for a nice walk that, in addition to the Schober at an altitude of almost 2,000 meters, also visits a number of cozy and authentic mountain huts. With …

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  • Difficult
    06:48
    8.49 mi
    1.2 mph
    4,200 ft
    4,200 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    For enthusiastic hikers who like a tough climb, the walk to the Heukareck is a nice challenge. Fourteen kilometers long and no less than 1,280 vertical meters up and down …

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  • Difficult
    03:25
    6.06 mi
    1.8 mph
    1,800 ft
    1,800 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    The Dachmannweg is a nice walk of about ten kilometers that starts directly from St. Johann. You make quite some altitude meters, although you keep the Zederbergkopf at 1,306 meters …

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    11
  • Distance
    63.7 mi
  • Duration
    38:37 h
  • Elevation
    19,000 ft
Vakantie in Oostenrijk

11 beautiful walks around St. Johann in Salzburg in Austria