The marvellous mountain air. The lush green alpine pastures. And the mighty mountains with the majestic Bischofsmütze always in view. Filzmoos, situated at a pleasant altitude of over 1,000 metres above sea level, to the south of the city of Salzburg, is a picture-book mountain village and is known for its culinary summit experiences, its incomparable nature experiences and an exciting cultural programme.
Summer in Filzmoos
Unspoilt nature, a breathtaking mountain landscape full of opportunities for discovery, the hospitality of the locals and living traditions – that’s how idyllic a holiday in Filzmoos is! Filzmoos is the Austrian hiking village, the No. 1 climbing region in SalzburgerLand and the bike village of the Alps. Mountain sports are particularly important in the mountain village. Life takes place outdoors. This is particularly true of Filzmoos, as it offers an unrivalled range of activities and exercise in the mountains. Filzmoos is also known as a culinary holiday destination in the mountains.
Tip: A hike to find your inner self? The 17! power spots in Filzmoos have a moving, liberating and healing effect on visitors.
Autumn is hiking time!
Enjoy the fresh air, the velvety light and the colourful splendour of nature. A hiking trail network of around 250 kilometres in all levels of difficulty awaits hiking enthusiasts and those seeking relaxation. The “Filzmoos Aktiv” mountain sports school offers daily guided hikes, also on special themes. The annual herding the cattle down from the alpine pastures, the grand harvest festival and the mountain art festival are popular with locals and guests alike: just a few of the events in Filzmoos in autumn.
TIP: E-biking in Filzmoos: rent an electric bicycle, jump on, cycle off and always have the mountain majesties “King Dachstein & Queen Bischofsmütze” in view. The area around Filzmoos is ideal for e-bikes.
Winter in Filzmoos
The Filzmoos ski region, the heart of Ski amadé, is ideal for children, beginners and returners to skiing. Even professionals can make their tracks in the snow undisturbed. The ski schools and lifts are located directly in the village. Thus, making your ski holiday great fun.
Hot air balloon rides in winter are a special experience in the idyllic village of Filzmoos. The unique feeling of seeing Austria’s imposing, snow-covered mountains pass by below you is indescribable.
Thanks to its perfect location in the heart of Ski amadé, skiers and snowboarders alike will be delighted. Around 760 kilometres of pistes and 270 ski lifts make this ski area the biggest skiing paradise in Austria. Those who are looking for quiet and unspoilt nature will find peace and relaxation while cross-country skiing, ski touring, snowshoeing and winter hiking.
A horse-drawn sleigh ride through the snow-covered landscape up to the Hofalm area with the Oberhofalm and Unterhofalm is particularly romantic. Savour the landscape as it slowly passes by. Sleigh rides have a long tradition in Filzmoos and are a must when visiting Filzmoos.
TIP: The pilgrimage church in Filzmoos with its “Filzmooser Kindl” has been known as a place of pilgrimage for centuries.