A summer holiday in Radstadt, Province of Salzburg

Hiking, biking, swimming and other sporting activities in the Pongau region of Salzburg

Hiking, climbing, mountaineering

Radstadt lies in the heart of the Province of Salzburg surrounded by fabulous mountain scenery. Enjoy unforgettable hikes and mountain tours in the Radsädter Tauern and Dachstein mountain regions. There are routes to suit all abilities from gentle strolls, family walks and demanding tours along well-marked routes of all levels of difficulty. Families with children can walk up the 1.768m high Rossbrand stopping along the way

at the Bürgerbergalm. Experienced mountain climbers head for the Bischofsmütze or the rocky Dachstein range. The Salzburger Almenweg is also very popular amongst hikers: from the Tennengebirge over the Tauern to the Dachstein with a stop in Radstadt. The Radstädter Wanderbus to the Rosskopf is also available. Take the opportunity to join a guided hike.

Cyling, mountain biking, e-biking

Feel the cool breeze in your face and explore nature on two wheels along well-marked and varied cycle paths and mountain bike routes in region around Radstadt in the Province of Salzburg. Enjoy a tour with the whole family along the Enns Cycle Path, leading from the Radstädter Tauern to the Donau.

Mountain bikers can enjoy a demanding tour on the Rossbrand or one of the many other biking tours. A highlight is the Transalp-Tour, which connects Radstadt with Kranjska Gora in Slovenia and leads over the Alps. There’s something for every biking enthusiast in our region.

Swimming, bathing, spas

You’re looking to cool down on a hot summer’s day? Enjoy great days with the whole family at the Alpine Outdoor Pool in Radstadt. A heated pool and a 40m long waterslide ensure fun and action. Adults can relax on the spacious sunbathing lawn.

In addition there are 4 bathing lakes in the surrounding area. Just a few kilometres away from Radstadt is the Therme Amadé. Don’t miss out on the exciting loop waterslide, the wave pool and the relaxation pools plus sauna area. The Therme Amadé in Altenmarkt is open all year round whatever the weather.

Golf, crazy golf, tennis

Beginner and intermediate golfers will love the Golf Club in Radstadt. With its 18 hole championship course, 9 hole compact course and covered driving range amid a spectacular mountain backdrop it offers superb conditions for all golfing enthusiasts. A particular highlight is the golf cable car, transporting golfers to the 13th tee at almost 1.000 m. Those interested can book golf lessons at various ability levels.

at the Golf Akademy in Radstadt. Families with children will have great fun at the Radstadt crazy golf course and can try out their golfing skills. There’s also plenty on offer for tennis enthusiasts. In Radstadt you’ll find an indoor tennis court, as well as 9 outdoor courts. Whether you prefer golf, crazy golf or tennis – there are plenty of ball games in our region to keep you occupied.


Radstadt in the Pongau region of Salzburg is renowned as an eldorado for motorbikers. From here you can ride along a number of mountain passes with numerous bends and splendid panoramic views. The Route 99 (Bischofshofen – Obertauern – Spittal an der Drau) leads right past Radstadt.

Further to the west you can drive along the Grossglockner HIgh Alpine Road towards the highest mountain in Austria. The Nockalm Pass connecting to Carinthia and the Gerlos Alpine Road to Tirol are also worth a visit.

Horse Riding

Horse-riding enthusiasts are well-catered for in Radstadt in Pongau. Experience an adventure on horse-back along the well-marked, 160 km long network of bridle paths in Radstadt and the surrounding area.

Select from the lovely Dachstein-Tauern trails. You’re more than welcome at the well-run riding farms ensuring an unforgettable experience.

Adventure Sports

Radstadt also boasts a range of sporting activities for “daredevils”. Whether in water or high up in the air, you can experience amazing adventures in our region. Canyoning, kayaking and rafting involve getting wet and you’ll need a head for heights paragliding or on the nearby high ropes course in Flachauwinkl.

You’ll find further information about these sporting activities here:

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