Summer holiday in Obertauern

Smell the mountain air, go for a hike or take a mountain bike tour to unwind and enjoy the unique panorama on breaks. In Obertauern, you will always have the right partner at your side – the mountain air. An eventful holiday with lots of highlights for the whole family.

Ski lift hiking

Take the Grünwaldkopfbahn and Hochalmbahn lifts up into the mountains of Obertauern. Experience the unique panorama and the Alpine cabins in the state of Salzburg which are famous for their hospitality.

Alles Alm – Everything Alpine

The hiking experience at the Gnadenalm offers pram-friendly half-day excursions with lots of themed and play stations, as well as an observation tower with a slide.

Alpine ropes course

Rise to new heights at the ropes course, just 30 minutes away from the Grünwaldkopfbahn (ski lift).

Mountain biking

Discover the Grünwaldkopf Path. Starting from the Obertauern Tourism Association, the path will lead you from the Seekarhaus over a serpentine route to the Hochalm. You will descend quickly over the Flubachalm to the federal highway and then ascend again towards Passhöhe.


Some of Austria’s most beautiful golf courses can be found within a few kilometres, for instance Lungau Golf Club (18-hole golf course and 9-hole short course) or Radstadt Golf Course. In Obertauern, you can practice on a 9-hole putting green.

Johannes Waterfall

Enjoy the view at the top of the 60 meter high Johannes waterfall. This fascinating natural spectacle is easily reachable by foot. The hiking trail is perfect for families and leads directly through the waterfall.

Lürzer hiking suggestions

For the whole family

3-lake hike

Idyllic tour up to the Seekarhaus, over the Hochalm and Sonnhof and back to the starting point.

Starting point: Obertauern Tourist Information

Distance: 6.8 km

Walking time: approx. 2 ¾ h

Johannes Waterfall

Hike from the Vordergnadenalm to the natural spectacle of the Johannes Waterfall and down to the valley station of the Grünwaldkopfbahn (ski lift).

Starting point: Vordergnadenalm

Distance: 7.8 km 

Walking time: approx. 3 h

For experienced hikers


Sporty hike up to the Edelweisshütte, over the Ernstalm and Twengeralm to the Schaidberg.

Starting point: Obertauern Tourist Information

Distance: 10.5 km

Walking time: 3 ¾ h


Moderately difficult hike up to the Seekarhaus and Knappenhaus to the Seekarspitze (2,350-metre peak) and over the Sonnhof back to the starting point.

Starting point: Obertauern Tourist Information

Distance: 9.9 km

Walking time: 4 h

Detailed hiking maps are available at the hotel reception desk.
We will gladly provide you with information personally.

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