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Destinations

Let yourself be enchanted by worlds with timeless beauty and gentle sounds.
Discover the natural and cultural beauties of St. Johann and its surroundings.

Holidays in breathtaking surroundings

Alpendorf mountain lifts

The gondola to the top of the Gernkogel (1.787m) and into the sport world amadé operates also during the summer months. You can enjoy unique hikes through our beautiful countryside and visit an Alm.

Zell am See

(50 km from Alpendorf) - A beautiful alpine town with a southern flair.

Jägersee near Kleinarl

(15km from Alpendorf) - with its clear waters and surrounded by mountains, this lake is a popular destination and can be reached over a well constructed road.

Kaprun High Mountain Reservoirs

(42km from Alpendorf) - the reservoirs of Kaprun are situated amidst the fascinating mountains of the Hohe Tauern. Breathtaking ascent to the power plants, guided tours.

Grossglockner High Alpine Road

(Toll booth 48 km from Alpendorf) - The Grossglockner - Austria's highest mountain. Ascent to the glacier "Pasterze" and the hochtor at 2,575 m via the well-known High Alpine Road - glacier excursion, Glocknerblick.

Krimml waterfalls

(95km from Alpendorf) - the highest waterfalls in middle Europe, in the National Park Hohe Tauern, with a drop of 400m - a wonderful hiking area.

Goldegg Castle

(12km from Alpendorf) - the castle lies on the shores of Goldegg lake in wonderful scenery ideal for romantic strolls.

Pongau cathedral

(3 km from alpendorf) - This two-towered parish church with Gothic wooden painting is the landmark of Sankt Johann. It had its first documentary mention in 924. The neo-Gothic altars house several late Gothic figures.

Tappenkarsee

(17km from Alpendorf) - unfathomable depths. It is said that in this lake, in the midst of the National Park Hohe Tauern - a feared creature once lived.

Salt Worlds Salzburg

(45km from Alpendorf) - discover the roots of Salzburg in the oldest salt mine in the world. Besides countless attractions underground in the mines of Bad Dürrnberg, you can visit the Celtic village above ground.

Zoo Salzburg

(55km from Alpendorf) - Geo-Zoo with more than 400 animals in a natural environment, located at the gates of Salzburg city.

Hohe Tauern National Park

The largest protected area in the Alps comprising 1834 sq km. Raging mountain streams fill the air with moisture. At times the water is not only underfoot, but coming from above, too.

Boat trip on the Wolfgangsee

(102km from Alpendorf) - the 135-years old paddle steamer "Kaiser Franz Josef I" takes passengers on authentic historical trips just like in the times of the monarchy.

Events

in Sankt Johann-Alpendorf

Liechtenstein gorge

(3 km from alpendorf) - The wildly romantic nature experience Liechtensteinklamm in St. Johann. One of the longest and deepest rocky gorges in the Alps. The path, which is partially blown into the rock, leads upwards to a cauldron enclosed by 300-meter-high walls.

Ice giant world in Werfen

(25km from Alpendorf) - to date this is the largest discovered ice cave in the world, a spectacular natural phenomenon and one of the most imposing cave systems. Unforgettable impressions of mountains and nature

Ferleiten Wildlife Park

(47km from Alpendorf) - the animal and amusement park is situated in a wildly romantic high valley with views of probably the most beautiful valley head in Austria. Ferleiten lies at the head of the Käfertal, which has many opportunities for hiking in the heart of the National Park Hohe Tauern in the Salzburg province.

Open-air museum - Großgmain

(65km from Alpendorf) - a memorable experience under open skies. Steam engines, old timer tractors, an old home brewery, corner shop, saw mill, lumberjack hut, cobbler, blacksmith: these are only a few of the many objects to be admired at the open air museum in Salzburg-Großgmain.

Mozart City Salzburg

(60km from Alpendorf) - Salzburg - the world's stage. Fortress Hohensalzburg, horse drawn carriage rides, Mozart's birthplace, Salzburg festival hall, toy museum, museum Carolino Augusteum, "house of nature" museum

Burg Mauterndorf

(71km from Alpendorf) - the fortress dates back to the 13th century and was occasionally the summer residence of Salzburg's archbishops. You will be catapulted back to the middle ages.