Familie Gruber
Alpendorfstraße 28
5600 St. Johann im Pongau
Telefon: +43 (0) 6412 / 61 86
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Excursions to interesting places near us

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. >>> further information


(3km from Alpendorf) - the wildly romantic nature experience Liechtensteinklamm in St Johann. One of the longest and deepest canyons in the Alps. The path through has partly been hewn into the rock and leads to an area enclosed by 300m high cliffs. You can also reach the Liechtensteinklamm along an easy romantic path through the woods >>> further information

Pongau cathedral

(3km from Alpendorf) - the parish church with its two towers and gothic wood sculptures is the landmark of St Johann dating back to 924. The neo-gothic altars contain several late-gothic figures.

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.


(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.

Eisriesenwelt 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 >>> further information

Reservoirs of Kaprun

(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. >>> further information

Salt mine in 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. >>> further information

Wildlife park Ferleiten - the nature and animal experience

(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. >>> further information

Großglockner Hochalpenstraße

(Toll point 48km from Alpendorf) - the Großglockner - the highest mountain in Austria. Drive up the famous high alpine road to the "Pasterze" glacier and the "Hochtor" at 2.575m. Glacier excursion, view of the Großglockner. >>> further information

Salzburg Zoo

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

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. >>> further information

Waterfalls in Krimml

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

National Park Hohe Tauern

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. >>> further information

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.