Schwarzach im Pongau, together with St. Veit im Pongau, is part of the Salzburg Sun Terrace – and it is not without reason that it bears this name. Due to the special location on a sunny plateau, you will get a lot of warm sunshine in our villages. The Salzburg Sun Terrace region stands for pleasurable variety, peace and security, but also for fun, action and activity for young and old.
Summer in Schwarzach
Whether hiking from alpine hut to alpine hut, enjoying a walk through the historical town centre or on a pleasurable bike tour – the impressive Hohen Tauern Mountains frame the picturesque landscape around Schwarzach. Speaking of bikes – probably the most popular cycling routes in the province of Salzburg, the Tauern Cycle Path and the Alpe Adria Cycle Path, have chosen Schwarzach as a stage destination.The family-friendly cycling trail between Schwarzach and Werfen is known appropriately enough as the “Legendary Tauern cycle path“. How about a visit to a Pongau farm shop or a dip in the cold waters of the adventure pool?
Winter in Schwarzach
The central location in the middle of the Ski amadé with 270 lifts and 760 kilometres of pistes offers the best conditions for boundless skiing pleasure! There is the right slope for every taste. Those who prefer to enjoy the winter off-piste will be delighted with the great cross-country trails in the cross-country paradise! For fans of Nordic training, there are even ski jumps in Schwarzach. – Ski jumping pros like Stefan Kraft and Chiara Hölzl made their first jumps here.
TIP: Sightseeing in Schwarzach: the railway has a long tradition in Schwarzach. No wonder, then, that the first Railway Museum in Austria can be admired in Schwarzach.