Holiday home for hikers in the Hotel Barbarahof
Hikers feel especially at home at the Hotel Barbarahof. This is not only due to the warm hospitality of the host family Steger and the hotel team. Your vacation home is located between Saalbach and Hinterglemm and is therefore the ideal starting point for unforgettable days during your summer vacation in the hiking paradise.
In addition, there is the personal care of senior boss Rudi. The trained hiking guide will be happy to help you plan your next route and always has helpful tips for you. After all, he knows the mountains of the SalzburgerLand as well as the back of his hand. In the hotel’s summer weekly program, he even personally guides guests to his favorite box seats. During a joint hike with a stop at the alpine hut you will also learn exciting and funny stories about life in Saalbach Hinterglemm.
Well equipped: Free hiking maps are available for you at the reception of the Wanderhotel Barbarahof Saalbach.
Panoramic hikes with a view
The long-distance hike requires more fitness than one would expect from a “walk”. The Schattberg-X-Press Saalbach takes you to the mountain station Schattberg Ostgipfel. From there you hike via the Marxtenscharte, the Seetörl, the Klingelertörl, the Klammscharte and the Rohrertörl to the Schmittenhöhe. The Schmittenhöhebahn takes you back down into the valley to Zell am See. From there you take the post bus back to Saalbach.
The Pinzgau walk at a glance:
- Length: 17.9 km
- Time: 6 h
- Vertical meters: 700 m uphill, 755 m downhill
- Highest point: 2,006 m
- Difficulty: high
Small hike along the Floraweg
Starting point for the panoramic hike is the mountain station of the Schattberg-X-Press. You hike to the Limbergalm and via the goods path back to the east summit of the Schattberg, where the cable car takes you back to Saalbach. Alternatively, a descent on foot via Jausern is possible.
The panoramic hike at a glance:
- Length: 4,1 km
- Time: 1,5 h
- Vertical meters: 317 m uphill, 317 m downhill
- Highest point: 2.018 m
- Difficulty: medium
Excursion destinations for hiking enthusiasts
Weißsee Glacier World
The Weißsee Gletscherwelt in Uttendorf is a high alpine adventure world. Located in the middle of the Hohe Tauern National Park, at 2,300 meters above sea level, there you can enjoy a fabulous view over the nature reserve: white glaciers, crystal-clear mountain lakes and imposing three-thousand-meter peaks. Open from June to September. The Weißsee Gletscherwelt is JOKER-CARD bonus partner.
Natural wonder Krimml Waterfalls
When you visit the water wonderland and the waterfalls in Krimml, you are not only guaranteed to be amazed by an unforgettable natural spectacle. A discount on the combination ticket is also secured with the JOKER CARD. The waterfalls can be visited from April to October.
“As a certified hiking guide, I know what it takes to have a nice day hike. I’m happy to have a few (secret) tips ready for you when it comes to the most beautiful places in the Glemmtal.”– Rudi Steger, host