1001 ways to be active

in summer

We are the ideal base camp for all people who love to be active! Located amidst Maria Alm, the outdoor activity hotspot in Salzburg, and directly at the mountain railways station makes our hotel the perfect starting point for everyone who likes to enjoy the outdoors through athletic or leisurely activity – completely carefree! Downhillers and other summiteers soar on ultra-modern mountain railways to the take-off point of their adventures. Hikers can start counting their miles right from the breakfast table to tour into the 340 km long path network or can choose to use the hiking bus right from the hotel. All rides - the lift, the busses as well as other activities are free of charge with the “Hochkönig Card”! And the best news yet – the card is included with every overnight stay! This and many other activities await Hotel Niederreiters’ guests: 


Countless trails, starting from easy family hikes to challenging mountain peak tours, carve their paths through the divine landscape of the region Salzburg. Be entranced by the awe-inspiring views – right in front of our hotel! 

hikers in the hikers' paradise Hochkönig


Mountain biking in Hochkönig region is the perfect adventure trip on two wheels. More than 20 marvellous trails await, as well as the “Flow One” flow trail for especially motivated cyclists. For gentle exercise, eBikes take you up the rolling hills. As the first holiday destination worldwide, Hochkönig region offers an extensive supply chain of electronic charging stations throughout. One of these stations and a bike rental is located right in front of our hotel! 

Prefer road bikes? Maria Alm is the ultimate secret spot for you then! Dreamy mountain passes from the Großglockner reaching all the way to Tyrol will get everyone’s heartbeat racing higher.

mountain biking in the Hochkönig region

Climbing & Trail running

Ascents and routes rich in variety including up to the most challenging levels of difficulty, characterize the Hochkönig region as climbing and mountain sports paradise. Hobby hikers and experienced climbing enthusiasts alike will find what their mountaineering hearts are longing for.

The Hochkönig region boasts an El Dorado for trail runners with its numerous routes on gravel, grass and through forests and the unique alpine vistas.


Cooling off on hot summer days made easy at the waterpark Sommerstein in Maria Alm or the outdoor swimming pool in Mühlbach. The hotel offers its own bio swimming pond with garden to ensure exclusive swimming fun for Niederreiter guests. 

Sommerstein adventure pool in Maria Alm

Archery & Geo caching

Archery is much more than just an imitation of hunting. It combines fun and focus, suspense and relaxation, goal-directedness and release.

Geo caching is a modern treasure or scavenger hunt with a GPS device. With the help of coordinates the hunt for small cans lead to the most beautiful, most secret and sometimes craziest places. 

activities in the family holiday Maria Alm

Forest Slide Park & Mini Golf

Darting downhill with a lot of drive and fun on 5 stainless steel slides with a length of up to 45 m in lightning speed from mountain to the valley. A pathway leads along the park to allow multiple rides of the slides. 

The mini golf grounds with its 18 courses in various degrees of difficulty is situated right next to the hotel. Mini golf clubs, balls and a score card are available at the lift cashier. 

Nordic Walking

The active fitness park in Maria Alm offers 15 Nordic Walking routes and eleven marked ways to walk yourself healthy. Furthermore, beginners and already experienced Nordic Walkers are welcome alike. 


Cable car “Karbachalm” takes you up on to the start of the
mountain cart track. The route winds down for 6,5 km with a elevation difference of 700 meters through scenic serpentines into the valley. 

mountaincart track Salzburger Land

Golf & Tennis

Probably the most stunning golf course in Salzburg is lodged amid the breath-taking mountain backdrop on the high plateau between Saalfelden and Maria Alm – the golf course of the GC Urslautal.

Courts are available for everyone who enjoys playing tennis in Maria Alm, Mühlbach and Dienten

That sounds like a summer vacation according to your wishes?

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New wellness area

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  • steam bath
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  • tea bar
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