Your summer holiday in Salzburger Land, Austria

Unique moments of genuineness await in Mauterndorf in summer

The sun is high in the sky, the refreshing alpine air provides pleasant temperatures. You give yourself over to the summer feeling completely and enjoy. In the midst of the UNESCO Biosphere Park in Lungau, a blossoming summer holiday awaits you in all its colourful splendour. The mountain lakes shine in deep blue, the menus of the alpine huts show their diverse range of delicacies, countless hiking and cycling trails invite you to discover them. This is your summer holiday full of moments of Echt.Sein. in Salzburger Land.

Extensive hiking in the Salzburger Land.

Discover consciously. Experience with all your senses. The UNESCO Biosphere Park in Salzburg's Lungau region offers a true hiking paradise for all nature lovers. Take advantage of the almost endless network of hiking trails, actively enjoy entertaining tours, marvel at the pristine and unique nature and let your gaze wander over majestic mountains. Whether it's a simple family hike or a heroic ascent to the summit at almost 3,000 metres - 60 deep blue mountain lakes and 45 alpine huts provide for enjoyable and unique memories. Summer holidays at Schau´s Lüftenegger in Salzburger Land are genuine and beneficial.

Fast-paced bike tours through Salzburger Land

Over hill and dale, past lush flowering meadows, up into the mountains or a short discovery tour through the whole valley - the UNESCO Biosphere Park in Lungau offers a variety of possibilities to explore the fascinating landscape by bike. Leisurely family bike tours around the Mitterberg or to the valley heads of the 13 side valleys are manageable for all ability levels and leave nothing to be desired during your summer holiday in Salzburger Land. For all adrenaline fans, 500 kilometres of mountain bike network and pure action await.

A summer holiday in the Lungau, Austria with a change of perspective

Be as free as a bird, change perspectives and keep an overview. With host Günter von Schau´s Lüftenegger, unique holiday experiences are truly guaranteed. Curious now? The Lungau offers the best wind and weather conditions for excursions. Even host Günter has long been addicted to this passion himself. As a great highlight, the picturesque Smaragdseen flight with him ensures airy feelings of happiness. This is how you take off on your summer holiday in Salzburger Land.

Long-forgotten days at Mauterndorf Adventure Castle

It can be seen every day. Nestled in majestic mountain scenery, it shines in all its glory time and time again. Our constant companion. At Schau s' Lüftenegger you sit here in the front row. The adventure castle of Mauterndorf is very popular with everyone and lets you immerse yourself in medieval customs and long-forgotten times. A discovery tour of the former summer residence of the Salzburg archbishops is a must on a summer holiday in Salzburger Land. The fortified tower is 44 m high, and from here you have a sweeping view over the Taurach valley. By means of an audio guide, which also offers a special version for children, you will experience an exciting journey back into the past.

The fastest way to summit happiness

So close to the summit, chasing the sunshine - thanks to Schau´s Lüftenegger's prime location, nature lovers have a direct route to a dream mountain experience. Only a few minutes' walk from the house, the gondola takes you effortlessly up to the Großeck - the region's adventure mountain. The mountain station is the ideal starting point for a wide variety of hiking tours down into the valley to Mauterndorf. This definitely makes summer holidays in Salzburger Land fun.

The Sonnenbahn from St. Michael to the Speiereck, the 3-seater chairlift from the Katschberg to the Aineck, the 6-seater Samsonbahn on the Fanningberg and the Grünwaldkopfbahn in Obertauern are also in operation for guests in summer.

The Taurachbahn - A true gem

It is truly a piece of contemporary history. Even more, it is a great and glorious example of human engineering. A ride on the highest narrow-gauge railway, the Taurachbahn, offers a fascinating and colourful journey back into the past. The snorting of the steam engine, the white steam from the smoke stack paint an impressive picture. From Mauterndorf, the historic steam locomotive travels through the Taurach Valley to St. Andrä and back again. A must for all guests on a summer holiday in Salzburger Land