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St. Johann in Salzburg

Salzburger Sportwelt

If you drive south from the festival town, you will reach the picturesquely situated holiday resort of St. Johann in just 60 kilometres. St. Johann is very popular for its historic town with its shopping facilities and the surrounding nature in the middle of Ski amadé.

St. Johann is located about 60 kilometers from the German border and the regional capital, Salzburg. Due to its central location, the picturesque small town is an ideal starting point for excursions in the Salzburger Land. Most of all, families feel at home in St. Johann & in Alpendorf. The county’s capital has everything a family needs for a feel good holiday. A perfect infrastructure, family-oriented businesses and above all – the breathtaking landscape, as far as the eye can see.

The Liechtenstein Gorge is definitely one of the longest, deepest and most impressive gorges in the Alps. The mighty rush of the waterfall, the moss-covered stones in lush green, a legendary atmosphere and sunrays that create a rainbow in the fine water dust. The unique natural spectacle in the Salzburg region is known for an unforgettable excursion of a special kind – an experience for the whole family.

Just as  the snow begins to melt on the mountains, high on top at 1,750 m, things get pretty spooky when the Fire, Water, Earth and Air Ghosts awake. The Panorama Hiking Paths feature 40 big and little discovery stations to roam about.

Ghost Mountain – amusement park on the Gernkogel (elev. 1,767 m)

An experience for the whole family! In this magnificent scenic setting, the youngsters will discover a whole bevvy of ghosts, older kids will love the long slides and big swings, while the adults can look forward to a truly special hiking and nature experience. This “ghost park” offers: nicely maintained, ghostly hiking paths on the Gernkogel, panorama lookout towers, mountains to climb, giant slides, eerie caves, air swings, target-shooting booths, water games, mill wheels, waterfalls …


Almenweg Stages in St. Johann


Salzburger Sportwelt
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Hauptstraße 159
5542 Flachau

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