Piesendorf, a small paradise for active summer holidaymakers and hiking enthusiasts
Piesendorf, a small paradise for active winter vacationers.

Piesendorf, a holiday resort certified by Austria's hiking villages, is located in the district of Zell am See at 785 metres above sea level in the beautiful SalzburgerLand and has around 3,900 inhabitants. Nestled on the sunny side between Zell am See-Kaprun, Piesendorf is an ideal starting point for excursions, bike and hiking tours.

The tranquil village of Piesendorf is located in the district of Zell am See in the beautiful SalzburgerLand and has around 3,900 inhabitants. Piesendorf lies on the sunny side of the top ski destinations of Zell am See-Kaprun. The wide range of pistes on offer at Schmittenhöhe and the Kitzsteinhorn glacier ski area are almost on your doorstep.


The picturesque hiking village and its surroundings are worth a visit at any time of the year, because here you will find peaceful peace and relaxation in summer and winter, surrounded by the Hohe Tauern and Kitzbühel Alps. In summer, hikers and cyclists will get their money’s worth when they go on a 3-dimensional adventure hike or on the Tauern Cycle Path. In winter, the Glescher ski area on the Kitzsteinhorn and the Schmittenhöhe ski area can be easily reached within a few minutes by car or with the free ski bus and ski train. The Naglköpfl adventure mountain in Walchen with a practice lift and various fun sports is the ideal complement to skiing fun.

Summer fun

In Piesendorf Naturians can experience quiet days but also active hours, nothing stands in the way of a varied holiday. Nature lovers will find many beautiful and varied hiking routes through the untouched mountain landscape of the Hohe Tauern and Kitzbühler Alps. For cyclists and mountain bikers the municipality is an ideal starting point for extended tours. A leisure oasis with great attraction on hot summer days is the Hinkelsteinbad. In this open-air pool you really feel free, because it is surrounded by beautiful nature.

Winter fun

In winter Piesendorf is THE ideal holiday resort for all those who dream of spending their holidays in a real village in the Alps, but do not want to miss the big ski destinations. Zell am See-Kaprun is only a stone’s throw away from our neighbouring villages, Saalbach Hinterglemm and Kitzbühel. The extensive network of the “Pinzga-Loipe” cross-country ski run offers an Eldorado for cross-country skiers, because directly from the centre of the village you can start the classic and skating tracks. In the district of Walchen there is a striking hill with a beautiful summit plateau: the “Erlebnisberg Naglköpfl” with ski lift and numerous winter sports possibilities in the XXL-Fun Faktor. Next to the practice lift, many trendy sports, such as SnowTubing and Zipfelbob, await children, young people and parents.

Hiking tip

The certified Panorama Trail is just the thing for the sporty inquisitive: the starting point of the circular walk is the Hiking Info Point. From there you follow the hiking trail to Hauserberg, through the gorge and on to Entfelden. From here you walk along the Kulturlandschaftsweg back to the starting point. During the circular walk you will pass a total of 10 display boards, which offer you insights from the formation of the Hohe Tauern to forestry work in the past and present.


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Tourismusverband Piesendorf
Dorfstraße 263
5721 Piesendorf

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