Holiday in beautiful surroundings in Salzburg
The pension the village villa - everything else is surrounded by unspoiled nature and in beautiful surroundings. In the center of Maishofen but quietly, your accommodation is the starting point for expeditions into the surrounding regions. Saalbach Hinterglemm, Zell am See Kaprun, Saalfelden and Salzburg are famous places that must not be missing in your excursion program.
The idyllic village Maishofen with its population of 2,800 and an altitude of 757 metres is situated in the centre of winter sports. Thanks to its central location you can easily reach three top skiing areas within a radius of only 10 kilometres (Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See, Kitzsteinhorn glacier skiing region in Kaprun and Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm).An extensive 35 km network of loipes with signage as well as an illuminated loipe make Maishofen a mecca for cross-country skiers.
All kids and newcomers to skiing will find perfect conditions for their first efforts in the snow at the practice lift in Maishofen. No crowded slopes and no hassle, the ‘Schloss Kammer’ practice lift is where you can try your first turns. The practice lift is free of charge for all children!Maishofen is an ideal starting point for excursions and hikes in summer, too. The Tauern Cycle Path runs through Maishofen.You can find more information on the resort at www.maishofen.com.
Zell am See
The beautiful historic town centre and the pedestrian zone of Zell entice you to stroll and take in the atmosphere. Numerous comfortable inns, eateries and pubs have many culinary delights in store for you. With its three communities (Zell am See, Schüttdorf, Thumersbach), the population of Zell am See numbers almost 9,700.The 2,000m high Schmittenhöhe is a mountain of fun in summer and winter. When the weather is fine you can be sure of an unforgettable view of a mountain backdrop with 30 peaks higher than three thousand metres.
The Schmittenhöhe skiing area has 77 kilometres of runs to offer.Lake Zeller See’s water meets the most stringent standards for drinking water and it rates as one of the most beautiful lakes in the Province of Salzburg. The sight of the mountain panorama reflected in the water is both magical and impressive.For further information on the town, please go to www.zellamsee-kaprun.com.
Saalfelden with its population of around 16,000 is the third largest town in the Province of Salzburg and is a popular shopping centre. It also offers a variety of cultural activities, numerous markets and festivals and an abundance of opportunities for sport and leisure.Around the historic town centre a rich cultural landscape spreads across the valley floor, characterized by many small villages with splendid farms.You can find more information about the town at www.saalfelden-leogang.com.
200 km bestens präparierte Abfahrten, 55 modernste Seilbahn- und Liftanlagen, 10 km gespurte Loipen, Snow-Parks, Rennstrecken, Carvingstrecken, Buckel- und Flutlichtpisten bietet Saalbach Hinterglemm im Winter. Für all jene die gerne Winterwandern stehen 22 geräumte Winterwanderwege mit einer Gesamtlänge von 140 km zur Verfügung.
Taking the short route via Germany on roads where toll is not compulsory you can reach the City of Salzburg in one hour by car. Salzburg, capital of the province with the same name, is Austria’s fourth largest town with a population of around 150,000 and has many interesting sights to offer. One of Salzburg’s main features is its charming historic centre.Salzburg is also known throughout the world as ‘the City of Mozart’. The unequalled genius of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart adds a unique charm to the city, a charm that is visually complemented by its fantastic geographic location at the foot of Mönchsberg Mountain and along the banks of the River Salzach, a mountain river from the Central Alps.
Landmark of Salzburg City and one of its most significant sights is the Fortress Hohensalzburg. For 900 years this castle has towered majestically above the roofs of Salzburg’s historic centre. Spend some exceptional hours in this impressive medieval atmosphere with many other objects of interest such as:The house in the Getreidegasse where Mozart was born, the house at Markartplatz where the Mozart family lived, the Cathedral of Salzburg with its crypt containing the graves of Salzburg’s archbishops, Schloss Hellbrunn (palace) with its water tricks and games, Salzburg Museum, the Museum of Modern Art on the Mönchsberg, Haus der Natur (natural science museum), the Old and the New Residenz with their large ceremonial rooms and the Residenz art gallery, Salzburg Zoo at Hellbrunn.