Winter hiking and snowshoeing in Mariapfarr, Austria

Through the winter wonderland on foot

The Lungau’s cover of snow grows almost every day during the cold season. It’s not just skiers and snowboarders who feel right at home here. Beyond the slopes, winter and snowshoe hikers embark on tours of the snow-covered scenery. Sunny Mariapfarr and the adjacent villages open the gates to frosty hiking fun. Several cleared paths and numerous tours through the deep snow lead through the heart of the wintery nature. Winter hiking and snowshoeing in Austria in the Lungau region is both athletic and romantic.

in winter paradise
Divine winter hiking in Austria

Many intertwined valleys and scenic mountain villages lead through Salzburg’s Lungau region. Winter hiking trails leading through the heart of the region are cleared every day. Paths of all difficulties run through tributary valleys, snow-covered alps and even to special alpine huts for a hearty snack. Among the most beautiful tours is the approximately one-and-a-half-hour round hike between Mariapfarr and Heldenallee in a very sunny location. You can get the latest hiking suggestions at reception.

Paar beim Schneeschuhwandern in Mariapfarr
Guided snowshoeing in the Tamsweg region

When it comes to snowshoeing in Mariapfarr, Austria and the many neighbouring villages, you’re spoilt for choice. Countless tours tackle difficult terrain while conquering the unique landscape of Salzburg’s Lungau. Guided hikes are a must for beginners and anyone who wants to experience the real insider tips and challenges. Snowshoes can be rented in local sport stores. It goes without saying that guided hikes are tailored to your tastes and skills. You can find a complete overview of all providers and rental places at

Winter and snowshoe hiking in the Lungau is the ideal opportunity to explore the magical scenery around AlpenParks Hotel & Apartment Carpe Solem Mariapfarr. Several paths lead past the resort and the free ski bus will transport you to many additional winter sport regions and hiking tours. Have you booked your winter holiday home yet?

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