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Summer in Zauchensee is surrounded by mountains, lakes, and a unique landscape in the beautiful Salzburg region. This destination offers not only relaxation and adventure during your summer vacation but also countless enchanting moments for the whole family.

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Experience Nature and Fresh Mountain Air in Zauchensee

Panoramic views while hiking, cycling, and more – somewhere between being active and relaxed...

Relaxing is even more enjoyable when you break a sweat from time to time. And it doesn't take much. Have you experienced the fresh mountain air of Zauchensee today? Here are a few ideas: "head to the mountains" – by foot, E-bike, or chairlift. Embark on an adventure with the Magic Mountains activity program. Or try something entirely different like pinecone battles in the woods, seeking out the best mushroom spots with Chef Frank, or collecting ripe berries... The choice is yours.

Experience the central location and pure nature around our 4-star superior Salzburger Hof Hotel at 1,350 meters, where you'll find:

  • Unique mountain peaks for dreamy hikes
  • Fantastic routes for action-packed (E-)bike tours
  • Lush green meadows for a romantic picnic
  • The Gamskogelbahn cable car to the Seekarsee and the family adventure mountain
  • Inviting alpine huts serving local specialties
  • The adventure playground of nature right outside the hotel's door
  • The shimmering Zauchensee for cooling off and relaxation
  • Magic Mountains – the summer highlight in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee
  • Many excursion destinations in the beautiful Salzburg region
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Set out on foot or take the nearby Gamskogelbahn cable car to explore impressive hiking trails, majestic mountains, green forests, and clear lakes on well-maintained routes. There are also exciting family trails in the Alpentiere Master Cup. Enjoy the unique atmosphere and savor regional specialties in cozy alpine huts. Whether you're seeking a relaxed natural experience or a sporting challenge like the popular "Zauchensee 4-summit tour".

To the hiking paradise
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Magic Mountains Zauchensee – The Most Imaginative Summer Club in the Alps

Sailing in the Salzburg mountains? Experience diverse adventures suitable for the whole family, singles, and couples! Professional childcare for all ages. Guided hikes, bike tours, archery, yoga, self-defense, sailing courses, dance classes, and more. Or simply relax while your kids are well cared for in the animation program or soccer camp. Take a spin together on a paddleboat, bounce on the giant trampoline, or explore the new family trails in the mountains – 3 cable car rides included!

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"In the smallest things, nature reveals the greatest wonders."