Top Adventures in Salzburg

  • Photograph and Hike Around Obersee, Bechtesgaden National Park

    Berchtesgaden National Park is one of the most beautiful places I've ever been. The pristine water, looming cliffs, and natural beauty perfectly complement one another (and the two main lakes Koenigssee and Obersee are even featured in the opening...

    3 miles

  • Hike Halsam in Berchtesgaden National Park

    Getting there:I would recommend flying into Salzburg (It's only 35 minutes drive from the national park), but you can also fly into Munich and take a train to get there (this might be the cheaper option, but not my much). It really just depends on...

    4 miles 1440 ft gain

  • Hike Around the Summit of Mount Jenner

    The Jennerbahn (an enclosed lift) will take you almost to the top of Mount Jenner. Buy a ticket at the booth at the entrance. It costs 32 euro, which is steep, however the views are incredible and it's very enjoyable to have lunch up there (there'...

    0.5 miles 500 ft gain

  • Hike to Röthbachfall in the Alps of Berchtesgaden NP

    You will begin this hike by driving to the Tourist Information at the Königssee (https://goo.gl/maps/c3TF5kaSrov). Walk down past all of the tourist shops to the Königssee (lake). There will be a ticket booth for buying boat tickets. You need to t...

    2.5 miles 200 ft gain

  • Kehlsteinhaus - Eagles Nest

    You arrive at the parkinglot just outside of the city Berchtesgaden. From there you can either buy a bus ticket to take a ~20 min drive up or you can choose to hike, which will take you approximately ~4 hours. Once arrived you can choose again. Ta...

    0.9 miles 334.6 ft gain

  • Hike to Sintersbacher Waterfall

    The trail begins with an uphill on gravel through the forest, with the Sintersbach river to your left. The trail is shaded until it reaches the Sintersbacher waterfall. There is a bridge which will take you to the other side of the river, where th...

    6.2 miles 2030.8 ft gain

  • Hike to Blaue Lacke (Blue Lake)

    The trail starts at Bruggeralm, a mountain hut above the town of Jochberg. Note that the hut is usually closed in June because of the low footfall. In July, Tuesdays are rest days.  The trail starts off as a gravel path. You will pass another moun...

    8.2 miles 2286.7 ft gain

  • Hike from Kirchberg to Kitzbühel via Seidlalm-See

    The trail begins in Klausen, near Restaurant Schwedenkapelle, with an uphill on gravel through the forest, with the stream to your left. The trail is shaded until you reach an open meadow, approximately 2km into your hike.  The trail is well marke...

    6 miles 2034.1 ft gain

  • Swim against the current in the Almkanal

    Follow the pin on the map for getting there, walk to the right ride of the canal, jump in and let the current push you a couple of meters. Some people use it for swim training to swim against the current. Try it out.For getting out of the water, g...

  • Hike Kapuzinerberg

    Starting at the Platzl (at the State Bridge) walk up Linzergasse, through the Franciscan Gate to Stefan Zweig Weg. The steep climb up the Kapuzinerberg is lined by stations of the cross chapels.Walk through the Felix Gate (1632) past the Paschinge...

    2.8 miles 492.1 ft gain

  • Backcountry Ski Pillsteinhöhe

    Right off the parking lot this trail starts with full immersion in Austria's beautiful country side. At roughly 2,800 ft the first challenge is crossing Weißenbach (creek) on a one person bridge. Across it the first meadow features three old cotta...

    5.56 miles 1970 ft gain

  • Hike to Krimml Waterfalls

    The Krimml Waterfalls are situated in the Hohe Tauern National Park in the Salzburg region of Austria. At 380m high, they are the highest waterfalls not just of Austria, but in all of Europe. In the village of Krimml, near base of the waterfall yo...

    2.6 miles 1414 ft gain

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