If you travel south from the Festival City you will reach the picturesque holiday town of St Johann-Alpendorf in only 60km. This historic town with its shopping facilities, the picturesque alpine village and the surrounding nature in the middle of the Salzburger Sportwelt is very popular.
Summer in St. Johann
“Let’s go for a dawdle in St. Johann”, one oftern hears the Salzburg people happily say. The attractive shopping street with its boutiques, cafés and beer gardens invites you for relaxing shopping. The Alpine village cable car operates also in summer up to the 1,787 metre high Gernkogel which is very popular with families thanks to its scenic peak and Geisterberg adventure park. In the surrounding mountains, numerous walks and excursions await such as the Liechtenstein Gorge nature paradise.
TIP: The St. Johann Golf Club with its 9-hole academy course and the 9-hold competition course.
(c) Atelier Oczlon, St. Johann Alpendorf in summer
Winter in St. Johann
Whoever spends their winter in St Johann-Alpendorf is definitely at the right address! Ultimately, the first entrance into the Salzburger Sportwelt/Ski Amadé is in this town. The most modern lifts bring you up into one of the largest ski areas in Austria with 800 kilometres of beautiful slopes! Whether you ski or snowboard, a stop in the huts after an exuberant day on the slopes should not be missed. Delicious delicacies are served in these ski huts. The Betterpark is a must for skiers and snowboarders. For all those who want to experience the winter away from the slopes, there are ski touring trails, snowshoe hikes, toboggan runs, and more.
(c) Atelier Oszlon, St. Johann Alpendorf Gernkogel in winter