Summer Activities in Saalfelden Leogang
Visit the picturesque Alpine town of Leogang in spring, summer, autumn or winter, you’ll be amazed at just how much there is to do and see. An abundance of summer activities await you: running, hiking, mountain-biking, road biking, speed hiking, climbing, fixed rope climbing, swimming, golf, paragliding and horse riding. The possibilities are endless and there’s something for everyone in the Leogang Holiday Region; for fresh air fanatics, nature lovers and adrenaline junkies. You can undertake a large number of these activities by simply stepping outside the front door of your delightful holiday home, the Landhaus Leogang. Alternatively you can go on a discovery tour of the region by bus, bike or car.
For more information, please contact the tourist office Leogang
at the telephone number +43 (0)6582 70660
A network of over 120 kilometres of running and walking trails enables hobby joggers, aspiring athletes and professional runners to enjoy their favourite pastime while taking in the magnificent scenery and benefiting from the clean mountain air. There are around 20 different running routes of varying levels of difficulty in flat, hilly and mountainous terrain.
Since 2007 the region has hosted WMRA Grand Prix inviting mountain runners from all over the world to take part and to discover the beauty of Leogang.
Lush green meadows, dark dense forests and impressive mountain peaks as far as the eye can see. Thanks to its proximity to Leogang’s Steinberg Mountain and the Steinerne Meer mountain range (Petrified Sea), Leogang and the Landhaus Leogang is the ideal holiday destination for hiking enthusiasts and mountaineers. Whether you just want to take a gentle mountain pasture hike or conquer the challenging summits, you’ll find the ideal walking tour to suit your wishes and mood.
Rock-climbing, fixed rope routes or the indoor climbing wall, enthusiasts will find exactly what they’re looking for and plenty of it in the Saalfelden Leogang Region. Beginners and experienced climbers alike will enjoy the wide range of varied routes at all levels of difficulty. Fun can also be had in local climbing parks or in the new SALEWA climbing hall in Saalfelden.
If it’s a cooling dip you’re looking for, then you’ll be spoiled for choice in the Leogang Region. Numerous natural mountain lakes, open air swimming pools and indoor pool complexes await you. The outdoor swimming season lasts from May to September, so while the kids are having fun in the water you can enjoy the peace, quiet and mountain panoramas. With the reflection of the mountain peaks staring at you from the crystal clear waters of the lake you find it easy to unwind and let your thoughts wander. And should the weather not live up to expectations there is a wide selection of great indoor swimming pools to choose from.
Courageous explorers will certainly want to take up the challenge of going on one of the guided canyoning tours in the region. All age groups are welcome to join us on an exciting outdoor adventure through the Seisenbergklamm or Fischbachklamm Gorges – it’s an experience full of fun, excitement and action. Excellently trained guides and professional equipment guarantee that you have an unforgettable experience as you make your way through water and rock.
One drummer who sets the pace and 20 rowers – You’ll need plenty of energy and team spirit! Dragon boating is all about coordination and working together to find the right rhythm. You soon get used to the feel of the boat and even if you’re not the most athletic person is the world, fun is guaranteed. This is a great way to spend the day with friends or making new ones!
Another unusual pastime offered here in the region is raft building in Saalfelden! With a little help from the experts on hand you will be able to put together your own raft in no time using nothing but logs, string and cloth. You then head off to a nearby river for your maiden voyage – a fascinating way to establish which raft-building technique is the best if you are skilled with your hands.
Surfing is usually associated with Hawaii, isn’t it? Not necessarily! The sensational new water sports trend “Hydrospeeding“ is catching on like wild fire and the fast-moving waters of the rivers in the Leogang Saalfelden Region provide ideal conditions. Alongside the specially designed hydrospeed board and a wet suit, you’ll need quite a lot of courage! Officially qualified water sport guides will help you to prepare yourself for this fun challenge and equip you with the necessary protective gear. So why not try something new and follow the trend?
Whether you simply want to enjoy a gentle paddle down the Saalbach River through the breath-taking mountain scenery, or you are looking for a more exciting white water challenge, the waters in the region are ideal for kayaking and canoeing. Professional equipment is available for hire and experienced guides will show you the ropes.
Ideal for groups of friends, company trips and family excursions: Fun and action on a wild water rafting tour on the River Saalach! Depending on the required level of difficulty and the weather conditions you can choose between four different tours. The time passes by as quickly as the wild water flows while you enjoy this unique outdoor experience. There are also special family tours and pirate tours on offer. Your qualified guides are waiting to invite you on board!
Golf is more than just a sport; it’s a way of life. Set in the heart of some of the most stunning countryside Austria has to offer, surrounded by unspoiled mountain landscapes, the two local 18-hole golf courses offer golfers the chance to relax and unwind in perfect tranquillity. With a view of the impressive Steinerne Meer – “Petrified Sea” – players can pick their wits against these championship standard courses. There are a number of golf schools for those who are picking up the clubs for the first time or who want improve their swing. Within a radius of 100 kilometres from our holiday house there are 30 more golf courses to choose from.
Do you fancy trying something completely new? Then why not register for the two-day ski jumping training course in Saalfelden Leogang! You learn the basics of ski jumping and your first jumps are completed using a simulator. Qualified instruction, top quality hire equipment and a DVD of your first attempts are included in the course. The Ski Jumping School in Saalfelden Legoang offers courses in both summer and winter on four ski jumps of between 30 and 85 metres. Special children's courses are also offered.
In addition the Saalfelden Leogang Region also provides excellent angling, beach volleyball, football, riding, archery tennis and triathlon facilities.
In addition to the many beauty spots and activities in the Leogang and Saalfelden Region, a wide range of excursions and trips in the surrounding area are also possible. Why not explore the world of the dinosaurs in the fascinating Triassic Theme Park? Relax while the kids have a good splash around in the Tauern Spa in Kaprun! Stroll through the delightful streets and alleyways of Salzburg’s Old Town or marvel at the beauty and power of Europe’s highest waterfalls. Spend a few wonderful days with your family discovering what the region has to offer and enjoy your well-earned holiday to the full.
To the excursions around Leogang