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

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Sights and excursion destinations

Recreation tips in the Hochkönig region and surroundings

Discounts with the Hochkönig Card
The Hochkönig Card with its many discounts provides for pure vacation enjoyment.
Museums in the region and surroundings
Museums can also be exciting - come see for yourself!
Near the city of Salzburg
The festival city of Salzburg is only 1 hour away.
Many attractions throughout Salzburg
A variety of excursion possibilities throughout Salzburger Land.
Sights and attractions in the Hochkönig region
Here at the foot of the Hochkönig, there is simply so much to see.
Each of the three vacation villages Maria Alm, Dienten, and Mühlbach have many special things to offer. Attractions, nature, culture, and museums are waiting to be discovered. As a guest in the Hochkönig region, you can enjoy discounted and free offers with the Hochkönig Card.
The festival city of Salzburg is also located nearby - this city is always worth a visit.
Find your own personal recreation tips here!
Map of sights and excursion destinations
Mining Museum in Mühlbach
Mining Museum Mühlbach

In the museum, you will gain insight into the 5,000 year old mining tradition. Go on a tour of the mine on the narrow-gauge railway.
Free with the Hochkönig Card.

National Park Worlds in Mittersill
National Park World Mittersill

With a spectacular exhibit and the national park 360° panoramic cinema, this museum is a special kind of indoor experience.
Free with the Hochkönig Card.

Hohenwerfen Castle

The impressive Hohenwerfen Castle sits enthroned above the Salzach. Children can learn about this building in a playful way, and castle tours and flight demonstrations by the Salzburg State Falconry top off the day.
14% discount with the Hochkönig Card.

Ferleiten Wildlife Park

In the wildlife park, you can observe 250 wild animals in the middle of the Hohe Tauern National Park. A recreation park with over 40 rides and activities is connected to the wildlife facility.
Up to 20% discount with the Hochkönig Card.

Open-Air Museum

Awaiting you in the Salzburg open-air museum are testaments from 6 centuries of farming, a nostalgic train, handcraft demonstrations, and an adventure playground.
20% discount with the Hochkönig Card.

World of Water in Krimml

Here, water is the center of attraction. Whether a natural spectacle, the waterfall center, the Aquaszenarium, or the aqua park - the Worlds of Water in Krimml will delight visitors of all ages.
14% discount with the Hochkönig Card.

Liechtenstein Gorge

Since as early as 1875 the adventurous looking ravine called Liechtensteinklamm has been fascinating man as a unique natural sight. It was then that it was provided with devices for walking due to a donation of the Prince of Liechtenstein. 15% discount with the Hochkönig Card. 

Kitzloch Gorge

The Kitzloch Gorge is one of the most beautiful and impressive gorges in the region. The many small waterfalls, bridges, and small embankments make the gorge a first-class natural monument.
15% discount with the Hochkönig Card.


The Großglockner High Alpine Road leads up to an elevation of 2,571 m along a spectacular route. The highlight is the Kaiser-Franz-Josef-Höhe visitor's center with a view of the Pasterze glacier.
10% discount with the Hochkönig Card.

World of the Ice Giants in Werfen

The largest ice cave in the world is a welcome excursion destination even on hot days. Awaiting you here are giant ice sculptures, glistening crystal worlds, and million year old rock formations.

High Mountain Reservoirs

At an elevation of over 2,000 m, you can experience the wonder of technology - the Kaprun high mountain reservoirs. The power of water in cooperation with modern electricity generation is demonstrated in spectacular ways.
10% discount with the Hochkönig Card.

Hohensalzburg Castle

Salzburg's famous landmark attracts attention from near and far and rewards visitors with grandiose views. If you have never been to this fortress, then you have never truly been to Salzburg. 

Haus der Natur in Salzburg

In the Haus der Natur, you will discover giant dinosaurs, reptiles from all over the world, the underwater world of a large aquarium, interactive experiments in the ScienceCenter, and much more. 

Hellbrunn Palace and Trick Fountains
Water fountain fun since 1615 - it flows and splashes, squirts and sprays - here, you can get to know water in its most beautiful and most surprising form.