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A summer holiday in Salzburg’s mountains

Here, nestling in the Austrian Alps is the Hotel Bachschmied, an ideal starting point for all your activities. Located directly at the Schwarzeckalm Bahn, which also operates in the summer, you get to explore the lovely mountains on extended hikes to traditional alpine inns, on the speedy bike trails, on trekking and climbing tours and during countless other activities. The Hochkönig Card enables you to use the cable cars free of charge, even in the summer.

Whether it is rest and relaxation or fun and activities that you are looking for, the region around the Hochkönig and the Steinernes Meer provides so many opportunities to fill your time while on holiday. Activities, such as:

  • Hiking
  • Mountain-biking and E-biking
  • Trekking and climbing tours
  • Tennis, golf, horse-riding
  • All sorts of fun sports such as rafting, canyoning, paragliding...
  • Fast motorbike routes, like the Großglockner alpine road, Obertauern, Gasteinertal tour, Zillertaler altitude road, tour of Lake Wolfgangsee, Berchtesgaden alpine road

The region is also here waiting to be discovered, you are right in the thick of an area which has so many cultural attractions and wonderful scenery, as well as sights to visit. Excursions to the impressive natural spectacles, such as:

  • Krimml waterfalls
  • Saalachtaler ‘Natural Forces’
  • World of the Ice Giants, Werfen
  • Kaprun reservoir
  • And many more.

...you can even head out on day trips from here, to take in cultural highlights such as:


  • The city of Salzburg
  • Hohenwerfen Castle
  • Salzburg open-air museum 
  • Mauterndorf Castle

Your hosts will of course a few insider tips for you too.