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SUMMER LIFTS

Our 6 summer lifts will take you safely and comfortably up to the peak of emotions. Choose your own favorite tour among the numerous hiking routes - it will leave you wanting more!

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HOCHKÖNIG CARD

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With the Hochkönig Card, you can enjoy a comprehensive offer of activities in our vacation & excursion region.

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The most beautiful place to hike in Salzburg

Hiking vacation on the Hochkönig

Certified hiking paths
The 340 km of hiking paths in the Hochkönig region are designated with the Austrian Hiking Seal of Approval.
Unique views
The view of the impressive Hochkönig is your constant companion on all hikes.
Free summer lifts
Unlimited and free use of the 6 summer lifts with the Hochkönig Card.
Rustic hill farms and huts

Small, rustic hill farms and huts await hungry hikers with regional specialties.

Free hiking bus
Let your car take a vacation - the Hochkönig hiking bus will conveniently take you to the starting point of your hike, and with the Hochkönig Card, you can ride for free! See the numerous bus connections!

Herb hikes
Discover herb hiking and herb hill farms with their beautiful gardens.
Hiking up to the peak of emotions
340 KM OF HIKING FREEDOM
When hiking in the Hochkönig region, each step leads you deeper into nature. Fresh mountain air, towering rocks, idyllic hill farms, lush meadows, and legendary views of the alpine world – this is a balm for the soul. The network of hiking paths is well signposted and designated with the Austrian Hiking Seal of Quality. The hiking highlight is the 73 km long-distance hiking trail through the region - the "Königsweg". Free guided hikes are offered in all towns in the region. Experience nature with your own two feet!
Peak culinary enjoyment
Eating and Drinking at the huts in Hochkönig
Hike through the mountain forest, experience the sunrise in the mountains, and enjoy a delicious snack at one of the numerous alpine huts.
Arrive at the peak of emotions!
Mountain safety
Hiking at the Hochkönig
Safety for more hiking fun!
Hiking ist more than just a wonderful experience. For your safety, we have put together a few tips so that you can enjoy this mountain sport to the fullest.
Top hiking tours

The Hochkönig region is considered the crown jewel among the mountains in Salzburger Land with over 340 km of hiking paths, a variety of difficulty levels, and many interesting trails with different themes.
With our interactive hiking map, you will find hiking tours and routes in Mühlbach, Dienten, or Maria Alm.
The hiking region can also be explored on numerous free guided hikes.

Awarded hiking paths
Hiking Seal of Approval
With clear quality criteria, the Austrian Hiking Seal of Approval guarantees reliable hiking quality in all hiking domains in Austria. Upon meeting strict quality standards, the Austrian Hiking Seal of Approval is awarded to regions, hiking villages, hiking paths, and hiking businesses.
Among these distinguished hiking paths is the Königsweg in the Hochkönig region. The hub of a good hiking region consists of a hiking village that serves as a starting point for unforgettable experiences. Excellent hiking villages include Maria Alm, Dienten, and Mühlbach. You will quickly see that the entire Hochkönig area is the perfect hiking region!
Hiking in autumn with harvest festival