Summer Getaway
in the Salzburger Lungau.

Your vacation kicks off here, a thousand meters above the daily grind. Nestled between the Niedere Tauern and Nockberge mountains lies the historic market town of Mauterndorf, in the heart of the Lungau holiday region.

At every step, you can feel the delightful blend of a true vacation destination and the deeply rooted, centuries-old market town. Impressive stepped-gable houses define the town's character. Summer in Mauterndorf is a medley of experiences, offering something for both the young and the young at heart.

Days here are filled with one treat after another, whether you're cycling or hiking, taking a dip in the pool, or enjoying a ride on the charming little train. Ancient Mauterndorf Castle, dating back to the 13th century, stands tall over the historic town of Mauterndorf, beckoning you to explore its rich history!

A Salzburg Hiking Paradise

Hiking in
the Lungau
Holiday Region

Mauterndorf is a hiker's haven in the Salzburg region. Adventurous summiteers relish the alpine vistas, while those in search of a more laid-back outdoors experience can take full advantage of the convenient lifts and valley buses. The surrounding countryside offers a broad range of opportunities.

Nestled between striking peaks and gentle alpine meadows, over 60 splendid mountain lakes, countless streams, and waterfalls await you.

Lifts in the Lungau run throughout the summer, ensuring easy access to the most picturesque starting points.

Cycling and Mountain Biking
in the Lungau

Invigorating cycling routes and challenging mountain bike trails offer both leisure cyclists and avid mountain bikers relaxation and adventure in the fresh mountain air of the Lungau holiday region.

A well-developed and clearly signposted network of cycling paths wends its way alongside streams and through the beautiful Lungau countryside. This mountain biking paradise unique in the Alpine world boasts 15 captivating routes spanning 560 kilometers, with challenging elevation gains certain to excite biking enthusiasts.

A special tip for families and leisure cyclists is the Mitterberg Tour: it involves approximately 200 meters in elevation gain, a maximum gradient of 12%, about 30 kilometers in length, with the precise starting point based on where you are staying.

Start your bike tour directly from your apartment. In collaboration with Sport Rest, we provide bicycles (e-bikes or regular bikes) for your local excursions.

Prebersee mit dem Bike
Mountainbike Strecke
Freibad Mauterndorf
Ortskern Mauterndorf


At the Lungau Golf Club in St. Michael, you can play golf at the highest level, surrounded by breathtaking scenery. In addition to an 18-hole course, you are greeted by spacious practice facilities and a 9-hole Par3 course. Both beginners and “serious” players will find something certain to suit their preferences. Visit

Outdoor Pool in Mauterndorf

At the Mauterndorf Adventure Pool, family fun awaits you: outdoor swimming pool, children's adventure area, giant slide, and much more.

Canyoning, Rafting & More

The Mur, Austria's second-longest river, offers a variety of exhilarating routes for adventure enthusiasts. You can enjoy rafting and kayaking courses, canoe trekking, canyoning, and so much more.


The airfield in Mauterndorf is actually the highest in the Austrian Alps and a gathering place for glider pilots from all over the world. Thanks to its unique location in the Lungau basin, the airfield enjoys long periods of thermal activity and influxes of foehn systems.

Glider flights are possible from April well into October, just so long as the airfield is snow-free. Winches and aerotows are available as launch methods for glider flights. A truly special experience for guests: glider flights and scenic aerial tours aboard motorized aircraft, high above the Alps.

Flugplatz Mauterndorf

Taurachbahn Railway

Austria's highest narrow-gauge railway is a popular attraction in the region. Special excursions are offered by reservation from June to September. Nostalgic steam or diesel trains can also be rented exclusively for company outings, club trips, or wedding parties.

Horseback Riding

The self-contained basin landscape of Lungau is the perfect starting point for horseback rides. Though whether you prefer riding high in the saddle, enjoying the scenery in a horse-drawn carriage at your leisure, or embarking on 'alpine' horseback adventures to the numerous side valleys and mountaintops – For horse enthusiasts, this is nature at its finest.

Archery in Mauterndorf

An unforgettable experience for all ages – with great fun guaranteed. The archery range is just a 5-minute walk from our apartment resort.


Mauterndorf Castle, located right next to the Hackenschmiede apartment resort, is a unique architectural gem with great historical significance.

Here, a fascinating journey back to the Late Middle Ages awaits visitors of all ages. Life-sized figures, the impressive watchtower, and interactive exhibits transform this lovingly restored castle into an engaging 'hands-on' museum.

Freibad Mauterndorf
Sonnenbahn Speiereck
Outdoorparc Maripfarr
Badeinsel Tamsweg

Here at our place
the LungauCard is included

The free guest card for your family vacation

With the LungauCard Summer, Lungau vacationers during summer season (May 27th to November 2nd) can enjoy a wide variety of free and discounted activities for the whole family. And the best part of all: It's a proven way to save real money!

Ready for your holidays?

Do you want to arrive at your chosen vacation destination, check-in, unlock the door, and feel totally comfortable right away? Then you've definitely come to the right place here with us.
Book your dream vacation now and spend the most wonderful time of the year in one of our cozy, luxuriant apartments in the Salzburger Lungau region. We would be delighted to welcome you to Mauterndorf.