Summer or hiking holiday
in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee

Hiking, mountain biking etc. in picturesque Salzburger Land


Whether active of leisurely – at the 3 star Hotel and Gasthof Markterwirt in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee there are a wealth of leisure activities available on your summer holiday. Varied hiking trails are waiting to be explored by you. You can test your skill on demanding mountain bike routes or on one of the many family routes with Altenmarkt. Fun swimming in summer can be had in the Zauchensee lake, in one of the nearby bathing lakes or in the Thermal Spa Amadé. Horse riding enthusiasts and anglers are also well catered for on a summer or hiking holiday in Salzburger Land.

Hiking in the Salzburg mountains

  • Varied, well-marked network of trails in Altenmarkt & Zauchensee
  • Gentle family walks to demanding alpine tours
  • Lifts in operation in summer for relaxed day trips (June – September)
  • Salzburger Almenweg with lots of alpine huts open to the public & traditional hut delicacies
  • The region has been awarded the “Austrian Hiking Seal of Approval”

Cycling & mountain biking

  • Well-signposted, more than 100 km long network of biking trails in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee & surrounding area
  • Varied tours: from gentle to demanding
  • A wealth of mountain bike trails: exciting downhill runs at the Bikepark in Wagrain (13 km from the Markterwirt), demanding tours directly in Zauchensee
  • Guided tours bookable
  • E-bike rental in the sports shops in Altenmarkt & Zauchensee, charging stations in resort
  • Transport of bikes on cable cars possible

Swimming & golf

  • Refreshing bathing experience in the Zauchensee with fabulous mountain panoramic views
  • Further swimming possibilities all just a few minutes drive away: Adventure bathing lake in Eben, Alpine outdoor pool in Radstadt, Thermal Spa Amadé, Reitecksee bathing lake, Flachauwinkl bathing lake…
  • Golf course in Radstadt with 18-hole tournament course, 9-hole academy course & the one-and-only golf cable car “Birdy Jet”
  • Academy course can also be played by non-members, ideal training course for children, teens & beginners
  • Golf course in Goldegg with 18-hole course & covered driving range

Nordic walking, running & tennis

  • Altenmarkt counts as Nordic walking pionier region
  • 7 certified Nordic walking tours of varying levels of difficulty: 2 beginner tours, 1 intermediate route & 4 expert trails
  • A total of 40 km in length & 2,300 m elevation gain
  • 4 sports scientifically certified running tracks in Altenmarkt & Zauchensee
  • Seerunde around the lake in Zauchensee leads up to 1,360 m
  • 3 tennis courts in Altenmarkt – open from May bis October

Fishing & riding

  • Exclusive angling holiday in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee at the 3 star Hotel & Gasthof Markterwirt
  • Fishing in the Zauchbach stream, in the Zauchensee lake, in the Enns river & in the Lohbach stream possible
  • Equipment rental & booking at the Hotel & Gasthof Markterwirt
  • Over 200 km long network of bridle paths between altitudes of 850 m & 2,000 m above sea-level
  • 2 riding stables in Altenmarkt
  • Very popular: Dachstein-Tauern-Ritt
  • Guided treks & riding tours bookable

Action sport activities

  • Climbing in climbing park & forest high ropes course in Altenmarkt
  • Advneture in the water: canyoning, rafting, river tubing, river bug & kajaking in in the region
  • Bockerl bobs, mountain go-carts & Segway in the Salzburger Sportwelt
  • Popular motorbike routes: Route 99 (from Bischofshofen to Spittal/Drau), Nockalm pass, Grossglockner high alpine road
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